Catarina Pereira is a Senior Dissemination and Communication Specialist at Martel Innovate BV. Catarina’s career path started with marketing account management and press consultancy. Before joining Martel, she worked as a Dissemination and Communication team leader and project manager of many Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe projects in several topics, while co-writing proposals and training her team on Dissemination and Communication management. Currently at Martel, Catarina leads the Communication Task Forces of EUCloudEdgeIoT.eu and Next Generation Internet.
Catarina has a degree in Languages Applied to Business Relations and a bachelor in Communication Sciences from the University of Porto. She speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English.
Martel is a dynamic Swiss-based consultancy with more than 20 years' experience managing innovation projects across Europe and worldwide.
Mirko Presser is head of the EngTech section and associate professor in digital business development at Aarhus University. Previously he was head of research and innovation for the smart city lab at the Alexandra Institute working on linked open data and the internet of things. He has been studying and working on digital technologies research since 2000.
Mirko holds a Master’s degree in physics with astrophysics and a Master’s degree in telecommunications and systems engineering, both from the University of Bristol, and received his PhD in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Surrey. He has also been heavily involved in European framework programmes since 2002, and has served as technical manager and coordinator in several projects.
The Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH) is part of Aarhus BSS, one of the five faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS holds the distinguished accreditations AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS for its business-related activities.