Opportunities for Slovenian Applicants


February 28th, 2018, 14:00 – 16:15

Host: Ministry of Education Science & Sport

Address: Masarykova 16, Ljubljana


NCP_WIDE.NET, the project of the European National Contact Points of Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation and the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, cordially invites representatives from the Slovenian academic community to a mini infoday dedicated to Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation of H2020. During the infoday, NCPs from Europe will explain the funding opportunities, offer advice for better quality of proposals, present best practices and ongoing projects of fellow organsiations as beneficiaries.

Introduction: Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation of H2020 provides important funding opportunities to the academic community. This funding pillar of H2020 aims at reducing the Innovation Divide across Europe by facilitating academic organisations from widening countries, including Slovenia, to team up with excellent European partners in order to learn from them, adopt best practices and ultimately be able to unleash their research and innovation potential. A number of measures are in place such as Twinning, Teaming, ERA Chairs, Widening Fellowships.

Language: English

More information / Registrations:

Meta Dobnikar, Hosting partner: E-mail: Meta.Dobnikar@gov.si


14:00 – 14:20 Introduction and Welcome by the Coordinator of the NCP_WIDE.NET project  & Meta Dobnikar NCP, Member of the Consortium.
14:20 – 14:30 Greetings from the Coordinator of NCP_WIDE.NET project, Ms Katarzyna Walczyk-Matuszyk
Presentation of funding opportunities Slovenian participants
14:30 – 14:50 Presentation of Funding Opportunities of Spreading Excellence & Widening Participation

Ms Meta Dobnikar, National Contact Point, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

14:50 – 15:10 Examples of successful projects in Poland

Ms Katarzyna Walczyk-Matuszyk, Coordinator of NCP_WIDE.NET Project, NCP for Spreading Excellence & Widening Participation.

15:10-15:20 Examples of sucessful projects in Estonia

Kristin Kraav, NCP, Estonian Research Council

15:30 – 15:45 “Lessons learnt from past calls: Tips for better proposals”

Vassiliki Kalodimou, NCP, Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas

15:45 – 16:15 Meet the NCP: NCP-Participant interaction.