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Overview of the Workshop

Horizon Europe is expected to be launched in January 2021. The planning for this Programme started at the beginning of 2017. This 3.5 hour online workshop has been designed to help Directors and Senior Support Staff to monitor the development of the Programme. This will be important when preparing strategies for the period 2021 to 2027.

This workshop is based on Seán McCarthy’s ongoing analysis of the debate and 39 years working with the previous 8 Framework Programmes. 

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Target Audience: Researchers and Research Support Services in Universities and Research Centres

The course is NOT open to Private Consultants or National Contact Points.

Workshop Presenter: Dr. Seán McCarthy www.hyperion.ie/seanmccarthy.htm

Duration: 4* 45 minute sessions ( Course can be taken as four sessions in one day or two sessions * two days.)

Booking Details: Contact mary.mccarthy@hyperion.ie

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Contents of Workshop

Online Session 1 (45 minutes)

Module 1: From Horizon 2020 to Horizon Europe

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Proposed Structure of Horizon Europe

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Evolution of Structure from Horizon 2020 to Horizon Europe

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What's New in Horizon Europe?

Online Session 2  (45 minutes)

Module 2: Horizon Europe Funding Landscape

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Mapping Horizon Europe Funding

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Funding Opportunities for Universities

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Funding Opportunities for Research Centres

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Funding Opportunities for Companies

Module 3:Pillar II (Clusters, Missions and European Partnerships)

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Overview of Pillar II Clusters

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Missions Proposed for Horizon Europe

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European Partnerships

- Co-Programmed European Partnerships

- Co-Funded European Partnerships

- Institutional European Partnerships

Online Session 3 (45 minutes)

Module 4: Who will Write the Topics (Pillar II) ?

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How to Read a Work Programme

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How Topics are Defined in Pillar II

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Outputs, Outcomes and Impact

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Proposal Intelligence - Expert Groups Contributing to the Topics

Module 5: EIC (European Innovation Council)

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Background to the EIC

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EIC Pathfinder, EIC Accelerator, EIT

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Scaling-up, Disruptive and Enabling Technologies

Online Session 4 (45 minutes)

Module 6: Horizon Europe Synergies with other EU Programmes

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Types of Synergies with other EU Programmes

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Blended Financing

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Examples of Synergies with ERDF, ESF, ERASMUS, LIFE...

 Module 7: How to Prepare a European Research Strategy

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Identifying Opportunities in Horizon Europe

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Proposal Intelligence

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Strategic Networking

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Screening Proposal Ideas

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Streamlining the Proposal Writing Process

 

Programme Designer and Presenter

The programme will be presented by Dr. Sean McCarthy of Hyperion Ltd (www.hyperion.ie). In 2017 the European Commission published a list of the top 100 universities and research organisations participating in Horizon 2020. Dr. McCarthy has delivered training courses in 74 of these top 100 universities and research organisations.

Since 1995 over 80,000 participants have attended his courses in 29 countries. He has presented training courses on the Framework programmes in over 290 research centres throughout Europe (www.hyperion.ie/clients.htm).

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.  More details can be found on www.hyperion.ie/seanmccarthy.htm 

Limitation of Liability

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