How to Support Pillar II Proposals
 

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How to Support Researchers in Writing Competitive Proposals for Pillar II 

(Horizon Europe)

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This course is designed for Research Support Staff who have to advise researchers on Pillar II Proposals in Horizon Europe. Two types of support are needed by researchers.

1. Support on the Rules (The course does not cover Financial Rules, Legal Rules, Ethics,  etc.)

2. Support for the Content (research and impact) - the focus of this course

Delivery of Course:  Onsite or On-line (Zoom)

Target Audience: Research Support Staff in Universities and Research Centres                    

                              The course is NOT open to Private Consultants

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

Duration: 4 * 45 Minute Sessions

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

Contents of Course

Module 1: Support Needed by Researchers for Pillar II Proposals

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Profile of Researchers with High Success Rates

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Levels of Support for Researchers (Level 1 to Level 5)

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Sources of Information for Pillar II Proposals

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How to Analyse a Pillar II Work Programme

Module 2: How to Advise Researchers on the Evaluation of Pillar II Proposals

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How Remote Evaluators are Selected

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Where to find the Remote Evaluation Forms

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How Pillar II Proposals are Evaluated (Remote Evaluators)

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The Final Selection of Proposals (Evaluation Committee)

Module 3: How to Screen Pillar II Proposals (Proposal Clinics)

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The Role of the Proposal Clinic

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Template for a Proposal Clinic

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From the Proposal Clinic to the Proposal Deadline

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How to Organise Proposal Clinics

Module 4: How to Write the Impact on EU Policy Making

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The EU Policy Making Process

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Impact on Global Challenges

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Impact on EU Industrial Leadership

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Exploitation, Dissemination and Communication

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Synergies with other EU Programmes

Module 5: Proposal Intelligence for Pillar II Proposals

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From EU Policies to Pillar II Topics

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Expert Groups consulted for Pillar II Topics

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Foresight Reports for Pillar II Topics

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Targets for Impact on EU Policies ( EU Institution Groups)

Programme Designers and Presenters

Dr. SeŠn McCarthy

SeŠn McCarthy has delivered training courses in 78 of these top 100 universities and research organisations in Europe.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.  Since 1995 over 110,000 participants have attended his courses in 29 countries. He has presented training courses on the Framework programmes in over 290 research centres.

 

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.