Nadja Daghbouche has over 15 years of experience in the area of research funding and comprehensive knowledge in advising proposals and managing projects.

In 2005, she played the central role in developing and establishing the EU Office (within the Research Department) at the University of Göttingen of which she is its director until today. Furthermore, from 2008 until 2010, she was appointed acting director of the Research Department and continues to serve as deputy director ever since.

In this capacity, Nadja Daghbouche advises scholars and researchers on the Research Framework Programmes (Horizon Europe, H2020) and the European Structural and Investment Funds (such as EFRE, ESF, ELER). She also has extensive experience in other E- funded programmes, such as COST, LIFE, EUREKA, etc. In addition, she had supervised numerous projects funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Nadja Daghbouche studied Geoecology at the Technical University of Braunschweig and completed her studies with a Diploma in Geoecology.

Claudia Sültmann advises our clients on all issues concerning the application and project implementation phases. She has many years of experience in the area of EU research funding and focuses the current Research and Innovation Programme “Horizon Europe,” above all, on consulting collaborative projects and on funding from the European Research Council [ERC]) as well as on other EU programmes, such as LIFE or COST.

Since 2005 Claudia Sültmann works in the EU Office at the University of Göttingen. Prior to which and simultaneously from 2003 until 2007, she was employed as a researcher at the Institute of Geography. Since 2010, she acts the deputy director of the EU Office. Over the course of the last years, she has acquired extensive knowledge in counseling on issues within the Research Framework Programmes H2020, FP7 and FP6.

She studied Geography, Nature Conservation and Ethnology at the University of Göttingen and completed her studies with a Diploma in 2003. While working on her diploma thesis and in the Dept. of Landscape Ecology, she gained experience with projects funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). In addition, Claudia Sültmann worked from 2004 until 2006 as a freelancer for the Planungsbüro Leguan GmbH in Hamburg.


Dr. Christian Schöpper works since 2017 as a research advisor for European Projects in the EU Office in the Research Department of the University of Göttingen. At Experts4Funding GmbH, he is responsible for project management and support services in the Horizon Europe Programme as well as for European Structural and Investment Funds (ESF).

In 2016 & 2017, he worked as a scientist and lecturer in the department of “Wood Biology & Wood Products” and in the department of “Wood Technology & Wood Chemistry” department in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Göttingen.

From 2012 to 2016, Dr. Christian Schöpper acted as a project manager at the EU Office in the Research Department of the University of Göttingen. During this period, he was responsible for the project management of four European projects coordinated by the University of Göttingen. Dr. Christian Schöpper studied Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology at the University of Göttingen. After completing his Master of Science, he worked from 2002 until 2010 as researcher in the group “Chemistry & Processing Techniques of Composite Materials” of Prof. Alireza Kharazipour. In this group, he was primarily responsible for initiating research projects with large international companies as well as with small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) along with conducting the project management. The group submitted proposals to national funding ministries and to the European Commission.