Expert Simona Trpovska, will be sharing her insights into the available funding provided by the EU under Horizon 2020.
This workshop serves to familiarise you with the available sources of funding in the Horizon 2020 program and its successor, Horizon Europe. Horizon 2020 is the 8th EU framework programme for research and innovation. The Horizon 2020 programme runs from 2014–2020 and provides an estimated €77 billion euros of funding. The programme has three main priorities, that are called “pillars“, 1) Excellent science, 2) Industrial Leadership and 3) the Societal Challenges, each with a set of specific objectives.
The workshop consists of two main parts:
The first part is a short introduction of Horizon 2020 on:
- The Horizon 2020 structure and budget
- The background of the work programmes and different types of action
- The eligibility criteria and the opened calls
The second part consists of focused discussion about your potential projects and provides answers to the following questions:
- Which calls are suitable for your project?
- What type of partners can join you in the application?
- How to apply?
- How to implement the project if granted?
Overall, the workshop will provide you with a clear path on how to get closer to the suitable financing for your innovative idea.
The speaker, Miss Simona Trpovska is a founder and a CEO of a I-DS Coaching & Consulting. She opened the company in 2016 with a vision to help companies and other organisations to achieve sustainability by providing social, economic and environmental impact. The core business of the company includes activities related to: gaining access to project financing and implementation and reporting assistance in case of successful application. Miss Trpovska holds an MBA and is an Internationally Certified Investment Analyst. She has over four years of experience in: EU Swiss and Macedonian Innovation Funding Programs where she has managed to obtain financing for over 20 projects with a total value of over 50 million euros. Besides Investment Consulting, Simona works with Business Coaching with SME’s and large corporations where she directly cooperates with high-level executives on strategy creation, reorganisation and restructuring in order to facilitate the development of sustainable and competitive business models.
*Ticket cost includes one free drink*