Our expertises

BT2i® relies on a network of some hundred experts and international agents involved in various missions, the execution of which is under BT2i’s responsibility. These experts are true BT2i®’s partners, working in confidence, who are fully integrated into BT2i® missions and participate in project meetings with customers.
Here is a list of about thirty of them; with some of these partners, Marc-Henri Ménard has been working for more than 30 years. A large number of them have been his clients in the past, former Innovation Managers in different industrial and services companies, having a large international professional background.

 

 

Innovation Management

 

  • Henri Samier

    Innovation Management Expert

    From 2005 till 2012, Professor Henri Samier was Director of the ISTIA Innovation, Department of the French University of Angers with a team of 10 employees and 150 students. He developed…

  • Peter Lindholm

    International Expert in Innovation Policies

    Peter Lindholm is a recognized expert in innovation policies for more than twenty years. He works in many EU countries, Russian Federation and Central Asia. He supports public innovation players in…

  • Patrick Conchou

    Strategy & Innovation Expert

    Chemical Engineer, graduated from the ESCM Centrale Group and Executive MBA from IFG, Patrick has over 35 years of experience, both in Industry and Consulting. Patrick started his career within the…

  • ANDRÉ-YVES PORTNOFF

    Futurologist

    Doctor in metallurgy Sciences, André-Yves Portnoff is the co-author of the first French report on the Society and the Immaterial economy. Researcher, futurologist, researcher and consultant, André-Yves is one of the…

Innovative Materials & Processes

 

  • Gérard Mavel

    Polymer & Composite Materials Expert

    Graduate from the French Ecole Polytechnique and ENSTA (Powders), Doctor of Sciences, Gerard Mavel had a research career in Chemistry. In the late 1980’s, having already acted as CEO of…

  • Jean-Pierre Jarry

    Innovative Polymer Expert

    Graduate from the French ESCPI, Doctor of Sciences, specialist in polymer materials, Jean-Pierre Jarry began his career at CNRS before joining the industry. In the 1990’s, Jean-Pierre has been Scientific…

  • Panayotis Cocolios

    Surface Engineering Expert

    Doctor in Science of the University of Burgundy, France (Physical Chemistry) Panayotis (Panos) Cocolios is a well known European specialist of surface treatment by Plasma Technologies. Panos worked in this…

  • Michel Bonnin

    Innovation Textiles Expert

    With mechanical origins and textile engineer’s diploma of the French ENSAIT, Michel Bonnin had a career of over 35 years in the textile industry, with Dim, in hosiery, lingerie and…

  • Gildas Guillevic

    Building Material Expert

    Chemical Engineer (ESCIL Lyon) and PhD in Inorganic Physical Chemistry, Gildas Guillevic has spent most of his career within the Lafarge Group. At the request of the Group Management Board…

  • Jacques Marot

    Expert in Surface Engineering, non-stick & friction Problem Solver

    Jacques Marot is a coating specialist whose career in international groups began in the refractory products industry and then continued in non-stick and dry lubricant coatings businesses. In that latter…

Eco-Innovation

 

  • Marc Rehfeld

    Expert in Acoustics

    Graduate from the French Institut d'Optique, Marc Rehfeld is one of the best specialists in Building Acoustics. Author of some 40 patents and several publications, he has spent most of…

  • Michel Pacault

    Eco-Innovation, Energies & Propulsion Expert

    Shipbuilding engineer, graduated from the French ENSTA and IFG, Principal Engineer for Armament (R), Michel Pacault worked for over 30 years at DCNS Nantes-Indret, specialized in naval propulsion and energy.…

  • Olivier Oldrini

    Environmental & Energy Consulting

    Olivier graduated from École Polytechnique and ENSTA. He also has a Master Degree from Paris University (UPMC). His initial experience was at the R&D department of an innovative SMB specialized…

  • Jean Dauvergne

    Automotive Innovation Expert

    Jean Dauvergne, graduate of the French Ecole Centrale at Lyons, had a career of almost thirty years in the field of innovation in the automotive industry. After starting his career…

  • Robert Bozza

    Eco-Innovation, Waste Recovery and New Energies Expert

    Graduate of the French Polytechnics, Robert Bozza worked in the Oil and chemical industries for 15 years in France, in the USA and Singapore before joining different companies active in…

  • Joël Poustis

    Wood, Paper and Packaging Expert

    Engineering Doctor in Physical Sciences, Chemical Engineer and Master of “Chemistry of Water and Environment” from Rennes University, Joel Poustis has more than 30 years’ experience in the Wood, Paper…

  • Patrice Camillieri

    Eco-Innovation & Energies, Innovation Consultant

    After having held significantpositions for more than thirty years in EDF and RTE(French TSO) in the field of facilities and equipment maintenance, Live Working, Training and skills management, Safety and…

Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Health & Nutrition

 

  • Loïc Bureau

    Nutrition Health Expert

    Phd in Pharmacy and MBA in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Loïc Bureau is one of the best European experts in the field of nutraceuticals with an experience of over 20 years. Since…

  • Yves Bonhomme

    Biotech Expert

    Phd in Pharmacy and Pathobiology, Yves Bonhomme spent 10 years in the pharmaceutical industry, General Manager in charge of R&D and diversification at Merck Lipha Laboratories. Within this context, he…

IT, Digital Economy

 

  • Yves Leboulleux

    ICT Expert, Defense, Security, Space & Aeronautics specialist

    Engineer’s degree of ENSMA and Postgraduate degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Yves Leboulleux totals more than 20 years in large groups of Defense, Aeronautics and Space as Airbus…

  • Anton Frolov

    IT Expert, International Technology Transfer Senior Consultant

    Graduated of a DEA in Computer Science from Paris-Orsay University, Anton made his career in the field of ICT by creating his own consulting company. He has managed projects in…

  • Anne Schlemmer

    Project Management Specialist, ICT and High Tech Industries & Services

    Anne Schlemmer is graduated from a French Business School in Lille, have a MSBA from Bucknell University in the US, and a Master of Telecoms and Media Management from Dauphine…

  • Alain Kagan

    IT Expert, Technology Transfer Senior Consultant Alain Kagan A graduate from the French Supélec and Stanford University, Alain Kagan is the founder and developer of several innovative companies (internet, telecommunications,…

Business Intelligence

 

  • Henri Pesquidous

    Expert in Business Development & Business Intelligence

    Henri Pesquidous graduated from Bordeaux Kedge Business School and from IMD in Lausanne. He has more than 30 years of experience in consulting services, transport and aerospace & defence industries.…

  • Henri Bollengier Stragier

    Business Intelligence Expert, International Mass Distribution

    Graduated from the French ESSCA, Henri Bollengier Stragier have an extensive field expertise in the field of mass distribution, mainly for agro-food business. He worked in different countries as France,…

  • Philippe Geffroy

    Business Intelligence and Technology Transfer Expert

    Engineer and Doctor specialized in Information Sciences, Philippe Geffroy has an extensive experience in evaluation of Innovation. He started his career in the Hi-Tech industry developing innovative solutions for scientific…

  • Armand Boutet

    Supply Chain Expert

    Graduated from ISG Management School, Armand Boutet was initially Logistic Project Manager in the Carrefour Group; he continued his career in logistics in France, Germany and in different EU countries.…

  • Philippe Breton

    Marketing expert, Retailer’s brand Specialist

    Engineer’s degree of ISARA and MBA of EM Lyons Business School, Philippe Breton has started his career as Head of Profit Center at Ralson Purina, then he joined Rowntree Mac…

  • Jean-Bernard Duparc

    Expert Business & Technology Intelligence for Territories and PPP Specialist

    Graduate from the Ecole Centrale at Lille and Master of Economics (Lille University), Jean-Bernard Duparc first practiced as a Director of studies of Territory Planning, Transport and Housing. He has…

  • Jean-Félix Biosse Duplan

    Global Marketing, Brand Management and Communications Expert

    Jean-Félix has over 35 years of experience, providing innovative marketing strategies, powerful brand management and communications to BtoC companies. He started his career within Villeroy & Boch as sales consultant…

Technology transfer

 

  • François Tisseront

    International Technology Transfer and Innovation Expert

    Graduate Engineer in Chemistry from ESCIL and graduated from IAE, both in Lyon, François Tisseront masters both IP and licensing laws. He has been advising innovative firms for more than…

  • Oksana Shkiray

    Open Innovation & Technology Transfer Consultant

    Based in Kiev, degree in Common Law and Linguistics, Oksana Shkiray is an Open Innovation & Technology Transfer Consultant dealing with Innovation and Technology Transfer between France, EU and CIS…

  • Gilles Lagrange

    Innovation Management Expert , Research Commercialization and Technology Transfer Specialist

    PhD in Chemical Physics, MBA at the French HEC and Master II of Commercialization of Research and Technology Transfer at the French University Paris-Sud, Gilles Lagrange has an experience of…