Marja-Liisa Meurice

Over twenty years of experience on innovation management within organizations has provided insights for transformation, opportunities through innovation and R&D.
Today as head of EITFood North-East she is driving the change for agri-food sector with the Partners and Programmes of EITFood Consortium.

She has previously worked as Vice President of Innovation for Sodexo (a Global Service and Food Company) implementing innovation process in over 70 countries, Operations and Programme Manager of European Industrial Research Management Association (EIRMA) which gathered major European and global industrial companies together to share their R&D and Innovation efforts and lately as founder of innovation platform Hyphenity gathering innovation practitioners around virtual Round Tables for exchange.
These experiences provided a broad understanding of challenges and solutions in service and food industries as well as in the European Industrial Innovation and R&D management. Collaboration with major Global and European companies has allowed building a solid network with European Innovation leaders.