Rui Monteiro


Rui Monteiro is currently an independent Project Manager and Researcher working at the intersection between Creative Industries, Public Policies, Funding and Management.

Previously he was Executive Manager at ID+ Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture (University of Porto) and Project and Partnership Manager at ADDICT - Creative Industries Cluster Portugal, working on business development and project management. He also worked at EBN - Innovation Network and at INOVA+ International Cooperation Unit focusing on European funded projects.

While working at SPI - Portuguese Society for Innovation he gained extensive experience with SME and other organisations, having provided support on structuring R&D and Innovation projects and access to funding.

Rui has a Master in Chemical Engineering (University of Porto / Chalmers University of Technology), a Post-Graduate on Information Management and Marketing Intelligence (Porto Business School) and is currently a PhD student on “Design public policies at European level” (University of Porto).