Created in 1987, ARTTIC is a European provider of management services, especially in the area of large international collaborative R&D projects. ARTTIC has several offices based in France, Belgium, Germany, UK and Israel. ARTTIC is an SME with a total workforce of about 100 people.
ARTTIC provides specific and practical help with all aspects of international R&D projects. Services include helping clients to establish project feasibility, finding international partners, establishing consortia; managing proposal development activities, helping negotiate contracts, taking charge of all management aspects of live projects and helping to disseminate and exploit successfully project results.
ARTTIC has nearly a 30-year track record in the management of international R&D collaboration projects in various scientific and technical domains. ARTTIC is currently involved in the management of more than 70 EU FP7 and H2020 collaborative projects.
In EpimiRNA, ARTTIC supports the project coordinator in the operational project management tasks as well as dissemination activities.
Key staff involved in the project
Kathrin Suttner is a Project Manager specialized in EU research projects. She is expert in contractual management, project controlling and reporting, finance controlling and reporting, communication and dissemination activities. Kathrin studied biochemistry at the Technical University Munich and did her PhD in the field of asthma and allergy genetics. After working as a labmanager, PostDoc and a group leader, she became a project manager to follow her interest on scientific management.
Sara Skogsater, Senior Consultant, joined ARTTIC in January 2005. In particular, she has worked on proposals and projects within the theme Health and Life sciences in different research areas such as RNAi, toxicology, stem cells, iPSCs, drug development, infectious diseases, oncology, neurodegenerative diseases and neural injury.
Sara advises and manages all aspects related to the building and management of a collaborative project, such as the collaborative design, the proposal writing, the budget setup, the operational, financial and contractual follow-up once the project started, the consortium management and the communication and reporting towards the European Commission. The quality of her work has been recognised notably by the ESNATS (FP7) consortium who officially acknowledges her excellent coordination capabilities in one of their scientific publications: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3535399/
Sara holds a Master of Science in International Business from the Gothenburg School of Economics and Commerical Law, Sweden.