Entries by Imelda Lambkin

NCP Experience Reports

February 06, 2018

The NCP Academy has gathered its NCP Experience Reports which been prepared during the NCP Academy Meet and Exchange Workshops, documenting best practice and key learnings of the NCP community and relevant experts.

Training: Common Exploitation Booster

February 02, 2018

This webinar was based on the experience of the NCP Academy consortium’s Common Exploitation Booster Seminar where consortium members worked with Exploitation Experts in July 2017. It aimed to illustrate the service from the pre-seminar preparation phase to the seminar and its reporting.

Training: Project Officer and NCP interactions

February 02, 2018

This webinar was a follow-up to our Meet and Exchange Workshop where experienced National Contact Points (NCPs) presented their experiences and identified best practice in Project Officer – NCP interactions in January 2017. The training proposed best practices for NCPs to engage with Project Officers to assist potential Horizon 2020 applicants.

Training: IMPACT in Horizon 2020

December 06, 2017

A training workshop on Impact in Horizon 2020. Enterprise Ireland teamed up with “Campus Engage” and AquaTT in Ireland who do a lot of work in this area. The workshop was fully interactive, activity based, with exercises and sharing of NCP experience.

Meet and Exchange Workshop: Best practice for National Contact Points – European Innovation Council

December 05, 2017

This workshop looked at how NCPs are responding to the emergence of the European Innovation Council preparatory phase and considered longer term approaches to it. The workshop included context setting by Bernd Reichert, Head of Unit, European Agency for SMEs, European Commission, Evelyn Smith, IGLO Member Brussels, Enterprise Ireland as a representative of one of the national agencies in the Innovation Agencies Group on EIC and Grainne Dwyer, Member of the Commissioner’s High Level Group of Innovators.

Training: Common Exploitation Booster

October 20, 2017

This webinar focused on the Common Exploitation Booster. It was used to inform NCPs of the opportunity presented to their Horizon 2020 communities and to illustrate the optimal timing of its application e.g. in preparation for continuation and exploitation of projects through new Horizon 2020 applications.

NCP Academy: Train the Trainer

April 06-07, 2017

This training focused on learning the techniques of training design and implementation in order to improve presentation, knowledge-transfer and training skills. Training was provided by Birgit Baumann of BusinessMind.