UNIRESEARCH is an SME (founded in 1994) which is specialised in supplying project management and consultancy services in the field of national and European research projects and innovation activities. Uniresearch is and has been involved in many research projects, many of which in the transport sector. For example in the field of sustainable propulsion and the electrification of road transport, projects such as (H2020) ECOCHAMPS, HDGAS, REWARD and (FP7) FUEREX, OPTIMORE, TRANSFORMERS. Next to this, Uniresearch is involved in the field of security (PROMERC), in the maritime domain (BlueMining), the rail sector (SMARTRAIL) and sustainable energy and solar cell developments (Fasttrack, SuMMiT). More examples of EU research projects managed by Uniresearch can be found at the website.
Tasks of UNR in the CEVOLVER project:
In the CEVOVLER project, Uniresearch has been assigned the task of project management facilitator (WP8) and task co-leader Dissemination, communication and preparative exploitation activities (WP7).
Uniresearch has a team of qualified consultants, bringing together a mix of technical, scientific and business administration backgrounds. Based on the management experience gained in over 150 collaborative R&D projects, the governance structures and tools has been developed, e.g. a web based project management and transparent communication tool that provides a central archive of all project related files, an online reporting function, up-to-date performance and progress overviews (both technical and financial), a shared webserver that enables the uploading/sorting of project files by all partners, a platform for (technical) discussions, and a public domain for dissemination purposes (window to the outside).
Second key activity of Uniresearch is in the dissemination of project results and facilitation of technology and marketing. Activities involve the design, setup and maintenance of the tools (project websites, project flyers and newsletters), the organisation of workshops and (final) project events, creation and organisation of exploitation strategy seminars.