Dr inż. Zygmunt Krasiński

President of the Chamber, Polish Chamber of Commerce of Advanced Technologies IZTECH

President of the Polish Chamber of Commerce of Advanced Technologies and Head of the EU Research Projects Center at the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Graduate and long-time employee of the Faculty of Electronics at the Warsaw University of Technology. Fellow of the Japanese Government (1992-94, Nihon University, Tokyo). Award-winning, specialist in the field of fiber optoelectronics. Associated with the banking sector for a number of years. Main area of activity is the development of breakthrough technologies and international cooperation in the field of research and innovation. As Director of the National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 (2014-2020), he was active in integrating the environment and increasing Poland's participation in Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe. He has many years of experience in international bodies and representing Poland's position. He was responsible for managing a portfolio of more than 140 projects implemented under the EU Framework Programs. He is an advisor, author of many publications and trainer in the field of R&D management. Auditor for the International Visibility Project. Co-author of the position of the high-tech sector to the New European Innovation Agenda (2022). Co-founder of the National Council of Research Project Coordinators and member of the IPMA Poland PM Certification Committee and Mazovia Innovation Council. Long-time member of the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators.