Christina Koch is responsible at AWS [Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH] for EU projects in the areas of creative industries, entrepreneurship and digitalisation. She is also head of the Regional Creative Industries Alliance (RCIA) – a project that aims to use the transformative power of creative SMEs to stimulate the overall economy. She also works in the capacity of National Partner for Austria at the Creative Business Cup in Denmark. Christina is Certified Project Manager (IPMA), and holds a master’s degree in sociology and a master’s in international relations. She is also part-time professional musician, playing violin in different orchestras.