Federica Porcu


Federica is an Innovation Project Manager with a strong background in European projects focused on scientific research and innovative technologies. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Master’s degree in Innovation Management.

Her professional career began in 2014, working as a Research Analyst and Communication Officer for a spin-off from the Open University of Catalunya. During this time, she conducted several studies for the European Commission and its agencies, including DG CONNECT, DG RTD, EACEA, and EIGE.

In 2021, Federica was awarded a Fulbright scholarship and moved to San Francisco to study the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem and open innovation processes in-depth. She worked as an Innovation Advisor at Mind the Bridge, a global open innovation platform that facilitates collaboration between corporates, startups, and open innovation ecosystems.

As a member of the Innovation Team, Federica is responsible for the communication, dissemination, and exploitation of EU projects. She is native Italian based in Barcelona and she is fluent in English and Spanish.