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Food security, sustainable agriculture, blue growth and the bioeconomy: Horizon 2020 Information & Brokerage Event

Event details
Wednesday, 26 September 2018
9:45 am – 16:15 pm
Overview
Learn about the development of the H2020 work programme, meet others within your sectors and promote your work

Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 (food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy) event which is aimed at supporting collaboration across the UK and Europe.

We will be promoting funding opportunities available for food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy through Horizon 2020, the EU’s largest research and innovation funding programme, with over 1 billion Euros earmarked for calls in 2018-2020.

Delegates can expect:

  • pointers and tips on achieving success in Horizon 2020
    valuable insights on topics around the Societal Challenge 2 to be funded by the EU in 2018
  • an overview of the support available locally and nationally to develop applications
    brokerage sessions throughout the day
    consortium building and proposal development on specific call topics

Find out more about the development of the Horizon 2020 work programme here, and specifically the food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy calls here.

Programme Preview 9:45am – 4:15pm

LEARN

Hear from the European Commission and the UK National Contact Point (NCP) about the development of the Horizon 2020 2018-2020 work programme and the forthcoming 2018 call topics.

Be inspired by success stories.

Gather information about the proposal evaluation and guidance on dos and don’ts for proposal preparation.

MEET

Informal networking during breaks staggered throughout the day.

Book 1-to-1 meetings with other delegates including NCPs, KTN, EEN.

CONNECT

Brokerage Activities – Pitch your project idea on stage and promote your profile on our networking walls.

Consortia Building & Proposal Development Workshop (by application only) – Team up with potential collaborators and brainstorm proposal ideas for the forthcoming calls topics covered by the event.

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