Horizon 2020 trainings and events for NCPs

This table has been realized following the identification of specific NCP training events organized by the European Commission and open to LAC partners. Additional events related to networking have been added to the list in order to foster partnerships between European and LAC communities in the frame of Horizon 2020.

(Last update: September 15th, 2016) 






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Meet and Exchange Workshop: Performance Monitoring of HORIZON 2020 19 September 2016 Vienna The impact of currently running NCP projects will be discussed, potential synergies between the projects will be identified,  ideas for future scenarios will be generated. NCP Academy
ICT Proposers' Day 2016 26-27 September 2016 Bratislava The event will focus on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17 in the field of Information & Communication Technologies. It will offer a unique and exceptional opportunity to build quality partnerships with academics, researchers, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe. EC
Webinar best practice

28 September 2016


Platform Adobe Connect

This webinar will give you the necessary tips, tools and tactics you need, to ensure a successful webinar debut. The format of the presentation will be very HOW-TO oriented.

NCP Academy - DASTI
2016 Infoformation Day on the Horizon 2020 Work programme 'Smart, green and integrated transport' 28 September 2016 Brussels

The information day willl address potential applicants to the Horizon 2020 'Smart, green and integrated transport' calls for project proposals under the 2016-2017 work programme.

A brokerage event will take place in the afternoon.

Legal and Financial Aspects of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions 6-7 October 2016 Prague

The training is intended mainly for L&F NCPs and MSCA NCPs. The preliminary agenda is shown in the invitation. If you are interested to participate at the training, please, register before 30th September. The registration link can also be found in the invitation.

NCP Academy NCP Academy Training Invitation
BioHorizon - interactive training on Innovation aspects in Horizon 2020 combined with Bioeconomy conference organized by Slovak presidency. 18-19 October 2016 Bratislava

The aim of this two day training is to offer all participants a better insight on measures to be taken into consideration in order to maximise impact of the project proposals as well as projects in Horizon 2020 programme.

During these two days, invited  speakers will cover all innovation aspects to be included in a competivite proposal in  Horizon 2020.  The first day will be dedicated to  innovation management and impact as an evaluation criteria and the second on communication and dissemination aspects and methods that can increase stakeholders' engagement.

Rules for participation: guidelines document (see part ?3.3 NCPs GROUPS AND CONDITIONS“ on page 7)
BioHorizon BioHorizon will reimburse travel costs to Bratislava for  BIO NCPs from MS, AC and ICPC, so we invite you to confirm your interest in participation by contacting Marina Jurjevic and  Bozena Podlaska (, Rules for participation are in the guidelines document (see part ?3.3 NCPs GROUPS AND CONDITIONS“ on page 7).
2 Day Financial Workshop 2-3 November 2016 Vienna

The Finance Helpdesk focuses on the Horizon2020 rules and the updated FP7 financial reporting. It will explain the financial implications for your organization as well as how to budget properly, set up your books and report for H2020. The workshop is targeted at Financial Personnel and Project Managers.

The Workshop fee of 895 pounds + VAT has to be paid by the participants as it is not included in the gravel grants.

Finance Heldpdesk
Horizon 2020 Legal and Financial Training 14-15 November 2016 Copenhagen

Open to all NCPs

Target group: all NCPs helping with H2020 proposals, including budget (not MSCA)

Around 35 participants are expected

NCP Academy

1 Day Marie Curie Workshop

21 November 2016


  • Overview of the Individual Fellowships, ITN, RISE and COFUND Actions (project types)
  • Rulesfor participation
  • Overview and differences between Marie-Curie Grant Agreements and the H2020 Model Grant Agreement
  • Employment contract requirements
  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Financial rules & regulations including: Eligible & Non-Eligible costs, employment supporting documentation, audit requirements, foreign currency
  • Reporting requirements – progress reports, Mid-term report, periodic reports, Declarations of conformity, questionnaires,
  • Case Studies and examples
  • Things to watch out for!
  • Discussion of participant issues / situations

The Workshop fee of 545 pounds + VAT has to be paid by the participants as it is not included in the travel grants.

Finance Helpdesk

1 Day ERC Workshop

22 November 2016


ERC Grants allow individual researchers to propose research projects from all areas of scientific and technological research of interest to the EU. Project proposals are evaluated on the sole criterion of excellence and can include high risk, interdisciplinary projects. There are no restrictions on the nationality of the principal investigators to be funded, but they must carry out their research within the European Union and associated countries.

The Workshop fee of 545 pounds + VAT has to be paid by the particpants as it is not included in the travel grants.

Finance Helpdesk

Yearly LAC NCP meeting

February 2017 (TBC)






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