Clinical Trials , Clinical Trials overview and basics , Horizon 2020 , Horizon 2020 overview and basics , Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions , Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions overview and basics , Pathfinder (FET-Open) , Pathfinder (FET-Open) overview and basics

Guide to Open Access in Horizon 2020

5 min read Open access is now a legally mandated requirement for all funded Horizon 2020 projects, so it is of great importance to direct attention to this topic. While there exists ample content which seeks to properly explain the concept of Open Access in Horizon 2020, successfully reviewing all of it does Read more…

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Horizon 2020 Impact Section – the case of the abandoned child

7 min read The Horizon 2020 grant proposal application is divided into three major sections: Excellence, Impact and Implementation. In contrast to the Excellence and the Implementation sections, many applicants find the Impact section harder to write. Despite detailed instructions in the call text and in the proposal template, applicants find its expectations Read more…

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Latest Horizon 2020 Simplification Explained

3 min read On February 27th 2017 the European Commission published its latest updates regarding the Horizon 2020 simplification process. Wondering what the scope of these changes are? Would you like to understand how and why they will effect you? We have all the answers in one place. The aim of this article Read more…

By ybz, ago
Clinical Trials , Clinical Trials overview and basics , Horizon 2020 , Horizon 2020 overview and basics , Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions , Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions overview and basics , Pathfinder (FET-Open) , Pathfinder (FET-Open) overview and basics

What it means to be a Horizon 2020 Project Coordinator

4 min read According to formal European Commission (EC) guidelines, a Horizon 2020 project proposal must appoint a consortium beneficiary to serve as the central contact point and represent the consortium towards the EC. This is also known as the ‘Coordinator’[1]. Correspondingly, the coordinator’s budget includes a designated share for project management activities. Read more…

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Pathfinder (FET-Open): Just How Open is it?

2 min read Pathfinder (FET-Open) supports early-stage science and technology research and innovation ideas towards radically new future technologies in all disciplines. That’s nice, right?  But with a success rate of less than 1.5% – exactly how open is this grant? An overview of Fet-Open Pathfinder (FET-Open) is a bottom-up scheme that applies Read more…

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The Pathfinder (FET-Open) spirit and the “FET Gatekeepers”

3 min read Pathfinder (FET-Open) is an extremely competitive program with generally lower than normal success rates. But is it indeed almost impossible to succeed in this funding program? Is it a waste of time to even try? The answer is that when you understand the Pathfinder (FET-Open) spirit, and believe your project Read more…

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