21.11.2016 - 25.11.2016 | Vienna, Austria | invitation only event

IncoNet EaP Winter School 'Energy Efficiency: International Project Management – from Theory to Practice'

The IncoNet EaP winter school offered tips on finding information on Horizon 2020 funding, preparing successful Horizon 2020 project proposals, and managing projects with international research teams. Invitations were sent to short-listed applicants to the IncoNet EaP summer school, which took place in June. These were early-stage researchers and research project managers from EaP Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) EU Member States and Associated Countries.
 

Target group

Invitations were sent to short-listed applicants of the IncoNet EaP Summer School.

These were early-stage researchers and research project managers from EaP Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) EU Member States and Associated Countries (for a list of associated countries under Horizon 2020 please visit this link), who are active in the field of 'energy efficiency' who are interested in participating in Horizon 2020 in the pillar 'societal challenges' (Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy).

They are well embedded in stable research teams of institutions in their own countries and interested in EaP-EU/AC research cooperation as well as willing to develop their ability in managing projects and cooperating within projects funded by the Horizon 2020 and other research programmes open for EaP-EU/AC research cooperation.

Participation in this course was by invitation only.

Course aim

In a nutshell, the IncoNet EaP Winter School offered tips on:

  • finding information on Horizon 2020 funding
  • preparing successful Horizon 2020 project proposals
  • managing projects with international research teams

The main objectives of the winter school were to provide the participants an insight into:

  • the aims, structure and participation rules of Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation;
  • the policy objectives, trends and instruments of international RTDI cooperation;
  • how project cycle management works;
  • how projects are planned;
  • how a project should be designed;
  • how project proposals are evaluated;
  • project management processes and tools;
  • dissemination and capitalisation of results including ethical issues.

Details

Language: The winter school was held in English.

Study load: Approximately 40 hours

Preliminary programme: The programme of the winter school was designed in a way to enhance the cooperation between EU/AC and EaP researchers through applying a diverse set of training methods (presentations by experienced practitioners and research peers, interactive discussion sessions, group work, and several social events).

Fees: Participation in the winter school was free of charge.

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Contact

Carmen Heidenwolf
Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI)
Linke Wienzeile 246
1150 Vienna/Austria
heidenwolf@zsi.at

 

 Source: ZSI

 
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