Executive Director, FEDIT

Aureo Diaz-Carrasco works as Executive Director at FEDIT, the Spanish Federation of Technology Centers, since 2013. He is the responsible of analysing R&D public policies on behalf of the Spanish RTOs, working with several public and private organisations to promote the role of RTOs in the research, development and innovation landscape. Fedit is working to improve the participation of Spanish RTOs in national and international R&D&I programmes, as well as to foster the cooperation among RTOs and to enlarge their communication channels through our network.

He has a degree in Computer Science for the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, and has developed his career, before joining Fedit in 2008, in some of the biggest ICT companies in Spain. He has experience in Framework Programmes funded by the European Union since 1997, where he was specialized in mobile contents, biometric authentication and search engines.