SYNAPSE (Synapse Research Management Partners S.L.)

Synapse is a company specialized in the management of research and development projects in the biomedical sector, working with a great variety of stakeholders at both national and international levels (pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, research centres, academia, hospitals, etc.).

Located in Barcelona, Synapse leverages the expertise of highly skilled, experienced project management professionals with a track record on international collaboration projects, with special attention to EC-funded projects since FP3 (including ESPRIT, INCO, TAP, LIFE, IST, ICT, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, NMP, IMI JU among other programmes and funding schemes, with direct involvement in 7 approved FP7 projects). It regularly provides support to a variety of research institutions, companies and governmental agencies on project proposal preparation, project negotiation, execution and exploitation, and collaborators include top-level researchers in UK, Spain, Netherlands and Italy acting as project coordinators. Synapse is also managing two major national projects in the biomedical field, involving 25M€+. Synapse personnel are regularly invited to teach lectures and courses on EU projects.

The expertise of the team covers project management, financial and legal management, exploitation and IPR management, knowledge management, validation and assessment, business planning, training, dissemination and communication strategies design and implementation. Synapse’s interdisciplinary structure includes specialists in biochemistry and pre-clinical research, project management, finance, law, research exploitation, psychology, education and marketing.

Synapse’s role in the project will be mainly in WP2: Project Management focussing on providing a management structure that both helps and monitors the project development and integration; and WP8: Dissemination, providing support in the design and deployment of the communication strategy and tools of the project.


Team members:

  • Mireia Manent
  • Eva Molero

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