margkouMarilena Maragkou is the Project Manager of the Laboratory of Educational Policy, Research, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation (ERDIC). She holds a BA in Management and Business Administration from the University of Piraeus and a MsC in International Marketing from the Athens University of Economics and Business. She completed her Master Thesis on the topic of “University-Business Collaboration: Collaboration and Commercialization of R&D results in Europe” at the Muenster University of Applied Sciences as an Erasmus Student. After the completion of her Master Thesis she started working at the Science to Business Marketing Research Center (S2BMRC) of the Munster University of Applied Sciences in Germany from 2012 till 2013 as a marketing research assistant and staff member of various European and International programmes.

Marilena, was the Project Manager of the Jean Monnet project “Universities4EU” 2014-16 and pro bono support member of the Jean Monnet programs; "YouthActiv" 2013-14 and "EuropeStARTS" 2013-14, that were implemented by the department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus. She was also working at ASSET Ltd as Project Manager in the ERASMUS+ project "Invest in Innovation" 2014-2016.