Fields of activities:
» Journalism, mass media and communication
Brief description of your activity focus
Communication and dissemination activities for EU funded projects
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
MINERVA is a Belgian PR agency established at the beginning of 1998 and specialised in the management
and execution of communication and dissemination activities within European research related
projects for the EU Programmes. MINERVA can give a valuable support to research partners in
a consortium, executing all dissemination and communication activities and raising awareness to target
stakeholders and the public at large.
MINERVA has been involved and active in FP projects producing all sort of information tools to support
the research results achieved and make the communication valuable, effective and appropriate
for the target groups. Among the material produced some examples are: websites, logos, leaflets,
newsletters, best practices booklets, online and paper based, audiovisual material and interactive
presentations, web streamed conferences, social media tools, training modules to facilitate application
of the results and further development and implementation.
Besides the writing of communication and dissemination activities, MINERVA has a large expertise and familiarity in EU project management, with the EU administrative, reporting and accounting procedures.
MINERVA is currently coordinating:
♦ STREAM, Sustainable Technologies and Research for European Aquatic Management, CSA funded under the call FP7-ENV-2010, www.stream-project.eu
♦ MAITRE, Media Actions for International Training of Researchers, CSA funded under FP7-KBBE-2010, www.maitreproject.eu
MINERVA is currently partner in:
♦ CHAARM, Combined Highly Active Anti-retroviral Microbicides, CP, HEALTH programme, www.chaarm.eu
♦ EnRiMa, Energy Efficiency and Risk Management in Public Buildings, a CP, call FP7-2010-NMP-ENV-ENERGYICT-EeB, www.enrima-project.eu
For the other projects where MINERVA was coordinator or partner, visit these websites: www.relateproject.eu, www.setdev.eu, www.biofuelshowcase.eu, www.pressensave.eu.
MINERVA’S ROLE IN EU PROJECTS
♦ Communication and dissemination work package leader (drafting and preparing the WP Communication
♦ Preparation and implementation of the dissemination plan;
♦ Set-up of main communication and dissemination tools to increase the visibility of the project
to the scientific community, to targeted industries and to the public at large;
♦ Organisation of dedicated events and workshops, media campaigns in synergies with other
related events and initiatives European wide to give the project the right impact;
♦ Media and press relation to raise awareness on the main achievements, publications, results
♦ Impact assessment of the activities carried out during the whole duration of the project