Hugues Perrin is deputy director in charge of quality at the Blaise Pascal University (UBP)’s structure (UBP START) in charge of services, valorisation and technology transfer since November 2015. His main task there concerns the set-up of a quality management system to respond to the needs of SMEs, companies, local authorities and other research centre that the structure is working with. Since 2013, he is an engineer specialized in project management and quality assurance and has 14 years of experience in scientific instrumentation (physico-chemistry, nanotechnology, advanced mechanics …). His skills covered the management of experimental stations, industrial and public partnerships (defence and security, telecommunications, robotics…), as well as legal and regulatory follow-up. He joined the IN2P3-LPC Research Unit (Laboratory of Corpuscular Physics) to work in the field of hadrontherapy and radioprotection.