Graduated both as an engineer and economist, Daniel Cosnita has been working in the last 15 years in the fields of technology transfer and innovation, regional economic development and clusters. Since 2008 he has been supporting the Romanian Ministry for Economy in the generation of the national cluster policy, by performing the cluster mapping exercise at national level, contributing to the elaboration of the Guide of Applicants of the financing schemes dedicated to the poles of competitiveness.
Currently he is acting as an expert for the Romanian Ministry of Economy in the elaboration of the new competitiveness strategy document and for the Romanian Ministry for European Funds in the development of the new structural funds programming period 2021-2027. He acted as a consultant for the Algerian government in setting up a national network of business incubators, for the Turkish government in the elaboration of the national cluster strategy and for the Armenian government in the elaboration of the innovation strategy.
Since 2011 he has been the president of the Romanian Cluster Association. He has been a member of the Export Council of Romania since 2011 and of the National Council for Technology Transfer and Innovation since 2016. He is a member of the Cluster Excellence Working Group of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region and of the Research & Innovation and Cluster Working Groups of the Enterprise Europe Network.View all members