You do the research – we take care of everything else
Effective project management is a central element of successful research. This is because large projects entail a lot of administrative work. Since the 6th Framework Programme through to Horizon2020, the EU Commission has explicitly demanded solid project management. Also, when it comes to evaluation, project management is one criterion: What counts are effective decision-making structures, human resources and relevant expertise.
concentris specialises in project management for EU-funded research projects. We understand project management as a service. You do the research and we take care of everything else. You concentrate on your project and leave the formalities, the reports and the organisation to us.
Our project management services in detail:
Preparation and negotiation of the EC contract with all annexes, conclusion of the consortium agreement
Daily correspondence and first contact point for the partners
Coordination and monitoring
Detailed overview of progress and deadlines, pro-active supervision of the deliverables
Easy templates for writing, collation of all report elements from the partners, calculations, critical checkups of all parts until submission to the EC
Budget calculations, controlling, project accounting, formalities in the framework of the reporting
Drafting of the agenda and thematic focuses, hotel and social programmes, organisation of the whole sequence of events, billing
Dissemination and project marketing activities
Organisation and co-ordination of conferences and symposia, the creation of marketing materials such as project posters and flyers, websites, image-videos, etc.
Organisation and co-ordination of workshops, support of local organisers
Websites and project intranets
Project or conference websites, password-protected project intranet for the partners, document-sharing
Strategy and sustainability
Establishment of associations and foundations, continued funding, business development
Your benefits from concentris
- Higher success rate of applications because you demonstrate the necessary expertise and resources for management tasks.
- Less risk – more success: Your project is steered safely and professionally. In difficult situations, we find a solution together and implement it in sufficient time for your success.
- More efficient work-flows – more performance: We prepare all tasks in order for you and your partners to complete them with minimal effort. Less administrative work means better scientific performance.
- Less stress – more time: You have more time for research because we take care of everything else. Targeted communication saves time and energy.
- ...and with pleasure: The partners like to contribute because difficult things become simple, someone eases their workload and project meetings are fun.
What our clients say
I suppose you already know that you are a star. But I need you to hear it from me. I wouldn't have been able to do this without you. […] gave me a hard time in this bid, but he made a wonderful recommendation in concentris.
Without your help and efforts we would never have reached the goal as we did.
You have done an absolutely brilliant job!
Thanks a lot for your great support!