Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust
SNT Tech Transfer Office
José SOARES is an accomplished Technology Entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in Business Development, Leveraged Financing, and Capital Advisory, both in the public and private sectors. With an outstanding track record, he’s thrived in executive positions at industry giants such as Vodafone, Verizon, Merck, and Globo.
His areas of expertise include Debt Advisory and Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Capital Advisory, Business Planning, Structuring, and Market Development.
At SnT, his key responsibilities include:
Fostering partnerships: Building relationships with industry partners, funding agencies, and stakeholders to facilitate commercialization and collaborative research.
Assisting researchers: Providing guidance and resources on industry collaboration opportunities.
Negotiating agreements: Leading contract negotiations, including licensing, research collaborations, and technology transfer agreements.
Encouraging innovation: Inspiring researchers to explore commercial potential and participate in technology transfer processes.
Monitoring performance: Tracking and evaluating the TTO Partnership Programme, adjusting as needed to meet objectives.
Securing funding: Identifying funding opportunities to support TTO Partnership operations.
Representing the TTO: Showcasing the TTO Partnerships Programme’s activities and successes to stakeholders.
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