Daniela Paolotti is a research leader at the ISI Foundation. She holds a Ph. D. in Physics. The main focus of her research is on the development, deployment and coordination of a network of Web-based platforms for syndromic influenza surveillance in Europe: Influenzanet.eu. The Influenzanet network was developed in the scope of the EC FP7 IP project Epiwork coordinated by ISI Foundation.