Sandra Vilaplana

Director of Strategy, Business Development and Operations

Senior R&D&I Consultant and European Project Manager

Graduated in Chemistry from the University of Valencia in 2008, with a Master in Management and Business Administration (MBA Executive) from the Lluís Vives Business School – Chamber of Commerce of Valencia in 2018, and a Master in Food Management and Safety from the Polytechnic University of Valencia in 2010. In addition, she has specific training in European Union R&D funding programmes and instruments, including a CDTI Managers Specialisation course (May 2017) in Brussels, and participation in the XXI European Union R&D Project Advisors Seminar organised by CDTI (Centre for Technological Development and Innovation).

With more than 15 years of experience in assisting public and private entities in obtaining funding for R&D&I projects in European programmes such as Horizon Europe, EU4HEALTH, Erasmus +, COSME, CERV, among others.

She also currently holds the position of Director of Strategy, Business Development and Operations at Kveloce, leading the identification of growth opportunities for the company (opening of our office in Brussels) and the optimisation of operational processes. Her focus is on driving the company’s growth, formulating business strategies, strengthening strategic partnerships and ensuring operational efficiency for the company’s success.