Monique Calisti Managing Director and Partner of Martel Innovate
Dr. Monique Calisti, Managing Director and Partner of Martel Innovate, is an entrepreneur with profound experience in research and innovation management actively engaged in the international digital research and innovation scene. An expert in her field and specialised in public funding, she coordinates several EU H2020 projects, supports innovative SMEs and startups, runs specialised training programs, and has served the European Commission as expert evaluator and reviewer in the field of advanced Internet technologies for over a decade. Monique is currently engaged in the Next Generation Internet programme and in the Digital Social Innovation initiative at the pan-European level, helping digital researchers and innovators to realise their innovative ideas and achieving greater impact. Monique is active in the global scientific community and has authored more than 50 scientific papers and edited several books focusing on intelligent agent systems. Multicultural and multitasking, former ultimate Frisbee player and fitness teacher, she is mother of three, speaks five languages and holds two Ph.D. degrees: one in Artificial Intelligence and one in Telecommunications Engineering.