How to Write the Impact on EU Policies (Pillar II)
 

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How to Write the Impact on EU Policies (Pillar II of Horizon Europe)

(Workshop for Coordinators and Partners in Pillar II Proposals)

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Overview of the Course

Pillar II of Horizon Europe is a 'Top-Down' programme. This means that the Topics are designed to address 'Specific' EU policies. Coordinators preparing proposals for Pillar II Topics must have a thorough understanding of the background to the Topic and how the project addresses the 'Specific policies'. This course has been designed to help the Coordinator identify the background to the Topics and then design their proposals to have real impact on the specific EU policies.

 

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

 

Delivery of Course:  Online (ZOOM)

Target Audience: Coordinators and Partners in Pillar II Proposals

       

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

 

Contents of Course

Module 2-1: Proposal Intelligence for Pillar II Proposals

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How to Prepare a Proposal Intelligence Report

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Identifying background EU Policies

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Foresight reports contributing to Pillar II Topics

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Previously funded projects (Project Portfolio)

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Examples of Proposal Intelligence for Pillar II

Module 2-2: The EU Policy Making Process (Global Challenges)

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The formal EU Policy Making Process

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How EU Policies are Started

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Implementation Pathways for EU Policies

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The Role of the JRC (Joint Research Centre)

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The Role of EPRS (European Parliament Research Services)

Module 2-3: The Role of Research in the EU Policy Process

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Evidence Informed Policy Making

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The role of Research in the different phases of the  EU Policy Process

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The Reality: Research outputs and EU Policy inputs

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Converting Research Outputs into EU Policy Inputs

Module 2-4: The Impact of Pillar II Projects on EU Policies (Industrial Leadership)

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EU Industrial Policies (EU Strategic Autonomy)

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IPCEI (Important Projects of Common European Interest)

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STEP (Strategic Technologies European Platform)

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Expert Groups consulted for EU Industrial Policies

Module 2-5: Exploitation, Dissemination and Communication

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Exploitation of Research Results

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Dissemination of Research Results

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Communication of Research Results

Module 2-6: Synergies with other EU Programmes

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Synergies within Horizon Europe

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Synergies with InvestEU

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Synergies with LIFE Programme

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Synergies with Creative Europe

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.