Project Team

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU)

Kaunas University of Technology

Gintarė Ambrozaitytė
Project Manager

I am co-creator of the ACCESS project. Past 3 years I have spent working with entrepreneurship-promoting projects INTERREG from which created a consistent record of programs incubating early-stage startup teams:  LT-PL CooPlatform, Creazone 2.0, ACCESS. During my free time instead of Yoga I feel relaxed surrounded by buzzing bees.  I am a beekeeper of 10 beehives.  

Neringa Valantinė
Project Coordinator

I am Business Development Project Manager at KTU Startup Space and the Coordinator of EIT Health Hub activities in Lithuania. For several years I was the coordinator of the Kaunas Startups project, therefore I am aware of the Kaunas innovation ecosystem challenges and strengths. Passionate about dancing when out of ACCESS. Jive is the dance that moves me through life.

Vaida Morkūnaitė
Project Communication Specialist

I am the communication and PR manager at KTU Startup Space. From 2018 till present I was in a charge of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) activities in Lithuania. My expertise field is public relations, mass media, digital media, and public speaking. I love writing, drawing, discussing political and social topics, and my guilty pleasure is… Eurovision!

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Mindaugas Bulota
Project Expert

I work as the Head of the National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at KTU. I have a Ph.D. in Chemical technology from Aalto University (Finland) and experience in project management (the license of Project management by Project Management Institute (USA). I like to spend my free time with family, do sports and I am interested in R&D development topics. 

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Tomas Proscevičius
Project Entrepreneurship Specialist

I am the business development manager at KTU Startup Space. I have more than 8 years of experience in innovative technological startups development and R&D commercialization. My expertise fields are the topics of team building, business idea generation and company establishment process. During my free time I like fishing and treasure hunting. 

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Lukas Bartusevičius
Project Entrepreneurship Specialist

I have over 5 years of consulting experience and currently working at KTU Startup Space helping young teams  and companies achieve their goals in the earliest stages of  business. Previously, I’ve worked at a startup in the UK, co-ran a family business real estate development project in Lithuania.

Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts (Kaunas Chamber of CIC) 

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Daiva Vyšniauskienė
Project Entrepreneurship Specialist

I am the Head of Business Interests’ Representation  Department at Kaunas Chamber of Commerce,  Industry and Crafts. I’ve been working at the Chamber for more than 20 years and I have the experience in various business development projects: business  establishment, trainings and consultations for business  establishment and development, international  relations, quality management, etc. I am also a coordinator activity of Business Women Network in  Kaunas. I like to read, travel and enjoy time with my family.

Vera Mileikienė
Project Entrepreneurship Specialist

I am the Head of the Business community department of Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Crafts. My expertise field covers entrepreneurship promotion, business development, and strategic business management.  I have experience in the textile sector, working as the Head of Production Department. In my free time, I like to travel, read historical and self-educational books, I am interested in political and economic issues.

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Joana Daubaraitė
Project Communication Specialist

I am the Head Of Public Relations at KCCIC. Past 5 years I have spent working with Public relations and communication. In the project, I am responsible for Communication through partner’s communication channels. Obviously, I am interested in communication but during my free time, I like hiking and going on full of challenges dates with myself in the mountains.

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Andrius Verbyla
Project Specialist

My duties in ACCESS project are related to project management: planning and organizing project activities, organizing and participating in partners meetings, planning project activities with chambers team. I am responsible for public procurement procedures and supervising suppliers that were contracted by Kaunas chamber of commerce, industry and crafts. I love to play tennis and travel with bicycle around Lithuania.

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Evaldas Ulevičius
Project Specialist

I am the Head of Marijampolė branch at Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts. I’ve gained work experience in the fields of informatics, financial and currency markets, trade, long-term financial and operational planning, organization management. In the project, ACCESS I am responsible for collecting and organizing information, assisting in organizing events. My hobbies – active recreation in nature.

Andrėja Starkutė
Event Manager

I am responsible for the organization and administration of events, communication with event participants. In my free time, I like active leisure (Latin American dance training, cycling, hiking). I like to capture moments in photography and for personal development, I am interested in intellectual games.

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Jelena Veršinina
Project Specialist

I am a project specialist. My responsibilities in the project frames cover the implementation of various tasks related to computer science knowledge, organizing events, and ensuring communication with participants. I’m interested in photography and retouch techniques. I like to travel.

Bialystok University of Technology (BUT)

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Ewa Glinska
Project Coordinator

I am a researcher and lecturer working at the Faculty of Engineering Management, Bialystok University of Technology. I am the head of the Department of marketing and tourism at this Faculty. My scientific interests concern city branding.  I coordinate the implementation of the ACCESS project at the Białystok University of Technology. I like watching ambitious movies and Nordic walking.

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Ewa Rollnik-Sadowska
Project Entrepreneurship Specialist

I am an Assistant Professor in the Chair of Management, Economics and Finance at the Faculty of Engineering Management of Bialystok University of Technology, Poland. I hold the position of Vice- Dean for Teaching and Students’ Affairs. My scientific interests are labour economics, institutional economics and labour market policy. I am qualified as a professional counselor and in that field, I specialize in youth counseling. I love to spend time actively, doing sports (snowboarding, fitness) and traveling all over the world

Joanna Szydło
Project Specialist

I am a research and didactic employee of the Faculty of Engineering Management at the Bialystok University of Technology. I am engaged in exploring the cultural sphere of management. I am a specialist in the ACCESS project. Privately, I like to travel, spend my time actively and read books.

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Urszula Kobylinska
Project Entrepreneurship Specialist

I am an academic teacher at the Faculty of Engineering Management at Bialystok University of Technology. I conduct research in the area of academic entrepreneurship. I am an entrepreneurship specialist in the ACCESS project and I am responsible for consulting in the field of searching for business ideas, setting up a business, and searching for sources of financing. In my free time I like cycling and working in the garden

Danuta Szpilko
Project Expert

I am a researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering Management, Bialystok University of Technology. I am involved in research on the future, in particular smart city development. I am an expert in the ACCESS project. Privately I like discovering interesting corners of the world and working in my garden.

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Marta Jarocka
Project Specialist

I am an assistant professor in the International Department of Logistics and Service Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering Management of Bialystok University of Technology, Poland. I am also a specialist in the ACCESS project, and I am responsible for technical organization of trainings. Privately I like traveling and roller skating.

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Urszula Ryciuk

I am working as an assistant professor at the Engineering Management Faculty of Bialystok University of Technology, Poland. My research interests are logistics, supply chain management, inter-organizational relationships, and statistic data analysis. I am the author (co-author) of nearly 50 publications in the field of management, coordinator, and researcher in international projects and grants. In my free time, I love traveling and gardening.

Bialystok Functional Area (BFA)

Anna Augustyn
Project Coordinator

I’m project coordinator representing the Association of Białystok Functional Area. My specialization is urban sustainable development and place branding.  According to my expertise fields, I am skilled in Research, Lecturing, Economics, and Marketing.  In my free time, I like watching movies and reading books.

Łukasz Siemieniuk
Project Entrepreneurship Specialist

My name is Łukasz Siemieniuk  and I’m projectentrepreneurship specialist representing Association of Białystok Functional Area. My specialization is business environment institutions, startups, creating business ideas and growth strategy. In my free time I like doing sports.

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Dorota Sawicka
Project Communication Specialist

I’m a journalist and communication specialist. I like the media, traditional and so-called new media. I like people, development and change. I cooperate with Association of Białystok Functional Area in informational activities

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Joanna Nazarko
Project Specialist

My name is Joanna Nazarko and I’m a project specialist representing the Association of Białystok Functional Area. I’m responsible for the administrative side of the project. In my free time, I like watching TV shows and doing yoga.

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Agnieszka Borys
Project Financial Manager

My name is Agnieszka Borys and I’m project financial manager representing the Association of Białystok Functional Area. My specialization is EU projects and public procurement. In my free time, I like walking, swimming and riding a bicycle.

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