Proposal Handbook for Horizon 2020
 

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How to Write a Competitive Proposal for  Horizon 2020

 

                 (A Handbook for Research Managers )

                                            

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1 book  €100 (including postage)

5 books €300 (including postage)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An Overview of Horizon 2020

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Sources of Information on Horizon 2020

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The Structure of Horizon 2020

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Terminology used in Horizon 2020

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The Secrets of Horizon 2020 Proposals

Chapter 2: How the Research Priorities were Selected (How to Lobby)

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Who decided on the Structure of Horizon 2020

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Who prepared the Work Programmes for the  Research Priorities

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Who's Who in the Technology Platforms

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Background to the Evaluation Criteria

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Key websites: Who's Who in Horizon 2020

Chapter 3: The Research Priorities in Horizon 2020

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Pillar I: Excellent Science

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Pillar II: Industrial Leadership

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Pillar III: Societal Challenges

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EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology)

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Euratom

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JRC (Joint Research Centres)

Chapter 4: How Proposals are Evaluated

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Evaluation Criteria for Horizon 2020 Proposals

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The Evaluation Process

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The Evaluation Manual and the Forms used by Evaluators

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The role of the ‘Expert  Evaluator’ + how to become an 'Expert'

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Key websites and documents on the Evaluation of Horizon 2020  Proposals

Chapter 5: How to Write the ‘Impact’ of the project

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Background to ‘Impact’

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Template for writing the ‘Impact’

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Example of ‘Potential Impact’

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Websites to write the ‘Impact’

Chapter 6: The One Page Proposal

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Structure of the One Page Proposal

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The Role of the One Page Proposal

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Example of a One Page Proposal

Chapter 7: How to Streamline Proposal Writing

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Planning, Preparing and Writing a Proposal for Horizon 2020

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Time available to Write a Proposal

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Step-by-step guide (From the Call to the Deadline)

Chapter 8: How to Find the Best Partners

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Which countries can participate

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How non-EU countries can participate in Horizon 2020

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How to find the best partners

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Key websites to select the ‘Strategic Partners’

Chapter 9: How to Write the ‘Implementation' of the project

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How to Manage R&D Projects.

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Potential problems in managing European Projects

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The Pert Chart, The Gantt Chart

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Work Package Description

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The Deliverables Table

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Work Breakdown per partner

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Websites, Templates and Webservices for Management of Framework projects

Chapter 10:Legal and Financial Rules in Horizon 2020

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The Rules of Participation

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The Grant Agreement and Consortium Agreement

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The Financial Rules of Horizon 2020

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The Rules on Intellectual Property

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Key websites and documents for Legal and Financial Rules

Chapter 11: What is your Strategy for Horizon 2020?

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An Organisation's Strategy for Horizon 2020

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A Strategy for Individual Researchers

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A Strategy for Beginners

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A Strategy for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME)

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Annex         Handbook  Websites

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