Aleksandrs Cepilovs (BSc Riga Technical University, MSc Aalborg University, MA/PhD Tallinn University of Technology) is project manager for The Once-Only Principle Project, the EU Horizon2020 large-scale pilot on exploring and demonstrating the feasibility of the once-only principle involving 50+ partners from 21 countries inside and outside the European Union. His main research interests include innovation policy and innovation in the public sector, as well as policy transfer in transition economies. He has previously worked in different capacities for the government of Latvia.
Linda Sutt is currently involved in a Horizon2020 project called TOOP, The “Once-Only” Principle Project, that has a budget of 8 million euros and lasts from 1 January 2017 until 30 June 2019. Additionally, Linda works as a teaching and research assistant for professor Tiina Randma-Liiv, already since September 2012. Besides the project and assistant tasks, she also assists the RND e-governance team regarding everyday questions, secondment arrangements and other relevant aspects.
Linda graduated BA in Public Administration with cum laude and holds an MA in Technology Governance, both from Tallinn University of Technology. From 2014 until 2017 was a PhD student in Public Administration (unfinished) and worked as a junior research fellow at RND. At the time was involved in a project called “Understanding policy change: Financial and fiscal bureaucracy in the Baltic Sea Region” that was also her main research topic. During studies attended various summer schools – at the University of Iceland, University of Ljubljana, University of Padova and Mykolas Romeris University. Previous work experience includes the position of European Union Career Ambassador in Estonia 2012-2013 (1-year position) and work as an external expert at the National Audit Office of Estonia depending on their needs between 2011 and 2015.
Fun facts: Linda is a certified tennis coach (Estonian Qualifications Framework level 3) and a certified masseuse (certificate from Estonian Massage and Therapy School).
Contact: linda dot sutt at ttu dot ee
Triin Puusaar is a project assistant in the Horizon 2020 project titled "The Once Only Principle Project" (TOOP) that was launced by the European Commission in January 2017. Her work is mainly associated with the financial management of the project, TimeLog cost reporting system, and communication with project partners from 21 countries related to financial and administrative matters. Furthermore, she has been a teaching assistant for courses "Entrepreneurship and Technology Management", "Public Ethics" and has been involved as an assistant in various research projects.
Triin holds a BA in Public Administration and Governance (cum laude) from Tallinn University of Technology and is pursuing her MA degree in Technology Governance at Tallinn University of Technology. She has also taken part of intensive summer schools in Iceland and Slovenia and organized different student projects, most notably TEDxTTU.
Contact: triin dot puusaar at ttu dot ee