Maike Gilliot, ETP4HPC Expert for Start up and SME development - graduated from TU Darmstadt (Germany) at the department of Computer Science. She worked as research assistant at the University of Freiburg at the department of Telematics, before joining Inria (France) in 2011. At Inria, she worked as a technology transfer officer at the Inria Reseach Center of Saclay-Île-de-France: as such, Maike was the “binding link” between Inria and its industrial partners: she set-up research collaborations and technology transfer projects, in particular with SMEs (licensing issues, legal aspects and negotiation) and was also involved in support actions for start-ups. She joined Teratec and the ETP4HPC office team in February 2016. For ETP4HPC, Maike is in charge of activities related to start-up and SME development and she contributes furthermore to EXDCI.