Project Office

Biotechnological Hub of the NIB (BTH-NIB)

The purpose of the investment project BTH-NIB is the assurance of the appropriate infrastructural conditions for the use of research and developmental opportunities in the fields of operation of the NIB.

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Project Office

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The NIB Project Office is a central point for comprehensive information, advice and administrative support for NIB researchers in planning, applying for, implementing and monitoring projects.

In order to provide efficient and comprehensive project support, the Project Office works closely with project offices and staff at the level of organizational units or departments, project managers, heads of organizational units (departments), heads of work units and other Corporate services staff e.g. the Accounting Department, the Legal Department, the Human Resources Department, the Public Relations Department, the Library, the Technology Transfer Office and the NIB Management.

Project Office:
  • Supports the management of NIB in decision making and strategic direction in the area of research activities;
  • informs researchers about current calls for proposals and other information relevant to obtaining funding for research projects;
  • cooperates with key stakeholders (national contact points / individuals) in the field of research and innovation;
  • offers support in finding and establishing suitable contacts, partnerships and networks in the national, regional and international environment;
  • Provides professional support at all stages of the project application process: searching for a suitable source of funding, assessing the suitability of the project idea, assisting in the design and formulation of the project application, including the financial and administrative review of the application, monitoring the application until approval, assisting in the preparation of framework and consortium agreements and other relevant documentation, monitoring the financial and administrative aspects of project implementation, assisting in project closure and the preparation of reports;
  • Participates (provides support) in the preparation of analyzes and performance reports of implemented projects;
  • Participates (provides support) in the preparation of information on projects for the information of the interested public;
  • organizes and conducts internal training, workshops and consultations in the field of project management and individual tenders;
  • takes care of the organization and archiving of project documentation and related lists and records of projects
  • participates in the preparation and production of information on projects (completed and ongoing) on the website NIB:

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The Project Office works closely with the Technology Transfer Office 

Members of the Corporate Services Project Office:
Damjana Miklič Milek, PhD, Head of Project Office,
Martina Tekavec Bembič, MSc.,
Tanja Pugelj
Katarina Kafadar
Andreja Poljak

Coworkers at the Research Departments:
Andreja Jerebic and Jadranka Jenko, Department of Organisms and Ecosystems Research,
Ana Mihevc, Sonja Zadravec and Brigita Jamnik, Department of Biotechnology and Systems Biology,
Gašper Polajnar, MSc. and Anja Sergaš, Marine Biology Station Piran,
Karmen Stanič, Tanja Geršak, Msc. and Mojca Drobnič, Department of Genetic Toxicology and Cancer Biology.

EURAXESS national contact point  - NIB

EURAXESS ( is a platform for exchange between researchers, entrepreneurs, universities, and companies. it contributes to creation and consolidation of European Research Area (ERA). EURAXESS provides a wealth of information on issues related to the mobility of researchers, and brings together people, projects, and funding. EURAXESS provides practical support to researchers as they relocate for work. NIB is a member of the Euraxess network in Slovenia.

We provide full support to researchers in discovering the secrets of nature from molecules to organisms and ecosystems and transfer of this knowledge to use with the intention of improving the quality of life, of supporting the environmental policy, and of development in biotechnology.