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Preparing a Horizon 2020 commercialisation plan – what to ask?
This is the third article in our series dedicated entirely to the Horizon 2020 Impact section. In the previous post we began to explore the foundations for curating a professional Horizon 2020 commercialisation plan. ...
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Guide for Project Coordinators in Horizon 2020
All Horizon 2020 projects must appoint a Coordinator to lead and manage the project efforts. This role is an immensely important one. There is a lot to be considered in order to take on the role, and then soon after t...
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Grant review guide: top 6 ways to annoy a grant reviewer
When submitting a grant proposal, our motivation is to have the reviewer on “our side” – enthusiastic and positive about our project. In the grant review context, this is largely so that reviewers will write a p...
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Fragmented Projects in ERC
ERC grant funds frontier research which distinctly focuses on challenging novel concepts. The typical expectation in ERC is to present large-sized projects. Such projects justify a fairly high budget for a typical dur...
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Horizon 2020 Impact Section – the case of the abandoned child
The Horizon 2020 grant proposal application is divided into three major sections: Excellence, Impact and Implementation. In contrast to the Excellence and the Implementation sections, many applicants find the Impact s...
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Top EU Grant Writing Tips
Once researchers have an innovative idea at hand, acquiring resources for implementation becomes the center of their attention. They spend months curating highly competitive grant proposals that will hopefully secure ...
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ERC 2018 Advanced Grant – Lessons Learned
Now that the ERC 2018 Advanced Grant deadline is behind us, it is important for us to highlight and share some of the lessons learnt. This is because our ongoing efforts is to learn from past deadlines, track signific...
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ERC is not a grant for “fishing expedition” research
In this article, we will focus on better understanding the issues with ERC and a “fishing expedition” type of research. Following that, we will share some of our top tips for adjusting “fishing expedition” res...
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The Guide to Collaborations in ERC
Excluding the ERC Synergy grant, ERC grants are personal. This means that the ERC AdG, CoG and StG projects cannot be collaborative efforts. Since many applicants are used to working in collaboration with their peers ...
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Horizon 2020 proposal template guide – understanding the inn...
Winning a Horizon 2020 grant is no easy task. Such a feat constitutes an impeccable project proposal which presents the project in the best possible way to its reviewers. As an applicant, having a deep understanding o...
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ERC Grant writing – keep your recycling for the environment
Throughout the years, our team continues to encounter one repeating issue with countless ERC applicants regarding the ERC grant writing phase of their grant proposal. In general, grant writing is the bread and butter ...
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Proposals for two Regulations establishing a framework for int...
Proposals for two Regulations establishing a framework for interoperability between EU large-scale information systems
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The distorting effect of ‘winning’ grants exceptions in Ho...
Our most initial communications with new researchers working on Horizon 2020 or ERC grant proposals include an overview of the expected evaluation process for each respective grant. Such an overview is based on our ex...
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The Hidden Link Between ERC and FET-Open
ERC and FET-Open are very different funding schemes under Horizon 2020. Still, despite such apparent and basic differences, there exists a hidden link which creates a de-facto undocumented overlap between ERC and FET-...
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The “Non-Incremental” ERC Challenge
A prevailing comment responsible for the failure of many ERC AdG (Advanced) applications (though also found in Starting and Consolidator grants) pertains to the ‘incremental nature’ of the proposed research. Why i...
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Cork – High-tech flooring from nature
Are you thinking about renovating your house? Then the choice of flooring is certainly something you have already thought about. AllThings.Bio will answer the most important questions about different bio-based floorin...
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Consultation response Public consultation on reducing marine l...
Consultation response Public consultation on reducing marine litter: actions on single use plastics and fishing gear
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Public consultation on transformation of health and care in th...
Public consultation on transformation of health and care in the digital single market
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Public Consultation on the evaluation of the Intelligent Trans...
Public Consultation on the evaluation of the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive
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Draft recommendations on outsourcing to cloud service provi...
Draft recommendations on outsourcing to cloud service providers under Article 16 of Regulation
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MAS2TERING “Workshop 1 Business Convergence I – Telecom/Gr...
First public consultation with smart grid stakeholders. One of 4 workshops organized by the MAS2TERING project, a PPP co-funded by EU under FP7. MAS2TERING means: Multi-Agent Systems and Secured coupling of Telecom an...
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MAS2TERING “Workshop 2 Smart Grid Technologies and Use Cases I”
Second public consultation with smart grid stakeholders. One of 4 workshops organized by the MAS2TERING project, a PPP co-funded by EU under FP7. MAS2TERING means: Multi-Agent Systems and Secured coupling of Telecom a...
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MAS2TERING “Workshop 3 Business Convergence II – Telecom...
Third public consultation with smart grid stakeholders. One of 4 workshops organized by the MAS2TERING project, a PPP co-funded by EU under FP7. MAS2TERING means: Multi-Agent Systems and Secured coupling of Telecom an...
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Consultation Paper on draft Guidelines on major incidents repo...
Consultation Paper on draft Guidelines on major incidents reporting under the Payment Services Directive 2
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Draft Implementing technical standards amending Implementing...
Draft Implementing technical standards amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 with regard to additional monitoring metrics for liquidity reporting
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Draft Implementing Technical Standards amending Implementing R...
Draft Implementing Technical Standards amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 with regard to operational risk and sovereign exposures
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Draft delegated regulation on strong customer authentication a...
Draft delegated regulation on strong customer authentication and secure communication
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