Head of Corporate Development & Technology Transfer
Head of bFUS
Director of the R+D+I Network Energy for Society (XRE4S)
Manel Sanmartí studied Industrial Engineering in Energy at the Polytechnical University of Catalonia, and gained his Master’s in Technology Enterprise at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland. He has more than 20 years’ experience leading and participating in national and international R&D projects in the field of energy systems and in large international scientific facilities such as ESRF, CERN and ITER. He joined IREC in 2011 focusing his research on fusion technologies, energy efficiency systems and communities as Head of the Electrical Engineering research area and leading the Barcelona Fusion programme. He has participated in the European Fusion Program with EFDA and EuroFusion consortia. He has been National seconded expert (2006-2011) at “Fusion for Energy”, the European agency managing ITER contribution.