Giancarlo Caratti

Former Head for Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer - European Commission, Belgium

Mr. Giancarlo Caratti has been a Head of Unit for Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre from 2010 to 2021. He is the initiator of the European TTO circle that gathers the largest public research organizations across Europe. In 2018, he set up the EC Competence Centre for Technology Transfer which provides support to EU policies and is a reference for national and local polices. In 2015 has was Deputy Commissioner General for the EU participation in the World Expo Milano 2015 and leading the Expo 2015 Task Force.
Previously, Mr. Caratti managed other JRC departments, namely: "Institutional/International Relations", "Enlargement" and "Policy Support Strategy". Mr. Caratti has over 60 publications in international conferences, journals, etc. and is editor of various technical books.