Project organisation

ROSE is divided into seven work packages (WP)

WP DescriptionLeader Partner Organisation
1Coordination & managementMoustafa Bensafi Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) 
2 Sensor developmentHélène LhermetCommissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA-Leti)
3StimulatorsArnaud BertschSwiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)
4Device integrationRomain DubreuilAryballe Simple Odor Analytics
5Direct brain stimulationThomas HummelTechnische Universität Dresden (TUD)
6Indirect brain stimulationCamille FerdenziCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
7Dissemination, communication and exploitationTristan RousselleAryballe Simple Odor Analytics

The Project Management

The Project Management team comprises the Project Coordinator Moustafa Bensafi (CNRS), who is responsible for managing the project on a day-to-day  basis,  and  the Exploitation Manager, Cyril Herrier (Aryballe), who is in charge of the dissemination and exploitation of results and for maintaining connections to stakeholders.

The ROSE Steering Committee

Global decisions orienting the ROSE project are taken by the ROSE Steering  Committee chaired  by the coordinator, Moustafa Bensafi (CNRS). The members of the ROSE Steering Committee are representatives from each of the seven partner institutes: Thierry Livache (Aryballe), Thomas Hummel (TUD), Hélène Lhermet (CEA), Arnaud Bertsch (EPFL), Marina Carulli (PoliMi) and Iordanis Konstantinidis (AUTH).

The Advisory Board

The Advisory Board provides input on scientific knowledge emerging from ROSE and its targeted  technology, and advises on refining  the  roadmap  if  needed.  The Advisory Board members are:

Dr. Agnieszka Sorokowska (Institute of Psychology, University of Wroclaw, Poland),  Pr.  Martin  Witt (Institut für Anatomie Rostock, Rostock, Germany), Bernard Perroud (President of the French Association for Anosmic people), Dr. Jack Bikker, (IFF Technical Fellow, International Flavors and Fragrances Inc.), Pr. Antje Welge-Lüssen (Universitätsspital, Basel, Switzerland) and Pr. Philippe Rombaux, (Clinique Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium).


All legal requirements regarding ethics are strictly adhered to. The Independent Ethics Advisor to the ROSE project is Pr. Antje Welge-Lüssen (Switzerland).