Contact details of the institution hosting the BHO
Ministry of National Education (MEN)
The Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Address: 1, Schitu Magureanu Ave, Sector 5, Bucharest
Phone: +40 21 307 19 66
URL web site: http://uefiscdi.gov.ro
URL national EURAXESS portal: www.euraxess.ro
One BHO is hosted by the Ministry of National Education (MEN) in Bucharest.
The second BHO is hosted by the Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI), an executive agency under the authority of the Ministry of National Education.
UEFISCDI acts as executive agency for several advisory councils of the MEN with responsibilities in the fields of higher education, research, development and innovation. It also implements, under the supervision of its advisory councils, four out of the six programs of the National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation 2007-2013 (PN II).
EURAXESS Services Centres
After the EC approval of the restructuring plan, no ESCs. Only LoCPs
Local Contact Points
There are eight LoCPs. LoCPs are located in universities (Banat University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Timisoara, ’’Valahia’’ University in Targoviste), chambers of commerce and industry (in Constanta, Cluj -Napoca and Brasov), North- West Regional Development Agency, an SME (IPA CIFATT Craiova), and one RDI institute (Institute for Macromolecular Chemistry “Petru Poni” in Iasi). Also, two LOCPs will be hosted soon by the Romanian Academy and Agricultural Sciences Academy.
Structure of the national network
All EURAXESS members have joined the network on a voluntary basis and EURAXESS activities are additional to their main duties. There is no direct funding for EURAXESS activities from the ministry or other national funding.
Full time equivalent staff: Number of persons:
BHO 1: 0 BHO 1: 1
BHO 2: 0 BHO 2: 2
LoCP: varies LoCP: varies
Declaration of Commitment (DoC)
All institutions in the network have signed the DoC.
National funding of the EURAXESS Services Network
There is no direct funding for EURAXESS activities from the ministry or other national funding.
Target groups of the Bridgehead Organisation
- External connections – MEN and UEFISCDI liase with the EC, SGHRM to the EC, with other networks and organizations with similar activities, and all other institutions of the European, national and regional level.
- Internal connections – MEN and UEFISCDI work together, work with LoCPs, researchers
Target groups of the Local Contact Points
- Internal connections – LoCPs work with BHOs, assist researchers from their own institution (incoming/outgoing) and report to correspondent BHO.
Relationship and communication between the BHO, the Steering Group for Human Resources and Mobility for Researchers (SG HRM), the National Contact Points (NCPs) and the Programme Committee
The EURAXESS national coordinator is also NCP for PEOPLE/Horizon 2020 Programme, the Romanian delegate in the MSCA, ERC, FET configuration of the Programme Committee and one of the experts within the SGHRM.
The second NCP for PEOPLE/Horizon 2020 Programme is also a LOCPs.