European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures

Delegates

The ESFRI delegations are composed of two Delegates per Member State/Associate State, typically senior science policy officials or equivalent, representing the Minister(s) responsible for Research in each of those States.

ESFRI Chair
Giorgio ROSSI, Professor of Physics at the Università degli Studi di Milano 
 
ESFRI Vice Chair 
Jan HRUSAKAcademy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 

 

Member States

Austria

Daniel WESELKA
Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy

Belgium

Laurence LENOIR
Adviser
Federal, Interfederal and International Coordination, Belgian Science Policy Office
André LUXEN
University of Liège, Cyclotron Research Center

Bulgaria

EVGENI EVGENIEV
Advisor for Research Infrastructures to the Minister of Education and Science
Ministry of Education and Science
Ana PROYKOVA
Professor
Faculty of Physics, Sofia University

Croatia

Tome Anticic
Director
Ruder Boscovic Institute
Zeljka SKOCILIC
Head of Technology Department
Ministry of Science and Education

Cyprus

Christos ASPRIS
Planning Officer
Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development
Anna STAVRINOU
Planning Officer
Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development

Czech Republic

Jan HRUŠÁK
Adviser to the Council
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Petr VENTLUKA
Senior Officer for Research and Development
Department of Research and Development, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports

Denmark

Lars CHRISTENSEN
Head of Division for Research Infrastructures
Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education and Science

Estonia

Toivo RÄIM
Adviser
Research Policy Department, Ministry of Education and Research
Indrek REIMAND
Deputy Secretary General for Higher Education & Research
Ministry of Education and Research

European Commission

Jean-David MALO
Director Dir. B, Open Science and Open Innovation
Directorate-General for Research & Innovation, European Commission

Finland

Petteri KAUPPINEN
Counsellor of Education
Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Riitta MAIJALA
Vice President for Research
Academy of Finland

France

Christian CHARDONNET
Directeur
Département des grandes infrastructures de recherche Service de la performance, du financement et de la contractualisation avec les organismes de recherche Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation
Elisabeth VERGÈS
Directeur
Service de la stratégie de la recherche et de l'innovation Direction générale de la recherche et de l’innovation Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation

Germany

Andrea FISCHER
Dietrich NELLE
Director
BMBF-Federal Ministry for Education and Research
Beatrix VIERKORN-RUDOLPH
Deputy Director General
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Peter Wenzel-Constabel
Head of Department "Research Infrastructures"
BMBF, Directorate-General 4 - Science Systems

Greece

Maria GKIZELI
European Union Division, International S&T Cooperation Directorate
General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), Ministry of Education, Research & Religious Affairs
Yannis IOANNIDIS
President
"Athena" Research & Innovation Center

Hungary

Gyorgyi JUHASZ
Counsellor for Research Infrastructures
National Research Development and Innovation Office
Peter LEVAI
Director General
Hungarian Acedemy of Sciences, KFKI Research Institute for Particle & Nuclear Physics
Barbara TOTHNE VIZKELETY
National Research, Development and Innovation Office

Ireland

Nicki O'CONNOR
Senior Policy Advisor
Higher Education Authority
Michael RYAN
Head Of International
Science Foundation Ireland

Italy

Gelsomina PAPPALARDO
Senior Researcher
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Giorgio ROSSI
Professor
Dipartimento di Fisica dell'Università degli Studi di Milano
Glauco TOCCHINI-VALENTINI
Director
Istituto di Biologia Cellulare - CNR

Latvia

Anita DEPKOVSKA
Legal advisor
Ministry of Education and Science
Inga JEKABSONE
Deputy Director
Higher Education, Science and Innovation Department, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia

Lithuania

Ruta PETRAUSKAITĖ
national representative
Research Council of Lithuania
Renata RAZMAITĖ
Senior Officer
Division of Science, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania

Luxemburg

Robert KERGER
Chargée de mission
Ministère de la Culture de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche
Lynn WENANDY
Chargée de mission
Ministère de la Culture, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche

Malta

Richard BLUNDELL
Strategy & Policy Executive
THE MALTA COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Policy, Strategy & Projects Unit | Policy & Strategy
Elena SULTANA
NCP Executive
The Malta Council for Science and Technology

Poland

Dariusz DREWNIAK
Counsellor General
Department of Innovation and Development of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
Agnieszka Zalewska
Professor
H.Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences

Portugal

Jose ANTAO
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)
Science Officer
Cristiana LEANDRO
Senior Scientific Officer
FCT, Foundation for Science & Technology

Romania

Iulia MIHAIL
Counsellor MCI, Director ROST
Ministry of Research and Innovation (MCI), Romanian Office for Science and Technology to the UE
Viorel VULTURESCU
Director
Directorate for International & European Relations, Ministry of Research & Innovation

Serbia

Vladimir POPOVIC
State Secretary
Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development
Slobodan PRVANOVIC
University of Belgrade

Slovak Republic

Lubos HALADA
Deputy Director
Institute of Landscape Ecology SAS
Lukas ZENDULKA
Senior State Counsellor
Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport, Department of State R&D Policy, European and International Initiatives Implementation | Division of Science and Technology

Slovenia

Miran CEH
Institut Jozef Stefan
Albin KRALJ
Science Division, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

Spain

Inmaculada FIGUEROA
Deputy Vice Director-General for Internatinalisation of Science and Innovation
Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities of Spain
José Luis MARTÍNEZ PEÑA
Director
ESS-Bilbao

Sweden

Björn HALLERÖD
Secretary General of Research Infrastructure
Swedish Research Council
Mats JOHNSSON
Ministry of Education and Research

The Netherlands

Jeannette RIDDER-NUMAN
Deputy Head for Science and Humanities and International Affairs
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Department for Research and Science Policy
Hans van DUIJN
Chair of the National Permanent Committee for Large-scale Scientific Research Infrastructures
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

UK

Andrew HARRISON
Chief Executive Officer
Diamond Light Source Ltd
Gabriela PASTORI
Head – International Relations
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)

Associated States

Albania

Alban YLLI
Director
Institute of Public Health

Armenia

Samvel HAROUTIUNIAN
Chairman
RA MES State Committee of Science
Vardan SAHAKIAN
Vice-Chairman
RA MES State Committee of Science

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Biljana CAMUR VESELINOVIC
Assistant Minister for Science
Ministry of Civil Affairs
Ammar MIRASCIJA
Head of Department for Science/ National H2020 Coordinator, CSO and CNC Bosnia and Herzegovina, EUREKA NIP and HLR Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina

FYROM

Meri Cvetkovska
Vice-Rector for international cooperation
Cyril and Methodius University-Skopje

Iceland

Ásdís JÓNSDÓTTIR
Senior adviser
Department of Science and Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Eiríkur STEPHENSEN
Office Director
Graduate School, University of Iceland

Israel

Moshe DEUTSCH
Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Liechtenstein

Frank HEEB
Office of Economic Affairs / Economics Divison

Moldova

Ion TIGINYANU
First Vice-President
Academy of Sciences of Moldova

Montenegro

Sasa IVANOVIC
Ministry of Science
Ramo SENDELJ
Associate Professor
University Donja Gorica, Humanistic Study

Norway

Odd ERIKSEN
Special Adviser
The Research Council of Norway
Bjørn HENRICHSEN
Adm.dir. / Director
Norsk senter for forskningsdata AS (NSD), Norwegian Centre for Research Data

Republic of Serbia

Branko BUGARSKI
Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development

Switzerland

Martin KERN
Head of delegation
Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation, National Research and Innovation
David BOHMERT
Secretary General
Conference of the European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education & research
Nicole SCHAAD
Head of Research (NCP expert)
Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation, National Research and Innovation NFI

Turkey

Murat OZGOREN
Chair
Brain Dynamics Research Center, Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University

Türkiye

Ibrahim ILYAS
Head Of Deparment of R&D and Entrepreneurship
Ministry of Development

Observers

Annika SØLVARÁ, Director, The Faroese Research Council


Stella SHAPOVAL, Deputy Head of Department Head of Division of Cooperation with International Organisation and European Integration of MESU, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine