Introduction

If you are looking for a highly qualified and professional team devoted to achieve the best possible results and meet all your objectives, we are the best choice!

Our staff is composed of highly skilled specialists in the fields of project management, assessment of project results, communication & networking, exploitation of results, among others. This, along with an experience of over 15 years in international cooperation initiatives and project management, means that we have come across a wide range of scenarios, which makes us the most reliable option regarding the management of your projects and initiatives. OGPI has also branched out into consulting, coaching and training courses with a high degree of success.

Not only we have the best team, but we also have the support of abroad pool of internationally recognised external experts that complement our skills and knowledge, helping us reaching your ultimate goals.
The OGPI began its journey in the year 2000. Since that time, we have grown, been completely self-financing, and reaching a total of over 20 staff members and 145 projects in this last 13 years for a total of approx. 40 Million €.

Fundraising

Those bodies interested in developing a strategy to attract funding from internationals organisations can count on our support. The European Union and other international and national organisations offer many opportunities for universities, undertakings but also public bodies and NGOs to finance their projects.

Our team can help you find the best option in this wide variety of European programmes and identify the best funding opportunities. You would also benefit from our experience and knowledge in the field of EU rules and procedures, which are usually complicated and may become an obstacle for any type of organisation, thus hindering the development of the proposal and project.

The three main areas where we provide our support are: development of international fundraising strategies, proposal drafting and project execution.

International Project Management

If you wish to undertake a major project and want to avoid the risk of failure, leave it in our hands! We provide professional and personalised support in all the areas related to project management. Our background accumulated over the years and the extensive and highly diverse contact network that the OGPI has built up across Europe and the globe guarantee the success of your project.

Some of our main fields of action are visibility of projects and results, the exploitation of the results obtained through the investigation, quality control & sustainability, management, lobbying, communication, etc.

Training

The OGPI wants to share its knowledge with you by means of specific training modules on topics such as how to develop successful project proposals and implement projects that bring together a large number of partners and a considerable budget or how to exploit the project results in terms of IP. Both external and internal experts take part in these courses so that the participants receive the best personalised training in a wide range of topics, according to their specific needs and interests. These training programmes have a strong practical focus with a workshop format and explanations based on real-case scenarios.

Our courses are mainly aimed at supporting universities and public institutions in the search for sources of funding, increasing international cooperation and international contacts, helping them to achieve their internationalisation objectives, disseminating good practice and providing advice in any topic related to International cooperation in the field of Higher Education, such as:

  • University-Industry Cooperation
  • Innovation & Research Management
  • Fundraising & Financial management of HEIs
  • Quality Assurance & Accreditation
  • Curriculum Development & e-learning
  • Access to HE & Student Services
  • Strategic Planning & Management of HEIs
  • Internationalisation of Higher Education/ Research
  • International Project Management
  • Intellectual Property

So if you are looking for quality training adapted to the needs of your institution, do not hesitate to contact us.

Consultancy & Coaching

Do you need someone with expertise that can guide you through the whole steps (identification, formulation, implementation, closure) of the project? You might want to carry out the project on your own. However, it is likely that some difficulties will arise. Our team provides tailor made assistance depending on the special requirements of your institution. We will be alongside you during all this process, providing advice and assistance. Our goal is to make sure that your project will be successful and that excellent results will be achieved.

We will make our best to address you concerns in a wide range of topics related to higher education by developing and implementing solutions.

When in doubt or facing any difficulty, feel free to contact us, we will be delighted to point you in the right direction.