Jean Marie Rigaud

Operation Chief Officer, Toulouse Tech Transfer

Jean Marie is a chemical and industrial systems engineer.
He has a strong and long (27 years) experience in supporting innovative SMEs and technology transfer.
During 13 years at BPI France, he disseminated the culture of innovation in 700 SMEs in 3 different Regions and enabled more than 200 innovations to be brought to market.

After having created and developed a Mutualized Technology Transfer Device in Midi-Pyrénées Region , he joined  Toulouse Tech Transfer (Tech Transfer Office in Occitanie Region) as Chief operating officer.

He’s also a past administrator of the C.U.R.I.E. Network and has been in charge of organizing the national tech transfer Symposium’ program for 10 years.