José Luis Encarnação

August 23, 2013

Over the last decades, I have been involved with Sigma Orionis in several initiatives between the EU and its International Cooperation Partner Countries (namely China and Africa) related to applying ICT for the socio-economic development. Sigma Orionis has a considerable knowledge of EU research and innovation policies on a global level gained through their involvement as coordinators or partners in a high number of EU-supported projects. I also contributed to many conferences and workshops organized by Sigma Orionis. They always do a first-class job as facilitators and moderators of the networking needed for this kind of cooperation activities. All events were extremely well organized and very result-oriented. I have experienced Sigma Orionis as being extremely efficient. For me, the “face and brain” of Sigma Orionis has always been Karine Valin: Karine acts and manages her team with a very high level of competence and professionalism and she is very committed to engaging stakeholders in new ways of building cooperation.

José Luis Encarnação
Professor - Former Chairman of the IST Advisory Group (ISTAG), European Commission


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