Rene Tõnnisson , Member of Executive Board of Baltic Innovation Agency, Estonia


Rene Tõnnisson


Rene Tõnnisson is working as member of executive board of Baltic Innovation Agency. He has more than 15 years of experience in innovation management and technology transfer. He has been member of executive boards of Tartu Science Park, Tartu Biotechnology Park, Institute of Baltic Studies and Connect Estonia. He has been responsible for wide range of innovation, technology and business related activities such as being coordinator for Estonian Innovation Relay Centre (IRC) and Technology Transfer module of Enterprise Europe Network. He has been involved in large number of European and national projects and has been managing more than 30 EU funded projects. His main areas of expertise include international technology transfer, regional innovation systems and strategies, foresight, cluster development and internationalisation. Rene Tõnnisson holds a Master degree in Public Administration and Policy from University of Tartu, Estonia and Certificat d’Etudes Politiques from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg (Sciences Po), Université de Robert Schuman. He has also been studying at University of Cambridge and European University Institute.



(European Regional Development Fund)