Thierry Bidot (M) is a senior consultant at NEOVIA Innovation. He has over 30 years of experience in national and international high-tech projects and teams within French and US companies. He has been involved in more than 100 EU-funded projects and is an EU expert. He has a Master's in Numerical Analysis, used to teach Numerical Analysis in France (CNAM) and abroad and has published articles in the field of numerical simulation and high-performance computing. He is presently teaching a course of European innovation for Master's students at the University of Cergy-Pontoise in France. He was deeply involved in the initiatives EESI-1, EESI-2 and EXDCI-1 and is presently involved in EXDCI-2, as well as in the CEF AQMO & PHIDIAS projects.