Director of Development Taivo Raud

Born
24 August 1984

Education
2006–2009 University of Tartu, Faculty of Social Sciences, MA in Public Administration
2008 Lund University (Sweden), special course on research policy
2003–2006 University of Tartu, Faculty of Social Sciences, BA in Government and Politics
1991–2003 Viimsi Secondary School (with gold medal)

Professional career
since 2022 University of Tartu, Director of Development
2018–2022 University of Tartu, Head of Grant Office
2016–2018 Estonian Research Council, Member of the Board
2013–2018 Ministry of Education and Research, Head of Research Policy Department
2011–2013 Ministry of Education and Research, Deputy Head of Research Policy Department (from August 2012, acting as the Head of Department)
2010–2011 Ministry of Education and Research, Chief Expert of Research Policy Department
2007–2010 Ministry of Education and Research, Expert of Research Policy Department
2004–2007 FK Teenused OÜ, Project Manager/Consultant

Previous participation in committees

  • Representative of Universities Estonia in the Sectoral Committee for the Economy in Priority Axes 4 and 5 of the EU Operational Programme for Cohesion Policy Funding 2014–2020
  • Member of the Strategic Programme Committee of the EU's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020, Estonian representative
  • Member of the Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy (CSTP) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Estonian representative
  • Monitoring Committee of the Operational Programme for Cohesion Policy Funding 2014–2020 (Ministry of Finance)
  • Implementation group between Estonia and the European Space Agency (Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications)
  • Member of the working group coordinating the implementation and renewal of the Estonia 2020 Competitiveness Strategy (Government Office)
  • Head of the Committee for the Open Call for Science Communication Projects (Ministry of Education and Research)
  • Board member of Science Communication Programme TeaMe (Estonian Research Council)
  • Member of the evaluation committee of the Estonian Science Communication Award (Estonian Research Council)
  • Working Group of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Spending Review (Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications)
  • Member of the programme committee of the Science in society committee of the specific programme "Capacities" implementing the EU 7th Framework Programme
  • Member of the Knowledge Transfer working group of the European Research Area and Innovation Committee (ERAC)
  • Member of intellectual property codification committee (Ministry of Justice)
  • Member of the Research Libraries Council (Ministry of Education and Research)
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