Euraxess Reflex


Project is part of the activities of the EURAXESS Network

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 643510.

Partners and teams

Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd (BZN), Hungary

Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd. (known as Bay Zoltan Public Foundation before 2012) was established in 1992 as the first non-profit research organisation in Hungary. Today, the company is Hungary’s largest and most successful institution for applied research. Its mission is to support the development of sustainable competitive advantage for Hungarian companies through innovation and technology transfer. RDI activities focus on the areas of material, laser and nanotechnology, biotechnology, ICT, environmental technologies, logistics and industrial production technologies and control engineering. The company has developed contacts with a large number of scientists, research institutions, universities, enterprises, multiplier organisations and governmental agencies in Hungary and abroad as well.

The institution implements national and international R&D projects in the areas among others in the environmental industry as well as offers complex scientific and technical solutions through applied research and technology transfer for over 200 enterprises.

BZN Team Members

Adam Molnar Adam Molnar
Head of Department
Department of Scientific Relations 
  Katalin Kovacs
Project Manager
Centre for Knowledge Management


The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) is an institution of the Swiss Confederation dedicated to higher education, learning and research. EU GrantsAccess is ETH Zurich’s EU Grants Office and EURAXESS Service Centre and is a unit of 15 persons directly reporting the Vice President of Research of ETH Zurich. It is a joint initiative with the University of Zurich and supports and promotes international academic cooperation between scientists and scholars. It informs and supports researchers on European research programmes and closely collaborates with the institutions legal, financial and HR departments. The office is an active participant in shaping the internationalisation strategy of both universities and their associated research centres. As a member of the Swiss Information Network for EU Research Programmes, EU GrantsAccess closely collaborates with its partners on a national and international level and is currently involved in 756 EU projects including 167 Marie-Curie-Fellowships and 100 ERC projects. EU GrantsAccess is mandated as acting EURAXESS BHO in the EURAXESS TOP II project and coordinates the Innovation Union project TANDEM.

ETH Zurich Team Members


Sofia Karakostas Sofia Karakostas
Co-Head EU GrantsAccess
EU GrantsAccess and Euraxess Zurich 
Annika Glauner
Research Advisor and Manager
EU GrantsAccess and Euraxess Zurich
Sibylle Hodel Sibylle Hodel
Deputy Head, Research Manager
EU GrantsAccess and Euraxess Zurich
Alexandra Zingg
Research Manager
EU GrantsAccess and Euraxess Zurich


Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

NTNU is a state institution in Trondheim, Norway. NTNU was among the first universities in Europe to sign the "European Charter for Researchers" and the "European Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers". In addition, the EU Commission on 9 March 2010 gave NTNU the right to use the logo "HR Excellence in Research" as an acknowledgement of NTNU's efforts to live by the aims and working methods promoted in the Charter and Code. NIRS (NTNU International Researcher Support) is part of HR department at NTNU, and was established in 2010 as a knowledge centre in the field of international mobility.

NTNU International Researcher Support (NIRS) offers counselling services for administrative staff and researchers working at or visiting NTNU. Other services offered by NIRS includes housing, dual career services, seminars, courses and social activities for the international community at NTNU.

NTNU Team Members

Kathrine Vangen Kathrine Vangen
International HR senior adviser
NTNU International Researcher Support
Iuliana Hussein Iuliana Hussein
International Adviser
NTNU International Researcher Support


SAIA, n. o. (Slovak Academic Information Agency), Slovakia

SAIA, n.o. came to existence in 1990. It has got experience from the administration of different mobility programmes for university students, PhD students, university teachers and researchers within bi-lateral and multilateral programmes. Currently SAIA, n.o. runs offices in five university towns with 25 employees.  SAIA, n.o. also plays an important role in the promotion of academic mobility in Slovakia and is considered by public institutions as a highly relevant partner in the creation of legal environment for academic and scientific mobility in Slovakia. SAIA, n.o. is involved in EURAXESS activities from 2004 as BHO, ESC and portal manager.  As a EURAXESS network member SAIA, n.o. participated in the E*Care project, in the EURAXESS Portal Call (in the framework of the TOP I project), TOP II and TOP III project.

SAIA Team Members

Katarína Košťálová Katarína Košťálová
Executive Director 
Karla Zimanová Karla Zimanová
Deputy Director (currently on maternity leave) 
Janka Kottulová Janka Kottulová
Project Manager
Euraxess Slovakia
Maria Mária Sásová
Project Manager
Euraxess Slovakia


University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark

With its more than 530 years, UCPH is one of the oldest universities in Northern Europe. With over 40,000 students and more than 9,000 employees, it is the largest institution of research and education in Denmark. The purpose of the University – to quote the University Statute – is to ’conduct research and provide further education to the highest academic level’. Approximately one hundred different departments, laboratories, centres, museums etc., form the nucleus of the University, where professors, assistant professors and other academic staff, as well as most of the technical and administrative personnel, carry out their daily work, and where teaching takes place. UCPH is ranked as the 7th best European University on the Leiden Ranking list (2011, based on no. publications). In EU's 7th Framework Programme (FP7), UCPH has been involved in 395 projects.

ISM (International Staff Mobility) is a unit at UCPH which employs and provides service to foreign researchers and their accompanying family members. ISM advises foreign researchers, PhD students and administrative personnel at Copenhagen University on all EURAXESS related topics. The unit consists of 13 employees.

Project Management and HR Director’s office, also a unit at UCPH, which amongst other things employs and provides strategic project management services and contributes to strategic HR development at the University. Amongst important projects is the UCPH researcher career development project for Postdocs. The unit consists of 11 employees.

UCPH Team Members

Mark de Vos Mark de Vos
Senior International Mobility Consultant / Manager Dual Career Spouse Programme
International Staff Mobility 
Iben Rørbye Iben Rørbye 
Senior HR Consultant and Project Manager / Manager UCPH Researcher Career Development Project
Project Management and HR Director’s office

Last modified: 2017-02-22