Eurico Neves is the CEO and Founder of INOVA+ S.A. a leading firm in innovation studies in Europe. He directly created or participated in the creation of more than 10 new firms, in the services and information technologies field, since 1997. Before he has worked for the European Commission in Luxembourg at DG Enterprise between 1994 and 1997 and has participated in the team developing the European Green Paper on Innovation in 1995.
He was a member of the Business Chamber of the Enterprise Policy Group of the European Commission, an advisory board to Vice-President Tajani on Innovation and Entrepreneurship matters, and a renowned expert and evaluator of many European programmes in the field of innovation, entrepreneurship and research.
He is a also a venture capitalist and a board member at the Portuguese Association of Information Technologies companies (ANETIE) and the Portuguese Business Angels Association (APBA).