Enspire Science is led by a team of passionate and seasoned experts in research funding and project management. Together, we have a broad and multidisciplinary experience that we apply to all projects we work on, with proven records of success. Our team constantly seeks to elevate our knowledge, insights and understanding so that we can bring meaningful added value to researchers and their projects. You are most welcome to reach out to us, and together we’ll realize the full potential of your research.

Yoram Bar-Zeev
Managing Director

Team: Physical & Exact Sciences

Yoram Bar-Zeev is the Managing Director and Head of the Physical and Exact Sciences team at Enspire Science. His experience in the various EU projects and schemes includes the past EU framework programs FP4, FP5, FP6 and FP7, Horizon 2020, and the current Horizon Europe. Yoram’s experience in EU grants includes all types of collaborative research grants (since 1997), FET-Open/ EIC Pathfinder (since 2004), Clinical trials (since 2009), MSCA (since 2004) and ERC (since 2007). Yoram’s past track record showcases hundreds of applications for which he assisted researchers and developers, coming from various domains, in research organisations and companies in Europe and Israel.

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Yasmin Wachs
Senior Consultant

Team: Life Sciences

Yasmin Wachs is a Senior Consultant and Head of the Life Sciences team at Enspire Science. Yasmin has gained extensive hands-on experience (since 2011) in consulting and training applicants in ERC, collaborative projects including clinical trials, FET-Open/ EIC Pathfinder, MSCA and other EU-funded projects. Yasmin has consulted and coordinated numerous large-scale research projects and has ample experience working in a collaborative international environment. Yasmin holds an M.Sc in Life Science from the Weizmann Institute of Science and a B.Sc. in Life Science from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

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Sharon Alon
Senior Consultant

Team: Social Sciences & Humanities 

Sharon Alon is a Senior Consultant and Head of the Social Sciences and Humanities team at Enspire Science. Sharon has over 10 years’ experience in training, coordinating and consulting EU grants, including collaborative projects, FET-Open/EIC Pathfinder, MSCA and ERC under FP7, Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe. Sharon holds a research track M.A. in Social Sciences from Tel-Aviv University and a dual B.A. in Social Sciences and Humanities from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Danielle Dahan
Head of Operations

Danielle Dahan is the Head of Operations at Enspire Science and is in charge of Enspire Science’s online courses and training programs. Danielle’s experience in EU grants consulting includes ERC, MSCA, FET-Open/ EIC Pathfinder and collaborative projects under Horizon 2020. Danielle holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Life Science from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

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Michal Hadar
Client Relations & Administrative Manager

Michal Hadar is the Client Relations and Administrative manager at Enspire Science. She has over 20 years of experience in customer service, client relations and administration, including in the context of EU funding schemes. She holds a B.A. in History and the Multidisciplinary Arts Program from Tel Aviv University.

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Yotam Avital, Ph.D.
Consultant

Team: Physical & Exact Sciences

Yotam Avital is a member of the Physical and Exact Sciences team at Enspire Science. Yotam’s experience in EU grants includes ERC, collaborative projects under Horizon Europe (previously Horizon 2020), FET-Open/ EIC Pathfinder and MSCA. Yotam holds a PhD in Biophysics from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and did his post-doc in Photoelectrochemical reactions in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

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Marianna Riutin
Consultant

Team: Life Sciences

Marianna Riutin is a member of the Life Sciences team at Enspire Science. Marianna’s experience in EU grants consulting includes ERC, collaborative projects under Horizon Europe (previously Horizon 2020), MSCA and FET-Open/ EIC Pathfinder. Marianna holds a BSc in Chemistry and Biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MSc degree in Biochemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science.

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Shira Becker, Ph.D.
Consultant

Teams: Collaborative Projects/ Social Sciences & Humanities

Shira Becker is a member of the Collaborative team and the Social Sciences & Humanities team at Enspire Science. Shira’s experience in EU grants consulting includes collaborative projects under Horizon Europe (previously Horizon 2020), MSCA and ERC. Shira holds a PhD in Political Sciences from the University of Haifa.

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Liat Pell, Ph.D.
Consultant

Team: Life Sciences

Liat Pell is a member of the Life Sciences team at Enspire Science. Liat’s experience in EU grants consulting includes ERC and collaborative projects under Horizon Europe (previously Horizon 2020). Liat holds a PhD from the Dept. of Neurobiology at Weizmann Institute of Science, and an M.Sc. in Medical Sciences from the Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology at Tel Aviv University.

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Dana Chudy
Consultant

Teams: Collaborative Projects / Social Sciences & Humanities

Dana Chudy is a member of the Collaborative Projects Team and the Social Sciences & Humanities team at Enspire Science. Dana’s experience in EU grants consulting includes collaborative projects under Horizon Europe (previously Horizon 2020). Dana holds a B.A in Political Science and Communication, and an M.A in Political communication from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Ruthy Lev Bar-Or, Ph.D.
Consultant

Team: Physical & Exact Sciences

Ruthy Lev Bar-Or is a member of the Physical and Exact Sciences team at Enspire Science. Ruthy is experienced in research in the fields of Systems Biology and Epidemiology. Ruthy holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the Weizmann Institute of Science, an M.Sc. in Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an M.A. in Political Sciences from Tel Aviv University. 

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Andrea Ratkošová
Consultant

Team: Collaborative Projects

Andrea Ratkošová is a member of the Collaborative Projects team at Enspire Science. Andrea is experienced in security and defence as well as strategic communication. She holds a B.A in International Relations and European Studies, and an M.A in International Relations from Masaryk University in the Czech Republic. 

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Tal Michaeli
Consultant

Team: Collaborative Projects

Tal Michaeli is a member of the Collaborative Projects team at Enspire Science. Tal holds a dual B.A. in East Asian Studies and Middle Eastern History from Tel Aviv University, and an MA in EU studies from Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Hili Pilowsky
Operations

Hili Pilowsky is a member of the Operations Team at Enspire Science. She has vast corporate experience, working in multinational tech companies in various positions, recently specializing in business automation processes. Hili holds a B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from Tel-Aviv University, an M.A. in Law Studies from Bar-Ilan University.

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Lara-Cristina Amăriuți
Operations

Lara Amăriuți is a member of the Operations Team. Lara is experienced in administration, logistics, and event planning. She holds a B.A. in International Relations and European Studies from the University of Bucharest. 

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Aviv Hochbaum
Marketing & Development

Aviv Hochbaum heads the Content and Marketing operations for Enspire Science. She has over ten years of experience working with startups, charities and organizations, focusing on marketing strategy, content curation, and community & business development.

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