Horizon Europe Masterclass - May & June 2023

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Horizon Europe Masterclass - May & June 2023

Maximise your score – how to achieve a high-scoring Horizon Europe Pillar II proposal (4 half-day training).

By ERINN Innovation

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Starts on Wed, 31 May 2023 01:00 PDT



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About this event

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ERINN Innovation is delighted to launch another series of live, online training. Building on our learnings from Horizon Europe to date, our Masterclass Series, provides you with the skills needed to navigate the Horizon Europe Pillar II application, maximise your score and design impactful projects.

Focusing on Pillar II opportunities within Horizon Europe (Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness), our Masterclass uses a combination of engaging presentations, practical examples, and hands-on interactive exercises to provide a user-centred and outcome-focused experience.

Dates: 31 May + 7, 8, 13 June 2023 from 9:00-12:30 (Dublin) / 10:00-13:30 (CET)

Day 1 - Design. Recruit. Build. (May 31st)

Lay the foundations for a strong proposal by getting the project design right from concept to consortium.

  • Design: Key Principles of Good Project Design | Call topic analysis, including the requirements, criteria and conditions. Guidance to construct an appropriate workplan that responds to all aspects of the call description.
  • Recruit: Building A Strong Consortium | Identify the key partners necessitated by the project design and call topic requirements, including profiling and networking with ideal partners, eligibility conditions, and funding variations.
  • Build: Effectively Leading Proposal Development | Understand key project management principles for proposal writing, including roles and responsibilities amongst partners. Ensure the right level of engagement across the consortium.

Day 2 – Impact Pathways Workshop (June 7th)

Research to impact – bridging the gap between research and society to bring about demonstrable benefits beyond academia.

  • Impact: Make Your Research Matter! | Make an impact within Horizon Europe. Fully address the expected outcomes and impacts of the call topic and destination.
  • Refine your Design: Who benefits? | Develop and refine project results. Identify the right stakeholders and target groups that fully respond to your call topic.
  • Mapping pathways: Results ≠ impact | Develop convincing pathways between results and target groups. Understand how impact-driven research can be reflected in the project design and consortium.

Day 3 – Impact, Impact, Impact (June 8th)

From Design to Writing – How to demonstrate that your work will make a measurable difference to society.

  • Section 2.1 Project Pathways toward Impact | Tips on how to write realistic and achievable impacts that stand out during evaluation. Scale & significance, Barriers & Requirements.
  • Section 2.2 Measures to Maximise Impact | Communication, Dissemination, Exploitation. Consider how different tools, activities, and processes will increase the chance of uptake, application, and impact of project results. IPR management strategy.
  • Section 2.3 Summary Canvas | How to approach and develop the new Section 2.3 canvas.

Day 4 – Implementing Excellence (June 13th)

Maximise your score to fast-track Horizon Europe success.

  • Section 1 EXCELLENCE | Writing SMART objectives and framing Ambition. TRLs and Research and Innovation Maturity. How to approach Methodology, Interdisciplinarity, SSH roles, Gender, Open Science, Data Management.
  • Section 3 IMPLEMENTATION | Work Packages, Deliverables & Milestones. Gantt & Pert tables. Risk & mitigation. Capacity & roles of participants and the consortium as a whole.
  • Budget & Costs | How to navigate and develop a ‘fit-for-purpose’ budget.
  • Crafting the Narrative | Writing styles, narrative structure, tables, visual elements, formatting. Curating & layering. Tips and insights from Evaluation Summary Reports (ESRs).

Group Offer: Special group discounts are available for organisations that have more than three participants. Contact us at training@erinn.eu for more information.

Can't attend every day? While we strongly encourage participants to attend all four course dates. As this may not be possible, course dates may also be attended individually. Please email training@erinn.eu to discuss the options available.

Data collection notice: Please note, the information collected in this registration form is for the purpose of attendance at the ERINN Innovation online training course series. Your information will be stored and processed by ERINN Innovation. We will not share your data with third parties.

Payment and cancellation policy

  • Participants must pay in advance to receive access to the training course.
  • Participants who wish to pay through PO can contact ERINN at training@erinn.eu
  • Participants who wish to cancel their registration will receive a full refund if cancellation is made at least five working days before the date of the course.
  • For cancellations between five and two working days in advance of the course, participants will receive a 50% refund.
  • Any cancellations within two days before the training course will not receive a refund of the fee paid.
  • If you want to change the name for a particular reservation, you must inform ERINN at least two days before the relevant course.
  • If you have any queries about payment, or if you would like to discuss pricing options for group bookings, please contact training@erinn.eu.

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ERINN Innovation