Director of Collaborative R&D
Madalina is leading the Collaborative Research and Development (CR&D) team at Digital Catapult. In her role she builds partnerships and designs digital programmes seeking to bring the best of research to market. Madalina has previously built and managed national and international research and business support programmes at major universities (University College London), at consultancies (Newable), and European institutions (European Investment Bank and European Commission). Madalina has also had input into European level policies, part of which required a full understanding of major funders’ needs and stakeholder incentives. She is currently part of the European Innovation Council – SME Instrument Jury and is passionate about making startups and scaleups succeed.