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Getting Ready for Horizon 2020

             COPENHAGEN

This course is organized in cooperation with 

 EuroCenter, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

Date of course: Friday 23rd March 2012    Course Duration 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Venue of course:  

Venue will be sent in Booking Confirmation

Booking: To book a place simply send an email to: Mary McCarthy mary.mccarthy@hyperion.ie

  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

 

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Course Fee  400  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: New Issues in Framework 7- towards Horizon 2020

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Key European Policy documents

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European Technology Platforms and Joint Technology Initiatives (JTI)

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Public Private Partnerships (PPP)

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Joint Programming

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Lead Market Initiatives

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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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Links between FP7, CIP, Structural Funds.

Module 2: How to Lobby for Framework 7 and 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 FP7 and 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.

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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.

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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