Eda Ozdek works as a senior project manager at White Research (http://white-research.eu/), a Brussels-based research and consultancy company. Her key expertise lies in international funding, lobbying, project and policy research. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Master’s degree in Statistics at KU Leuven (Belgium), and is currently a doctoral researcher at KU Leuven’s Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences. Eda began her professional career as a consultant in World Bank projects. She gained extensive experience in data management and complex data analysis by contributing to the Eurobarometer studies conducted on behalf of the European Commission and the World Bank. Eda has been working as a project manager and consultant in several funding programmes for over ten years. Her complementary skillset allowed her to participate in over 50 project proposals in IPA, FP7 and H2020 programmes in various fields. With White Research, Eda has also taken part in the preparation and implementation of tender projects for the European Commission on a wide array of topics, ranging from ICT and KETs to entrepreneurship. Building on her first-hand experience, she has delivered several trainings and coaching on EU Funding programmes and project development for SMEs, Universities and Research Centres, Public institutions.