Project Specialist with RDI expertise, expertise on coordinating Interreg projects (NPA and Interreg Nord) – now working with an application for a Interreg BSR with bioeconomy experts at JAMK – the institute of Bioeconomy. JAMK University of Applied Sciences, located in Central Finland, is an international higher education institution with expertise in 8 different fields of study. JAMK has about 8500 students and 740 staff members. The basic tasks of JAMK include degree awarding education, RDI, and continuing education and services. JAMK has defined six focus areas in its strategy. Within the focus areas JAMK develops its own competencies and connects itself strongly to the development of the region. JAMK’s focus areas are bioeconomy, multidisciplinary rehabilitation, applied cybersecurity, automation and robotics, tourism and innovative learning.