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How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon Europe

(ONLINE COURSE)

How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon Europe

Wednesday

5th May 2021

Session 1 10:00 to 10:45 (CET)

Session 2  11:00 to 11:45 (CET)

Session 3 12:00 to 12:45 (CET)

 

Workshop Presenters:   Dr. Sean McCarthy Hyperion Ltd, Ireland

                                              Sylvia McCarthy Hyperion Ltd (Brussels)

 

Online Platform: ZOOM

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

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Course Fee  Ä 300  per participant

Course Fee: This includes tuition, documentation and access to Hyperion's website on Horizon Europe.

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Overview of the Course

This online course is designed to train researchers, research managers and research support services in writing professional and competitive proposals for Horizon Europe. The course analyses the relevance of  Horizon Europe to EU policies, the common problems in proposal writing and the success criteria for proposals. The course provides advice on how to collect information, select strategic partners and streamline proposal writing.

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

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

Course Presenters: Dr. SeŠn McCarthy www.hyperion.ie/seanmccarthy.htm

                                 Sylvia McCarthy (EU Policy Analyst)

 

Duration: Three 45-minute sessions  

                 Session 1(10:00-10:45), Session 2(11:00-11:45), Session 3(12:00 to 12:45)

Contents of Workshop

Module 1: Horizon Europe Funding Landscape

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From EU Policies to Horizon Europe

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Bottom-Up versus Top-Down Programmes

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Funding Landscape for Horizon Europe

Module 2: Profile of Successful Organisations in EU Programmes

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Profile of Successful Organisations (and Individuals)

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How to Judge a Winning Proposal

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Sources of Ideas for Horizon Europe proposals

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'Telling' versus 'Selling' Proposal Ideas

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Research Support Services in Successful Organisations

Module 3: How Pillar I Proposals are Evaluated

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EU Policies defining Pillar I

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How ERC Proposals are Evaluated

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Proposal Clinics for ERC Proposals

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How MSCA Proposals are Evaluated

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Impact on Careers in MSCA Proposals

Module 4: How Pillar II Proposals are Evaluated

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How to Analyse a Pillar II Work Programme

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The Profile of the Remote Evaluators

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Template for a Proposal Clinic for Pillar II Proposals

Module 5: How to Write the Impact of a Pillar II Proposal

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Who Wrote the Topics in Pillar II?

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Outputs, Outcomes and Impact on the EU Policy Making Process

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How to Explain the Impact on EU Societal Challenges

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How to Explain the Impact on EU Industrial Policies

Module 6: How Pillar III Proposals are Evaluated

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How EIC Pathfinder Proposals are Evaluated

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How EIC Transition Proposals are Evaluated

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How EIC Accelerator Proposals are Evaluated

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Third Party opportunities in EIT KICs.

Module 7: Exploitation, Dissemination and Communication in Horizon Europe

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Definition of Exploitation, Dissemination and Communication

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Routes for Exploiting Results from Horizon Europe

Programme Designers and Presenters

Dr. SeŠn McCarthy

SeŠn 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 SeŠn was the coordinator.  Today, he does not participate in the Framework programmes but concentrates on designing and delivering training courses. 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).

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.

 

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 has a Bachelorís degree in European Studies (University College Cork,Ireland) and a Masterís degree in International Politics and Europe (University of Warwick, UK).

Limitation of Liability

This webpage has been designed to help researchers prepare proposals for Horizon Europe.

Every effort has been made to ensure complete and accurate information concerning the material presented in this webpage. However, Hyperion Ltd cannot be held legally responsible for any mistakes in printing or faulty instructions contained within the templates. The authors appreciate receiving notice of any errors or misprints.

There are no warranties, expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, made with respect to the materials or any information provided to the user herein. Neither the author nor publisher shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the contents of this webpage.