Daniela is the CEO and Managing Partner of Octopux Consulting and has overall responsibility in the firm for business and client development. She is the heartbeat and main representative of the company. She has extensive knowledge of the European Commission and expertise with funding programmes like FP7,Horizon 2020, SME Instrument, Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs (COSME), ERASMUS+, Eurostars, EU Procurement, etc. She is a public speaker, project writer & manager, project reviewer, lecturer in EU funding and business coach. Having English as her first mother-tongue, she also speaks fluently Portuguese, Chinese, French and Dutch, with an average command of Spanish. Daniela speaks exclusively English while working and networking.