The EU Liaison Office constantly monitors political debates and developments in research and innovation at the European level and provides researchers, university management, and administration with tailored information. In particular, it informs researchers of Freie Universität Berlin about current EU consultations and events and gives taylormade advice on participation opportunities in the process of European research policy planning and implementation. Moreover, the EU Liaison Office serves as a contact point and interface between the researchers of Freie Universität Berlin and European institutions and actors in research and innovation and actively supports networking and exchange between politics and academia.
The EU Liaison Office works closely with the team of the Research Funding and Information Service at Freie Universität Berlin. They provide researchers with targeted information about the current EU research framework program – Horizon 2020 – and give advice about procedures regarding the application for and administration of EU funded research projects.