João Paulo Coelho Marques obtained the Ph.D. in Industrial Management at University of Aveiro –Portugal (2005). His master’s degree is in Management, at Lisbon School of Economics and Management – Technical University of Lisbon (1997), and his graduation is in Management and Organization of Companies - ISCTE-IUL (1986). He has been a Professor at Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra - Portugal, since 1990, where he coordinated the M.Sc. Course in Business Management between 2009 and 2015. He is the coordinator of scientific area of Management, Finance and Marketing of ISCAC (Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra) since 2013. He is researcher at Research Unit on Governance, Competitiveness, and Public Policies – University of Aveiro from 2006. Published more than 20 scientific papers and 2 books. His main interests are in Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship, triple helix innovation and Business Incubators.