Gorka is a Research Engineer in the Digital Engineering and Test Centre who originally comes from San Sebastian, Spain. He holds an Industrial Engineering degree by the University of the Basque Country, where he specialised in Electronics Engineering.
Gorka has been working in research manufacturing for over 3 years, collaborating and managing funded R&D projects in order to bring innovative solutions and processes to the automotive industry, as well as helping to author proposals for Innovate UK and Horizon 2020 calls.
At DETC, he oversees engagement with companies (from start-ups and SMEs to OEMs and academic institutions) with the aim of bringing innovative developments happening in gaming and digital to the automotive manufacturing sector. He also manages the metrics and KPIs that were defined for DETC by the department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).