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Grant application: Top tips for a visually-successful application

5 min read Applying for a Horizon 2020 funding scheme is truly a long and meticulous process. It goes without saying that the content of the proposal is the most important aspect. But, second to the content are the visual aspects of the proposal. Such visual aspects can create a positive reading experience Read more…

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Grant review guide: top 6 ways to annoy a grant reviewer

5 min read When submitting a grant proposal, our motivation is to have the reviewers on “our side”. In other words – we strive for them to be enthusiastic and positive about our project. In the grant review context, this is largely so that the positive experience translates into a positive review. Clearly, Read more…

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Top EU Grant Writing Tips

5 min read Once researchers have an innovative idea at hand, acquiring resources for implementation becomes the center of their attention. They spend months curating highly competitive grant proposals that will hopefully secure them much needed funding. Working with hundreds of such hopeful and dedicated applicants enables us to note different trends that Read more…

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The distorting effect of ‘winning’ grants exceptions in Horizon 2020 and ERC

3 min read Our most initial communications with new researchers working on Horizon 2020 or ERC grant proposals include an overview of the expected evaluation process for each respective grant. Such an overview is based on our experience working with countless grant applications and allows us to track winning grant proposals and note Read more…

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The “Non-Incremental” ERC Challenge

5 min read A prevailing comment responsible for the failure of many ERC Advanced, Starting and Consolidator grants applications pertains to the ‘incremental nature’ of the proposed research. Why is that? How can one successfully design a project which reflects the naturally occurring progress forward which builds on past achievements, current knowledge, expertise, Read more…

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