Fraunhofer EU Office Brussels

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Fraunhofer in Brussels

The Fraunhofer EU Office Brussels provides a platform for communication and cooperation with the European institutions and associations as well as partner organizations in Brussels. The office supports the Executive Board in the strategic positioning of Fraunhofer in Europe, promotes the creation of European networks and the cooperation with key partners and advises Fraunhofer institutes on a broad range of EU related topics.

 

Our strategic positioning activities include:

  • Advocacy of Fraunhofer interests at EU level
  • Participation in expert groups
  • Liaison activities with European partners (e.g. EARTO)
  • Preparation of meetings of Fraunhofer Executive Board members with EU commissioners and members of the European Parliament
  • Monitoring and analysis of European research politics

 

Services for the Fraunhofer institutes include:

  • »Door opener« to the European commission and the European Parliament, contact point, meeting preparation
  • Information about European research funding programs and specific advice for individual institutes
  • Publication of a monthly newsletter on European research funding and European research politics
  • Coordination of events and project meetings on the premises of Fraunhofer Brussels

Fraunhofer EU Office Brussels

94, Rue Royale 
1000 Brussels, Belgium
Phone +32 2 50642-40
(Philanthropy House, 4th floor)

Contact Persons

Cathérine Steelant

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Cathérine Steelant

Deputy Director and Senior Policy Advisor | European Research Policy

Phone +32 2 50642-46

Christopher Frieling

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Christopher Frieling

Senior Policy Advisor | Research and Industry Policy

Phone +32 2 50642-41

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Carina Faber

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Dr. Carina Faber

Senior Policy Advisor | Energy, Transport and Materials

Phone +32 2 50642-45

Julia Schmalenberg

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Julia Schmalenberg

Senior Policy Advisor | Technology Transfer and Digitizing Industry

Phone +32 2 50642-47

Tanja Mettchen

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Tanja Mettchen

Office and Event Manager

Phone +32 2 506 42-40

Johanna Leissner

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Dr. Johanna Leissner

Scientific Representative of Fraunhofer Institutes IAP, IBP, ICT, IGB, IMW and ISC | Cultural Heritage and Sustainability Network

Phone +32 2 50642-43