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H2020 Academy: How to Write a Collaborative Proposal for Horizon 2020?

  • Sean McCarthy
Friday 23 March 2018
H2020 Academy
Langegracht 70
2312NV Leiden

Training Course with Sean McCarthy

Looking for ideas on how to write a collaborative proposal for Horizon 2020? We are in the final 3 years of Horizon 2020 there are still many opportunities for funding. We are delighted to announce that Sean McCarthy of Hyperion (who has been involved in all aspects of European Research since 1980) will be coming to Leiden University to present a half-day training course on how to write professional and competitive proposals for Horizon 2020.

The course will take you through the most important information needed to write an application. This includes: how Horizon 2020 relates to EU policies; the common problems in proposal writing; and criteria for the success. By the end of the course you will have an understanding on how to prepare and write a professional, competitive, proposal. This knowledge will be useful beyond the European funding programmes. 

Course Structure

  • Module 1: Structure and Terminology used in Horizon 2020
  • Module 2: Who Wrote your Topic?
  • Module 3: How Proposals are Evaluated
  • Module 4: How to Write and ‘Potential Impact’ of the Proposal
  • Module 5: The One Page Proposal
  • Module 6: How to Streamline Proposal Writing

The half day course is open to Leiden researchers and research support staff & administrators with an interest in Horizon 2020. The course is open to Universiteit Leiden, LUMC, Naturalis and Leiden Bioscience Park.

Course Fee

The course fee is €65. This including the course syllabus, refreshments and lunch.


Space is limited to 100 participants. Therefore please register for this event by completing the registration form to arrange for an invoice.

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