Teresa Riesgo Alcaide

Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación; Spain

Secretaria General de Ciencia; Tecnología e Innovación

Risk  assumed the General Directorate of Research, Development and Innovation  between 2018 and January 2020, a ministerial position whose functions include  the promotion of Innovation through actions such as innovative public  procurement, promoting tax deductions in research, development and innovation  activities (I + D + i), promote Technology Centers, or promote work networks,  as well as develop R + D + i plans, or develop Science, Technology and  Innovation Information Systems (SICTi). The ministerial reform of January  2020 led her to occupy the General Secretariat for Innovation , being also  president of the Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI).