Barbara Spanó is Senior Research Officer at the Office for Research and Relations.
Barbara has been working for 7 years at the Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation (DAST) as National Contact Point and Programme Committee delegate for different areas og FP7 and Horizon 2020. She was an advisor to the Danish Government with regard to the Rules for Participation for Horizon 2020 and she was a representative in the H2020 Annoted Model Grant Agreement Consultation Group on behalf of Denmark. She has been involved in Expert Working Groups dealing with different aspects of FP7 and Horizon2020. Barbara has extensive experience, among others, in the Marie S. Curie Action Programme and in the Legal and Financial Aspects of H2020 Grant Agreements.
Barbara has a professional background as civil servant from various positions in other Danish and Italian institutions, and during her work at DASTI has been seconded at the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation - TEKES.
Barbara holds a MSc in Political Science from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy, and is fluent in Italian, Danish, English and Spanish.