ALMA carries out operational consultancy activities, particularly as a support to the management of innovation activities. The Innovation Department of Alma - 80 consultants (engineers, PhD’s?) - has been assisting industrial and public research organisations in Europe for twelve years through EC Framework Programs and related procedures.
ALMA will be in charge the administrative and financial Management in close cooperation with the Coordinator and the operational project managers, and will ensure overall MiNAmI Secretariat. ALMA will handle the follow-up of the resources, costs and deliverables as well as contractual matters, the animation of an internal web-site, and the reporting toward the E.C. Moreover ALMA, certified ISO-9001-v2000, will contribute to animate and maintain a high Quality Assurance scheme to the project and to the Management structure in order to fulfill EC contract requirements. ALMA is currently involved in 8 running Integrated Projects, and 5 under negotiation.
WP0: (1) Administrative, Financial & Contractual management, (2) project progress follow-up, (3) meetings organisation, (4) day-to-day contact point.