Valentina graduated in Economics, obtained a Master in European Project Management and she is currently a MSc candidate in Population Health Sciences. She has multiannual experience in international project management and proposal writing under several R&I funding programmes.
Her fields of interest and research are digital health and care, social innovation and digital transformation of public services with a focus on building smart, liveable and healthy cities.
In the last 11 years she has been working as Research Project Manager at different healthcare, research and industry organizations (e.g. Polytechnical University of Milan, IESE Business School, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Ab.Acus srl among others) and providing consultancy services to public administrations and non-profit entities.
Currently, she is the Dissemination and Communication manager of the ALAMEDA project overseeing stakeholder engagement and use case scenario assessment. She has been the project manager of the 3-years RRI MULTI-ACT project, authored successful grant proposals and delivered socio-economic studies for public authorities and European institutions such as the European Economic and Social Committee.
She is providing services and innovation support to local authorities and is the Lead Expert for the Urban Innovation Actions (UIA) project GAVIUS.
At ECHAlliance she has been the International Projects Director for three years. Among others, she has been the Dissemination and Exploitation Leader of the H2020 projects, such as PULSE and SmartWork, and Dissemination Lead of the IMI2 Gravitate-Health project.