Maria Anguiano

R&D Consultant, Project Manager, DMS Accelerator

DMS Accelerator Coordinator. RTD Consultant and EU Project Manager at Zabala Innovation Consulting. She supports the growth of data-driven startups and SMEs in programmes aiming at bridging the gap between companies and market success. B.Sc., M.Sc., and PhD in Biomedical Engineering, she previously worked as Biomedical Engineer developing tools to study the biology of cancer using image analysis techniques and microfluidics.

Maria is speaking at

Startup activities
November 4, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


  • Alberto Sierra (Parallel session chair) Data Market Services Coordinator - (H2020ICT), ZABALA Innovation Consulting
  • Sara Mateo (Parallel session chair) Zabala Innovation Consulting
  • Maria Anguiano (Parallel session chair) R&D Consultant, Project Manager, DMS Accelerator
  • Diego López de Ipiña (Speaker) Associate Professor, European Data Incubator


During this session the selected startups from the EDI (5) and DMS (5) programme will have the opportunity to virtually pitch in front of an audience which can ask questions after the pitches.

There is a strong need to develop vital ecosystems to generate new business opportunities and to enable opportunities for growth and impact. This session will specifically address the startups‘ obstacles in accessing to investors and corporates by giving them the opportunity to pitch in front of relevant audience. Moreover, to be awarded with a prize from the EBDVF Startup Pitch Contest will help in outreach of the winner and its product.

The projects Data Market Services Accelerator (DMS) and the European Data Incubator (EDI) will select the most promising 10 startups of their current portfolios to participate in this session.

The startups can apply to participate in this event beforehand with a short motivational pitch about their needs and their current struggles with their startups. 10 startups will be selected to participate in the event. DMS and EDI will be in charge of the pre-scouting and selection of the startups.


Introduction Winners
Focus Track 3 - Market uptake: Bringing AI and Data Sciences to Practice
November 5, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am


  • Daniel Alonso Roman (Speaker) ITI - Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Partnerships Driver, BDVA i-Spaces group chair / EUHubs4Data coordinator
  • Diego López de Ipiña (Speaker) Associate Professor, European Data Incubator
  • Juan Cadavid (Speaker) EU Affairs Manager, CEA /REACH project
  • Maria Anguiano (Speaker) R&D Consultant, Project Manager, DMS Accelerator
  • Alexandra Garatzogianni (Speaker) Head of Knowledge &Technology Transfer, Coordinator of H2020 MediaFutures & TRUSTS , Leibniz Information Center for Science and Technology (TIB), Leibniz University Hannover (LUH)
  • Kimmo Rossi (Speaker) Head of Sector "Research and Innovation Execution", European Commission - DG CNECT - Unit G1
  • Elena Simperl (Speaker) Professor of computer science, King's College London


The goal of this session is to bring together European Data incubators to find complementarities, synergies and to identify ways of collaboration towards the future. This session brings together all the past, ongoing and new data incubators part of the Big Data Value PPP  and other related partnerships and initiatives. The session is organised by the BDVe project and EUHubs4Data project and counts with the participation of European Data Incubator, Data Market Services, MediaHub, REACH, and i4TRUST partnership projects.

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