F2F brokerage event Proposers' Day 2014


Ideal-ist, the network of National Contact Points for ICT research is organising a series of events at the ICT Proposers day:

8 OCT Horizon 2020 - Preparing a Proposal - interactive workshop for proposers
8 OCT SME Instrument – interactive workshop for proposers
9 OCT H2020 Evaluation Workshop - interactive workshop for proposers
9-10 OCT Face-2-Face Brokerage Event
9-10 OCT Pre-proposal Check Event
9-10 OCT Ideal-ist Booth


For more info on ICT Proposer’s Day 2014 please visit:
Main event site: http://ec.europa.eu/ictproposersday
Ideal-ist at ICT Proposers Day: http://www.ideal-ist.eu/event/ict-proposers-day-2014
Face-2-face brokerage event: http://www.b2match.eu/proposersday2014


Ideal-ist Face 2 Face Brokerage Event in ICT Proposers Day

When: 9-10 October 2014
Where: Sala della Ronda

Ideal-ist invites the ICT community to engage in pre-arranged meetings at its Face-to-Face Brokerage event organized to facilitate the formation of consortia for upcoming Horizon 2020 calls and beyond. Ideal-ist is organizing this event in cooperation with EEN (European Enterprise Network) within the ICT Proposers’ Day 2014.

This networking event will target a wide range of actors in the ICT sector from academy and industry from Europe and other countries interested in sharing new project ideas and finding collaboration partners for projects under ICT oriented calls across Horizon 2020 and beyond.

At our last event in Vilnius in 2013, 650 participants from 51 different countries, representing universities, research institutes, SMEs and large companies all across Europe and beyond, joined the brokerage event co-organised by Ideal-ist and EEN, and held 2750 meetings.
Come and be part of our 2014 brokerage event! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to connect with potential partners from all over the world!

For more information please visit or write to us:
Main event site, registration: http://ec.europa.eu/ictproposersday
Face-2-face brokerage event: http://www.b2match.eu/proposersday2014


Ideal-ist exhibition

When: 9-10 October 2014

The exhibition stand will be a meeting and information point for anyone interested in learning more about Ideal-ist activities and services. Visitors can hold face-to-face meetings with Ideal-ist representatives, and have access to Ideal-ist promotional materials, and on-line demonstrations.


Pre-proposal check

When: 9-10 October 2014
Where: Sala della Ronda

Following several highly valued full proposal check events, Ideal-ist is organising a pre-proposal check at the ICT Proposers’ Day with the support of national contact points and external experts. Participants who register for the Face-2-Face brokerage event may apply for a pre-proposal check. The pre-proposal check event focusses on giving valuable suggestions for the development of your proposal idea and your consortium, and will give participants suggestions and feedback with respect to the evaluation criteria for the targeted calls.
Registration: to request a pre-proposal check, please register for the brokerage event (see above) and indicate that you would like a pre-proposal check.


Ideal-ist workshop: Evaluation in Horizon 2020

When: 9 October 2014, 10.30-12.00
Where: Dante room

The Ideal-ist evaluation workshop will bring together a variety of experts to discuss and share experience on evaluation in Horizon 2020. The discussion will focus on how evaluation has changed in Horizon 2020: the briefing and the evaluation process, the evaluation criteria, how new requirements – such as innovation – are being evaluated, the interaction between multidisciplinary evaluators in societal challenges and other questions of interest to the audience. The workshop will be organised as a panel discussion with experienced evaluators who have been involved in both FP7 and Horizon 2020 evaluations.
Registration: not required

Ideal-ist workshop: “Horizon 2020: Developing Winning Proposals”

When: 8 October 2014, 09.00-16.30
Where: Sala del Consiglio di Amministrazione, Università degli Studi di Firenze, in Piazza San Marco 4, Firenze - see map

Ideal-ist will organize a pre-event workshop on Horizon 2020 proposal preparation.
The workshop will be led by Dr Paul Drath, Director, Singleimage.
It will explain how to prepare a winning proposal for collaborative research or innovation projects in the areas of Societal Challenges and Enabling and Industrial Technologies of H2020. The workshop will include topics such as the evaluation process and criteria, chief financial conditions, and rules on intellectual property rights.
The main part of the day will focus on the proposal itself, showing how a well designed project and consortium will meet the evaluation criteria. The workshop is targeted at researchers, research managers and advisors new to the EU’s research and innovation programme who are trying to understand what is involved in preparing a proposal for Horizon 2020. The workshop consists of lectures and practical exercises, and is limited to 30 participants.
Further information, registration: (full, only waiting list available) 

Ideal-ist workshop: “Horizon 2020: SME Instrument”

When: 8 October 2014, 10.00-16.00
Venue: Sala del Senato, Università degli Studi di Firenze, in Piazza San Marco 4, Firenze - see map

Ideal-ist will organize a pre-event workshop on the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument.
The workshop will be chaired by Myer Morron, CEO, EFPC.
The workshop offers an overview of the SME instrument, describes the technology readiness levels (TRLs), explains requirements for proposals for phase 1 and phase 2, explains the evaluation criteria, and gives an update on the current status, results of the first call, and future schedules. Participants will be involved in interactive exercises to gain a better understanding of the instrument and the proposal preparation and evaluation process. The workshop is open for SMEs that intend to submit proposals for the next deadlines of the Open Disruptive Innovation or any other ICT related topic of the SME Instrument call.
Further information, registration: (full, only waiting list available) 

closed since 1 Oct 2014
Registration 1 Jul – 1 Oct
Meeting Selection 15 Sep – 7 Oct
Event 9 Oct – 10 Oct
Costs Free of charge
Venue Fortezza da Basso - Firenze Fiera, Viale Filippo Strozzi 1
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