She holds an MSc on Economics by the University of Debrecen and preparing the PhD thesis on regional analysis of clusters. She was the PC for Regions of Knowledge, Research Potential and Coherent Development of Policies. She was initiator and coordinator of several FP6 and FP7 projects on this topic and managed numerous national and international projects on regional innovation. She is currently working at INNOVA Észak-alföld Regional Innovation Agency on territorial and city development and innovation planning processes and on mentoring and business planning of startup companies as well. She has strong experiences working with the Regional and European Research and Innovation Policies and she was the coordinator of the second WIRE conference in 2011 in Debrecen, Hungary.