Stela is a research manager and consultant working on conceptualising research and innovation activities in different domains related to healthcare and ageing, with the aim to accelerate the uptake of innovative solutions, create user-centered designs, communicate scientific results, and provide tailored policy recommendations for relevant stakeholders facing different challenges throughout the innovation cycle. Since her educational track in Political Science, Diplomacy, Law and Global Studies, she has worked in national and international organisations and has been involved in several European projects, with a positive track record of successful project ideas. Currently she is managing the Horizon 2020 project which aims at increasing awareness and improving training on cybersecurity issues in the healthcare sector.