Francisco Duarte holds a PhD degree from U. Minho in Software Engineering.
Currently, he is the coordinator for Industry 4.0 at Bosch Car Multimedia division and he is the general coordinator for all Bosch entities in Portugal and Spain.
He is a vice-president of the collaborative laboratory DTx (Digital Transformation CoLab). He is a member of the directive board of the PhD programme in Advanced Engineering Systems for Industry. Since 14 years, he is an invited professor at U. Minho with teaching responsibilities in software engineering.