Pedro Vilarinho Ph.D.

Business Advisor

Pedro was for 12 years the director of “Act by Cotec”, a nationwide venture engine. Nine start-ups received support from Act and managed to attract over €37 million in funding. In 2006, Pedro received the Price Foundation Innovative Entrepreneurship Educators Award from Stanford University. Pedro was Thelial’s acting CEO 2010 up to July 2016 and will continue to advise on management, business development and market access issues.