Lara obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering focused on civil construction from the Polytechnic University of Alicante. Afterwards, she graduated with honors by the Polytechnic University of Alicante in her Master’s degree in Civil Engineering. She completed her master studies in Lithuania and she carried out her final master thesis at Southwestern University of Science and Technology, in China, under a prestigious research program scholarship.
She completed her technical studies through a “TALENT” traineeship for internationalization financed by the Social European fund, by means of which she worked for the Economic and Commercial Office of the Spanish Embassy in The Hague (The Netherlands).
As head of the department, she directs the research and development projects of the company, participating in its investment strategy through obtaining funds and subsidies that allow the development of the company’s own technologies and benchmarks in the sector.
As a representative and direct interlocutor, she continuously reports to the different official institutions on the status and monitoring of the different national projects (Challenges, PID, CIEN …) and international projects (H2020, Interreg, Eurostars …).
She also collaborates in the writing and technical assistance of new research projects, mainly in the field of offshore wind energy.,
Finally, it is worth noting her active participation as a speaker in conferences, events and workshops related to offshore wind technologies and on the different ways of financing innovation.