Our Services


Management of EU-projects

tp21's staff has scientific, medical, engineering and legal background with a long-standing experience in research management and technology transfer support.

Current in-house seminar offers:
...for clinicians and medical associations: Multicenter clinical trials and translational research - requirements under HORIZON2020
...for researchers: Planning and implementation of a European project - how to avoid typical errors (project design, finances, IPR)
...for young training networks: Intellectual Property Rights: - how to identify an invention, search for state of the art, freedom to operate, protection

If you are planning an EU project under Horizon 2020, do not hesitate to contact us.


The successful management of interdisciplinary projects requires:

  • Insight in the scientific and technological specific aspects of projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organizing abilities
  • Comprehensive knowledge management
  • Targeted progress management

tp21 offers the following support:

During application phase

  • Support in project concept development, shaping and structuring the project
  • Collection of all required administrative and financial data
  • Writing of the management, dissemination and knowledge management chapters
  • Coaching and support of the entire application process

During contract preparation phase

  • Elaboration of the DoA basing on the application Part B
  • Transfer of the work description and administrative data into the participant portal
  • Coaching all communication with the European Commission
  • Coaching partners' validation process and financial viability checks
  • Set up of a draft Consortium Agreement acc to the DESCA model, coordinating the agreement process

During project implementation

  • Set up of the budget distribution plan
  • Day-to-day management during the project implementation
  • Project logo and corporate identity development
  • Knowledge and progress management
  • Setup and running of a public project website, social media accounts and a restricted project management platform
  • Organization of events, meetings, training workshops
  • Management of all reporting
  • Conflict management, call for new partners, partner replacements, task shifts
  • Preparation of possible contract amendments
  • Supporting exploitation activities, patent surveys, plans for using and disseminating results
  • Implementing dissemination activities
  • Coaching internal and external advisory boards e.g. for science, translation, IPR and business, data management

Project management by tp21 allows researchers, clinicians and companies to concentrate on their core interest and business and to benefit from tp21's longstanding experience as EU-project manager, evaluator and PTA.

For references see our project page.


EU Training Networks

tp21 offers set-up and maintenance of public and restricted web-based platforms

  • to enable public information on the state of the art in a special RTD field
  • to support joint training and communication within a PhD programme
  • to provide a restricted platform to share documents and knowledge for RTD consortia.

These platforms offers

  • Document repository, contractual information, meetings' presentations
  • Individual work spaces to organize the collaboration and to share information
  • Personal areas for education & credits follow-up
  • Communication areas for journal clubs
  • Supervision of training program implementation by teachers
  • Calendar of events and courses
  • Up-to date contact information
  • Areas & functionalities on request

These platforms are suitable tools to coordinate programs such as

  • H2020 collaborative projects
  • Marie Curie Actions
  • International PhD programmes
  • Cluster & Network coordination
  • Any individual program

tp21 offers business and exploitation related workshops

For references see our project page.

Just contact tp21 to discuss your project.