Jean-François BALDUCCHI is CEO of Atlanpole, Innovation Hub of the Greater Nantes Area of Innovation, Pays de la Loire Region, Western France. He sits on the Boards of 3 Western France clusters : Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique, Images&Réseaux , Atlanpole Biotherapies as Executive VP. Past President of IASP & EBN, he has a long time international experience in Oil & Gas, holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics and is an Engineering graduate from Ecole Centrale de Paris.