Profile & expertise

Ayming is the new international business performance consulting group, combining 30 years’ expertise from the merger of Alma Consulting Group and Lowendalmasaï. Our business is to support your business by helping you to develop your overall performance.

Within the Finance and Innovation performance division, a specialized and experienced team of 50 consultants and experts with and engineer and/or a PhD background is at your disposal to support your national and international R&D projects providing training, upstream and strategic support, R&D project engineering and coordination but also innovation management. This team gathers 20 years of experience (since the FP4) and is based both in Lyon and Paris (France).

Ayming owns a recognized expertise in the management of collaborative projects covering all thematic and takes in charge the day-to-day (operational) project management. Thanks to its collaboration with R&D consortia Ayming has developed specific and original knowledge and methodologies in the management of partnerships to efficiently support the achievement of their objectives. In the FP7, Ayming has been involved in 150 funded projects and was ranked among the top 14 French participants in FP7. Ayming also participates in the set-up and management of a significant number of intergovernmental or national projects (Eurêka, Eurostars, PISI, ANR, PIA, FUI…). Since the launch of H2020, Ayming contributed to the successful funding of more than 30 projects.

Role in the Project

In MMAtwo, Ayming’s actions will mostly be dedicated to day-to-day project management to secure the progress of the project and to support the coordinator (WP6). Ayming is also involved to accelerate the project impacts by creating the project identity set and organizing external communication and dissemination policy (WP7). Finally, Ayming will support the consortium to anticipate the results of the project by performing an ecosystem analysis and benchmarking of the MMA market (WP4).

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Maud Bossard

mbossard@ayming.com

+33 4 72 35 51 15

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Maud Bossard (PhD, PMP®)

Consultant at Ayming within the Finance and Innovation performance division. Maud is specialised in collaborative European projects and has a solid experience in the day-to-day management of FP7 and H2020 projects in the following areas: NMP (NANOFOL), Health (RAIDs) and Energy (EuroBioRef, SOPHIA, CHEETAH and EXILVA). Her experience especially includes working for projects with large consortia and/or significant budget: EuroBioRef: FP7-Large Scale – ENERGY – 29 partners, 37M€ budget. SOPHIA: FP7-CP & CSA – Research Infrastructures – 20 partners, 11.5M€ budget. CHEETAH: FP7-CP & CSA – ENERGY – 34 partners, 13.2M€ budget. EXILVA: H2020 – BBI/IA/Flagship – 6 partners – 44.7M€ budget.
Maud is also involved in the set-up and application management of H2020 projects (RIA and ITN).
Doctor in biology (oncology and inflammation) from Queen Mary University in London, UK (2012), Maud also obtained an ESIL engineering diploma in biotechnologies in Marseilles, France (2007). Maud speaks English fluently and obtained her Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification in 2015.

Maud-Bossard Ayming

Raphaëlle Cayla (Ing.)

Raphaëlle Cayla holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Bioengineering (specialization in Food Science) as well as a Master degree in Environmental Sciences, Sustainable Development Strategies and Corporate Social Responsibility. She joined Ayming in 2018 as a junior consultant to coordinate European collaborative research projects.

Before that, she acquired project management and strategic planning skills while, among others, working at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO, Australia), ensuring the integration of METRO Cash and Carry France’s sustainable development strategy and conducting researches on innovative planning policies for the Regional Environmental Council of Montreal (CRE-Montréal, Canada). After 3 years in Canada, she came back to France to work for a startup incubator, supporting innovative social entrepreneurs and thus gained business development skills which broadened her scientific background.