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- Katerina PastraSemantic Technologies expert with more than 15 years of research experience. My research is focused on the computational integration of language, perception and action based on experimental findings from neuroscience. Among others, I have developed the first ‘Minimalist Grammar of Action’, the PRAXICON semantic memory model (multimodal and multisensory semantic network), the PLT affordances network and the COSMOROE image-language semantic interplay framework.
- Kazimierz MurzynManaging Director of LifeScience Krakow cluster initiative and President of LifeScience Krakow Klaster Fundation; Vice President of Global Innovation Network Inc. in North Carolina, USA; Member of Biotechnology Committee of Polish Academy of Science; Member of the Working Group for Cluster Policy in Poland. Phd candidate on Kozminski University in Warsaw. Study subject: Valuation of innovation capability of life science clusters with use of methods of System’s Dynamics. Received Master’s Degree from Technical University in Krakow in 1987 and the Diploma of First Polish–American Business School in Krakow in 1991. Additional education include: - Mini-MBA™, Global BioPharma Entrepreneurship at Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ, USA (2010) - Solving Complex Business Problems, Systems Dynamics at Sloan Business School, MIT Cambridge, MA, USA (2006) - Systems Thinking Approach To Strategy Development and Implementation, Centre for Strategic Management, San Diego, USA (2003) - Modelling of Strategy Dynamics, Systems Dynamics Society, Palermo IT (2002) - Measuring and changing organisational culture with Organisational Culture Inventory, VERAX Ltd, London, UK (1999) Have knowledge & working expertise in: development of cluster strategies and management of cluster’s activities, project management, technology transfer, innovation management, business internationalization, business strategy and business development, organizational learning, knowledge management. Have proficiency in application of systems thinking and systems dynamics to modeling and solving complex problems, organizational development and strategic management, scenario planning as well as in application of creative thinking. Have experience from field work as software developer, project manager, unit - business – organization manager, business consultant-advisor-mentor, business developer, inventor, trainer, writer and designer.