Research and EU Departement

The Research and EU Department is part of the Centre for Applied Research ("ZAF" - Zentrum für Angewandte Forschung) and THI’s central point of contact for our researchers. We offer all necessary information concerning third-party funded research projects (industry, public sector and foundations) as well as support to find an appropriate funding opportunity, to prepare your proposal and to plan and calculate your project. You receive a targeted consultancy on interdisciplinary cooperation with internal and external partners as well as international networking in research projects.

Is your company in search of a university cooperation in the field of research and development?

Do not hesitate to contact us! We can establish contact to a THI professor with corresponding technical competence and support the preparation of joint research projects and consortium agreements.

Interested in an EU funded project?

We support the preparation and application of your EU project. Besides a general consultancy to basic rules of EU funding, we also advise on current EU calls in the run-up of international research projects and support the search for project partners and consortia.

We offer consultancy and support in the following areas:

  • Structuring of your project idea
  • Project calculation
  • Creating and fill in of application forms
  • Financing possibilities for travel costs in the run-up of EU proposals
  • Consortium agreement (in cooperation with our legal department)
  • Project Administration
  • Communication with project coordinator
  • Project billing and creation of financial statements
  • Project audit

 Do you have a sound idea for a research project? We will be happy to advise you!


Deputy Head of administration, EU- and Research departement
Anja Zupfer, M.A.
Phone: +49 841 9348-6550
Room: P208
Fax: +49 841 9348-996550