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Getting Ready for Horizon 2020

Brussels Thursday 2nd February 2012 9:30 to 13:00

                    Workshop Presenter:   Dr. Sean McCarthy Hyperion Ltd, Ireland

This half-day workshop is designed for Directors of Research Groups and Experienced Framework 7 Advisors.  The topics covered in this workshop are:

- new issues in Framework 7 and Horizon 2020

- how to Lobby for Framework 7 and Horizon 2020

- new challenges for Framework 7 Advisors

 

Venue of course: Hotel Leopold, 35  Rue du Luxembourg, Brussels 
                                  Hotel Phone 0032 2 511 1828 Fax: 00 32 2 514 1939)

                                  Hotel Website http://www.hotels-belgium.com/brussel-ec/leopold.htm 

To book a place simply send an email to mary.mccarthy@hyperion.ie 

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Course Fee  375  per participant

Course Fee: This includes tuition, documentation, morning coffees and a light lunch.  Participants are responsible for their own accommodation.

 

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Workshop Contents

Module 1: Background and Overview of Proposed Horizon 2020

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Background to Horizon 2020 (ERA, EU2020, Open Innovation, Simplification)

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Proposal for Horizon 2020 (30th November 2011)

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How the proposed priorities were selected

Module 2: New Issues in Horizon 2020

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Joint Technology Initiatives (JTI) and Public Private Partnerships (PPP)

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Joint Programming

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Public Procurement as a source of funding for innovation

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EIT (European Institute for Innovation and Technology)

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FET (Future and Emerging Technologies)

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Legal and Financial Issues (Proposed changes)

Module 3: How to Lobby for  Horizon 2020

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How decisions are made in European funding programmes.

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Who makes and contributes to decisions on  Horizon 2020?

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How to influence the workprogramme.

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How to monitor and influence the structure of Horizon 2020

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How to prepare a lobby plan for a research centre.

Module 4: How to Prepare for  Horizon 2020

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Different Strategies for Horizon 2020

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A Strategy for Research Groups

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A Strategy for ERC

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A Strategy for Newcomers

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Who should attend?

This workshop is relevant to Directors of research groups and individuals who are experienced Framework 7 advisors. The workshop is restricted only for Research Centres and in Universities.

Venue of course: Hotel Leopold, 35  Rue du Luxembourg, Brussels 
                                  Hotel Phone 0032 2 511 1828 Fax: 00 32 2 514 1939)

                                  Hotel Website http://www.hotels-belgium.com/brussel-ec/leopold.htm 

To book a place simply send an email to mary.mccarthy@hyperion.ie 

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Course Fee  375  per participant

Workshop Fee: This includes tuition, documentation, morning coffees and a light lunch.  Participants are responsible for their own accommodation.

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Programme Designer and Presenter

The programme will be presented by Dr. Sean McCarthy of Hyperion Ltd (www.hyperion.ie). Sean has been active in the Framework programmes since 1980. He has been involved in over 150 research proposals to the Framework programmes and has participated in over 60 Framework projects. In 16 of these projects he was the coordinator. Four of Hyperion contracts has been audited by the European Commission. Today he does not participate in the Framework programmes but concentrates on designing and delivering training courses for organizations who participate in the programmes. Since 1998 over 30,000 participants have attended his courses in 27 countries. He has presented training courses on the Framework programmes in over 210 research centres throughout Europe (www.hyperion.ie/clients.htm). More details can be found on www.hyperion.ie/seanmccarthy.htm