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    Horizon 2020 Opportunities for Industrial Engagement in Horizon 2020
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This session will provide an overview of the funding opportunities available to facilitate collaborative research and innovation partnerships with industry.

Duration 1 hour 30 mins

Course Type Presentation

Booking Status Contact Provider

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Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels

This session will present opportunities for industrial engagement in all parts of Horizon 2020, across the pillars of Excellent Science, Industrial Leadership and Societal Challenges. With the growing importance of industrial involvement and innovation in the programme, the session will provide the rationale for industrial engagement in the various parts of Horizon 2020 and show how project applications can be helped in evaluation when consortia have engagement with partners from industry.

The focus will range across schemes under Horizon 2020 such as Future and Emerging Technologies, ERC, Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions, Societal Challenges, Fast Track to Innovation Pilot and the SME Instrument.

As a result of the session, participants will develop an understanding of:

  • The opportunities for industrial engagement in all parts of Horizon 2020
  • The benefits of industrial engagement in both evaluation of proposals and impact of projects.

Delivered By: Blazej Thomas, UK Research Office in Brussels