European Research Services GmbH (ERS) is a public-private partnership that supports researchers and institutions/organisations in planning and managing projects funded by the EU. ERS provides technical and administrative support, adapting project-management to the size and complexity of each specific project. ERS helps to implement risk assessment, internal monitoring and common standard procedures, ensuring outcomes with quality & within time, budget, and EU guidelines.
Main activities within HARMLESS:
- Set up a ‘helpdesk’ for project correspondence and day-to-day requests from partners and external bodies
- Manage the project structure and processes (‘project infrastructure’), including management tools, administrative details, and partner-specific templates for documentation
- Help in setting up rules for internal communication and in facilitating technical and financial reporting procedures and monitoring project spending and eligibility
- Support the technical coordination of periodic reporting and reviews, including the preparation and post-processing of reviews