As a native regional developer, Tiina Ramstedt-Sen, M.Sc. (Admin) has a passion for innovation ecosystem development and for better use of funding to reach regional development goals. Through her role as regional contact person for Interreg programmes and working directly on public funding schemes, she has acquired deep, hands-on understanding of how important financial tools are for promoting change.
Tiina’s work in the MARIE Interreg Europe project, integrating ethical evaluation into the European Regional Development Fund, has had a clear impact on regional innovation projects. It has sparked change, launching the slow transition towards even more responsible and sustainable innovation ecosystems.