Rebeca Lucas

Senior R&D&I Consultant and Social Science Researcher

Economics graduate from the University of Salamanca; Diploma in Higher Education in Business Organization from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Master’s degree in Economics from Staffordshire University, UK; and postgraduate degree in foreign trade from the Italian Institute of Foreign Trade in Rome. She has been a lecturer in economics at Staffordshire University and a researcher at the European University Institute in Florence. Since 2001, she has been preparing and advising on the drafting of proposals for European Research and Development programs. In addition, she has extensive experience in the field of innovation policies having been Italy’s correspondent in the “European Trend-Chart on Innovation” and advising the European Commission on these matters.