Our experts for your success

Professional | Committed | Human
Dharma Funding Solutions offers you a synergy of expertise in engineering, finance, business, impact innovation, legal expertise and marketing.
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Dr. Vijay K. Verma

CEO - Austria's leading expert for Austrian, European and international fundings

verma@dharma-funding.solutions

With a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from VUB Belgium and a specialization in renewable energy and environmental technologies, Dr. Verma has been developing highly innovative, deeply technical and research-oriented projects for over 18 years.

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Dr. Gerhard Fresacher

Senior Consultant

contact@dharma-funding.solutions

Responsible for optimization of investment strategies, financial planning & controlling, circular economy, company valuation, market and competitor analysis.
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Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Jawwad Zafar

Senior Innovation Consultant

zafar@dharma-funding.solutions

With a PhD in electrical engineering from ULB-Belgium, Dr. Zafar has more than 12 years of professional experience in the development of various international EU projects. At Dharma, he supports European and international projects.
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Dipl.-Ing. Puneet Teja

Senior Innovation & Business Consultant

teja@dharma-funding.solutions

Puneet is a technology and business analyst with more than 25 years of experience in various industries, including the pharmaceutical, telecom and financial sectors. He works with teams at all levels to help solve technical, administrative and people-related problems. He has extensive experience in requirements gathering and ensures that the resulting solution meets the business objectives. One of his specializations is company valuation.
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Prof(FH). David Martinez Llanos, MBA.

Senior Innovation & Business Consultant

llanos@dharma-funding.solutions

With a Masters in Entrepreneurship & Innovation from the University of Cambridge, David Martinez Llanos has more than 20 years of professional experience in the development and management of innovation projects. With his extensive experience in innovation management, product development and general management, he supports the development of EU and Spanish projects.
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Dimitry Kanunikov, MSc.

Senior Innovation Consultant

eu@dharma-funding.solutions

As a specialist in the development of logistics technology projects, Dimitry Kanunikov supports EU and French projects.
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Rosana Valdizan Flores, MBA.

Senior Innovation Consultant


valdizan@dharma-funding.solutions

Over 20 years of experience in the development of R&D projects in Spain and the EU. Master in Innovation Management.

She supports Austrian, Spanish and EU projects at Dharma.

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Nora-Maria Varennes

Senior Innovation Manager - France

varennes@dharma-funding.solutions

Nora looks after our projects in France.
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Klaus Förster, M.Tech.

Senior Innovation & Business Consultant

eu@dharma-funding.solutions

Over 10 years of experience in quality responsibility for international development projects in the field of medical devices (class 1 and 2). Responsible for the transfer of quality parameters into series production (supplier control, process and product optimization) of Philips Consumer Lifestyle International B.V.

Support for hardware, medical and electromechanical projects at Dharma.

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Sandeep Hölzl-Singh

Senior Economy Consultant

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Sandeep Pahal, MSc.

Senior Circular Economy Consultant

eu@dharma-funding.solutions

He has more than 20 years of professional experience in circular economy projects and supports the development of EU projects at Dharma from France.
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Judit Szilbereky

Senior Innovation & Business Consultant

eu@dharma-funding.solutions

Judit Szilbereky (Senior Consultant): Graduated in Innovation management and over last more than 15 years is supporting different national and international projects development, dedicated to the high-tech innovations.
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Vanessa Walenta, MA.

Business and Innovation Consultant

walenta@dharma-funding.solutions

Master's degree in International Business & Management, from the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI)

It supports innovative start-ups in the concept development of their projects within the framework of FFG and aws funding. She also heads the team of junior consultants.

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Emily Thornhill, BA.

Innovation Consultant

thornhill@dharma-funding.solutions

Degree in international business administration in Vienna and is enthusiastic about AI, ML and automation software.

She specializes in Austrian funding, especially for FFG and AWS, and leads the team in the development of FFG projects.

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Anastasia Halmer, BA.

Junior Business Consultant

halmer@dharma-funding.solutions

Thanks to her commercial training, she is one of the brightest minds when it comes to taking on a variety of tasks in projects, e.g. competition analysis, market search, price model optimization.
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Mariëtte Anouk Boslooper

Junior Innovation Consultant

boslooper@dharma-funding.solutions

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Mahmoud Elkasabgi

Junior Innovation Consultant

elkasabgi@dharma-funding.solutions

Thanks to his commercial training, he is one of the brightest minds when it comes to generating "meaning" from different data. He supports several projects such as competitor analysis, market search, price model optimization and project concept development.
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Haris Karabasic

Junior Innovation Consultant

karabasic@dharma-funding.solutions

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Michael Lukas, Bsc.

Assistent der Geschäftsführung

lukas@dharma-funding.solutions

Michael is a graduate of the KFU in Graz and supports Vijay in daily business operations and as an additional interface between the different departments.
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Mag. Tamara Maria

Senior Office and Accounting Manager

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With an interpleural background and more than 10 years of experience, she supports projects related to processes and operational optimization. She also heads the accounting and bookkeeping team for Dharma's international activities.
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Mag. Stefan Matl, BA. MA.

Rechnung und Finanzen

matl@dharma-funding.solutions

As a graduate of the KFU in Graz, he is responsible for accounting at Dharma.
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Robert Leder

Business development and growth expert

leder@dharma-funding.solutions

He founded his first start-up at the age of 22 in Munich and built up other companies in Vienna. Sales has always been an important aspect in his self-employment and with the experience of 10 years of start-up life, he supports Dharma in this as well as in marketing and business development.
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Steluta Lacramioara Marcu

Office Management
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Mag. Dr. Martin Veigl

Account Executive

veigl@dharma-funding.solutions


Dharma Funding Solutions in figures

Achieved through innovative companies like yours
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Funding quota

With a promotion rate of around 80%, we are among the absolute leaders. For many companies, the first promotion is often just the beginning.

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Locations

At a total of 5 European locations, we support our clients with subsidies, project and corporate financing, the development of new markets and much more.

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Employees

40+ employees take care of solutions at 5 different locations. Thanks to our strong team, we always guarantee high quality and professionalism.

Dipl. Narrow. Puneet Teja

Senior Consultant

Dipl. Narrow. Puneet Teja on his career at Dharma.


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DFS is Austria's leading consulting firm in the field of start-up financing, financing & investments with a strong focus on public funding.
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You've come to the right place if you

A friendly, international team, a pleasant working atmosphere & a centrally located office are just as important as we are

You love varied tasks and would like to enjoy a thorough training program

Want to take advantage of flexible working hours & home office options

Want a long-term position for the future

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We also welcome applications from refugees from Ukraine. / Mi duzhe radi zajavkam na robotu vid bizhenciv z Ukraini.

The following positions are currently open:

Please send your application by e-mail only:

contact@dharma-funding.solutions