The expert in internationalization of companies and management of European funds, joins Usyncro as director of Innovation. He is an economist from the CEU San Pablo University in Barcelona, has worked for the last 10 years in technology companies such as Altim Accuro and Esprinet, managing to consolidate his position in European projects of long range. It has collaborated with national and European business associations, providing support in the framework of European funding Horizon 2020, and promoting the participation of Spanish companies.
Mulet has more than twenty years of experience in international technological cooperation projects. After completing his studies in international trade in Taiwan, he was director of export consortia of ICEX; and accumulates a long career facilitating the access of Mid Caps to European projects and International Cooperation in technological environments related to urban mobility, smart cities, logistics and industry 4.0.
He is currently director of the European Funds Management program at ESADE and leads the Innovation area of Usyncro, a solution that synchronizes all the actors involved in the supply chain in a simple and transparent way through the use of Blockchain technology and Artificial Intelligence.
“The addition of Emilio Mulet to the team is another step forward in Usyncro’s ambitious plans for the digitalization of logistics and transport management. At the European level he is recognized as a heavyweight in International Technology Cooperation projects due to his knowledge and experience. He is well versed in European and international dynamics and is the ideal professional to lead the projects we are embarking on without losing sight of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that govern the international order.”, comments Cristina Martín Lorenzo, CEO of Usyncro.
SOME OF THE INNOVATIVE PROJECTS IN WHICH USYNCRO IS INVOLVED AND WHICH WILL BE LED BY THE NEW INNOVATION DIRECTOR
In 2020, Usyncro presented the platform to the United Nations as a tool to bring technology closer to the entire supply chain without the need for large investments. Since then, he has been involved in different international working groups based on innovation projects that will significantly impact freight logistics management, such as:
- DIh4AI ProjectThe AI4 EUROPE initiative was launched in response to the need of European customs authorities to extract data from commercial documents to avoid errors in customs clearance processing and to speed up the process of declaring taxes and duties on e-commerce packages from outside the European Union.
- Digitalization and Sustainability Project for a Hyper-connected Supply ChainThe AEI program, promoted by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism in a consortium participated by Usyncro together with DHL and FIELDEAS, with the associations Alia, Uno and the coordination of the CITET cluster with the aim of promoting a transformation in the relationship processes between shippers, operators and consignees towards a collaborative supply chain. Its application will impact efficiency and sustainability through real-time logistics digitization, eliminating the use of paper, incorporating eCMR in document management and integrating Blockchain to provide maximum security to operations.
- Digital Logistics Corridorsan international initiative promoted in coordination with Foro MADcargo, which has been joined by ALACATFederation of National Associations of 15 countries of Freight Forwarders and International Logistics Operators of Latin America and the Caribbean, to promote international trade and reinforce Madrid as a Logistics Hub between Europe and LATAM, based on the criteria of sustainability and efficiency validated by the standard IATA One Record.
“Achieving the collaboration of supply chain players is one of Usyncro’s founding principles and, moreover, a key element in these European projects, where it is not always easy to get partners,” adds Emilio Mulet, Usyncro’s new Innovation Director. “I would like to invite organizations to show their interest and participate with us in this commitment to logistics innovation and the search for sustainability through efficiency,” he concludes.