Dr Oscar Lazaro is Director of Innovalia. He supported the EC DIH I4MS Programme set up and leads the WEF Advanced Manufacturing HUB (AMHUB) and IDSA Hub in Spain. He is board member of the Digital Factory Alliance (DFA) and EIT Digital Spanish CLC. He is member of the WMF AI WG and permanent representative of Innovalia in EFFRA and BDVA. He coordinated the BOOST 4.0 and RE4DY follow-up lighthouse initiatives. He is innovation manager leading EU OpenDEI Think Tank on multilateral Digital Value Chains (DVC) and is coordinating the development of the P&R (Plug & Respond) rapid response data space and manufacturing network under the Eur3ka initiative.
The Innovalia Group is a Spanish group of high-tech SMEs with headquarters in Bilbao. Innovalia has two divisions Innovalia Digital and Innovalia Metrology. Innovalia provides technology-based product in the areas of smart city/tourism and industry 4.0. Innovalia Digital provides consultancy services on strategic digital transformation, Digital Innovation Hubs and Innovation policy development. Innovalia Digital also provides products in the fields of active network monitoring cybersecurity and vulnerability analysis (redBorder platform), Validation and Verification (V&V) of digital platforms and high performance critical and non-critical IoT/embedded systems (SQS Quality as a Service - QaaS), 3D visualisation and AI / big data analytics and industrial data platforms. Innovalia Metrology, provides global products such as calibration artefacts, fixtures and tooling, 3D scanning sensors, manufacturing quality control instrumentation including CMMs, dimensional metrology solutions for machine tools and quality control software platforms under the M3 brand for industry 4.0. Innovalia Metrology provides integrated solutions for Zero Defect Manufacturing in automotive, aeronautics, railways and renewable energy markets.