Elena Simciuc has a robust educational background in Law and Project Management. Her educational background, reinforced by the work experience, has granted her the opportunity to advance in her career. Previously, she occupied the position of the Head of the Policies and International Relations Department at the Agency for Innovation and Technology Transfer of Moldova (hereinafter referred to as AITT). She was involved (Project Manager) in the writing and implementation of EU funded international projects (TEMPUS, FP7, cross-border cooperation projects, etc.). As a representative of AITT, she was the responsible person for the activities in the Enterprise Europe Network in the Republic of Moldova. Elena Simciuc is currently the Head of the International Projects Office, Department for International Relations, Moldova State University coordinator of 2 projects within Jean Monnet action (ERASMUS+).
Her teaching is characterized by innovative teaching methods that put a strong emphasis on the use of modern information technologies and teamwork. She has valuable experience in the design and implementation of the EU projects, organization of international events (seminars, roundtables, conferences, etc.). Elena Simciuc also coordinates and implements the project SMART-Fostering university-enterprise cooperation and entrepreneurship of students via SMART Caffes” co-financed by Erasmus+ Programme, KA2, CBHE as regional co-coordinator on behalf of the non-governmental organization.
From 2013, Elena Simciuc began to work as a scientific researcher and is responsible for International Relations at the Scientific-Technological Park “Academica” and Incubator “Innovatorul.” After a couple of years, she became the President of the non-governmental organization “Association for supporting innovation and sustainable development “Impuls.”
Elena Simciuc has been involved in various projects as coordinator and co-coordinator:
- Coordinator of the project. ERASMUS+ EUAGRO – Full Project Name: Fostering European Integration of the Republic of Moldova with a specific accent on the agriculture sector. Project Number 610667-EPP-1-20191-MD-EPPJMO-PROJECT
- Coordinator of the project. ERASMUS+ EUSHARE – Full Project Name: European economic integration of the Republic of Moldova through EU shared values: education-research-innovation. Project Number 610666-EPP-1-20191-MD-EPPJMO-PROJECT
- Co-coordinator of the project. ERASMUS+ SMART – Full Project Name: Fostering University-Enterprise Cooperation and Entrepreneurship of Students via SMART Cafes. Project Number 585620-EPP-1- 2017-1-ELEPPKA2-CBHE-JP www.smartcaffe.eu
- Coordinator on behalf of Scientific Technological Park “ACADEMICA” of Moldova. Tempus FKTBUM – Full Project Name: Fostering Knowledge Triangle in Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine” (2013-2016). Project Number 543853-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-DE-TEMPUS-SMHES