EUROPEAN RESEARCH AND PROJECT OFFICE GMBH (Eurice)
Germany

Founded in the year 2000, the Eurice - European Research and Project Office GmbH - provides comprehensive support services for the planning, initiation, and implementation of large international collaborative projects. Eurice has been involved in EU-Framework Programmes since FP4 and has been supporting researchers in over 250 EU funded projects to date. Today, Eurice is among Germany‘s largest project management offices, with a dedicated team of 40 staff members with different professional and scientific expertise, such as law, medicine, biology, chemistry, communications, information sciences, or computer sciences. In addition to classical project management, Eurice helps to develop and implement coherent IP strategies and supports consortia through dissemination, networking, training, and capacity building activities.

Within the Hypo-RESOLVE project, Eurice will support the consortium in all aspects of project management including administrative, legal and financial matters, to ensure a smooth project implementation. To maximise project impact, Eurice will drive outreach and communication activities of the project.

Caroline Stöhr

After completing her M.A. studies of Business administration and intercultural European and American studies, Caroline Stöhr worked as a Key Account Manager at a cross-cultural consultancy company taking responsibility for international human resources development and customised training and consultancy schemes for international business projects. Since joining Eurice as a Project Manager in 2012, she uses her profound knowledge of international project management and cross-cultural communication managing several FP7, Horizon 2020 and EDCTP projects mainly in the field of life sciences and medical research. Her professional activities include strategic project planning and capacity building as well as the coordination of all financial and administrative aspects at consortium level for EU projects such as NOTOX, Patho-NGen-Trace, ncRNAPain and Hypo-RESOLVE.

Jakob Haardt

Following his graduation in European studies (M.A.), Jakob Haardt built up his competences in the fields of risk management and assessment, scientific project coordination and proposal writing as a Research Associate at the Federal Highway Research Institute and EC Liaison Officer at the Technical University Berlin. After joining the Eurice team as Research & Innovation Manager in 2016, he set his personal focus on innovation development and exploitation strategies for life science projects in Horizon 2020 as well as strategic alignment and proposal management within the public-private Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). By developing and applying innovative tools and procedures, he has gained extensive knowledge in the field of collaborative innovation management and consultation which he has been applying in various initiatives including the IMI projects PERISCOPE and Hypo-RESOLVE and the EIT Health project CLOSE. Jakob is a strategic networker whose cross-linked approach serves to detect the exploitation potential of diverse research endeavours.

Nora Schirmeier

Already in the course of her studies at Freie Universität Berlin and Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Nora Schirmeier has developed a strong interest in international cooperation and business: Having spent part of her BA and MA studies in Economics in Taiwan and China, this personal focus has also shaped her professional development as a consultant with career stages including different consulting firms in Germany and abroad, working for the German development agency GIZ in Costa Rica as well as the International Climate Initiative (ICI) in Berlin. Since joining Eurice as a Project Manager in 2018, Nora has been using her vast experience in international project management to provide strategic proposal writing and management support for national and international research consortia.

Nina Weiler

With a background in media design and information science (M.A.), Nina Weiler started her communication and design career at a communication agency where she gained hands-on experience in visualising, designing and producing digital and print media. Since joining Eurice in 2004, she has been turning complex research endeavours into appealing communication measures with her focus being on the strategic planning of project communication and visual design concepts including the creation of print and digital dissemination materials, audio-visual content and logo designs. Nina has profound expertise in the development of integrated communication campaigns and has significantly contributed to the creation of corporate identity concepts and communication activities of several EU and international R&D projects such as the European IPR Helpdesk and the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC).