Europa Media Trainings

Master of Finance: Personnel costs calculation in Horizon Europe and Horizon 2020

Finance series

This is the second part of our Master of Finance Series, consisting of 3 parts.

Check here Part 1 and Part 3 

Date Time Duration Price
14:00 CEST 90 + 30 min € 99
  • How to turn the salary costs into an eligible hourly rate?
  • What’s the difference between financial year-, and monthly-based calculation?
  • How will this affect the daily rate calculation in HE?
  • Which one should you choose?
  • Additional remuneration or bonuses?
  • Employees or consultants? 
  • How to turn the salary costs into an eligible hourly rate?
  • Which one should you choose? Additional remuneration or bonuses? Employees or consultants?
  • Project-based remuneration schemes in HE?

Find all the answers while taking part in Part 2 of our Finance Master series!

Discussion topics:

  • Who and when can be charged to the project?
  • Actual or unit-based personnel costs calculation – so what?
  • Project-based remuneration in HE
  • Identifying eligible salary costs
  • Calculation routes – monthly or yearly?
  • Daily rate calculation in HE?
  • Productive hours – should I accept 1720?
  • Calculation methods for productive days from hours
  • Freelancers and temporary employees
  • Secondment – what is the added value?
  • What makes a timesheet bulletproof?

Who we are

Europa Media is unique company supporting its clients to develop successful project proposals and manage projects under the EU's research and innovation funding programmes since FP5. We can give support based on every-day practice. Over the past 20 years, our team has been directly involved in writing successful proposals and coordinating and managing projects. Under Horizon 2020, we have been involved in over 20 projects as coordinators and partners. Our workshops and seminars are designed based on this direct experience we have from our own proposals and projects - we discuss and reflect on a lot of specific problems during these events. They are therefore quite hands-on with real-life examples and stories. This practical approach has attracted over 10,000 participants from all over the world in the past 15 years.

The speaker

Gábor Kitley has managed and coordinated research and innovation projects under the Framework Programmes since FP5. He has also developed and implemented projects under the Intelligent Energy Europe and LIFE programmes. He is an expert on the financial issues of EU funded projects. He supported numerous organisations participating in FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects in preparing their financial reports and in setting up and improving their administrative and financial systems to ensure an effective management of their projects. The system he has developed for administering EU projects successfully survived six EC audits in the past. He is sharing his up-to-date project development and management experience collected in the past 17 years at Europa Media’s events.

Gábor’s experience in EU research and innovation projects cover the topics of energy efficiency in buildings, renewable energy, regional development, water management, decision-support systems, sustainable tourism, geothermal heating and training and capacity building. He graduated from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, as a geologist with a second master degree in Environmental Law.