Bounou Salim is Professor at the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes in charge of Cooperation & International Relations and Partnership & Industrial Relations at INSA-Euro-Méditerranée. He graduated from Laval University (Canada) with a Master and Ph.D. of Science (Since 2002). He started as Professor-Researcher then as Technology Transfer Manager at Sherbrooke and Laval Universities. He also served as projects Director at Gestion SOcPRA INC. (Sherbrooke University-Valorisation and commercialisation Society). He involved in every stage of innovation, project completion, evaluation and strategic patent protection, general counselling on technology transfer in engineering, medical science and related fields. With his experience in research management of applied research, Dr Bounou joined MAScIR’s board of directors (Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science Innovation and Research) where he served as Director of MASCIR VALOR – IP management and International Cooperation and Partnership. Dr Bounou is a founding member of Moroccan Alliance of researchers and industrials for the valorisation of phytoresources (AMCIVAP) and acts as advisor for the Canadian Technology Network.