Our Facilities

 

IRIS is equipped with

  • Engineering and production workshops
  • Wet chemistry and analytical laboratory
  • Electronics/telecommunications lab
  • Optics labs
  • Up to date hardware and software equipment in terms of Spectroscopic techniques and associated chemometric modelling tools
  • Optical, Electronics and mechanical design and building
  • AI/Machine Learning
  • Food, environmental and materials characterisation and treatment
  • Co-Creation spaces and Innovation Hub
  • Demo area
  • Auditorium access

 Our Team

 

Our talented and creative multidisciplinary team unites knowledge in key scientific and engineering disciplines. Almost a quarter of our staff are PhD holders.

Our knowledge matrix consists of:

  • Engineering– optical, electronics, mechatronics, mechanical engineering, industrial design, systems engineering, application programming and web development, SMAC technologies
  • Science– materials, environmental and food science, chemistry, physics and data science.

Cross-cutting our team is specialised knowledge in Innovation Management, IP Management and Project Management, and our development teams employ agile Scrum and Kanban methodologies, as well as TRIZ, DoE, Quality Function Deployment, Design Thinking, among others.

 Our innovation experts

Elodie-Bugnicourt

Dr. Elodie Bugnicourt

Innovation unit & H2020 taskforce leader
Expert in materials, advanced processing, nanotechnology, biopolymers, waste valorisation

Albert-Torres

Mr. Albert Torres

Project Office Manager
Expert in Industrial Processes, Digitalisation and Smart Factories.

Yorgos-Chalkias

Mr. Yorgos Chalkias

Project and Innovation Manager
Expert in circular and bioeconomy, industrial ecology and symbiosis, digitalisation applied in asset and process management.

Ignacio-Montero

Mr. Ignacio Montero

Project and Innovation Manager
Expert in Advanced Manufacturing & Processing and Information & Communications Technology

Gianluca-Belotti

Dr. Gianluca Belotti

Project and Innovation Manager
Expert in Circular & Bioeconomy, Biorefinery and Innovation in Business Models

Severine_Philippe

Dr. Séverine Philippe

Senior Optical Engineer
Expert in semiconductor photonics, sensor technology and optical monitoring solutions

David-Nettleton

Dr. David F. Nettleton

Senior Data Mining Analyst
Expert in application of Data Mining techniques to different modeling, analysis and simulation requirements.

Laura-Rodríguez

Dr. Laura Rodríguez Turienzo

Scientific Manager
Expert in bio-based & active packaging, waste water treatment, agri-food waste valorization, chemometrics and food safety & quality control

tim_kehoe

Dr. Timothy Kehoe

Senior Optical Engineer
Expert in semiconductor photonics, sensor technology and optical monitoring solutions.

Marie-Callahan

Mrs. Marie Callanan

Project and Innovation Manager
Expert in Energy and Environment, Circular economy, materials and processing.

Simona-Neri

Dr. Simona Neri

Project and Innovation Manager
Expert in Energy and Environment, Circular economy, materials and processing.