Christophe HAUNOLD is the deputy General Manager of Toulouse Tech Transfer, one of the new Tech Transfer Acceleration companies dedicated to French public research. The design of this company (in 2012) was his responsibility, when he was Director of the Toulouse University Tech Transfer Office.

He was the president of the C.U.R.I.E network (French national association for public research valorisation and transfer) between 2011 and 2014.

He was educated as a Chemical Engineer (1987), and holds a PhD (1991, INP Toulouse).

Christophe has been working in industrial liaison and public research transfer and commercialisation for 24 years. He was been Director of the Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse TTO (SAIC INPACT®) since 2004 and is a currently a member of the ASTP-Proton Board.