Received her MSc (2007) in Biomedical Engineering from Aalborg University and PhD (2015) in Medicine (Department of Occupational Health, Aarhus University Hospital) from Aarhus University. She has been working with various projects within health related innovation and research with the end user in focus. In the SmartWork project she will be responsible for management of the tasks associated with Center for Assisted Living Technology (CAT).
Is European Project Officer for Center for Assisted Living Technology, Health and Care, Aarhus Municipality. She has a BA in languages and Diploma in Public Administration and Economy and a certified project manager education. She has worked with project development, coordination and fundraising since 2007, and has been engaged in several EU-projects. Sonja has experience in collaborating international, in both Triple and Quatro Helix cooperation and has both national and international networks and close cooperation with the EU-system and Danish EU-offices in Brussels and their networks as ERRIN – European Regions regional international network, the Commissions DG Connect and DG Sante and the EIP on AHA network (European international partnership on active and healthy ageing), the CORAL-network (Community of regions for assisted living), Age friendly cities etc.