Elli Diakanastasi (MSc, Phd. Candidate) is responsible for the network of experts / mentors and the systematic support of the beneficiary groups in the ACEin. She holds a degree in Political Science and History from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, a specialization in Business Administration from the Vocational Training Center of the Athens Unoversity of Economics and Business and a Master on Product Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from the Business School of the University of Antwerp. She has worked as marketing coordinator in the private sector and as a researcher at the Greek Foreign Ministry. At the moment, she is a researcher at ELTRUN the E-Business Center in AUEB and a PhD candidate in innovation and entrepreneurship at the same university.