Androniki Pavlidou holds a Mathematics degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and an MSc in Science and Innovation Management from the Utrecht University, The Netherlands. She had worked in the IT sector and funded two startups; Fansinator and Datalization. The startup experience, allowed her to be mentored and learn from the best. She had won the CAPSELLA(H2020 project) hackathon and the 2nd prize in San Francisco Techcrunch (Panasonic aviation challenge). She had also won the #DiploHack Athens European competition implementing the Datalization platform that triggers EU citizens to easily discover EU Open Data, their usage in their life, their business and politics, by exploring a city in a funny way. She also participated in the MIT Enterprise Forum Greece with Datalization.

She is the project manager of OpenMinTeD (H2020) project and the Open Innovation and Citizen Science liaison of the OpenAIRE Advance (H2020) project. As a wanna be machine learning innovator, she is the communication manager of MLTrain. Androniki is a dedicated innovator, who is passionate about technology, and turning research findings into innovative products.