Dovydas Caturianas

Dovydas has been working in PPMI since 2011 and specializes in the fields of research and technological development, development of human research capacities, higher education policy, as well as labour market analysis. His experience includes work in the fields of research and higher education policy, studies on research careers and development of human research capacities, co-operation between science and business sector and innovation promotion.


Key areas of expertise

  • Policy areas: research policy, human research capacities, education and science, innovations, labour market
  • Research methods: statistical analysis (SPSS), social network analysis, in-depth interviews, case studies and surveys



  • PhD candidate in Philosophy, Vilnius University, Lithuania, since 2013
  • MA in Political Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, 2011
  • BA in Political Science, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 2010

Selected projects

MORE IV study Support data collection and analysis concerning mobility patterns and career paths of researchers

Removing obstacles to cross-border solidarity activities

International cooperation in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Data gathering and information for the 2018 European Research Area progress report

Ensuring high-quality job creation from EU funding programmes: How can the best practice of Horizon 2020 be better integrated into other programmes (ESF, Youth Guarantee, Globalisation Fund)? (01/2018 - 04/2018)

Study to evaluate the progress on quality assurance systems in the area of higher education in the Member states and on cooperation activities at European level (09/2017 – 04/2018)

Study on Fostering Industrial Talents on Research at European Level (06/2017 - 10/2017)

Study of business participation and entrepreneurship in Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (under both FP7 and Horizon2020) (09/2016 – 05/2017)

3rd Interim Evaluation of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency – EACEA (2015)

Assessing the Union Added Value and the Economic Impact of the EU Framework Programmes (FP7, Horizon 2020) (2015)

Study on Research Careers in Europe (2014)

Ex-Post Evaluation of the Health Theme in FP7 (2014)

Study on assessing the contribution of the framework programmes to the development of human research capacity (2013-2014)

Interim Evaluation of FP7 Marie Curie Actions (European Commission, DG Education and Culture, 2011–2012)

ESF Expert Evaluation Network (European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, 2010–2012)

Interim evaluation of Erasmus Mundus II (2009-2013) (European Commission, DG Education and Culture, 2011–2012)


E-solution:NOWORRIES Agency Developing esthetics.