Carmen LAPLAZA SANTOS
Deputy Head of Innovative and Personalised Medicine Unit - European Commission
New Horizons in Value Driven Procurement, will the EU accelerate change ?
Thursday 16 May 13:50 - 14:40
Ms Carmen Laplaza is, since 1st October 2018, Deputy Head of Unit of the “Innovative and Personalised Medicine” unit in the Directorate General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission. Between November 2015 and October 2018, she was the Deputy Head of the "E-Health, Wellbeing and Ageing" unit within DG CONNECT, the Communications Networks, Content and Technology Directorate General. Prior to that, she was heading the Budget sector of DG CONNECT, where she was mainly dealing with the financial implementation of Horizon and FP7 Research framework programs. Before joining the European Commission in 2008, she held senior roles in financial and strategic departments of different sectors, such as retail, advertising and banking. She obtained a degree on economics in 1994 in the University of Navarra, Spain.