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 other relevants actors 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: November 8th, 2017)







Training: RISE

November 9, 2017 Rome Trining on Research and Innovation Staff Exchange Net4Mobility 

ICT Proposers' Day 2017

November 9-10, 2017


The event will focus on networking for Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-20, including ICT calls across all three pillars of Horizon 2020.

Best Practise Seminar: "How to work with multipliers" November 10, 2017 Rome

How to work with multipliers

Societal Challenge 6 Information Day and Brokerage Event November 14, 2017 Brussels

This international information-day event will highlight research topics covered within the 2018 and 2019 calls for proposals in Societal Challenge 6 Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies of Horizon 2020. 


Webinar: Consortium Agreements

November 15, 2017 Webinar

This webinar aims at providing: A general overview of the way in which the drafting and negotiation of consortium agreements should be addressed in H2020, with a focus on IP provisions.

European IPR Helpdesk 
3rd BioHorizon international brokerage event November 15, 2017 Brussels

BioHorizon will host its 3rd International Brokerage Event as part of the European Commission’s Info Week for Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge 2 in Brussels

The New ICT Horizon 2020 calls for proposals 2018-2020 November 16, 2017 Brussels

Priority will be given to SMEs, Academia and Companies.

NCP Brussels 

EU brokerage event on nanotechnology and advanced materials in the WP 2018-2020

November 16, 2017


The main objective of this brokerage event is the offer of a unique international networking platform to find the right partners for a successful H2020 proposal.

British, Polish and German National Contact Points 

Webinar- InnovFin Science and InnovFin Emerging Innovators

November 17, 2017


Horizon 2020 National Contact Points, with particular reference to the SME, Access to risk finance and Infrastructures NCPs.e of 545 pounds + VAT has to be paid by the particpants as it is not included in the travel grants.

ARF&SME Network Access4SMEs 

EU coordinators' day

November 20, 2017


European Commission is organising a “coordinators’ day” for coordinators of existing grants. The purpose of the event is to explain the details on the preparation of grant amendments and reports.


Broadband Days 2017

November 20- 21, 2017


Broadband development will be thoroughly scrutinized during a two day event which brings together the most important actors on the broadband deployment and policy making scene.


Funding Opportunities for Health and Care in Horizon 2020

November 21-22, 2017


To present the funding opportunities in the “Health, Demographic change and well-being” work programme of Horizon 2020.

The information session is preceded by a individual meeting session for participants willing to exchange with Health NCP on their project idea.

NCP Brussels 

Space Week 2017 in Rome

November 21-23, 2017


The 3rd edition of the SPACE Week 2017 will aim to provide new opportunities and competitive advantages in science and technology for the participants.  It offers strategic networking opportunities and it is addressed to universities, research centers, industries, SMEs and SME associations or local administrations.


Webinar: IP Management in H2020 - with a special focus on MSCA

November 22, 2017


The webinar will provide an overview of key aspects in the field of intellectual property management in Marie Sk?odowska-Curie Actions.

European IPR Helpdesk 

Funding Opportunities for Environment & Energy inn H2020

November 23, 2017


To present the funding opportunities for Environment and Energy

NCP Brussels 

Training: NCP- Get Ready for your new career! Horizon 2020 for new NCPs

November 28-29, 2017


Newly appointed NCPs. Upon availability of seats, NCPs with 1-2 years of experience may also participate.

NCP Academy 

Webinar - SMEs in collaborative Projects

November 30, 2017


The webinar "SMEs in collaboratve projects" addresses both SME and ARF NCPs. It will show the possibilities for SMEs to participate in collaborative projects.


RICH Information Day on "Research Infrastructures" Workprogramme 2018-2020

November 30, 2017


The aim of the day will be to inform potential participants in the new Work Programme 2018/2020 and to offer some unique opportunities for networking.


Funding Opportunities for Inclusive Societies & Security

December 1, 2017


To present the challenges and opportunities at regional and European level for all different operators

NCP Brussels 

Mentoring visit in Budapest

December 1, 2017


The purpose of the activity is to visit two Hungarian Teaming 2 projects and have a mini workshop on business plan drafting and innovation strategy.


NCP webinar on 'Circular Economy in SC2 and SC5'

December 5, 2017


Ms. Žutelija will highlight the importance of Circular Economy in both work programmes and provide NCPs with relevant background information and helpful knowledge on the contents and the intended implementation of topics contributing to the CE Focus Area. 


Meet and Exchange Workshop: Best practice for National Contact Points – European Innovation Council

December 5, 2017


NCP Coordinators and NCPs already responding specifically to the emergence of the European Innovation Council, particularly those with examples of new approaches that they would like to share/discuss further.

NCP Academy 

Horizon 2020 advanced training workshop

December 5-6, 2017


For researchers and University Research Administrations

NCP Academy 

Training: IMPACT in Horizon 2020

December 6, 2017



NCP Academy 

Webinar: Impact and Innovation in Horizon 2020 – a Guide for Proposers

December 6, 2017


From finding the right management framework for one’s activity to the question of how to develop a credible strategy focused on the management and exploitation of the research results, this webinar addresses different ways to define professional and systematic IP management in Horizon 2020 projects.

European IPR Helpdesk 

Health-NCP-Net 2.0 Brokerage Event 

December 7, 2017


The partnering event will target a wide spectrum of stakeholders from companies, universities, research organizations and others from Europe and beyond interested in sharing new project ideas and in finding collaboration partners for the upcoming calls of SC1 in Horizon 2020.

Health-NCP-Net 2.0 

European Health Innovation Event

December 7, 2017


The event promotes networking between researchers and business representatives in order to form consortia for forthcoming Horizon 2020 funding opportunities in 2018-2020 and possible links with EIT Health

KU Leuven