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Venture Philanthropy as a New Approach to Funding for Research

Location COST Office, Brussels
Date 03 March 2010  | 16:00 - 17:30
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European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) Beate Trück from the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) joined this February’s COST Seminar.

Beate Trueck at the COST Seminar

She defined the meaning of venture philanthropy and its key characteristics. She also gave a brief description of EVPA and its activities and present a couple of case studies from EVPA members who use venture philanthropy in research funding.

Beate, a German national who has lived in Brussels for the past 10 years, has a strong track-record of working at a high level with European institutions. She has also managed and coordinated European networks and has a wide experience as a volunteer in Nicaragua, Switzerland and France. Since December 2000, she has been the Brussels office director of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, a German applied research organisation. Previously, she was network coordinator for MENON (Multimedia Education Innovation Network) in Brussels.

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