Past Events & Presentations

Training: webinar on the two lump sum pilots in the 2018 Health and NMBP work programmes

December 12, 2017

The aim of the webinar was to give an overview of the most important aspects of the lump sum funding scheme to guide clients in their proposal writing.

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.

Task Force Report: Performance Monitoring

December 04, 2017

The final report of the NCP Academy’s Task Force on Performance Monitoring.

Training: NCP – Get ready for your new career! Horizon 2020 for new NCPs –

November 28, 2017

This workshop was highly interactive with frequent exercises and sharing of knowledge. After completing this two-day training this has now kick-started their new career as a Horizon 2020 National Contact Point (NCP). They are now better equipped to serve potential applicants and project participants.

Training: Access to Risk Finance 2018-2020

November 06, 2017

The aim of this webinar was to present the different opportunities included under the new Horizon 2020 Access to Risk Finance 2018-2020 Work Programme and highlight to the NCP community which key messages they should be spreading to their communities.

Training: Innovation Hubs

October 27, 2017

The webinar presented the different initiatives and actions related to the identification of development of Innovation Hubs (or equivalent) across Europe and highlighted to the NCP community which key messages they should be spreading in their communities.

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.