Dr Jan-Philipp Kramer

Partner, Head of EU Services | Brussels



Rue de la Loi 155 | 1040 Brüssel

My statement
citeEuropean unity was a dream of the few. It became the hope of the many. Today it is a necessity for all of us. (Konrad Adenauer)

Dr Jan-Philipp Kramer is the head of Prognos AG's Brussels office and is also responsible for the EU Services Competence Centre. His area of responsibility thus includes all Prognos AG solutions for clients with EU-related matters.

His focus is on European funding policy (e.g. European Structural and Investment Funds, innovation funding, financial instruments), strategy development and evaluation of funding programmes. In addition, he supports clients in important transformation topics for economic development, such as digitalisation or the circular economy. Dr Kramer's clients include the European Commission (DG REGIO, DG RTD, among others), European associations and the European Parliament as well as national and regional ministries in Germany.

Dr Jan-Philipp Kramer is an economic geographer and did his doctorate at Leibniz University Hannover and the University of California at Berkeley on open innovation and the role of large companies for the innovative power of regions. After his time as a research assistant, he moved to Prognos AG's Düsseldorf office in 2011 until he took over as head of the EU office in Brussels in 2016.


Dr Jan-Philipp Kramer deals with the following topics:

Cohesion Policy

Structural and transformation policy make regions competitive and stimulate structural change by setting clear objectives and involving stakeholders.

Research & Innovation

The prosperity of our society is determined by our capacity for innovation. Research and innovation policy creates the optimal framework.

Innovation & Digitalisation

Innovations and their promotion require foresight, digitalisation needs a strategic framework – in the private as well as the public sector.

About us

Prognos – Providing Orientation.

Prognos is one of the oldest economic research centres in Europe. Founded at the University of Basel, Prognos experts have been conducting research for a wide range of clients from the public and private sectors since 1959 – politically independent, scientifically sound.

Learn more