|COST Association||Experte Scientifique||Belgique|
Karina Marcus has a degree in Computer Sciences and a PhD in Combinatorial Optimisation. She has spent several years in the public and private sector in the telecommunications area, working in Brazil, France, Canada and Belgium. From 2008 to 2010 she worked at the European Commission as a Research Programme Manager in the areas of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Environment and e-Health, contributing to policy implementation and strategy development in these fields. Since October 2011 she is the Director of the Central Management Unit of the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Association, responsible for the AAL Programme, which funds European projects in the area of ICT for Ageing Well.