Carlos Brito is Professor of Marketing at the University of Porto, President of the Observatory of Port Wine, Vice-President of the Portuguese Management Association, Board Member of APCER Brazil, Member of the Superior Council of Futebol Clube do Porto, Member of the Strategic Board of Turismo do Porto e Norte, Member of the Advisory Boards of COTEC Portugal, SEDES, INOV.ORG, APCER, Sigma and Essência Completa.
From 2011 to 2018, he was Pro-Rector of the University of Porto for the area of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Director of UPTEC – Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto.
Carlos Brito graduated in Economics (University of Porto), has an MBA (NOVA University) and a PhD in Marketing (Lancaster University, UK). He has complementary education in the United States with the programmes Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Babson College (Boston) and the Education Leadership at Case Western University (Cleveland).
Chargé des enseignements liés à la communication, aux médias et au digital à l’Institut Français de la Mode, Lucas Delattre est ancien élève de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm, 1985, histoire), et titulaire d’un Mastère Spécialisé Médias et Communication à l’ESCP Europe (1989).
Journaliste et correspondant de presse en Allemagne à partir de 1989 et jusqu’en 1997 (journal Le Monde).
Journaliste au service étranger du Monde à Paris (1997-2001).
Rédacteur en chef adjoint du Monde des Débats (2001). Responsable du bureau de Paris du Conseil de l’Europe (2002-2005). De 2006 à 2015 : responsable de la communication à l’Institut Français de la Mode.
Auteur de Une envie de politique, entretiens avec Dany Cohn-Bendit et Guy Herzlich (La Découverte, 1998), et de Fritz Kolbe, un espion au cœur du IIIe Reich (Denoël, 2003).
Tahani Kaldéus is Head-Research & Development at Re:NewCell AB.
Tahani holds a PhD in Fibre and Polymer Science from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, MSc. in Chemical Engineering/Polymer Technology from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and BSc. in Chemical Engineering from Mälardalen University.
Prior to joining Renewcell she spent five years conducting fundamental cellulose-based research, focusing on replacing fossil-based materials with renewable wood-based alternatives. Tahani holds a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering as well as a Ph.D. in Fibre and Polymer Science from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
Founded by innovators from Stockholm’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 2012, Re:NewCell AB (publ) (‘Renewcell’) is a multi-award-winning sustaintech company based in Sweden. The company’s vision is to inspire an Industrial Evolution to a sustainable world by producing high quality materials from recycled textiles.
Through its patented process, Renewcell is able to upcycle cellulosic textile waste, such as cotton clothes, transforming it into a pristine new material called Circulose®. Customers use it to make biodegradable virgin quality viscose or lyocell textile fibers. Fast Company name Renewcell as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies 2021. Circulose® was also included on TIME Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Inventions 2020.