MIT REAP Team Madrid’s focus is on the metropolitan area of Madrid, Spain. The team is largely focused on education and building/ attracting strong talent pools. MIT REAP Madrid teams consists of predominantly corporate and university stakeholder groups, as well as Richi Childhood Cancer Foundation.

Team Members

University
Government
Corporate
Risk Capital
Entrepreneur

Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model

Gabriel Torres
Champion
Family Office Committee Member, Calidad Pascual
Joseba Arano
Talent and Total Quality Director, Calidad Pascual
Alejandro Arranz Calvo
General Director of Investigation and Innovation of the Community of Madrid
Alvaro Bernad
Innovation Director, Calidad Pascual
Mónica Martínez
Vice President, Richi Childhood Cancer Foundation
Carlos A. López-Barrio
Full Professor, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Tomas Garcia
Director, Enterprise Sales Unit Spain West, IBM
Karel Escobar
CEO, Tetuan Valley
Juan A. Aviles
Technical Manager for Industrial Architect, IBM
Carlos Doménech
Coordinator, Calidad Pascual
Roberto Ocaña Pastor
Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel New Customer Acquisition Leader, IBM
Julio Lumbreras
MC/MPA Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School
Alberto Rodriguez
Growth & Innovation Leader, Unlimiteck
Alberto Lopez-Oleaga
Innovation and Processes Director, Ferrovial
Manuel Martinez Alonso
Open Innovation Manager, Ferrovial
Gabriel Pastor Gonzalez
Corporate Strategy Manager, Ferrovial
Angel Agudo-Peregrina
Assistant Professor, University Politécnica de Madrid
David Márquez
CEO of Haverland
Lucía Salem
Product Manager at Tetuan Valley

Team Strategy

  • Challenge & Opportunity
  • Strategy & Action
  • Region of focus:
    • Community of Madrid
  • Comparative advantage:
    • High quality of life
    • High quality of education
  • Core Challenges:
    • Need to develop a stronger I&E culture
    • Need to develop stronger entrepreneurial education
  • Stakeholder Insight:
    • Champion (Corporate):
      • Gabriel Torres – Family Office Committee Member, Calidad Pascual
    • Largely focused on education and building/ attracting strong talent pools
  • REAP Strategy:
    • Urgency for change is related to R&D support, qualified employment, job creation for the youth and an entrepreneurial spirit
    • Connecting the various existing and new programs with more stakeholders
  • Key I&E Activities:
    • South Summit 2016
      • 12,000+ attendees
      • From over 100 countries
      • 7,000 entrepreneurs
      • 100+ corporations
      • 600 investors
      • 400 speakers
    • Pascual Startup
      • Project to promote open and collaborative innovation among entrepreneurs.
      • 252 projects in 3 food categories:
        • Products and processes related to nutrition and health
        • Innovation on relation channels with customers and consumers / B2C channels, digitalization.
        • Environmental: Initiatives to reduce environmental impact, water use, circular economy.

Core Regional Metrics

Economic & Social Progress

Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.

Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.

Innovation Capacity

Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.

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People

Funding

Infrastructure

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Policy

Culture & Community

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Demand

Performance

Entrepreneurial Capacity

Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.

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Funding

Infrastructure

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Policy

Culture & Community

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Demand

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Performance

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