We are a network of organisations supporting sustainable innovation


Our Members

Our members span the research and innovation value chain – from research centres through to industrial clusters, innovation consultants to communication and engagement agencies.

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  • Clusters
  • Communication
  • Engagement
  • Innovation
  • Research

Our Team

Our management team in Brussels make the connections and amplify our activities by engaging in EU-wide knowledge transfer activities.

Vicky Mosteyrin

Managing Director


Vicky has 20 years’ experience in EU affairs, having worked both for EU institutions and the private sector in Brussels. Most recently Vicky was representing a large multinational engineering company at EU level, carrying out early intelligence activities to identify new business opportunities and the right partners and experts. Before this Vicky held positions at the European Commission (DG Research and Innovation, and DG Energy), the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. Vicky joined us in June 2018 and has responsibility for the day-to-day management of the organisation, acquisition of new business, as well as networking and representation.

Simon Hunkin

Policy & Proposals Co-ordinator


Simon has more than ten years of experience in political and scientific communication, with particular expertise in European policy-making, and the environment, energy and innovation sectors.
Simon is currently a Thematic Expert in Low-carbon Economy for the Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform, having previously led the production of a number of studies and reports for clients such as INTERREG IVC, Interreg Europe and the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme. In European projects, Simon has led on numerous dissemination and exploitation work packages and co-ordinates all new proposals prepared by the team.

James Ling

Communication & Projects Co-ordinator


James is Communication & Projects Coordinator, overseeing the implementation of all Greenovate! Europe’s projects and corporate communications. He joined Greenovate! Europe in October 2015 and since then has managed communication, dissemination and replication activities in a number of EU funded research projects, and currently HOOP.

Nathalie Bargues

Project Manager


Nathalie is a Project Manager with experience in communications, stakeholder engagement and media innovation. Since March 2021, she is managing Greenovate! Europe’s projects GO-GRASS, INN-PRESSME and CEE2ACT where G!E is leading communication, exploitation and dissemination work packages. Nathalie’s previous experience includes working at EURACTIV Media Network, where she coordinated an innovation and training programme for media professionals. Prior to EURACTIV, she managed EU-funded projects at the European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA).

Patrick Rembe

Project Manager


Patrick is a Project Manager who has m Since February 2024, he is managing the INGUMA, InteractionSeeds and MarginUp! projects where G!E is leading communication and dissemination work packages.

Laura Nieto Cuervo

Project Manager


Laura is a Project Manager with a European projects and territory development background. She has experience in different European programmes such as Erasmus+, Horizon and Interreg and has worked in the fields of innovative and inclusive education and international relations. She joined G!E in January 2023 and is currently involved in the communication and dissemination activities of FOODRUS, SOILUTIONS and the replication tasks of STARDUST.

Merel Leithaus

Project Manager


Merel is a project manager experienced in stakeholder management, communication, and dissemination activities. She joined Greenovate! Europe in June 2023, and oversees projects such as UNLOCK, InvestCEC, and INBUILT. Prior to joining G!E, Merel worked as a research fellow under a Horizon 2020 project where she gained extensive experience in planning, conducting and disseminating research studies at EU level in the field of public health.

Piero Valmassoi

Project Manager


Piero is a project manager with a background in European Studies and sociology. In Brussels, he had experience in governmental institutions and NGOs, working on policy monitoring and advocacy, European research projects, dissemination, and stakeholder engagement. He joined G!E in June 2023 and is currently involved in the communication and dissemination activities of the SUINK, FUELPHORIA and SYMBIOREM projects.


We are members of the following associations.

Bio-based Industries Consortium

Associate Member

Sustainable Process Industry Through Resource and Energy Efficiency


European Construction Technology Platform