Contract Research Centre

The Contract Research Centre (CRC) aims at facilitating research conducted at Maastricht University, more often executed in knowledge networks with external partners, in the acquisition and management of external funding. The centre has set its priorities on professionalism in contracting activities and valorisation awareness.

The Contract Research Centre activities focus on:

  • The university research strategy: Portfolio Management Research
  • Policymaking at a regional, national and European level
  • Reinforcement of the Liaison function
  • Support in competitive acquisition of research funding
  • Support in project management
  • Raising awareness for knowledge valorisation
  • Training and coaching of (young) researchers