Chris, Leads a vibrant, dynamic and confident Institution that stimulates success in its staff. Chris is responsible for the institute delivering outstanding performance embedding the EIfI values of success, innovation & trust, through inspiring leadership. Chris is accountable to the EIfI Leadership Board for the delivery of the EIfI mission, which is to support Europe’s regional development, growth, and productivity through innovation, in the EIfI and its constituent parts.
Director of Innovation
Ben, Identifies and leads opportunities to access European project funding streams. He is also responsible for a team who leads and co-ordinates project based activities, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of all projects. Ben and his team are currently engaged with projects across a number of different programme areas such as in Interreg Northern Periphery and Arctic or Interreg Europe programme projects.
Stefan, Identifies and directs opportunities to access national project funding streams and related business opportunities with his team of staff based in Osterholz-Scharmbeck. He is responsible for a team who lead and co-ordinate national project based activities, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of all projects. Stefan and his team are currently investigating projects in the thematic areas of energy, education & ICT.