"Fundamentals of U.S. Sponsored Project Administration

It was our great pleasure to host the global workshop “Fundamentals of U.S. Sponsored Project Administration” in Vienna/Austria on September 18-19, 2017.

The experts from the NCURA Global Faculty and the BILAT USA 4.0 initiative (fundet by Horizon 2020)

Leslie Schmidt: Assistant Vice President for Research at Montana State University, U.S.,
Eva Björndal: Head of Unit, Post-Contract Office at Karolinska Institutet, SE,

presented the essentials of:

1. U.S. research funding opportunities for non-U.S. organizations

2. Applying for and managing of U.S. federal research grants (e.g. NIH, NSF) and

3. Sharing best practices in global research management and administration.

The international audience of research managers and administrators were able to pose questions and discuss case studies.


During the breaks the participants enjoyed the view above the roofs of Vienna from the venue.