Training: Are you puzzled with ERA?

June 29-30, 2016

The basic course provided the participants with a broad overview of the different aspects of European Research Policies. The participants worked interactively and exchanged experience with the trainers and other participants, as well as discussed relevant issues.

Meet & Exchange Workshop: Quality standards and good practices

June 21-22, 2016

Participants pooled their knowledge and experience and looked for the answer to a very challenging question: “Is it possible to measure in a sound and impartial way efforts of NCP experts and set common Key Performance Indicators to compare these efforts across different NCP systems?“

Training: Risk Finance Instruments

June 17, 2016

The aim of the training was to deliver a general overview to NCPs on Access to Risk Finance, and to help understand financial instruments accessible under Horizon 2020: loans, guarantees, counter-guarantees and hybrid, mezzanine and equity finance.

Training: Gender Issues in Horizon 2020

June 15, 2016

This one hour-crash course content included introduction and context, legal requirements and tips and tools to write a gender-conscious Horizon 2020 proposal.

Meet & Exchange Workshop: Access to Risk Finance

June 09, 2016

The workshop facilitated an exchange of views among stakeholders in order to better define how the financial instruments, facilities and accompanying measures launched under Horizon 2020 can enhance access to finance for research, innovation and SMEs; the interactions between these financial instruments, COSMEs and European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF), as well as with instruments at national and local levels.

Meet & Exchange Workshop: Impact of NCP Networks

June 06, 2016

1) To work towards a collective approach for best practice in NCP network projects; 2) To work towards a shared insight into the impact of running NCP network projects; 3) To reach mutual ideas for potential synergies and cooperation between the different NCP network projects; 4) To get a clearer picture of scenarios of the future NCP network projects