As Strategic Advisor to the Head of the Secretariat and a member of the Management Team, Ms Tomasek is responsible for strategy development and innovation policy at the EUREKA Secretariat. Leading the implementation of the EUREKA Strategic Roadmap 2014-2020, she gives strategic and operational input across all activities and initiatives of the Network at all levels including to Ministerial Representatives of the 43 member countries, to the EUREKA Chairmanship team and to Board members. She also manages EUREKA’s investment readiness programme – E!nnoVest, programme that supports innovative SMEs seeking private investment by taking them through a tailor-made process and promotes the most promising of them towards the international investment community.
EUREKA is a publicly-funded, intergovernmental network launched in 1985 to support market-oriented industrial R&D&I projects. EUREKA’s aim is to enhance European competitiveness by fostering innovation-driven entrepreneurship in Europe, and stimulate growth and jobs creation by supporting the internationalization of businesses with innovative ideas. This mission is achieved through a network of more than 40 members and associated countries, facilitating the international coordination of national innovation funding programmes.