MSc in Economics and Business Administration, Oxford Alumni, Stanford Executive Education. Maria Costeira is an experienced successful entrepreneur, corporate CEO and an imaging expert, having successfully launched a 3D visualization solution’s company, XPAND, making it a world leader, having led it till IPO negotiations with the USA largest banks. Maria Costeira has also had a successful exit on a medical start-up which developed electronic eyeglasses Amblyz™, a medical device (FDA and CE approved) used to treat amblyopia. An expert in business strategy, experienced in worldwide business development, licensing, regulatory affairs, negotiating at the highest level and exit strategies. She is the President of the Investments Committee and Angel Investor of Startup Braga’s SB, SA (innovation hub in partnership with Microsoft Ventures, Angel Investment arm); an Expert Evaluator for the European Commission with her expertise applied on Research & Innovation, evaluating companies with great potential under Medical and Nanotechnology applications, plus consumer electronics.Imaging Expert, holder of dozens of patents and recipient of many technology international awards.