Getting Ready for Horizon 2020
 

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Getting Ready for Horizon 2020

Workshop Presenter:   Dr. Sean McCarthy Hyperion Ltd, Ireland

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Workshop for Rectors, Directors and Research Support Staff (3.5 hours)

Module 1: Background and Overview of Horizon 2020

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

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Structure and Terminology of Horizon 2020

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 a Strategy 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 individuals who are Directors of research groups or experienced research advisors in Research Centres and in Universities.

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

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Workshop 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 38,000 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