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The External Relations Office

The External Relations Office is Umeå University's central unit for research funding and collaboration. We offer strategic support, as well as a guiding way in for companies, organisations, and authorities who wish to co-operate with the university.


Anders Wennström, coordinator, research

I am responsible for the area of international research funding and focus on providing information about different funding opportunities and to provide direct support to researchers during the application writing.

Erika Lind, coordinator, project (absence)
Lena Holmberg, communication officer

As a Communications Officer at the External Relations Office, I mainly work with the University website, the intranet (Aurora) and writing texts. 

Marianne Eik, information assistant
Mats Reinhold, coordinator, project (absence)
Sussi Mikaelsson, accountant (absence)

I work as a budget advisor at Grant's Office, where I mainly focus on projects financed by the EU and/or Wallenberg. I am also the Organisationkontoansvarig for Prisma here at Umeå University.