Luis Perez-Breva is an innovator, entrepreneur and expert in the practice and development of innovation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also the Rafael del Pino Professor.

Professor Perez-Breva has guided more than 170 projects with new MIT technologies to uncover opportunities to realise MIT's mission of making a positive impact on our society and has trained, guided, mentored and educated more than 200 teams of entrepreneurs and innovators around the world.

He currently directs MIT's flagship programme in applied innovation, the MIT Innovation Teams: a joint programme and course at MIT's School of Engineering and MIT's School of Business. He has recently co-led the innovation arm of MIT's partnership with Russia to create a new university model based on training innovators (MIT Skoltech Initiative) and is also collaborating on several such international initiatives in Portugal, Singapore and Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Perez-Breva holds degrees in Chemical Engineering, Business, Physics, and Artificial Intelligence obtained in Spain (Institut Quimic de Sarrià), France (Ecole Normale Supérieure), and USA (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Featured programmes and seminars

  • High Capacity Campus

    Start date: 07/07/2024

    The main objective of this initiative is to develop the potential of young people between the ages of 10 and 18 who have been accredited as "high ability".

  • Workshop on the Future of Government

    Start date: 8/04/2024

    The aim of this programme is to provide an up-to-date overview of the new technological and social trends that will affect the future of politics and governance.

  • Frontiers of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Start date: 10/06/2024

    The aim of this programme is to analyse the latest developments in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship from a multi-sectoral perspective. Led by MIT professors.

  • Workshop in International Economics

    Start date: 10/06/2024

    Programme aimed at Commercial Technicians and State Economists, university professors and Spanish researchers to share knowledge in international economics.