Profile of Researchers with High Success Rates
 

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Profile of Researchers with High Success Rates

(Pillar II of Horizon Europe)

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Overview of the Course

The workshop describes the skills of researchers with High Success Rates in the European Framework Programmes. The workshop is based on the presenters experience of working with 78 or the top 100 research organisations in the European Research programmes.

 

(The workshop does not cover Financial Rules, Legal Rules, Ethics, Data Management etc.)

 

Delivery of Course: On-site, Online (Zoom or Teams) or eLearning (recorded)

Target Audience: Researchers planning to participate in a Pillar II Proposal

Course Presenters: Dr. SeŠn McCarthy  and Sylvia McCarthy (EU Policy Analyst)

Duration: 45 Minutes

Bookings and Enquiries: Send an email to mary.mccarthy@hyperion.ie

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Contents of Course

Module 1:Sources of Information for Pillar II Proposals

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Pillar II Work Programmes

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Pillar II Proposal Forms

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Pillar II Remote Evaluators Forms

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Annex F (General Annexes)

Module 2: Profile of Researchers with High Success Rates

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Researchers with High Success Rates

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From 'Telling' to 'Selling' a Proposal Idea

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How Evaluators Read Proposals

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Profile of a Successful Consortium

Module 3: How to Analyse a Pillar II Work Programme

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Horizon Europe Funding Landscape

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How EU Policies define Pillar II Work Programmes and Topics

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Where to find the key information in the Work Programmes

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Key Diagrams needed in the Pillar II Proposal

Module 4: Selecting Partners for Pillar II Proposals

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Different Roles in a Pillar II Consortium

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The Skills Matrix

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How Coordinators select Partners 

Module 5: Research Support Services for Pillar II

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Profile of Research Support in Organisations with High Success Rates

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Level 1 to Level 5 Research Support

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Research Support at the different phases of Pillar II

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Programme Designers and Presenters

Dr. SeŠn McCarthy

In 2021 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 78 of these top 100 universities and research organisations in Horizon 2020.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).

 

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.