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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 12980957381-42
Registration date: 08/12/11 15:44:54

The information on this organisation was last modified on 25/11/14 15:47:09
The date of the last annual update was 25/11/14 15:47:09

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Knowledge4Innovation
Acronym: K4I
Legal status: Association sans but lucratif (asbl)
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Roland STRAUSS
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Iskren MARINOV
Position: EU Public Policy Advisor

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 35 Square de meeus 
Brussels B-1000
Telephone number: (+32) 22335451
Fax number: (+32) 22335459
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) is a non-profit, independent multi-stakeholder platform with members from the public, private and academic sectors. K4I is unique because it brings together the relevant actors and sectors with different backgrounds and expertise, mobilising know-how and resources and engaging in a permanent dialogue in the framework of the K4I Forum of the European Parliament.

K4I’s Mission is to provide a space for debate on the future of innovation in Europe. The main objective is to make issues relevant to Europe’s ‘Knowledge and Innovation Union’ the top priority in the minds of policy-makers.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Laura Mariosa 06/08/14 04/08/15
Iskren Marinov 06/08/14 04/08/15
Yana Pargova 18/10/14 16/10/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

EU Research and Innovation Policies

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


Total number of members that are natural persons: 3
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 220,000
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 220,000
- donations: 0
- contributions from members: 220,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.