Thinking green: the EU Green Week 2016
The EU Green Week 2016, the annual occasion to explore and discuss European environment policy, took place betweem 30 May and 3 June 2016, under the slogan "Investing for a greener future". ‘Investing’ in the broadest sense of the word,…
FAQ on opportunities in Horizon 2020 for US researchers and organisations
It might sound surprising to many readers, but the European Commission does encourage participation of US researchers and organisations in research and innovation projects funded under selected sub-pillars of Horizon 2020.
Dissemination, Exploitation and Communication: the ultimate checklist!
Dissemination and exploitation of project results are an obligation for every Horizon 2020 beneficiary. Horizon 2020 funding, after all, is obtained via taxpayers’ money: therefore, the investment made by the European Union must be converted into socio-economic benefits for the…
Novel methods for energy efficiency in buildings: Horizon 2020 IMPRESS project
Despite the efforts dedicated and the measures implemented to improve and achieve a more sustainable European building sector, it seems like not enough has been done to meet the energy and climate goals established by the EU.
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Europa Media was founded in 2003 by two individuals who wanted to share their experience gained in proposal development and project management under EU programmes with other interested parties. The EU funding system is complex and the competition to get…
An insider’s view to redress in Horizon 2020
There is a standard mechanism in the Horizon 2020 proposal evaluation process (similarly to the previous framework programmes) that is not frequently discussed and covered compared to other aspects of the same sequence: the redress procedure.
Force majeure in EU projects in practice
No matter how detached an average Horizon 2020 R&I project in general may seem from global politics, certain aspects still can affect even the most research focused initiative with no ties whatsoever to politics or global security.
Competitive bidding – The right timing for proposal development
Countdown to submission – this is what many project managers and proposal writers all over the globe are struggling with continuously. Regardless of the subject, the art of combining scientific excellence with administrative soundness to deliver a winning proposal for…
START2ACT: New Horizon 2020 Project Aiming to Save Energy at Workplace
Europa Media and Geonardo are excited to announce the official start of the START2ACT project ‘Engaging European Start-ups and young SMEs for Action for Sustainable Energy’ with the Kick-off Meeting that took place in Budapest on March 9-10 2016. The…
Attending at the NACUE’s Student Enterprise Conference
I had the chance to attend NACUE’s Student Enterprise Conference (SEC) at UCL on the weekend of February 20th-21st, which has been organised in partnership with our MY-WAY project. As some of you might remember, MY-WAY is about supporting young…
EU Project Manager Traineeship programme
Europa Media Trainings is now launching its traineeship programme on EU project development and management. Successful trainees with an ambition to escalate their practical know-how and skills in developing and managing projects under the EU's research and innovation programmes will…
Mock Audits by Europa Media
Are you wondering how you would do in case of a financial audit on one or more of your FP7/H2020 projects? Do you have doubts on whether your administrative and financial management procedures comply fully with the requirements of FP7/H2020?