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Florin Paun

Company / Organization
ONERA and SAFE Cluster

Title / Position
Deputy Director Industrial Innovation at ONERA
Development & Strategy Director at SAFE Cluster

Short description
Dr. Florin Paun is the Development & Strategy Director of the New Competitiveness Cluster SAFE resulted after the merging of the Pegase and Risques, former Competitiveness Clusters in Aerospace respectively Management of Risk. He is in charge with identifying new opportunities of development and proposing the adapted strategy to tackle such an opportunities. He is also launching the respective activities. First actions were performed in engaging SAFE on best practices related to Open Innovation in gathering together SMEs with Large Industrials and Corporations.
Dr. Florin Paun is also Industrial Innovation Deputy Director at ONERA – France National Aerospace Research Centre, since January 2005, in charge with the Technology Transfer and International Business Development and defines programs and new partnership policies focusing on complementary knowledge, cross supporting offers, mutual intellectual property valuation, joint spin-off, risk sharing co-development… Previously, Senior Science and Technology Expert, he coordinated the Multifunctional Materials program at ONERA.

Topic of speech
Value Chain Transformation, Cross Fertilization and Impact of the Digital Instruments on the Existing Business Models.