Coordinator and Project Office

Coordinator of OPTIMISTIC

Baziel van Engelen (RUNMC) is the Project Coordinator of OPTIMISTIC. The coordinator is responsible for the overall scientific progress of the project and the quality of the results, and for the timely submission of all required documents and reports to the EC. As the overall leader of the project, Baziel van Engelen is the chair of the Steering Committee and the General Assembly.


Baziel van Engelen

Department of Neurology

Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre

PO box 9101

6500 HB Nijmegen

The Netherlands

Project office

The project management office (coordinator and concentris) is located both at concentris in Fürstenfeldbruck and with the coordinator in Nijmegen, whereas the coordinator is mainly dealing with the scientific management and concentris is taking care of the administrative, financial and contractual management and other organisational tasks.

The project manager (administrative, organisational and financial management) is Juliane Dittrich at concentris.


Juliane Dittrich
concentris research management GmbH

Ludwigstr. 4

82256 Fürstenfeldbruck