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Horizon 2020 ICT Information and Consortia Building Event: Presentations now available

Posted on 11/09/2019

On the 5th of September the Welsh Government, Innovate UK, KTN and EEN hosted a workshop on forthcoming Horizon 2020 ICT and Software related Calls.

The event was opened by Vanessa Davies from the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) and provided background information on various Call topics and support available for both UK and European organisations in how to apply for funding and search for partners.

KTN hosted this event on behalf of Innovate UK, the Welsh Government and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and it was delivered by: Viola Hay, KTN; Stephen Alexander, National Contact Point for Legal and Financial Issues; Stafford Lloyd, National Contact Point for ICT and Future and Emerging Technologies,Innovate UK; Nick Batey, Expert Evaluator; Colin Upstill, NESSI / Information Catalyst; Wyn Meredith, Compound Semiconductor Centre; and Lawson Coombes, EEN.

The workshop gave an overview of H2020 ICT Call topics, and support available for UK organisations in how to apply for funding, as well as information on Brexit and the continuation of UK participation in H2020. This enabled attendees to gain an insight into the benefits of participating, guidelines for preparing a project outline and the support and collaboration tools available.

In summary, the event covered:

  • ICT background and Call topics
  • Hints and Tips on how to write a good proposal
  • Introduction to Networked European Software and Services Initiative (NESSI)
  • Introduction to Compound Semiconductor Expertise Wales
  • Introduction to the Collaboration Support Landscape
  • Support for UK Organisations
  • UK participation in Horizon 2020

The event also included a pitch session. Project Idea Pitches can be found here.

The slides are available to view and download here.

The H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 for ICT can be found here.

Other Important Dates of Interest

19 – 20 September 2019: Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers’ Day, Helsinki. Find out more here.

KTN is working with partners across the UK to run a series of workshops for the upcoming Horizon 2020 Photonics Calls taking place in October and November. Find out more here.