Phone: +32 (0) 2 808 21 06

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We are passionate about our work and are specialized in finding
tailor-made solutions for EU-related issues.

We are passionate about our work and are specialized in finding tailor-made solutions for EU-related issues.

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Originally founded as a spin-off of a large service audit group, InterRecherche is an experienced consulting firm focussing on EU-funding and advocacy. Over the last 15 years, our team has been involved in European projects and advocacy mandates in various fields, especially Industry, Transport, Energy, SMEs, Infrastructure, Education and Health.

We look forward to introducing our team and network and provide you with references upon request.

  • Trained German lawyer (attended universities of Cologne, Bonn and Düsseldorf).
  • He started his career in a law firm in Cologne and is still acting as a lawyer and a member of the Bar Association.
  • Stefan has successfully managed InterRecherche since 1998. He operates in Brussels and is responsible for the strategy of the company and its interaction with the European Institutions in Brussels.
  • Stefan speaks German, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch fluently.
Stefan Zickgraf Managing Partner
  • Frédéric studied European policy and economics in France, Switzerland and Canada. He holds master degrees from the University of St. Gallen and Sciences Po Paris in European Affairs and Governance.
  • In addition Frédéric is a certified and authorized translator and interpreter (German – English – French).
  • He was awarded the degrees of "business mediator" and "negotiator" by the European Business School (Executive Education).
  • Frédéric became a managing partner at InterRecherche in 2012. He has been successfully operating his own business in Germany for over seven years and is responsible for European project development within InterRecherche.
Frédéric Maas Managing Partner

InterRecherche - Your Partner for EU-Affairs

You focus on your project idea,
we take care of the rest!


We specialize in EU-funded projects, especially:

  • Research and Innovation: Horizon 2020
  • Trans-European Networks: Transport, Energy, Telecoms
  • Structural Funds
  • Tailor-made funding for Small and Medium Enterprises
  • European Investment Bank Projects
  • EU-tenders

Our service portfolio comprises:

  • Comprehensive application and project management
  • Strategic counselling regarding programme policies
  • Legal support regarding EU projects
  • Studies at EU-level
  • Successfully promoting your project at EU-level
  • Seminars and coaching

Through our team and network we offer high-level strategic advocacy services.

EU Advocacy and Dispute Management

Our expertise especially covers:

  • Enterprise and Industry
  • Transport and Energy
  • Privacy and data protection
  • Health and safety at the workplace

Our service portfolio comprises:

  • Regulatory strategies
  • Interim management for business associations
  • Coaching and mediation for disputes
  • Strategic negotiation management

Office Address
Avenue Chazal 147,
B-1030 Brussels, Belgium

Phone: +32 (0) 2 808 21 06
Fax: +32 (0) 2 808 21 05

Conditions Générales


Located at the heart of the European quarter in Brussels, InterRecherche offers you its excellent network, an international and experienced team as well as tailor-made service solutions for your EU-funding needs.

You can find us at the following address, just a few minutes away from the European Commission and the Council.

Legal Address
Rue Vanderlinden 126
B-1030 Brussels

VAT n°: BE 0450 4903 68
Company number:

European Transparency Register: 88245551633-86

Managing Directors:
Stefan Zickgraf, Frédéric Maas

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