The University Of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham has extensive experience of EU collaboration and partnerships and in-depth expertise of Framework Programme matters including management, reporting and auditing. The University has been involved in over 130 FP7 projects at Nov 2011 (including projects in negotiation) across the whole Framework Programme. This includes 60 Collaborative Projects (14 coordinated from the University), 11 Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (9 coordinated from the University), 31 Marie Curie Fellowships, and 6 European Research Council awards, in addition to other projects. Researchers at the University of Birmingham will be supported at all stages of the project by a team of University administrators dedicated to the Framework Programme, which includes two European Officers, a European Contracts Officer, four accountants and a post-award project delivery officer. Founded in 1900, the University of Birmingham is a well-established institution, both nationally and internationally, that offers high-standard teaching and research in most major disciplines, organised in five academic Colleges. The University is one of the leading research-based universities in the United Kingdom; the breadth of research expertise and first-class infrastructure is a distinctive characteristic of the University. The University is ranked 99th in the Jiao Tong worldwide league table of Universities 2010, and it is one of only 11 UK higher education institutions to feature in the top 100 universities.


UBHAM would be leading WP7 and COSMOS contact point it is Professor Ulrich Günther