Past Events & Presentations

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

Training New National Contact Points – Tunisia

May 26-27, 2016

The NCP Academy provided training to the Tunisian NCPs on: NCP Networks – Challenges and Opportunities; Finding the right information and the right people: Tricks and Tips; Rules for Participation; Working in collaborative projects; Understanding the evaluation process; Budgeting your proposal

FOSTER/NCP Academy Open Science Training for National Contact Points: Good Practices

May 20, 2016

Good practices: What is the Open Data Pilot? What is required from signatories? SPEAKER: Joy Davidson, Digital Curation Center, UK

FOSTER/NCP Academy Open Science Training for National Contact Points: Economic Issues

May 13, 2016

Economic issues: Costs, benefits, time costs, eligibility of expenses, Hybrid Journals, and “double dipping”? (joint FOSTER-OpenAIRE webinar)

FOSTER/NCP Academy Open Science Training for National Contact Points: Technical Issues

May 06, 2016

Technical issues: Compliant repositories for institutions, How to maintain a compliant repository? (joint FOSTER-OpenAIRE webinar)

FOSTER/NCP Academy Open Science Training for National Contact Points: Understanding Open Access

April 29, 2016

Understanding Open Access: What is OA, how does it fit into EC’s “Open Science, Open Innovation, Open to the World” and RRI Agendas?