LogoInnogate to Europe (Innogate) is a business support organization in innovation with vast experience in EU project development, training, technology transfer at EU level, promoting entrepreneurship and enhancement of international collaboration among the different actors involved in the value chain of the innovation process. In particular, INNOGATE aims at supporting SMEs, entrepreneurs, educational institutions and public stakeholders in exploiting their innovation potential. Its core expertise lays in helping stakeholders of the knowledge triangle to jointly exploit the existing resources for innovation.

Innogate is specialized in actions aimed at increasing the awareness on EU policies and programmes supporting and encouraging the internationalisation of innovation and research activities through a multi-stakeholder approach. This includes training, information actions, awareness campaigns and personalised advice. Innogate promotes entrepreneurship education in collaboration with civil society organisations and educational institutions.

Innogate to Europe is local contact point (Intermediary Organisation) of the Programme “ERASMUS FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS (EYE)”, focusing on the primary target groups of university student/(post)graduate entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs.


Foto1Managing Director - Paloma Lozano holds a Law Degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in European Union Law by San Pablo-CEU University of Madrid. Co-Founder and Managing Director at Innogate to Europe since 2011. She is project coordinator of E4IC II under the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme. Since 2008 she manages the International Innovation Unit of Madrid Network (Madrid Region Parks and Clusters Network) by providing business support services to its 700 members. She is member of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) sector group on Women Entrepreneurship and the Thematic Group of Cluster Contact Points.

Foto2Business Development Director - Silvia Sarria is graduated with a BA in Political Science and Public Administration (Universidad Complutense, Madrid) and a Master's Degree in European Politics (Université Libre de Bruxelles).
She has ten years’ experience in business support for innovation. She is involved in Enterprise Europe Network and is act as contact point for Information Points for Research, Development and Innovation (Red PIDI, Spain).
Under Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs she gained vast experience in entrepreneurship field by disseminating and recruiting New Entrepreneurs and Host Entrepreneurs for the Programme. As female entrepreneur herself, she is member of the “Professional Women Network” (PWN), promoting female entrepreneurship.

Foto3European Projects Director - Katharina Kühnelt holds a diploma in Geography and a sub-diploma in Economics and Social Sciences. Under Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs cycle 6 and 7 she has gained vast experience in relationship-building, preparing NEs and HEs to make the most of their exchanges and to follow-up of relationships. She has more than 6 years experience in providing business support services. She acts as local contact point of the National Network of “Information Points for Research, Development and Innovation (Red PIDI, Spain)” providing support and information to businesses and entrepreneurs about national and EU access to finance.