(PhD) – Ciaotech srl (PNO Innovation BV): Innovation management Consultant, contact person in Italy in the field of chemistry and biotech. Master and bachelor’s degree in genomic biotechnology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. PhD in plant biotechnology at the University of Viterbo “La Tuscia”. The PhD work focused on the development of vaccine strategies, aimed at using plants as bioreactors for the production of vaccine antigens and to develop innovative strategies for the delivery of vaccines and therapeutic molecules. More than 10 years’ experience in Research and Innovation EU Projects, including experience on LIFE+ programme, FP7 and others H2020 programmes. Since 2011, she has been involved in supporting International Organisations, Research Centres and companies in writing and developing high-quality FP7, LIFE, H2020, proposals and in fully exploiting their R&D potential.
Apart the support in proposal writing and development, she also took part in several projects, to lead dissemination and exploitation activities, ensuring the project impact among relevant stakeholders, assuring alignment and smooth flows of information and providing close integration with Europe’s research and innovation programmes, platforms and organisations, the projects are reported in the following: BIOPEN, project funded under the call BBI-2016-S03, I am the Coordinator, (May 2017 – November 2019). Accelerating and supporting business development of bio-based industries and downstream sectors. KaRMA2020: (January 2017 – December 2019) (Coordinator: FUNDACION CIDETEC). DEMETER project: contact person for Ciaotech activities – (August 2016 – July 2019) (Coordinator: GENENCOR INTERNATIONAL BV). Indus3Es (October 2015- July 2019) (Coordinator Tecnalia). REE4EU (October 2015- October 2019) (Coordinator: Sintef). BIO-TIC (August 2012-July 2015) (Coordinator: EuropaBio). BIOMIMETIC (July 2012-June 2015) (Coordinator Procter& Gamble). BIOCHEM – (February 2010- April 2013) (Coordinator Chemistry Innovation – Knowledge Transfer Network).