Daniel Escacena

Project Director Andalusian Knowledge Agency

Junta de Andalucía



From 2001 to 2004 he was technical director of Eastern Andalusia for EUROCEI, coordinating the Southern European Innovation Relay Centre (SEIRC) project in Western Andalusia. He was Vice-President (May 2008 to May 2009) and President (May 2009 to June 2010) of the Association of Spanish Technology Transfer Liaison Centres (IRCES).
From April 2004 to September 2011 he has been Technical Director of the Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer in Andalusia (CITAndalucía), the same position he held from October 2011 to September 2018 in the Andalusian Knowledge Agency.
He is currently the Project Director of the Andalusian Knowledge Agency, with responsibilities including the promotion of Andalusian R&D&I at an international level, through the European Commission's Horizon 2020 Programme, Technology Transfer at a regional, national and international level, advanced training and the Public Procurement Unit for Innovation in Andalusia.