ICROFS' secretariat

The secretariat supports the organic development

The ICROFS' secretariat supports the important work of developing the organic sector for the benefit of producers, consumers and export companies. The staff in the secretariat have a broad palette of professional skills in the field of plant breeding, livestock farming, humanities, languages, communication and journalism. In addition, several of the employees have several years of experience in research within their field of expertise and extensive experience in developing agricultural and food systems with a particular focus on the organic sector.

The team has extensive experience in gathering consortia of relevant research partners for the preparation of applications for project management and further for implementation and communication of the projects. Therefore, it is entirely natural for the secretariat to offer the following services:

  • Project management and coordination of Danish and international projects
  • Administration, including budget management and coordination of international projects with special focus on projects financed by EU funds, such as Horizon2020
  • Evaluation and monitoring of project progress
  • Professional insight and contribution to the preparation of project applications, Danish as well as international, including applications for Horizon2020 and private funds
  • Communication, including dissemination and dissemination of projects and knowledge throughout the project process and using digital media, SoMe, academic and popular science media and news media.
  • Help to achieve a multi-actor approach in projects and help strengthen academic research and experience networks.

Staff in ICROFS' secretariat


Center management and administration

Jakob Sehested, Center leader
Mobile: 25 15 90 50 
Jakob.Sehested@icrofs.org 

Work areas:

  • Daily management  
  • Coordinating research programmes 

Janne Krabsen, secretary

Phone: 87 15 77 71 
Mobile: 93 50 83 86
janne.krabsen@icrofs.org

 

Work areas:

  • Administrative tasks
  • Editing and publishing research reports
  • Organic Eprint editor
  • Translation, proofreading and language rivision
  • Project support
  • Planning of meetings and coordination 

Research and development


Ivana Trkulja, Academic staff
Phone. 87 15 77 16 
Mobile: 51 49 10 23
ivana.trkulja@icrofs.org

Work areas:

  • Project management and coordinating the ERA-Net CORE Organic
  • Administration, budget management and monitorering the CORE Organic Plus and CORE Organic Cofund projects
  • Professionel insight and contributing to the preparation of project applications 
  • Link to relevant stakeholder organisations 

Lise Andreasen, International coordinator
Phone: 87 15 77 04 
Mobile: 51 49 10 03 
lise.andreasen@icrofs.org

Work areas:

  • International project development, applications, implementation and administration in particular with emphasis on EU projects
  • Initiating and facilitating research related and research supporting activities in Denmark and internationally.
  • ICROFS strategy development and planning
  • Organic RDD programme development and implementation

Ilse Ankjær Rasmussen, Organic Eprints coordinator
Phone: 87 15 79 92 
Mobile: 51 77 95 12 
ilsea.rasmussen@icrofs.org

Work areas:

  • Monitoring and evaluating national projects under the Organic RDD-programmes
  • Responsible administrator for Organic Eprints
  • Taking an active share in projects in relation to Organic Eprints as well as other relevant subjects
  • Information and dissemination of knowledge of Organic Eprints nationally and internationally
  • Taking an active share in nationale and internationale committees relevant for organic research

Merete Studnitz, Academic staff cand.agro., PhD

Phone. 87 15 80 47 
Mobile: 93 50 87 50 
merete.studnitz@icrofs.org

Work areas

  • Monitoring and evaluating national projects under the Organic RDD-programmes
  • Work Package management in relation to international projects 
  • Planning and executing events for researchers and users of research 
  • Contribute to the completion of project applications, danish as well as international applications
  • Contribute to obtain a ’multi-actor approach’ in the projects and helps to strenght the technical reserach and experience network.  

Communication, dissemination and press 


 

Helene Kristensen, kommunikationsmedarbejder
Phone. 87 15 77 03 
Mobile: 31 50 58 78 
helene.kristensen@icrofs.org

Christine Dilling, kommunikationsmedarbejder
Phone. 87157831
Mobile: 22 52 33 58 
christine.dilling@icrofs.org   

Work areas:

  • Participating in danish and international organic research projects responsible for communication and dissemination and also completing project applications 
  • Journalistic writing, including articles and press releases
  • Homepage production, SoMe and newsletters
  • Video production and layout in relation to publications, leaflets and advertisements
  • Planning and promoting events for researchers and users of research