ESA BIC HU Coordinator | Hungary
Zsuzsanna has 10+ years of experience as Open Innovation Expert and R&D Project Manager. Throughout her career she has worked with a diverse client portfolio including but not limited to associations, EU Institutions, SMEs, start-ups, and international companies, related to programs and projects among others on Future Internet; Circular Economy; Smart Cities, and Mobility; Cross-border, Cross-sector Collaboration, Game design & serious gaming and STEM Learning Analytics. She has been leading The European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL), an international non-profit association that aims to promote Living Labs, which constellations are defined as user-centered, open innovation ecosystems based on systematic user co-creation approach, integrating research and innovation processes in real-life communities and settings. Being relocated to Hungary, she continues her carrier in the Hungarian startup scene as coordinator of the European Space Agency’s Business Incubation Centre in Budapest. The objective of the space competence center, to help startups active or interested in the space domain during their early incubation stage, also to involve SMEs in technology transfer, and to find and appoint professional ambassadors in domestic and international circles.