Regis Assao

Principal R&D Partnerships Manager, Shell

Latin America

Currently leading a team responsible for the whole lifecycle of partnerships for R&D with universities, research institutions and technology providers, optimizing the obligation of investment in R&D for the regulated Oil & Gas sector in Brazil, including the development of commercial strategies and frameworks since the concept stage. Almost 20 years of experience structuring and managing R&D Programs for multinational enterprises involving private companies, academic institutions and funding agencies such as FINEP, BNDES, CNPq/CAPES, FAPESP and the European Framework Program.

In the last 10 years, he has also supported billion dollars companies to develop their R&D strategies. His experience includes institutional relationship management with the R, D & I ecosystem, solid experience in Project and Program Management, and Intellectual Property.

RĂ©gis holds a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from ITA and a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from UNICAMP.

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