Katharina Krell is a senior expert with 18 years of work experience in the areas of renewable energy, energy efficiency, smart cities and circular economy. She is specialised in supporting the uptake of results of EU-funded projects in form of policy recommendations, good practices, technologies for commercialisation, or knowledge for further research. She is the Founder and Managing Director of Greenovate. It is an expert group dedicated to supporting green innovation processes. Since 2018, she has been part of the INTERREG EUROPE POLICY LEARNING PLATFORM, it is in charge of the thematic area of low-carbon economy. Within the Policy Learning Platform, she promotes the knowledge exchange and networking among low-carbon economy projects and their links to external initiatives.