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A group made up of engineers, researchers, consultants, doctors, psychologists, with ample experience and proven experience.
His extensive technical and management experience, his capacity for innovation and his positive vision of life, business and people become a luxury adviser who, even though he is already retired, still has a lot to contribute.
In 2014, Pilar founded i-Expand, a London-based consultancy specializing in helping technology companies in the Digital Healthcare sector expand globally. She actively participates in the global community of technological innovation in health: as a member of various associations, speaker at events, mentor and member of Make it Global, among others. Pilar is fluent in 9 languages.
He has demonstrable experience in the selection, analysis, negotiation and monitoring of numerous investments in private equity operations (Private Equity) and listed companies, as well as in start-ups as in more mature companies.
A pair of running shoes, a fishing rod and a beer with friends would complete Santiago's profile.
After fifteen years of teaching and research experience at the University of Oviedo, he has accumulated more than 3,000 hours of teaching, 15 scientific publications in international journals with impact level (JCR), 30 research projects, more than 40 presentations at national and international congresses, 3 books published by prestigious publishers (Pearson-Prentice-Hall), 3 software patents, 40 courses taught and two doctoral theses directed on additive manufacturing and biomimetics. He has directed more than 60 final projects in industrial engineering and industrial technical engineering.
Since September 2015, he has directed the title of the University of Oviedo "Creative 3D Printing" and has participated in the creation of three spin-offs from the University of Oviedo: VORTICA (generative design), PIXELSHUB (serious games) and TRIDITIVE (3D printing). He has carried out several stays at prestigious universities of five weeks duration each (UCL – Bartlett School of Architecture - 2011-2013-2014-2015 and University of Edinburgh 2012) on topics related to teaching and research in ecodesign. He has the C1 - Cambridge English level obtained in 2013.
Currently he has two sections of research recognized by the CNEAI and focuses his research work on generative design and additive manufacturing.
In 2018 launches the MediaLab chair with the support of the Gijón City Council.
It is the organizer of TEDxGijon (www.tedxgijon.com - five editions), TEDxYouth@Gijon (www.tedxyouthgijon.com - four editions), of the BEEADOER education platform (awarded for educational innovation by the COTEC Foundation, Deloitte and the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2017 - www.beeadoer.com) and the AULAECO ecodesign working group (www.aulaeco.com).