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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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ERC , FET-Open , Horizon 2020 , Writing a winning ERC grant application , Writing a winning FET-Open grant application , Writing a winning Horizon 2020 grant application

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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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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The Hidden Link Between ERC and FET-Open

ERC and FET-Open are very different funding schemes under Horizon 2020. To name a few differences – ERC is an individual grant, while FET-Open is a collaborative project. ERC is looking into excellence in basic research, while FET-Open is seeking Future and Emerging Technologies and it is by-definition more applicative. Read more…

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ERC , FET-Open , Horizon 2020 , Writing a winning ERC grant application , Writing a winning FET-Open grant application , Writing a winning Horizon 2020 grant application

Grant Review Process – Feeding the Reviewer

The world of competitive grants offers different funding schemes that vary in formats, number of review stages, number of reviewers, and more. Additionally, the nature of different grants also varies in concept, type of project, scope, etc. Once you have chosen the specific grant you are after, you will typically Read more…

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