Alma Consulting Group is an Operational Consulting Company, which innovation department, settled both in Lyon and Paris, is specialized since 1994, in the engineering and coordination of collaborative international R&D projects. Alma Consulting Group owns a recognized expertise in the management of collaborative projects (5th and 6th FP) in the HIGH-EF project’s thematic), taking in charge the day to day (operational) project management. For more than ten years and thanks to its collaboration with R&D consortia, Alma Consulting Group has developed specific and original knowledge and methodologies in the management of partnerships to help them efficiently to achieve their objectives. The innovation team is constituted with 100 people (consultants and administrators). They are mainly engineers and/or PhD graduated with complementary training in marketing, technology transfer, project management, etc.