Bavarian Research Alliance GmbH, Germany
The Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) is a small, private non-profit company located in Munich. It provides support to scientists and enterprises from Bavaria in the development of large, multilateral R&D projects, and in particular, EU-funded research projects. BayFOR provides qualified consulting, efficient acquisition and professional management of grants. It also supports project leaders along the entire innovation chain. The team of experts consists of research managers, researchers and university lecturers who are dedicated to promoting research at the regional, national and European level. Since 2006, BayFOR has also hosted the Bavarian Office of International Research Cooperation with a mandate from the Bavarian State Chancellery (Prime Minister’s Office). On behalf of the Bavarian Government, the Bavarian Senior Scientific Officer/Canada (SSO) promotes collaboration in science and technology between Bavaria and Canada, with a particular focus on Québec. Neurosciences are a primary area of focus in this office.
BayFOR has profound knowlegde in the management and administrative procedures of FP7 projects and is therefore well suited to accomplish tasks relating to management in TIRCON. In addition to TIRCON, BayFOR has managed several other FP7 projects and has overseen the application process of numerous others.
Main Tasks in Project
Non-scientific project management: BayFOR will provide necessary support on all administrative, financial and legal issues, including the handling of secondary financial tasks for the Coordinator.
- Leader in WP8
- Partner in WP6, WP7, WP8