Researcher, in technology adoption and innovation process, at the Centre for Enterprise of Systems Engineering from INESC TEC. She was invited assistant and invited Professor at the University of Minho (2003-2017). Before joining INESC TEC she worked as a senior consultant in health strategy management and planning, developing several consulting projects for the healthcare sector's regional and national government bodies. Ana obtained a PhD in Engineering and Industrial Management (Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, 2016), an M.S. in Quantitative Methods Applied to Management (Porto Business School of University of Porto, 2003) and a B.S. in Engineering and Industrial Management (University of Aveiro, 1998). Supervisor of several Master's theses. Researcher/consultant in several R&D projects, funded by different entities, in technology adoption, innovation process, design and development of advanced training programmes and healthcare planning topics. Author of several publications in international journals in management, technology management and healthcare planning/management. Her main research interests are technology management and technology implementation.