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How to Support Researchers in Writing Competitive Proposals for Pillar II (Horizon Europe)

Online Platform: ZOOM

         

How to Support Researchers in Writing Competitive Proposals for Pillar II (Horizon Europe)

Tuesday 15th November 2022

Time(CET): 10:00 to 13:00      

 

 

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Course Fee  Ä 375  per participant

Course Fee: This includes tuition and documentation (pdf)

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

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Overview of the Course

This course is designed to train research support staff how to support researchers in Pillar II (Horizon Europe) proposals. The course will train Support Staff how to advise researcher on selecting Topics in Pillar II and how to analyse Pillar II work programmes. In particular, the course will explain how to analyse the 'Impact' part of Pillar II Proposals.

The course will NOT cover the legal and financial rules of Horizon Europe.

Target Audience: Research Support Staff 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: 10:00 to 13:00 CET Three 45-minute sessions     

Contents of Workshop

Module 1: Profile of Researchers with High Success Rates

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Researchers with High Success Rates

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Converting Excellent ideas into Competitive Proposals

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From 'Telling' to 'Selling' proposal ideas

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Strategy of Organisations with High Success Rates

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The Role of the Research Support Office

Module 2: From EU Policies to Pillar II Work Programmes

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How EU Policies are Converted into Pillar II Work Programmes

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From Specific EU Policies to Pillar II Topics

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Diagrams needed to explain relevance to EU Policies 

Module 3: How Pillar II Proposals are Evaluated

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The Evaluation Process for Pillar II

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Key Documents used in the Evaluation of Pillar II Proposals

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The Role of the Remote Evaluators

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The Role of the Evaluation Committee

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Analysis of Pillar II Calls in Horizon Europe

Module 4: Proposal Clinics ( How to Screen Pillar II Proposals)

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The Role of Proposal Clinics

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Template for Proposal Clinic Presentations

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Selecting Strategic Partners

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The Abstract (Template)

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The Consensus Report

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Compiling the Proposal

Module 5: Proposal Intelligence (Specific EU Policies and Expert Groups)

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How to Analyse a Pillar II Work Programme

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Expert Groups Consulted for Grand Challenges

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The role of CSAs (Coordination and Support Actions)

Module 6: The Impact of Pillar II on Global Challenges

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Output, Outcomes and Impact of Pillar II Topics

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The EU Policy Making Process

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The Impact of Research on EU Policies

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Case Studies from Pillar II Clusters

Module 7: The Impact of Pillar II on EU Industrial Leadership

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EU Industrial Strategies

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Expert Groups Consulted on Industrial Strategies

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Disruptive and Enabling Technologies

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Exploitation, Dissemination and Communication measures

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Synergies with other EU Programmes

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.