Who is talk2much?
Symbiosis between field experience in multiple industrial sectors and in-depth knowledge of European innovation funding programmes.
Founded in 2017 by the engineers Irene Larroy and Miguel Gómez, t2m brings together industrial field experience in multiple sectors – chemistry, food, energy generation, waste management and recycling, electric and fuel cell vehicles, green hydrogen and biofuels, bioplastics, biodegradable materials, etc. – and handling in-depth knowledge of innovation funding programmes, including the recently created grants in programmes financed with funds from the NextGenerationEU (the so-called Post-COVID Recovery funds), the Horizon Europe programme (particularly clusters 4-5-6), and the European Innovation Fund programme.
Based in Barcelona and Vadodara (Gujarat, India), we specialize in helping industrial companies to obtain financing for their ecological transition projects. We work for fund raising of large projects for companies of all sizes. Our customers are mostly based in Spain, Germany, and India.
Co-founder and CEO
Irene Larroy has studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Barcelona and holds a postgraduate degree in PMD® Management from ESADE. She is specialized in R+D+I projects at a European level and has 19 years of experience with programmes such as Horizon Europe and its predecessors (Horizon 2020, FP7, FP6), Eureka-Eurostars, Innovation Fund and others, and as of recently, also Next Generation EU calls in Spain. She has founded and directed Aristos Innovation for 10 years. Since 2005, she is also an external expert advisor for the European Commission, as well as a reviewer for several programmes of the EC and its agencies. She is a coach for the European Innovation Council (EIC) since 2021 and has given trainings and courses on how to prepare successful proposals in many countries. Irene is known for her efforts to improve the transparency of the evaluation processes of the European programmes and their fairness, by preventing consultants evaluating their own clients’ proposals.
Co-founder and industrial expert
Miguel Gómez has completed Industrial Engineering at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) and holds an MBA by ESADE. He is an expert in managing industrial operations in global environments. He’s an accomplished Industry professional with 30+ years of proven track record across the fields of operations design and strategy, green technologies, production in continuous and discontinuous processes, recycling and recovery of waste, engineering and logistics. He has held management positions in large multinationals in sectors such as chemicals, environment, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and personal hygiene and cleaning products. He has worked in companies with production plants in Europe, Asia and America, acquiring comprehensive knowledge of the legal and cultural factors that affect industrial operations in a dozen countries.
Victor Molina Castro
Víctor Molina has studied Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), an MBA at the ESADE school, and an Executive Post Grad in Global Leader from IE Business School / University of Chicago. He has more than 30 years of experience in maintenance, engineering, processes and production in multinational sectors like Automotive, Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Chemical. He developed and installed the first self-consumption Solar Cell Plants in Spain for a chemical industry, and the largest Industrial Solar Cell Plant in Catalonia and has developed Health, Safety and Environment Strategies at a multinational level for different companies with excellent success, including being the first ISO50.001-certified pharmaceutical company in Spain, or the most energy-efficient company, by reaching a reduction of 23% in just a few years. He is a known expert on energy efficiency in Spain and successfully manages tough challenges in any environment.
Petra has a degree in Logistics and Electronic Commerce from the Remagen University of Applied Sciences (Germany). In the last 13 years she has worked in various technology and industrial companies, both in Germany and India. Petra is an expert in advanced document management as well as in data analysis. Additionally, she is a well-versed German and English linguist and has worked as a teacher and translator of technical texts. In addition to her technical knowledge, Petra brings to the t2m team her experience in communication in international projects, her writing skills, and her extensive experience as a teacher.
We often collaborate with other consultancies and expert companies in areas related to ours.
Ecological transition: energy, sustainability, mobility
Legal and financial management of European projects
Experts in Horizon Europe EIC calls (European Innovation Council)
Horizon Europe and Innovation Management expertise
Tackling socio-environmental challenges through Citizen Science
Experts in business valuation and funding