Henrik, MSc Political Science from Aarhus University, has been working with research management and administration since 2008.
His professional career also counts 7 years of employment in Danish Customs and Tax Administration (1999 – 2006), 1 year as EUROCUSTOMS Resident Advisor in Kyiv, Ukraine (2004) and 2 years in the Danish Patent and Trademark Office (2006 – 2008).
He has been and is engaged in pre- and post-award functions in FP6, FP7 and H2020 projects and applications. Besides that Henrik supports researchers finding opportunities for funding in the Danish public and private, the regional and the international public and private funding landscape. During his employment as Research Coordinator at the Technical University of Denmark, National Veterinary Institute (DTU Vet) Henrik also worked with improving the quality of research support services. Networking formed an important part of this - he was an active member of internal DTU network for research administrators and managers and is active in DARMA and EARMA.
Since 2015 Henrik has managed a team of 10 research consultants at IT University of Copenhagen (ITU). Team Research Support offers services within department support, consultancy & advice, pre-award, grant preparation and post-award.
Sylvia Karl-Parzer is Senior Research Advisor at IHS, an important research think tank in Austria.
She studied Romance languages at various European universities and completed a Master's degree in European Studies.
Margarida has over six years of experience in supporting researchers, faculty and institutions on the assembling of funding proposals, including strategic planning, finding opportunities, support throughout the application, contract negotiation and grant writing.
Her experience spans several European and American, public and private agencies, such as the Horizon 2020, FP7 and the NIH, as well as Portuguese grant schemes. Presently she works for the Business Research Unit at ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon, which encompasses more than 100 PhD researchers in the areas of Economics, Finance, and Management. From 2008-2013, she acted as Pre-award Funding Coordinator at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, working closely with biomedical researchers. She is also an experience trainer on grant application and career development for graduate students, having lectured Master and PhD programs in Portugal and Brazil. In parallel, she acted as expert evaluator for the European Commission FP7 program and recently joined the Horizon 2020 Marie S. Curie Actions Advisory Group. Margarida obtained her PhD on Developmental Biology at the University College London in 2000