Jordi Ràfols

CEO at Innoget

Spain · BarcelonaJoined November -0001


I believe that effective collaboration in innovation, R&D and technology transfer do only happen between trusted partners. -

Founder and CEO at, the trusted global Open Innovation, science and technology network.

Over 10  years in the Chemical Industry and 14 years of Open Innovation and technology transfer in the Internet business. As part of the Catalan National program   "Start up Catalonia", currently coaching and mentoring multiple technology based Start ups to help them develop and implement their strategy and accelerate business growth.

I hold a MBA and a Corporate Finance degree and have been involved in Corporate Venture and valuation projects.

As innovation conference speaker I have shared my view on Open Innovation and collaborative R&D and innovation ecosystems (Industry, Universities, Science & Technology parks, Clusters, ...) in many international and cross-industries events in London, Edinburgh, Boston, Berlin, Paris and Barcelona.

I have also given lectures to MBA program alumni at ESADE Business School on on-line Open Innovation business models.

Specialties: Intellectual property commercialization, Open Innovation, BlockChain, Smart Contracts, Technology Scouting, Innovation Networks, Innovation Management, Social Media, Internet business models, Entrepreneurship and Corporate finance, Technology acquisition, Global community, Online communities, Communities across, New business Models, Digital Marketing.

Interests: Blockchain, AI, Virtual Reality, Robotics, Big Data, Open Data, IoT.

Work Experience (3)



October 2014 - Present


The Trusted Global Open Innovation, Science and Technology for companies, Startups, Scientist, Experts, Research Groups, Universities, Research & Technology Organizations, Business Angels; Corporate Venturing and Venture Capital.

Principal Managing Partner

Science2Society -

March 2016 - Present


Chief Strategy Officer


February 2006 - October 2014

Academic Studies (2)

International MBA

ESADE Business School & LAw

January 0198 - January 2001

Business model analysis, Marketing

Corporate Finance, Merge & Acquisiton

IE Business School

January 2003 - October 2003


Research areas of interest (26)

  • Electronics, IT and Telecomms
  • Industrial manufacturing, Material and Transport Technologies
  • Industrial Technologies
  • Energy Technology
  • Physical Sciences and Exact Sciences
  • and 21 more

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[ES] Expertos en innovación de la provincia se darán cita en la Jornada 'Innovatossals 2020'

  • 28 October, 2020

--- This article was originally published on The article has been replicated on Innoget's Innovation Blog by Innoget's Editorial Staff for information purposes. --- 22/10/2020 - CASTELLÓ. Espaitec, Parque Científico y Tecnológico de la Universitat Jaume I de Castelló organiza la Jornada Innovatossals 2020 (Innovando con Tombatossals), evento que forma parte del programa...

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Innovation Insider: Prof. Thomas Menkhoff and Alex Teo Hong Hak on "How to make innovation work" using Innoget as an external network for technology scouting

  • 23 August, 2019

--- This article was originally published on July 19, 2019 by Prof. Thomas Menkhoff and Alex Teo Hong Hak, both from the Singapore Management University, at the online daily The article has been replicated on Innoget's Innovation Blog by Innoget's Editorial Staff for information purposes. --- How to make innovation work Establish a programme, corporate venture fund or an open innovation ecosy...

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Innoget CEO interviewed by the Spanish national radio station RNE

  • 19 December, 2018

Ahead of our communication efforts to raise Innoget's profile through innovation events, online marketing actions and media outreach, our CEO Jordi Ràfols was recently interviewed by the Spanish international radio station operated by Radio Nacional de España (RNE), Radio Exterior. Radio Exterior de España has an audience of 80 million listeners, surpassed only by the BBC and Vatican Radio, and broadcasts 24-hours...

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The Barcelona-based company Innoget, selected as a European partner to lead international cooperation in technology development between Spanish and Canadian companies

  • 05 November, 2018

The company, which owns the largest open innovation network, is organizing a symposium on November 19th in Barcelona with the main goal of facilitating connections between companies from both regions. 14 companies from the Canadian region of Alberta, funded with 250,000 €, will join the symposium with the goal of developing international cooperation projects with Spanish organizations. The event takes place with the ...

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