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The whole year 2020 (besides distressing us with COVID-19) has been about chasing news about the brand-new Horizon Europe programme: decoding the EC’s documents, presentations and statements, and trying to interpret and foresee how writing a proposal in 2021 will be like. The biggest question was: how will the template look? Are the rumors regarding… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Today, we celebrate the launch of the Starting Grants for researchers, the first grants under the Research and Innovation Framework Programme, Horizon Europe.   A few days ago, the European Commission launched the Work Programme 2021 for the European Research Council, the first one under Horizon Europe. This first round is represented by three main… » read more

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The Council The Council of the European Union (EU) is the institution that represents the member states’ governments. Informally known as the Council, it is where the ministers from each EU country meet to adopt laws and coordinate policies. Role of the presidency of the Council The presidency of the Council is responsible for the… » read more

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Ok, enough with the Halloween horror story-telling – we hope you had a spooktacular week! Now, that pumpkin spice latte is going to help me be productive and get back to more serious matters – work hard, play hard. However, this seriousness is going to last me a day maximum – I need tasks to… » read more

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Launching a new service in a company that has been running smoothly for the last 20 years implies determination, resolution to overcome new challenges, and a tad of bravery for exposing yourself to something which may or may not work. It’s with great pleasure that I share our latest company joint effort with you: a… » read more

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Managing an EU funded project can be tricky. You need to be aware of all the rules and obligations, the different reporting schemes depending on each programme, be ready for checks, audits and reviews, know how to put together a deliverable, know-how amendments work, how to report the financial part of your project and so… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Repeat with us: “My idea has to match the work programme topic requirements. My idea has to match the work programme topic requirements. My idea has to match the work programme topic requirements”. If you are wondering “what is this woman blabbing about” and the notion of call analysis does not ring any bell, then… » read more

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Written by: Evdokia Bairampa What do you know about Netflix? How did they start and how did they manage to conquer the whole world being in almost every living room? What makes Netflix special? Ok, let’s start first with some historical facts. Netflix was founded in California in a beautiful summer August day when I… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

My dear H2020 friends, followers, enthusiasts, experts, and freaks. Today I am sitting in my home and brainstorming how to revolutionize our traditional face-to-face courses and transform them into an online format. Times of crisis encourage us to think in different ways and consider options we would have pushed away without any consideration before. If… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Hello, my fellow quarantine heroes. Yes, you are a hero for staying home and maybe we don’t have a fancy red cape, but these days we have a chance to save the world while wearing our pyjamas. (Yes, I’m wearing my unicorn PJs and writing this blog post, because I wanted to feel a bit… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs