Hello and welcome to The Insider, a podcast Made in Brussels about research and innovation in Europe, the people and the institutions that make it happen. Join us in a journey to discover more about the human beings that dedicate their lives to research, science and technology management and science communication. Find out what drives them, their infinite and diverse career paths. Discover the institutions that they call home, their research and management struggles. Explore their perspectives and views: you will hear directly from guests from the European institutions, national governments or your regional funding body, among others. You will have the opportunity to know more about the leading European universities and research institutes, as well as research-based start-ups and industry leaders. Join us in these personal, one to one conversations, with the brightest minds of science and technology in Europe. The podcast "The Insider" logo and banner have been created by Pedro Regadas, designer at INESC TEC.