European Research and Project Office GmbH (Eurice)

Eurice is a spin-off company of the Saarland University which was founded in 2000 to assist and consult scientists, researchers and innovative companies in the area of EU project management. Today, with a strong track record of more than 80 EU-funded projects, totalling an overall budget of over 200 million Euros, Eurice represents the largest EU-project management office in Germany. Its team of 35 experts from different scientific and non-scientific backgrounds offers professional support from the very first project idea to its successful completion, including networking, training and capacity building activities as well as advice on communication and exploitation of research results. Eurice has developed specific IT-tools for FP7 project management providing professional software solutions for project communication, monitoring and reporting.

Main tasks

Project management and administration, innovation-related activities.

Relevant publications

  • Sester, M. and Sotgiu, G. and Lange, C. and Giehl, C. and Girardi, E. and Migliori, G. B. and Bossink, A. and Dheda, K. and Diel, R. and Dominguez, J. and Lipman, M. and Nemeth, J. and Ravn, P. and Winkler, S. and Huitric, E. and Sandgren, A. and Manissero, D. Interferon-γ release assays for the diagnosis of active tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis Eur. Respir. J. 2011 37 (1) : 100--111. [pmid]
  • Sester, M. and Giehl, C. and McNerney, R. and Kampmann, B. and Walzl, G. and Cuchi, P. and Wingfield, C. and Lange, C. and Migliori, G. B. and Kritski, A. L. and Meyerhans, A. Challenges and perspectives for improved management of HIV/Mycobacterium tuberculosis co-infection Eur. Respir. J. 2010 36 (6) : 1242--1247. [pmid]
  • Sester, M. and Giehl, C. and Sester, U. and Meyerhans, A. Management of tuberculosis in HIV infection: where T-cells matter Eur. Respir. J. 2010 35 (3) : 475--476. [pmid]


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Birte Kretschmer
Programme Manager

Science Park 1
Stuhlsatzenhausweg 69
66123 Saarbrücken
Phone: +49 681 9592 3358
Fax: +49 681 9592 3370


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