Dr. Aušra Rūtelionė is assoc. professor of the KTU Economics and Business school and Manager of Open Access Center at the school. She is project manager of EU funded and national projects, researcher. Main field of academic interests: entrepreneurial marketing, SME marketing, market researches. She is a member of Lithuanian Economics Association, consultant of Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts and Kaunas Region SME association. She has coordinated as the promoter and partner more than 20 scientific, training and investment projects in Lithuania and internationally.