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Research Facilitator

Mercedes Oleaga has a degree in Sociology and a Diploma in Advanced Studies in International Economics and Development and a postgraduate degree in Applied Social Research, all from the University of the Basque Country. She was visiting researcher at the Centre for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences of Cardiff University (Wales, UK).
Prior to joining Orkestra, she worked in the design and implementation of policies and instruments for the promotion of science, technology and research, and in the definition of actions to improve regional competitiveness.
Her areas of interest are innovation systems, regional competitiveness, and participatory processes.