Mrs. Katerina Kadena [F], holds a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the University of Patras, a Bachelor in Law and an MBA while she is a PhD candidate in the Department of Informatics at the Ionian University. Her research interest mainly concerns Neurodegenerative disorders, Bioinformatics and personalized treatment focusing on ALS.
Throughout her professional experience she has been working in numerous EU research projects. She has extensive project management experience in well-established and emerging businesses and R&D areas such as Security & Defence, Environment, Manufacturing, Health, Telecommunications etc. In her 12+ years of professional career she has managed several EU projects (FP6, FP7, H2020, Erasmus+, Interreg etc.) in a variety of IT fields and in various technologies. She is an expert in EU funding programs, while she has elaborated numerous of business plans and proposals. She is also a PMI-ACP, PRINCE2 certified practitioner, a certified GDPR expert & Data Protection Executive, and a certified coach.