Project Management

Improve your proposal success rate, alleviate the administrative burden on your staff and run a better project


We will support you by

  • Helping you build a successful consortium, connecting you with leading scientists, institutions, industries and companies from all over Europe.
  • Taking care of the proposal preparation phase by leading budget and work allocation negotiations, coordinating the proposal writing and editing phase and walking you through all the necessary administrative steps.
  • Providing you with experienced, science-trained project managers who are able to coordinate complex projects from proposal to delivery.
  • Making our specialised financial and administrative staff available to you for expert advice and support.
  • Providing access to a large number of scientific experts and high-ranking agency officials all over Europe.
  • Offering a unique set of services that add significant value to your project, including peer-review and evaluation services, dissemination services (workshops, publications, large events, conferences, etc.) and community/stakeholder mapping.

Benefits of working with ESF-Science Connect

  • Enhance your project with the unique skills that ESF-Science Connect offers in the fields of evaluation, foresight advice, community mapping and communication, benefiting from ESF’s several decades of experience in this field.
  • Spend less time in the processes of applying for grants.
  • Ensure that your project runs smoothly, with minimum administrative and managerial hassle.
  • Increase your proposal success rate for Horizon 2020.

Examples of projects coordinated or supported by ESF

Since 2003, ESF has acted as Consortium Partner, Project Office or Coordinator in over 20 high profile EC projects (from FP6 to H2020), including:

  • The Graphene Flagship since 2013
  • MERIL-2 since 2016, and MERIL portal management from 2010 to 2012. In the intermediate period 2013-2015, this was funded by ESF Member Organisations
  • COST management from 2003 to 2014. ESF was the legal entity for COST, operating the COST Office in Brussels through a specific EC contract

In addition, ESF has contributed to several projects sponsored by other international organisations, including the European Space Agency (ESA).

Current EC Projects

Science Connect Brochure

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