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Anu Ilmonen

Senior Manager, M.Sc. (Tech.)

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Anu is working as a Senior Manager in the area of Defence and Security. She helps companies and businesses to boost their innovations from research to market, including for example innovation potential analysis, creation of the project concept, building partnerships and collaborative projects, preparing public funding applications, and coordination of EU funded projects.

Anu joined Spinverse in 2015, and she has led the preparation of several successful funding applications. She has experience in a wide variety of EU funding instruments, such as SME instrument, EIC Accelerator, BBI, NMBP, SPIRE, ICT and EDIDP. The largest and most complex projects prepared are PEFerence (total budget of 45 M€), SWEETWOODS (total budget of 43 M€) and IMPRESS (total budget of 18 M€). In addition, she has helped consortia during the Grant Agreement Preparation phase and has supported the coordination of PEFerence and SWEETWOODS projects.

Anu holds a M.Sc. degree from Helsinki University of Technology. Before Spinverse, she worked at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, latest as a Senior Scientist. In 2014, she carried out Tieturi’s Professional Project Manager Training Programme, and achieved IPMA level C Project Management Certification (renewed in 2019).

In her spare time, Anu enjoys cycling, gym training, cross country skiing, sailing, good food and wines.

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ICT & Security

Pan-European consortium brings supercomputer service to Finland

As a result of a successful and highly competitive bid by the LUMI (Large Modified Modern Infrastructure) consortium of 8 European countries and EU, CSC datacenter in Kajaani, Finland, wi...

ICT & Security

Global cybersecurity solutions from Finland

PrivX is a new generation solution from SSH Communications Security that will bring Privileged Access Management (PAM) to the cloud era through the EPICA project. With the support from Sp...

Bioeconomy & Renewables

New hybrid biorefinery processes to integrate upstream and downstream technologies

The IMPRESS project, where 10 partners from 6 countries have joined their forces, will demonstrate a new hybrid biorefinery process for the first time. It integrates disruptive upstream a...