Manager Corporate Venturing, Bekaert SA

Nuno Carvalho is Manager Corporate Venturing for NV Bekaert SA, an advanced metal transformation and coatings company based in Belgium. In this role, he is responsible for Bekaert’s corporate venturing activities and actively participates in the board of several early-stage companies. Previously, he was Head of Sputter Targets and Technology Manager in the Industrial Coatings division, and R&D Manager at the group’s Research and Development Center.

Before joining Bekaert he held postdoctoral positions in Portugal and The Netherlands.

Nuno is currently completing an Executive MBA from the Vlerick Management School. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Materials Sciences from the University of Groningen and his M.S. degree in Applied Physics from the University of Lisbon.