Rūta Dėlkutė

Rūta Dėlkutė has five years of experience in policy analysis. At PPMI she mostly focuses on the analytical assignments that involve economic  and quantitative data analysis, data collection through surveys and interviews. Her fields of interest include economic development, education, research and innovation policies. Rūta Dėlkutė also has some field research experience in Latin America as well as worked in fields of project management and event coordination. Her educational background is in economics and political science from Vanderbilt University and ISM University of Management and Economics.


Key areas of expertise

  • Policy areas: research and innovation, education policy.
  • Research methods: quantitative and qualitative research methods.



  • MA in Economics (Specialisation – Economic Development), Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA, 2018.
  • BSc in Economics (Specialisation – Economics and politics), ISM University of management and economics, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2015
  • Erasmus student exchange, INSEEC Business School, Paris, France, 2013.


Selected projects

The mobility flows of researchers in the context of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action and the European Education Area (European Commission DG EAC, 2021-ongoing)

Study supporting the Impact Assessment of the revision of the EU legislation on medicines for children and rare diseases (European Commission, DG SANTE, 2021 – ongoing)

PSF Review of the Romanian R&I system under the Horizon Policy Support Facility (European Commission, DG RTD, 2021 – ongoing)

Feasibility study on a European Exchange Platform in Education (DG EAC, 2021)

Development of a Methodology for implementation of the EIT Impact Framework (2021 – 2027) (EIT, 2020-2021)

Roadmap for the integration of the Lithuanian industry into European value chains (European Commission, DG REFORM, 2020-2021)

Review of MSCA unit costs in preparation of Horizon Europe (European Commission, DG EAC, 2019-2020)

Cost/benefit analysis study for Impact Assessment on road circulation of non-road mobile machinery (European Commission, DG GROW, 2018 - 2019)

Support to the monitoring of the performance of the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) for the year 2017-2020 (European Commission, DG EMPL, 2018-ongoing).

Mid-term review of simplified grants used in the Erasmus+ programme (DG EAC, 2016 – 2017)

OPENing UP new methods, indicators and tools for peer review, impact measurement and dissemination of research results – OpenUP (Horizon 2020 project)

Assessing the Union Added Value and the Economic Impact of the EU Framework Programmes (FP7, Horizon 2020) (European Commission, DG RTD, 2015-2017)

Ex-post evaluation of the health theme in FP7 (European Commission, DG RTD, 2014-2016)

Ex-post evaluation of the health theme in FP7 - Case studies (European Commission, DG RTD, 2014-2017)

E-solution:NOWORRIES Agency Developing esthetics.