Project partner #14
NAME OF THE ORGANIZATION: European Science Foundation
ADDRESS: 1, quai Lezay-Marnesia – BP 90015, 67080 Strasbourg Cedex – France
WEBSITE and other links: http://www.esf.org/
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANIZATION:
The European Science Foundation (ESF) is committed to promoting the highest quality science in Europe to drive progress in research and innovation. Through our new expert services division called Science Connect, we deliver practical, skilled and interdisciplinary support and consultancy services across all sectos of the science community. We work closely with our members, customers and partners, sharing our expertise and offering solution-orientated services aimed at increasing the quality and effectiveness of science and science-related activities in Europe. Building on ESF’s 42 years of experience in all areas of research, Science Connect partner with clients in leading successful projects and in facilitating informed decision-making through a broad range of science-support services including peer-review, evaluation, career-traking and project management.
COMPETENCES AND INVOLVEMENT in GoJelly
ESF will lead the GoJelly Project Office assisting the scientific coordinator in gathering and integrating all the information needed for the contractual milestones of the project while providing assistance with project meetings, reviews, day-to-day communications and assistance with financial aspects. Moreover, ESF will apply its experience as a boundary organization that facilitates connections between academia, industry, policy makers and civil society to assist adventurous SMEs in the marketing and exploitation of jellyfish goods.