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Transfiere Programme

In this new edition, the programme of thematic panels and conferences of Transfiere is divided into 5 different spaces where you can catch up on internationalization opportunities, AI, digital transformation, 4.0 industry, open research and innovation, and public procurement of innovative solutions, among many other topics.


Outstanding sessions

European Funds. Next Generation: Recovery plan for Europe: Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN)

Innovation Room

Wednesday 14

12.30 p.m.

Keynote: Pablo Martín. Deputy Secretary for Science and Innovation. Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN)

Moderate: Víctor Cruz. Strategy Director of FI Group

  • Javier Ponce. General Director of the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
  • Enrique Playán. Director of the State Research Agency (AEI) Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN)
  • Rosa Menéndez. President of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC)
  • Inmaculada Aguilar. Director-General of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT)

Disruptive technologies. New trends: uses and applications

Technology Room

Thursday 15

10.45 a.m.

Keynote: Carlos Grau. CEO Mobile World Capital Barcelona: Strengthening the 5G network is key to defining the impact of technology on business and on our lives

Moderate: Soledad Díaz. Managing Director of the Association of Science and Technology Parks of Spain (APTE) and representative of the Spanish Technological Platform, DISRUPTIVE

  • Agustín Cárdenas. Director of Business Transformation at Telefónica Empresas
  • José Antonio Adame. Technical advisor of Andalucía Agrotech DIH of the Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Sustainable Development of the Andalusian Regional Government
  • Federico Ruiz. Director of 5G National Observatory
  • Montse Guardia. General manager of Alastria Blockchain Ecosystem

CORONAVIRUS SARS (COVID–19): lessons learnt. “From science to business”

Science Room

Thursday 15

12 p.m.

Moderate: Francisco Marín. Member of the Board of Directors of the Forum for Innovative Enterprises (FEI)

  • LLuis Blanch. Coordinator of the New Innovation Platform of the Institute of Health Carlos III (ISCIII)
  • Javier Maira. Head of the Marketing Unit of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
  • José Damián Ruiz Sinoga. Professor at the University of Malaga (UMA)
  • Daniel Escacena. Project Manager at the Andalusian Knowledge Agency (AAC)
  • Juan Luis Romera. Manager and technical advisor to the Institutional Promotion and Territorial Cooperation Department of the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)

Creating value in Deep Tech & Deep Science from investment level: get to know the vision of business angels, funds and corporate venturing

Open Innovation Area

Wednesday 14

10 a.m.

Co-organised by EBAN & Origen Ventures Fund and co-funded by the EEN Enterprise Europe Network

Moderate: Juan Álvarez de Lara. Founder and CEO of Origen Ventures Fund

Opening: Stéphane Ruiz. Andalusian Innovation and Development Agency (IDEA)

  • Héctor Álvarez. Director Strategy and IndraVentures
  • Giuseppe Liberati. Executive Director of Bridging Value LLC. Director Board of Directors Houston Angel Network
  • Ross Strachan. Principal at Adara Ventures
  • Andrés Ubierna. Head of Capitalization of Technology Companies of Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
  • Javier Ulecia. Founding Partner at Bullnet Capital and Former President of ASCRI

Women as Drivers of Innovation in Business

Demo Center

Thursday 15

12.15 p.m.

Moderate: Amelia Fernández. Co-founder Woman at Málaga Tech Park

  • Marie Thepaut. Senior account manager de Leader of Oracle Woman’s Leadership Málaga Hub
  • Leopoldo Balmori. Head of Innovation Southern Territory of Telefónica Empresas
  • Nuria Iglesias. Head of Innovation, Talent and Culture at Accenture’s Advanced Technology Centre in Spain
  • Miriam Montañez. Director of Finance and Control of Opplus BBVA Group


science room

Science Room

Knowledge transfer: success stories and lessons learnt, Research and Innovation in Health; key topics in Science Room.

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innovation room

Innovation Room

Disruptive technologies, R&D in business environments and recovery funds, central axis in this area.

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technology room

Technology Room

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New funding opportunities and their actors, as well as new trends in digital transformation, main themes issues in this zone.

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open innovation area

Open Innovation Area

Sponsored by:

telefónica empresas

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Unique space for start-ups, spin-offs, and research groups. It hosts presentations of success stories, investment rounds and hands-on sessions with entrepreneurship and open Innovation as main background.

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demo center

Demo Center – TRL7

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Exhibition area where research groups, start-ups and spin-offs or private companies present their prototypes searching for investment, funding or sale.

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Open Call for deep tech & deep science Start-ups

Coordinated by the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN),  Spanish and foreign start-ups -currently working on deep tech projects- will have the opportunity to increase their visibility in the international investment environment.



The aim of the Journalism Award is to recognize the work of journalists and disseminators to publicize the technological innovation developed in Spain and internationally.


Technological challenges

Companies and institutions facing a technological challenge seek innovative solutions in the framework of Transfiere Forum.



Activities organized by companies and organizations during Transfiere.


Protagonists of #Transfiere2021

These are some of the professionals who will be speaking at the Forum on topical issues related to science, technology and innovation.


Juanma Moreno

Andalusian Regional Government


Pedro Duque

Science & Innovation Minister
Spanish Government


Rogelio Velasco

Regional Minister for Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge and Universities
Andalusian Regional Government


Francisco de la Torre

Málaga City Council


Elías Bendodo

Regional Minister of the Presidency, Public Administration and Interior
Andalusian Regional Government


Inmaculada Aguilar

Managing Director


Carlos Artal

Managing Director


Ana Cremades

Director General for Research and Technological Innovation
Community of Madrid


Víctor Cruz

Strategy Director
FI Group


Belén García

Director of Technology and Development


Juan Miguel González

Technical Director and Member of the Executive Committee
LifeWatch ERIC and ERIC FORUM European Union


Javier Laserna

UMA LaserLab


Pablo Martín

Undersecretary for Science and Innovation
Ministry of Science and Innovation

All the experts in Transfiere

Full Speakers list

These will be the thematic areas of Transfiere 2021…

European funds for economic reactivation and recovery. Next generation

– Government tools and their involved ministries
– Funds management in the Autonomous Regions
– Workshops and practical training according to sectors of interest and target audience

New calls for medium and long term financing opportunities

Horizon Europe 2021-2027:
– EU4Health

– Digital Europe Programme
– Science and Innovation Missions
– Workshops and practical training according to sectors of interest and target audience

Coronavirus SARS (COVID-19)

– Lessons learned: “From science to business”

Public procurement of innovation

University: Policy development and the role of OTRIS

Colaborative ecosystem: Keys for transference

Disruptive technologies: Keys for economic and social recovery of the country

Executive management



ayuntamiento de Málaga
agencia andaluza del conocimiento
ministerio de ciencia e innovación

Golden partner


Silver partner

Diputación de Málaga
Oficina del Inversor
Universidad de Málaga UMA

Media partner

El País Retina



Official air carrier