Juan Viesca
Head of European Funding Unit

Diseño sin título (2)

Naval Engineer at the Polytechnic University of Madrid and Master in Naval Architecture at the École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées ENSTA Paris Tech. He is currently the director of European Funds of Finnova, a Belgian foundation specialized in the search for European funding for innovative projects.

Professor of the Master of International Studies and European Union of the University of Valencia. Member of the Valencian Committee for European Affairs. Expert evaluator of projects for the European Commission. He has been the general director of projects and European funds of the Regional Ministry of Finances of Valencia. In this sense, he has developed the Operational Programs of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of the Valencian region and its Regional Smart Specialization Strategy (RIS3 CV).

He has also worked at the European Commission in Brussels for more than 8 years managing technology transfer programs between universities and enterprises. Author of several publications on European funding with “The European Union on the Internet” by Anaya Multimedia and “Emprender en la Era Digital” by RTVE.