Our scientific-support services

Research Grant Evaluation

We offer you independent research grant evaluation services. We have evaluated over 4,500 proposals since 2014 throughout 32 competitive calls.

Scientific platforms Administration

Obtain support in the establishment and administration of your Scientific Expert Boards, Committees and Virtual Institutes. Deal with science and policy only and let ESF take care of the rest.

European Projects Coordination

Benefit from our expertise in consortium building, call writing and proposal preparation. We have been involved in over 45 European projects since 2002.

Career Tracking surveys of Doctorate Holders

Sophisticated surveys identifiying impact from funding awards as well as career mobility for Universities, Research Funders and Research Peforming Organisations.

Institutional Evaluation

Obtain an Expert evaluation on your institutional strategy, governance, programmes, processes and support in the selection of high-profile positions.

Tailored scientific support & solutions

Benefit from scientific-support solutions tailored to your specific needs, processes and environments, including but not limited to roadmapping, foresight, training workshops...

Why partner with us?


We deliver high quality, independent science services to the European Research Area.


We possess pre-eminent science administration and project management skills that are non-domain specific.


We have direct access to a 42-year knowledge base - ESF has managed over 2,000 world-class science programmes and networks in 30 countries.


We are an international, multilingual, highly-qualified and dynamic team.


We are connected to a global network of over 300,000 scientists from 186 countries: international academics, science policy experts and key decision-makers.


We deliver tailored solutions to fit your specific needs, processes, and environment - no matter what stage your project is at.

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