- about us
The ENoLL secretariat is based in Brussels, Belgium on the campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (the Flemish Free University) and is hosted by one of the Living Labs in the ENoLL network, imec Living Labs. Find directions here.
Our team is diverse in background and nationality and please feel free to contact us via the email addresses listed below, we look forward to hearing from you.
Acting Lead, Project and Business Development Manager
Zsuzsanna Bodi, Acting Lead of European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) is an Open Innovation and Innovation Design enthusiast, seeking for ways to make Open Innovation models and co-creation methodologies sustainable, business ready and continuous growth stimulating.
As former Living Lab practitioner and current Association Manager, Bodi has worked with ENoLL’s 170 active Living Labs. She is also actively following the European Commission’s DG CONNECT’s OISPG group's activities. Working with and for these valuable networks has allowed Bodi to gain a keen appreciation for and a deep insight into the most recent research findings and future aims of the Living Lab and Open Innovation phenomena.
Bodi holds a French MBA-MAE degree in Management and Business Studies (Université Jean Moulin, Lyon). Previously she obtained a M.Sc. in Engineering and Management degree at the Technical University of Budapest and has strong focus on User Centered Product Design. Throughout her 10 years’ experience as a Project manager, she gained knowledge from her work on 15+ national and European projects focusing on the multi stakeholder and end-user engagement, citizen driven and co-creation aspect of the following topics and areas: Future Internet; Smart Cities and Mobility; Cross-border, Cross-sector Collaboration, Game design & serious gaming; STEM Learning Analytics; Big Data; Climate Change; Design and Creative Industries.
Network Manager and Project Development
Paolo Aversano is ENoLL Network Manager and working for network of Living Labs as of 2013. He earned a Bachelor`s degree in Communication, Journalism & Cinema at the University of Bari, a first Master`s degree in Marketing at the University of Naples and a second Master’s degree on business models and European policies at the VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel). He previously worked as a researcher at SMIT, the research centre of the VUB of Brussels focused on Media, Information and Telecommunication Studies. From September 2013 onwards he has been working at ENoLL (the European Network of Living Labs) on project and network development: his work is currently dealing with a number of European-funded projects focusing on smart cities and the creative industries. As importantly, he is the person managing all network activities at the ENoLL Office, coordinating members activities, organising ENoLL annual event, managing ENoLL internal databases and statistics.
Katariina Malmberg (M.Sc. Econ., M.Mus.) has completed her Master’s degree in Economics and Business administration at the department of Management in Helsinki School of Economics. She has been working at ENoLL since September 2016 as project manager. Her main responsibilities are the communication and project management tasks as well as supporting the living lab activities in three European projects, namely SynchroniCity IoT Large-scale Pilot, U4IoT coordination and support action focusing on user-engagement as well as iScape project on air quality. Before joining ENoLL, Katariina has worked at the Center of Knowledge and Innovation Research (CKIR) in Aalto University since 2008, latest as a project manager with responsibilities in national and EC-funded projects in communications, project administration and research, especially in the area of user-driven innovation.
Ines VaittinenInternational Project Manager and Developer
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Ines is an International Project Manager and Developer at ENoLL since March 2017. She has completed her Master’s degree studies in International Design Business Management at Aalto University and also has a background in Architecture (BSc from Politecnico di Milano). Her international background includes studying and working across 6 different countries. Professionally she has experience from Corporate Innovation (eg. Design Thinking, Strategic Innovation) and project work on user-centered design solutions for corporate clients in the field of service design, experience design and behavior design. With a focus on user-centered design, Ines is currently specializing in co-creation techniques, tools and methodologies, and aims for creative solutions in user engagement. Her main responsibilities at ENoLL include project management of EU-MACS and iScape projects as well as support on U4IOT project, while lending her design-focused expertise across the board of projects at ENoLL.
Communications Officer and International Project Developer
Ms. Spela Zalokar, is a Communications Officer and International Project Developer at the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) since July 2016. Her interest in European affairs and communications has led her to pursue a degree in European Studies as well as Politics and Society from Maastricht University. Spela has a long standing interest European affairs, communications and communications technology and has previously worked in European Institutions (namely the European Parliament and the European Commission) as well as for non-profit organisations. She is an internationally oriented person, who has lived and worked in four different countries. Currently she is planning, implementing and monitoring dissemination of information of ENoLL through various online channels.
Graphic Design Intern
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