Nora Gourdoupi holds a BSc in Chemistry and a PhD from the University of Patras specializing in the synthesis and characterization of polymers for fuel cell applications. She joined Advent Technologies on 2006 as a Senior Scientist. Being part of a fast-growing Small Medium Enterprise from its foundation, Nora has been involved in several key business processes including materials research and development as well as financial operations. She currently holds the position of R&D manager being in charge of product development, preparation, coordination and execution of European and national projects. Besides, she is responsible for the Technical Sales & Marketing activities as well. She enjoys using her science knowledge to understand the business and technical issues the company’s customers face and to offer appropriate solutions.