Head of Coordination Unit, Directorate Health,
DG Research & Innovation, European Commission
Stéphane Hogan is currently Head of the Coordination Unit in the Health Directorate of DG Research & Innovation. His unit is responsible for planning and coordination of Health research in the EC's 7th Framework programme, which foresees €6 billion in grants for Health research over the period 2007-2013. His unit also addresses cross-cutting issues such as industry participation (in particular SMEs), international cooperation, ethics and communication.
Prior to that he spent several years in research in Ireland and Belgium, then worked in journalism and in corporate communications in France, before joining the European Commission in Brussels in 1996.
Stéphane holds a degree in science (Genetics) and an MSc in Biotechnology from Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), as well as an MBA from The Open University (UK).