Competent and friendly partners at your side
Regardless of whether it is a project proposal with 20 participants or reporting to the EU is involved: Both need planning and co-ordination in order to eventually lead to success. With creativity and dedication, we also carry out conferences, project meetings, training and workshops. Process organisation is one of our great strengths.
concentris is a small, alert and friendly team of project managers with longstanding experience in the management of research projects. We are well-versed in the Horizon2020 Framework Programme of the EU and in IMI projects and we draw on our contacts to the EU and other information platforms in order to drive research projects to success.
Expertise & know-how for your success
The right team to reach your goals
Teaming people, moderating international groups, bringing about decisions: To effect real results, we prefer to communicate in person. It is not always easy to strike the right note when motivating people for collaboration. This is exactly what we understand as being one of our central tasks.
And first and foremost: 12 Service providers
Project management means provision of services. Our services help to get your project idea rolling. Our consistently high performance contributes to keeping it going. You are the steersman, we are the ‘engine’ of your project. You direct, we walk to the end of the path with you.
The faces behind concentris.
Dr. Ameli Schwalber
Project manager, CEO
Ameli has studied international business management and has a PhD in health economy. She is the founder and CEO of concentris. For more than 17 years, she has been active in EC project management. As a trainer and expert in the field of project management, she has also been employed by the European parliament.
Andrea has been managing medium- and large-scale projects in the HEALTH field for several years. She has a French-German Master's Degree in International Management and thus enjoys working with people from different cultures.
Dr. Sara Stoeber
Sara has a PhD in natural science and worked for many years in the research. As Project manager for interdisciplinary national and international research projects on environment and health, she is well-acquainted with the requirements of research projects.
During her studies in oecotrophology, Juliane concentrated much on nutrition with a focus on preventive medicine. After several years as research fellow at the university she has gained insight into science and experience in project management.
Dr. Barbara Heißerer
Barbara completed her master in politics and public management at the Konstanz University and her PhD in transport research at the National University of Ireland. Her international work experience and meticulous approach facilitate the coordination of large-scale research projects.
Dr. Christiana Krammer
Biologist by training, Christiana did her PhD at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich in the field of preclinical studies focusing on depression and antidepressant treatment outcome. She has expertise in e.g. animal models, GWAS and microarray studies.
As a responsible person in project management and in the technical implementation of projects, Miriam as a business economist (B.A.) always focuses on quality, reliability and creative solutions, without losing sight of the budget, content and time constraints. She also has a wide range of experience when it comes to setting up and sustainably implementing innovative event formats, learning venues and communication platforms on a national and international level.
Dr. Mary Gazea
A Neuroscientist by training, Mary has completed her PhD at the Max-Planck-Institute of Psychiatry in the context of an FP7-funded EU project. Having been part of EU consortia and having worked with an Open Access publisher in Switzerland, Mary is eager to support scientists with the administrative parts of their projects, allowing them to focus on what is important to them: their research.
Dr. Nina Donner
Project manager & Science communication
A neuroscientist by training, Nina holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, and a PhD in Integrative Physiology. She has worked in basic research in Colorado, and at the Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich. Through international collaborations, training of students from various backgrounds, and journalistic experience, she is well acquainted with project management, loves multicultural settings, and enjoys communicating complex scientific topics to the public.
Dr. Mariana Schröder
Project manager & Science communication
An experimental psychologist and neuroscientist by training, Mariana holds a PhD in behavioral Neurobiology and did postdoctoral training in stress neurobiology and molecular genetics. She worked as a Project group leader at the Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich and as a guest scientist at the University of Bern. She focused on a variety of research topics including neuropsychiatry, metabolic and eating disorders and has over a decade of experience in mentoring, scientific writing and the management of research projects.
Meeting organization and IT support
Katrin organises project meetings with passion. In most major cities in Europe she now feels like home. As an IT expert she furthermore takes care of IT issues at concentris and supports us with the programming of websites and intranets.
For several years, Vanessa has been supporting the organization of national and international conferences in various industries. Through her vocational training as a trainee in hotel business she can keep a cool head even in stressful situations. Since 2017, she is strengthening the conference management team of concentris.
What our clients say
“A big thanks to Sara at concentris. She has been an enormous help in getting the application submitted and I don't think we could have submitted on time and with such ease without her help. Also she provided excellent feedback on various drafts of the proposal that were very helpful. In addition she was always calm and patient which helped me to stay calm, too! Thank you, Sara!”
“Absolutely wonderful! I will propose to clonate you: it's difficult to find someone more efficient (and friendly!) than you!“
"Thanks, Juliane. You and the Concentris team were outstanding and one of the main reasons this project has been a success."
“Completely satisfied with concentris. Everything was done to very high standard. Andrea works very hard and gives her everything to the project. I have no complaints. I am not even sure anything needs to be improved.”
„Dear Maggie and concentris team, it has been a great pleasure to prepare this application with such a great group of professionals. You have made very complicated things to seem quite easy.”
"Hi Nina, The website looks really great! Overall I have to say, I have never seen an international project that was managed so well in all aspects."