OUR MAIN ACTIVITIES

Research Quality Assessment & Grant Evaluation

We support our Partners in identifying the best research projects for funding. During 2020-2023, ESF has supported 140+ competitve calls, assessing over 16,000 research proposals for research funding organisations, philantrophies, Universities, MSCA cofunds, and EU-funded projects & programmes.

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European Project Coordination & Management

As Consortia Partner and/or Coordinator, we provide our expertise in proposal preparation, consortium building and the management of research projects funded by the European Commission. Since 2021, ESF has been involved in more than 15 Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe projects.

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Hosting of scientific structures & networks

We provide tailored secretariat services to scientific committees, networks, and associations, allowing them to focus exclusively on their activities and impact. Each structure hosted by ESF operate independently under its own terms of reference and governance.

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Our main strengths

NON-PROFIT ORGANISATION

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

EXPERTISE

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

Over 4 DECADES OF EXPERIENCE

We have direct access to a 45-year knowledge base: ESF has managed over 2,000 world-class science programmes and networks in 30 countries.

HIGHLY-QUALIFIED STAFF

We are proud to have an international, multilingual and highly-qualified team.

SCIENTIFIC NETWORK

We are connected to a global network of over 300,000 scientific stakeholders (academics, researchers, expert reviewers, policy experts and key decision-makers) coming from 186 countries.

FLEXIBLE APPROACH

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

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