Marta Santos’ main challenge on B2E CoLAB is to become a strong innovator agent, promoting and market delivering new ideas, initiatives, and activities to help to boost blue bioeconomy companies’ results as well as fostering B2E CoLAB stakeholder’s expectations.
Born and raised in Póvoa de Varzim, she early discovered her enthusiasm for research. A Biochemist with a PhD in Health Sciences, she worked on fundamental and applied research for 14 years at University of Minho and as R&D&I Director in the Portuguese Biotech company Biosckin S.A.. Later she discovered her passion for Intellectual Property (IP), where she was an IP and Business Development Consultant for seven years at ClarkeModet Portugal.
She is a team-driven player, a communication whiz, an organization and soft skills fan and a dedicated goal-oriented team member.
A nature enthusiast, you can find her with her family and dogs, enjoying the beach, river or forest.