Ana Cidad is R&D Manager at PROS Research Center at the Universitat Politècnica de València since 2006. Ana is Telecommunications Engineer (UPV 1999) and holds a Master Degree on Marketing and Communication. Best master thesis prize 1999 from the Spanish Telecommunications Engineering Association. She has 18 years of professional experience, having worked in several private companies, such as Motorola, and research centres executing technical and management tasks. She is currently responsible of the PROS R&D Project management in the Local, National, Latin American and European scopes, as well as the interface with the industry and public administration. She is also co-founder of the spin-off company GEM Biosoft S.L.