Past Events & Presentations

Training: Follow up on Consortium Agreement in Horizon 2020

June 27-28, 2017

The follow-up focused on group exercises and in-depth discussions on management structures in consortium agreements, IPR and financial issues. The training covered the consortium agreement in Horizon 2020: basic information on consortium agreements, exercises on management structures in consortium agreements, IPR and financial issues.

Meet and Exchange Workshop: Lump Sum Financing in Horizon 2020 and FP9

May 29, 2017

The workshop aimed for participants to have a deeper knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of lump sum financing as well as a better idea on what a good model for lump sum financing could be. The participants will be able to give more knowledgeable advice to their own research and innovation community and other stakeholders.

Training: Aspects of Belgian Law that are Relevant in Horizon 2020 Grant Agreements and DESCA Consortium Agreements

June 01, 2017

This training focused on why Belgian law is important for Horizon 2020 and the basic elements and key resources of Belgian law. It included contractual liability, intellectual property rights, the validity of some documents and handling difficulties during project execution.

Meet and Exchange Workshop: NCP Systems – Benchmarking on Macro and Micro Level and Gathering Future Needs

May 30-31, 2017

The workshop included exchanges on the different kinds of NCP structures, Key Performance Indicators and what the outcome of the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation means for NCPs. In addition we exchanged good practices on NCP working tools like CRM, strategic approaches to potential beneficiaries and novel training methods.

Training: The COST programme – What’s in it for your clients?

May 18, 2017

The webinar focused on understanding the strategic links and complementarity between COST and Horizon 2020, to be able to identify potential cooperation opportunities at an early stage and act as a signpost towards the COST programme.

Training: Innovation Concepts and EU Innovation Policy

May 4, 2017

This training focused on increasing the knowledge base on concepts of innovation in regard to the EU’s innovation policy among NCPs. It included an overview of the innovation supports under HORIZON 2020.

Training: SME Related L&F Aspects in Horizon 2020

May 03, 2017

In this basic webinar we looked at SME related L&F-issues that NCPs of all thematic areas are confronted with: Legal issues (IPR, Consortium Agreement…), Financial issues (Cash-flow, depreciation…), Specificities of different funding instruments (RIA, IA, SME Instrument…).

Training: Intellectual Property Rights in Horizon 2020

April 26-27, 2017

The training provided an explanation of IPR in Horizon 2020 rules (as stipulated in articles 23 – 31 of MGA, incl. Open Access). It included an introduction to IPR in general and IPR in project proposals (e.g.confidentiality issues, definition of the objectives of the project and of the strategy for protection, exploitation and dissemination of results).