Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). The goal being to ensure Europe produces world-class science, removes barriers to innovation, creating a pathway to ensure make it easier for the public and private sectors to work together in delivering innovation. By coupling research and innovation, Horizon 2020 is helping to achieve all the above with its emphasis on excellent science, industrial leadership and in tackling societal challenges.
Horizon 2020 is open to everyone, with a simple structure that reduces red tape and time so participants can focus on what is really important. This approach makes sure new projects get off the ground quickly – and achieve results faster.
Our training ranges from proposal development to project management, covering the 3 pillars of H2020, and their specific programmes and/or Themes, and its horizontal programmes:
Some examples of training contents are:
A) How to develop successful proposals, covering several funding schemes:
– Research and Innovation Actions (RIA)
– pure Innovation Actions (IA)
– Coordination and Support Actions (CSA)
– funding for SMEs (SMEI, phase 1 and 2) and business organisations (Fast Track to Innovation, FTI)
– the use of EU portals
– others on specific demand
B) Communication and Dissemination, including Open Access/Open Data
C) Project management, including partnership management and financial and technical reporting
d) The EC evaluation process, including how to become an evaluator