Dr Carlos Montalvo works as Senior Scientist on Strategy and Innovation Policy at TNO. He has extensive practice as engineer in project and R&D management and in multidisciplinary and international policy research. Previous to joining TNO he held a number of engineering and management positions in industry and international organisations. His experience in industry, R&D, and policy research built a profile to coordinate large scale multidisciplinary and inter-sectoral applied research and consultancy. His research output gives support to European Commission in several key R+I and sustainable innovation actions and policy. He has widely published in topics of innovation policy. Currently manages and serves as lead scientist in large scale multiple Framework Contracts with the European Commission, European Parliament and European Investment Bank. Dr. Montalvo current activities and research interests on innovation spread across: smart industry, circular economy, free data flows, eco-innovation, innovation and RTD policy, sectorial R&D and structural change, business models innovation, technology diffusion analyses, and behavioural dynamic models in innovation systems.