Getting Ready for Framework 10
 

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Getting Ready for Framework 10

 

Zoom Course

Organised by CZARMA (Czech Association of Research Managers and Administrators)

Tuesday 21st May 2024

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Overview of the Course

This course is designed for Research Support Staff in Universities and Research Centres. The course is designed so that Research Support Staff can advise researchers and senior management on how to monitor, influence and plan for the next European Union Framework programme (2028-2034). At this time, the official name of the programme has not been announced. In this workshop, the Programme is referred as 'Framework 10'.

The course also helps Research Support Staff to adapt their services to support researchers in the period 2028-2034.

Target Audience: Research Support Staff in  Universities and Research Centres who are responsible for monitoring, influencing and planning for Framework 10.

                            The course is NOT open to Private Consultants

Course Presenters:   Sylvia McCarthy and Dr. SeŠn McCarthy

Date of Course: Tuesday 21st May 2024

Time: Will be announced by the organisers

Duration: 90 minutes (Two 45-minutes sessions with a 15 minute break between sessions)

Delivery of Course:  Zoom  (Link will be distributed by the organisers)

Handout: A pdf handout will be provided to all participants.

Bookings: Bookings will be made with the course organsier (CZARMA)

Contents of Workshop

Module 1: Profile of Researchers with High Success Rates in EU Framework Programmes

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Staying up-to-date: Sources of Information on Framework 10

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Skills needed for newcomers to EU Framework programmes

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Support needed for newcomers and experienced researchers

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Participating in the EU Decision Making Process: Why bother?

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Strategic Networking - identifying partners for proposals

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Sources of Ideas for future proposals

Module 2: The Evolution of the EU Framework Programmes (1984-2024)

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From EU Policies to EU Framework Programme design

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The Evolution of Rules in EU Framework Programmes

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The Evolution of Trends in Programme priorities

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Recent EU Policies influencing the design of Framework 10

Module 3: How Framework 10 will be prepared

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Open Consultation (December 2022-February 2023)

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Mid-term Review of Horizon Europe (2024)

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Submissions by Expert Groups (2024-2025)

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National Submission (2025-2026)

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Formal inter-Institution Discussion and Adoption (2026-2027)

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Work Programme design during Framework 10 (2028-2034)

Module 4: From Horizon Europe to Framework 10

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Issues to be decided in the design of Framework 10

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Structure of Horizon Europe versus Framework 10

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Top-Down versus Bottom-Up Programmes

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Role of Missions and European Partnerships

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Horizon Europe Funding Landscape versus Framework 10

Module 5: Understanding the Concept of 'Lobbying'

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What is Lobbying?

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Misunderstandings of 'EU Lobbying'

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Positive and Negative Lobbying

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Different Levels of Lobbying

Module 6: Expert Groups Consulted in the design of Framework 10

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SRIA (Strategic Research and Innovation Agendas)

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CSA (Coordination and Support Actions)

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European Technology Platforms (SRIAs)

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European Partnerships (SRIAs)

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IPCEI (Important Projects of Common European Interest)

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STEP (Strategic Technologies for Europe Platform)

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COST Actions

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European Networks and Associations

Module 7: The Role of Research Support in planning for Framework 10

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Monitoring the Progress of Framework 10

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Promoting involvement of Directors in high-level Expert Groups

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Promoting involvement of Researchers in Expert Groups

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Adapting Research Support Services for Framework 10

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Getting Researchers Ready for Framework 10

Programme Designers and Presenters

Sylvia McCarthy

Sylvia is an EU Policy Analyst. Based in Brussels since 2008, Sylvia has worked in the European Parliament and various EU consultancies and representations.

Sylvia specialises in preparing 'Proposal Intelligence Reports' for researchers participating in Pillar II of Horizon Europe. These reports identify the EU policies and expert groups behind the Topics in Pillar II.
Sylvia has a Bachelorís degree in European Studies (University College Cork,Ireland) and a Masterís degree in International Politics and Europe (University of Warwick, UK).

 

Dr. SeŠn McCarthy

SeŠn has been active in the Framework programmes since 1980. Since 1995 he has specialised in developing the skills of researchers to understand and participate in European Research Programmes. His courses are designed to help individual researchers and Research Organisations develop 'European Research Plans'.

In 2021 the European Commission published a list of the top 100 universities and research organisations participating in the European Union Framework programmes. Dr. McCarthy has delivered training courses in 78 of these top 100 universities and research centres.

 

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