Our Awesome Webinars

Our best-in-class speakers are presenting  amazing sessions to help you improve your pitch aptitudes, work on your horizontal leadership abilities and guide you through the funding opportunities that EIT brings to help innovative entrepreneurs among others. 

2nd Open Call Webinars
1st Open Call Webinars
  • Natalia Mendez (EIT Manufacturing) will talk about ‘for women within EIT Manufacturing’ on 18th of May at 12h.  


Looking to make your way in the world of entrepreneurship?  Do you want to get a closer look at the opportunities that EIT Manufacturing has for you? Discover them through this webinar. 


  • Jessica Breitenfeld (Engage Training) will hold webinar on topic of Disruptive mindset on 22nd May at 10h. 


Disruptive mindset. Can Do Culture. The competition is innovating and adapting in the uncertain VUCA environment. Learn and practice immediately the 3 steps to improvising in uncertainty.  


  • Alexandra Hoesli, Horizontal Leadership Consultant & Founder of IMO Spain (IMO – Institute for Human and Organisational Development) will hold a webinar on topic of  Horizontal Leadership – the art of creating human-centered organisations‘ on Thursday, 8th of June 2023, 12-14h CEST. 


Who are you as a leader? What and who made you who you are today? In this webinar you get to know the principles of horizontal leadership and – in an interactive exercise – you learn how to use your own biography as a powerful tool for your professional development.  


  • Cristina Saez (Chief Marketing Officer at llaollao) will talk about Engineering applied to marketing on the topic of “How an engineer applies her skills in the world of marketing” , on 3rd of July at 12 h. 


How can your background help you differentiate yourself as a leader? Use your technological and mathematical knowledge by developing marketing strategies based on consumer behavior.   


  • Belén González (Twin Pines) will hold a webinar on 20th June at 12 CEST on topic of ‘Conflict management’. This webinar will be in spanish. 


Appropriate conflict management is a fundamental life skill. In the workplace, it is especially important to achieve well-being in organisations, generate profits and improve results. If you want to learn how to manage these situations, don’t miss this webinar. 

  • Cristina Vila will talk about ‘Design Futures’discussing context of the disciplin, horizon scanning, trends analysis, scenario building prototyping and tools, on 18th September at 12:00 CEST. 
  • Marjolijn Pronk from LEGO, will speak about ‘Automation & Digitalization on the Shopfloor – day-to-day life in the LEGO factory on 10th of May from 12h CEST. 
  • Paloma Lozano will hold a webinar on October the 4th, and she will speak about Soft Skills. 
Triin Kõrgmaa
CEO / Member of the Board – Salvest AS
Triin Kõrgmaa has been in the food industry for 15 years. She has worked in various positions in several large Estonian companies, such as Valio Eesti and HKScan Estonia. She currently manages one of the largest and best known food companies in Estonia – Salvest. In addition to being CEO of Salvest, she is also a member of the board.

Photo by Stina Lill

Marju Zirel
Head of Investor Relations – AS Tallinna Sadam


Marju Zirel first joined the Port of Tallinn 16 years ago and has held various financial positions there, as treasurer, EU project manager and IPO project manager. Today she is working as the group head of investor relations. She has been a finance manager in an international manufacturing-construction company and logistics-transport company, and previously also worked in the finance department of the Tartu City Government. In addition, Marju is a member of the TalTech Logistics Programme Advisory Board.

Photo from Tallinna Sadam gallery

Helina Põldemaa
Verification Engineer – Karl Storz
Helina Põldemaa is an alumnus of the University of Tartu with a bachelor’s degree in physics, a master’s degree and a doctorate in materials science. Over four years ago, after completing the second year of her doctoral studies, Helina joined the medical equipment manufacturer Karl Storz Video Endoscopy Estonia OÜ as a full-time validation engineer. By now, she has gathered about 1.5 years of experience as a validation manager at Karl Storz.

Photo by Sigrid Proosvelt

Triin Anette Kaasik
CEO / Member of the Board – Data Print OÜ
Triin Anette Kaasik has 30 years of management experience in various Estonian manufacturing companies such as Sangar, Estiko-Plastar and today Data Print. In addition to her everyday manufacturing work, she is involved in community life, being a member of Tartu Hansa Rotary Club and Tartu City Government.

Photo by Merle Värv

Liisa Luhaste
Manager – Moe OÜ
Liisa Luhaste has worked in the spirits industry close to 10 years. Started off as a technician in the laboratory of Rakvere Spirits Factory and working now as the manager of Moe Distillery. Master’s degree in chemistry has helped her dive deep into production and development of drinks whilst it being considered a masculine area.

Photo from private gallery

Kaire Kuldpere
Head of Environment and Sustainability – AS Utilitas Eesti
Kaire Kuldpere is the Head of Environment and Sustainability of the energy group Utilitas. She has long-term work and leadership experience in the fields of environment, energy, infrastructure and sustainability in general.

Previously, as Audit Manager at the National Audit Office of Estonia, Kaire was involved in organizing and conducting audits in the fields of energy, environment, state infrastructure, transport and IT. She started her career as a consultant and project manager in the field of energy and environment. She holds a Master’s degree in Heat Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Environmental Protection Technology.

Photo by Jake Farra

Emöke Sogenbits
Managing Director / Member of Management Board – Raumedic Estonia AS
Emöke Sogenbits served in numerous positions of leadership in operations over the course of her long international career. She has been working in several supply chain, global sourcing and operations management positions in China, Central Europe and USA.

Photo by Andras Kralla

Sirli Männiksaar
Head of Supply Site Tallinn / Chairman of the Board – Ericsson Eesti AS
Sirli Männiksaar is the Country Manager of Ericsson Estonia and the Head of Supply Site. Sirli has a Master of Science in Product Development and she has also studied Quality Management. She’s been in Ericsson since 2004 and has worked with supply chain, strategy, digital transformation and management quality. For the last three years, she worked for the global Ericsson digitization organization, creating, among other things, machine learning models with her team.

Today Sirli leads the innovation-driven supply site in Tallinn, where latest 4G and 5G products are industrialized for clients all around the world.


Photo by Rauno Liivand