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
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).