Maribel holds a MSc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Granada (Spain), and a MBA from the Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI, Spain). Before joining Nordic Innovators, Maribel has worked as researcher at Abbot Laboratories (Spain), Project Director at OPTI Foundation (Spain), Team Leader at ttz – Bremerhaven (Germany) and Lead Bid writer at Reserve Life Organics, LLC (USA). She has more than eight years of experience in the preparation of proposals across national and international bids (EU, UN, AECID, etc.) and the coordination of technology transfer projects. She is specialised in project development and preparation of proposals both within her own expertise areas as well as across other technology and science areas.