Head of Sector RTD-B7.002 'Mainstreaming Responsible Research and Innovation in Horizon 2020 and the European Research Area', European Commission Research and Innovation Directorate-General
Trained as an engineer, Dr Philippe Galiay graduated with a PhD in physics from the University of Strasbourg (France) in the field of holography. After various experience in research, teaching and international technology transfer with Asia, he worked for a French Regional Council (Pays de Loire Region), promoting interregional cooperation in research. He joined the European Commission in 1994, coordinating Research and Structural Policies. He participated to the creation of the Science and Society Directorate and to the Science and Society Action Plan in 2001. He is the author of several policy and academic papers (e.g. on nanotechnologies, on socio-epistemic networks). He is now Head of the Sector "Mainstreaming responsible research and innovation in Horizon 2020 and the European Research Area" in DG Research and Innovation of the European Commission.