Horizon 2020: How to get funding for your Research and Innovation projects
A very practical seminar on how to successfully exploit Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme with winning proposals.
Course Starts on 16th January!

Horizon 2020: How to get funding for your Research and Innovation projects

A very practical seminar on how to successfully exploit Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme with winning proposals.

Why to take this course?

This is not just another course on Horizon 2020 programme. This is a very practical 4-day session with clear steps, tips, hints and methods on how organisations of any type (SMEs, industries, research institutes, universities, nongovernmental organisations, no-profit organisations, public authorities, consultancy companies, etc.) can exploit Horizon 2020 programme either as applicants or partners. This seminar conglomerates the experience of the experts with 20 years of experience in the area. It is an eye opener for proposal writers, project managers and EC evaluators who wish to realise and standardise the process, templates, tools and approaches for developing a winning proposal.
Participants by the end of the course are expected to have elaborated a clear step by step action plan specifically for their organisation or client to get involved as partners or leaders in winning H2020 grant applications. In addition, they will complete the course with an effective development strategy and great content for a successful Horizon 2020 grant application.

  • today 16 - 19 January 2018
  • room
    Science 14 Atrium
    – Rue de La Science 14b, Brussels (Belgium)
  • Day 1+2 EUR 590
    – EARLY BIRD fee (valid only for registration before 02 January 2018)
  • EUR 690
    – Regular participation fee

  • Day 3+4EUR 590
    – EARLY BIRD fee (valid only for registration before 02 January 2018)
  • EUR 690
    – Regular participation fee

  • Full CourseEUR 1200
    – EARLY BIRD fee (valid only for registration before 02 January 2018)
  • EUR 1300
    – Regular participation fee
Remove the dust from Horizon 2020 and understand in a simple way its structure and the steps on submitting winning proposals
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Welcome
  • H2020 simply but fully explained based also on successful examples
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • Identification of suitable H2020 components and how each participating organisation can get involved
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 15:00
  • Contractual issues (Internal Agreements, External Agreements and contracts, Intellectual Property Rights management, financial management)
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
  • 10 steps for successful H2020 proposal submission
16:00 - 17:00
Submit or get involved in highly competitive and winning Horizon 2020 proposals
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Recapitulation
  • Work on "Excellence" Evaluation Criterion
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • Work on "Impact" Evaluation Criterion: Removing the dust from the Impact Section in Horizon 2020 grant applications (Pillar 1, Pillar 2 and Pillar 3)
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 15:00
  • Cont. Removing the dust from the Impact Section in Horizon 2020 grant applications (Pillar 1, Pillar 2 and Pillar 3)
  • Mastering techniques on dealing successfully with each of the Impact subcriteria and the respective section in the H2020 grant application form
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
  • Tips and hints for Impressing the EC experts and Horizon 2020 evaluators with your approach in the "Implementation" section
16:00 - 17:00
Proposal Clinics for immediate success actions in Horizon 2020
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Recapitulation
  • Work in groups - Hands on Practice - Work individualy or in groups with the support of an Horizon 2020 coach - Proposal Clinic 1: How to network effectively and how to get involved in promising proposals as a participant
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • Cont. Work in groups - Hands on Practice: - Work individualy or in groups with the support of an Horizon 2020 coach - Proposal Clinic 1: How to network effectively and how to get involved in promising proposals as a participant
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 15:00
  • Work in groups - Hands on Practice - Work individualy or in groups with the support of an Horizon 2020 coach- Proposal Clinic 2: Identify funding opportunities that match your mission and vision and develop great ideas for their targeted H2020 call topics
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
  • Cont. Work in groups - Hands on Practice - Work individualy or in groups with the support of an Horizon 2020 coach- Proposal Clinic 2: Identify funding opportunities that match your mission and vision and develop great ideas for your targeted H2020 call topics
16:00 - 17:00
Think and act like a champion in Horizon 2020 programme
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Recapitulation
  • Excellence Section - Work in groups - Hands on Practice - Work individualy or in groups with the support of an Horizon 2020 coach Proposal Clinic 3: How to deal effectively with the first success criterion for winning grant applications - i.e. Excellence (it includes relevance, ambition and innovation)
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • Excellence section (cont.) and Impact section: Work in groups - Hands on Practice - Work individualy or in groups with the support of an Horizon 2020 coach Proposal Clinic 3 (cont.) and 4: How to deal effectively with the second success criterion for winning grant applications - i.e. Impact
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 15:00
  • Impact Section and Implementation Section: Work in Groups - Hands on Practice – Work individualy or in groups with the support of an Horizon 2020 coach – Proposal Clinic 4 (cont.) and Proposal Clinic 5: How to deal effectively with the third and last success criterion for winning grant applications - i.e. Implementation (approach/workplan, consortium, milestones)
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
  • Implementation Section: Hands on Practice – Work individualy or in groups with the support of an an H2020 coach - Proposal Clinic 5: How to deal effectively with the third and last success criterion for winning grant applications - i.e. Implementation (approach/workplan, consortium, milestones)
16:00 - 17:00
Course leader:

Nikolaos Floratos

European Commission Expert in Project Management of EU Projects and e-Accessibility services, Cyberall Access Ltd. Mr. Floratos mainly delivers courses on Successful Planning and Management of European Funded Projects as well as Effective Dissemination and Exploitation of European funded projects. He has also been engaged as expert from the European Commission on evaluating proposals requesting EC funding as well as reviewing EU projects since 2003 and he has managed so far more than seventy EU projects since 1997. He presents the most suitable mix as an EC expert and project manager with teaching experience. He has worked in six European countries and has cooperated and trained hundreds of individuals and organizations in successful proposal writing as well as project management of European funded projects.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 16 January 2018
Event End Date 19 January 2018
Regular participation fee Free
Early bird fee Free
Location
Science 14 Atrium
Rue de la Science 14A
Science 14 Atrium
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About Course promoters:

The European Academy for education and social research is an institution addressed at developing a better Europe through the knowledge sharing and a research based use of the Information and Communication Technologies. The European Academy for education and social Research achieves its education aim through the European Projects Academy. The social research, instead, is conducted through the My Europa platform that is based on the results of a research project of the European Projects Association.

The European Projects Academy is an educational programme created by the European Academy for Education and Social Research in collaboration with the European Projects Association. The courses are tailored to provide a collaborative and stimulating environment for leaning through in-class lectures, case studies and workshops led by professors, project managers, consultants and European affair advisors. Each course also includes individual work on My Europa platform (www.my-europa.eu), that is a web-based lifelong eLearning platform designed to develop European projects. The My Europa platform fosters the use of the Information and Communication Technologies in order to create a new generation of professionals able to use the European funds more efficiently, enhancing the absorption capacity of the involved stakeholders and lowering the overall costs of the entire lifecycle of European projects.


European Projects Association (EPA) is a politically independent nonprofit organization focused on research and development, innovation and internationalization of good practices in European Projects. The use of innovative information and communication technologies is a distinctive characteristic of this leading cooperation network dedicated to the European projects stakeholders. EPA supports the goals of organizations, experts and individuals with a complete set of ICT tools on My Europa platform and services that foster development, effective implementation and efficient dissemination of EU projects. EPA is a recognized innovative actor at the European level as a point in which knowledge and experience meet to create an ideal multimedia environment for the development of European projects.


Association Informo is a non-profit organization working to encourage employment through various forms of education, organization of seminars and consultations. As a non-profit organization, Informo acts with an aim to improve the life conditions of the citizens in various areas with a special attention to the youth and the unemployed.

In addition, Informo performs consultations in regards to preparation and implementation of projects which apply for national and international funding (EU, UN, and others) and the implementation and evaluation of projects financed by EU funds, providing information services on the EU options, and other consulting and educational services with international experts.

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COURSE LOCATION

Science14 Atrium, Rue de La Science 14b Brussels (Belgium)

Your address in the heart of Europe

 

At Science 14 Atrium, a prestigious workspace located in the heart of the EU district.

You will find the services you need to set up your address in Brussels and the office and meeting room facilities to effectively run your project.

You can quickly start your business and get pay as you go access to functional and flexible spaces for your meetings.

 

At Science 14 Atrium, powered by Halldis, you will also find the right contacts that will help you develop your projects.

The building brings with it an access to a professional network of companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs working closely with the EU Institutions.

Professionals are engaged in networking through regular events and receptions, training courses, conferences and seminars are also organized on a daily basis.

 

Through Halldis’ portfolio of serviced apartments, you can stay in a fully furnished apartment located centrally near the EU district each time you are in Brussels.

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