Förderungsberatung Dr. rer. nat. Wilma Simoleit

Our Service for Science

We are a service business and counsel universities, research institutions, funding organizations, executives as well as experienced and young scientists on the topics acquisition of extramural funding and career development in the academic sector and at the border to the private sector.

Our services include seminars, workshops and lectures in English and German. Major topics of our presentations are the acquisition of funding for projects and the own position, evaluation systems of proposals and allocation procedures of research funding in Germany and the EU (8th framework program FP8), evaluation of proposals, strategic and effective utilization of extramural funds, profile development and strategic orientation, career development as well as valorization of scientific ideas.

We support our customers in the acquisition of national and European funds to realize scientific and clinical projects as well as to finance the own position by fellowships. Our customers come from the areas of basic research as well as from applied research at the border to the private sector and in cooperation with companies.

For cooperation projects our offer includes the strategic development of the cooperation, the implementation of appropriate management and coordination structures, the development of an optimal design of the proposal, compiling the proposal as well as the strategic assistance of the cooperation up to the funding decision. In two phase application procedures we accompany the complete process via the project draft up to the decision about the full proposal.

We counsel organizations, universities, research institutions, funding institutions and research initiatives in their strategic orientation, internationalization and the development of their profile by extramural funding.

We assist universities, research institutions and funding organizations in institutional change processes to optimize organizational workflows and to develop process-oriented structures for the support of scientists in the efficient and effective acquisition and utilization of research funds.

To enhance and optimize the individual career chances of scientists in the academic system we offer tailor made career counseling and coaching.