Five tips for a Project Manager Beginner
Just yesterday you were involved in several specific tasks for various projects and now your supervisors entrust you to manage your own? Or perhaps your project idea received funding and now you have a chance to realize it?
UN Environment and European Commission roadmap
Last week, on June 20th, the European Commission and the UN Environment published their Oceans Roadmap 2.0 to deepen their work towards healthy, productive and resilient oceans. Following the first roadmap signed in December 2016, and following the UN Ocean…
New EMFF budget announced for 2021-2027 targeting the Blue Economy
The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is one of the five European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds which complement each other and seek to promote a growth and job-based recovery in Europe.
Horizon Europe: what is going to change compared to Horizon 2020?
In May, the European Commission disclosed new information about the next EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, which will run from 2021 to 2027.
Dissemination vs. Communication in H2020 projects
Dissemination and communication are considered to be of great importance and highly valued by the European Commission in H2020 projects. This is due that, together with the exploitation of your project, communication and dissemination are measures that will…
European Funding Academy Competition
European Funding Academy is back this summer from 11 to 15 of June in Budapest with two days on Horizon 2020 Proposal Development and Horizon 2020 Project Management and Finances the following two days. Sounds like lots of…
Startup Safari Budapest 2018
On 19-20 April, Budapest hosted the 2018 Startup Safary which attracted more than 3,000 participants. Not only Startups, tech companies, VCs, accelerators, incubators, but also professionals looking for new opportunities and students enthusiastic about entrepreneurship attended this exhibition.
How your H2020 proposal budget can make you fail during evaluation
Do you constantly receive high scores on the Excellence and on the Impact sections for your Horizon 2020 proposal, but the Implementation score drags you down? Here are four ideas on what the potential problems might be, and how…
Startup Olé 2018 promotes entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe
17th-19th April, one of the brand new Startup Europe projects, MY-GATEWAY, was present at Startup Olé.
Applying for EU funding: finding the best programme for you, writing a solid project proposal
Hacking your way through the jungle of EU funding programmes and opportunities can be a great undertaking. Which managing authority should you target, one in Brussels or one in your own country? Which is the most suitable programme for your…
Why and how to ENJOY the hard work on an EU project
For years we have been training people on how to successfully manage EU projects. But as one of my clever colleagues pointed out last week, we have never shown how to enjoy all these chaotic, annoying, frustrating and in the…
When is the right time to withdraw your proposal?
With the new Work Programmes published on the Participant Portal, it is time to strategize for the upcoming deadlines. You develop a concept, you find the right partners, but then something doesn’t go right, and you may find yourself in…