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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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Preparing a Horizon 2020 commercialisation plan – what to ask?

5 min read This is the third article in our series dedicated entirely to the Horizon 2020 Impact section. In the previous post we began to explore the foundations for curating a professional Horizon 2020 commercialisation plan. We discussed the importance in working with the right people. Knowing the right people to communicate Read more…

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Horizon 2020 commercialisation plan – the right team members for the job

3 min read This is the second article in our series dedicated entirely to the Horizon 2020 Impact section. In the previous post, we laid the foundations for understanding the common pitfalls researchers experience when writing the Impact section (we recommend quickly reading this post first if you haven’t yet). Now, we’re ready Read more…

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The effects of Brexit on Horizon 2020

3 min read The last two years since Brexit was voted on have left UK citizens (though not exclusively) seeking for clarity on its ramifications. A most recent draft Brexit agreement released on November 14th, 2018 provided initial statements that we can address. Truly, it is far too soon to acquire any solid 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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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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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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Horizon 2020 Implementation Structure: Ensuring Competitiveness and Feasibility

6 min read It cannot be said enough – winning a Horizon 2020 grant is no easy task. Requiring months of proposal preparation and writing, all researchers want to arrive at the finish line having the most competitive proposal at hand. With a grueling evaluation process to pass, the general discussion is that Read more…

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