Workshop for Horizon 2020 Advisors (Experienced)
 

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How to Support Researchers in Writing Competitive Proposals for  Horizon 2020

(Experienced Advisors)

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Overview of the Workshop

The aim of this half-day workshop is to help experienced Advisors to improve their skills in supporting their organisations in Horizon 2020.

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Who should attend?

This course is relevant to individuals who are experienced support staff in Research Centres and in Universities.

Workshop Presenter: Sean McCarthy www.hyperion.ie/seanmccarthy.htm

Duration: 9:00 to 12:30

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Contents of Workshop

Module 1: The Profile of the top Organisations in Horizon 2020

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Strategy at Rector/Director Level

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Strategy at Research Group Level

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Strategy of Individual Researchers

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Strategy for the Research Support Office

Module 2: Who Wrote the Topic? (Pillar II/III)

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How Pillar II/III Topics are Selected

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Impact Indicators for Horizon 2020

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European Technology Platforms

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Key Enabling Techologies (KET)

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European Innovation Partnerships (EIP)

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Joint Programming Initiatives (JPI)

Module 3: Proposal Clinics

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How to Organise a Proposal Clinic

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Proposal Clinics for ERC Proposals

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Proposal Clinics for Pillar II/III Proposals

Module 4: How to Explain the Impact in Technology Projects

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Impact of Research on Industry

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Technology Platforms

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Value Chains

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Disruptive and Enabling Technologies

Module 5: How to Explain the Impact in Social Science Projects

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Evidence Based Policy Making

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EU Institutions and EU Decision Making

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Example of Impact on EU Policy

Module 6: How to Participate in Decision Making (Lobby)

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Different Types of Lobbying in Horizon 2020

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Who's Who in H2020 Lobbying

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How to participate in Horizon 2020 Decision Making Process

Module 7: Key Questions asked by H2020 Advisors

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Questions for the Strategic Planning for Horizon 2020

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Pre-proposal question

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Call for Proposal launched - key questions

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Writing the content of the proposal - 5 key questions

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Writing the Scientific Excellence - 5 key questions

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Writing the Impact questions

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After the evaluation questions

 

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 1995 over 65,000 participants have attended his courses in 29 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