Romanian Member of the European Parliament and STOA (Scientific Technology Options Assessment for the European Parliament) Panel member.
Silvia-Adriana Ticău is a Romanian Member of the European Parliament, from 1st January 2007. She is Vice-Chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism in the European Parliament, a substitute member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and a member of the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA). Prior to becoming an MEP, she was Member of the Romanian Senate (Nov 2004-Dec 2006), Minister of Communications and Information Technology (July-Nov 2004) and Secretary of State for Information Technology (Sept 2001- July 2004). She also served as a General-Director for Information Technology and Information Society Development Strategy at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (2001). Before 2001, Mrs Ticău was Director of Operations, Director of Information Technology Department, Software Director, and analyst-programmer in the private sector.
Ms Ţicăuspoke about Encouraging ICT led Innovation in Session B1: GENDERED R&D Opportunities for Innovation at the Gender Summit 1 EU (GS1EU).