FP7 logo euThe SATURN project has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme [FP7/2007-2013] under grant agreement n°241796

Impact of Specific Antibiotic Therapies on the Prevalence of Human Host Resistant Bacteria

Partners: ARTTIC – (ART)

The organisation

ARTTICCreated in 1987, ARTTIC is a European provider of management services, especially in the area of large international collaborative R&D projects. ARTTIC has several offices based in France, Belgium, Germany, UK and Israel. ARTTIC is an SME with a total workforce of about 50 people.

ARTTIC provides specific and practical help with all aspects of international R&D projects. Services include helping clients to establish project feasibility; finding international partners; establishing consortia; managing proposal development activities; helping negotiate contracts; taking charge of all management aspects of live projects and helping to disseminate and exploit successfully project results.

ARTTIC has a 20-year track record in management of international R&D collaboration projects in various scientific and technical domains. ARTTIC is currently involved in the management of more than 30 EU collaborative projects (medium and large Integrated Projects, Network of Excellences, Coordination and Support Actions, etc.) in FP6 and FP7.

In SATURN, ARTTIC supports the project coordinator in the operational project management tasks and, in particular, is responsible for:

  • Provision of a web based collaborative tools: a secured web platform based on IBM Quickplace technology, hosting and maintenance of mailing lists, etc.
  • Producing periodic reports, documents and archiving all project related documents
  • Providing and updating a list of performance indicators to objectively assess the status of the project according to plans (deliverables, milestones, person-month and budget consumptions, planning, risk register, action lists, etc.)
  • Establishing and maintaining financial records
  • Assisting individual project partners on administrative issues
  • Providing the logistics support for Governing Board and Executive Board meetings
  • Assisting UniGE in the financial management with the collection of information from the partners, the consolidation of management reports, the monitoring of expenses against budget allocations, the consolidation of financial summary sheets, etc.

ARTTIC also coordinates the information dissemination and training activities (WP7.2) and the preparation of dissemination material.

Key staff involved in the project

Carlos TriayCarlos Triay is a senior consultant working with ARTTIC in Paris since June 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Mechanical Engineering Degrees from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (USA). He is experienced in co-ordinating large networks and projects of technical and scientific experts in the fields of transportation, nano-technologies, high performance computing, e-learning, e-commerce and smart cards. He worked for Bureau Veritas in France from 1989 to 1996 on its Research and Development Centre, for the Industry International Division, and for its R.A.M.S. unit. As a Research Engineer, he worked on National and International Projects concerning non-homogeneous materials and computer simulation and modelling. He worked in the past for McNeil Company (1985, 1986), a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, on the qualification and certification of pharmaceutical equipment and installations in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, and with Bermudez & Longo (1987), an engineering firm in Puerto Rico, where he managed projects aimed at the upgrading of waste water treatment plants.     

Andrea Kuperberg joined ARTTIC in 2006 as project administrator. She has been involved in several integrated projects in the field of Nanotechnologies, Information and Communication Technologies, Transportation and Health. She successfully handled financial, administrative and contractual aspects of large projects. Before joining ARTTIC, Andrea worked for the European Economic and Social Committee within the Hungarian translation unit in Brussels. In 2000, she obtained her bachelor’s degree in French and Hungarian Literature and Linguistics at the Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences in Budapest, Hungary.

Further information

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75013 Paris
+33 1 53 94 54 60
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