Past Events & Presentations

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.

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).

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.