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

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

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

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

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

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 proposal template guide – understanding the inner logic and structure

Winning a Horizon 2020 grant is no easy task. Such a feat constitutes an impeccable project proposal which presents the project in the best possible way to its reviewers. As an applicant, having a deep understanding of the Horizon 2020 proposal template and structure will undoubtedly help to write such Read more…

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Horizon 2020 Proposal Development Timeline

Horizon 2020 brings together research and innovation while putting a strong emphasis on excellent science, industrial leadership and tackling societal challenges. Researchers spanning all across Europe, as well as its associated countries, are after this coveted grant that can immensely push their research a few substantial steps forward. Choosing to Read more…

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

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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