Ing. Kvetoslava Papanová graduated from the Faculty of Business of the University of Economics in Bratislava. She has more than fifteen years’ experience in eurofunds, at all stages of their cycle: creation of the operational programme, preparedness of all participating parties from the Slovak Republic for funding, implementation of eurofunds at the level of applicants/ beneficiaries and evaluation of the operational programme. She was involved in the Horizon 2020 programme as an external evaluator of applications to the SME Instrument/EIC Accelerator and also as a consultant for the preparation of applications. She currently works at the Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information as the coordinator of national contact points for the Horizon Europe programme.