Course 4: : Get prepared and build a strategy for success in FP9 the next Research and Innovation Programme (FP9 – 101)
Start early for exploiting successfully and easier the FP9, the successor of Horizon 2020
The course duration is min 3 hours face-to-face including interactions. It does not include any break time as well as any presentations to be made by other speakers that should be added if applicable. The structure of the course has been optimized consistently in order to achieve the highest effect at the least possible duration and ensuring the largest participation, especially of individuals with a busy schedule.
Number of participants
There is no limitation on the number of participants. They can be from 6 to 600+ as long as they can listen to the instructor (Mr. Nikolaos Floratos) with a lavaliere microphone and can see his projections on screen wall and what he writes on the flipchart).
- Understand the FP9 evolvement process and how to get involved
- Familiarise with the cornerstone documents during the FP9 evolvement phase
- Identify and monitor the PESTEL factors that influence FP9
- Understand what is different than in Horizon 2020 and how to deal with the new challenges in FP9
- Realise why you should be more optimistic in FP9 than in Horizon 2020 in spite Brexit
- Understand why it is important to start preparing now for FP9
- Prepare a strategy with detailed actions for your organisation, group or clients for exploiting successfully FP9 and
- Prepare for the key success criterion in FP9
Course Structure and Approach
Most of the champions in Horizon 2020 have started working and getting prepared for it 3 years before the end of FP7. No matter how big or small is your organisation (from a small SME to a large institute), you have the choice to be a leader or a follower even in huge Research and Innovation programmes such as FP9. Now is the time to start preparing your strategy for your organisation or on how to support other to exploit successfully the next Research and Innovation Programme, FP9. Be proactive and not reactive and make a difference in your organisation with the 5Ps. Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.
Available Unique Resources
In addition, we will make available to all participants the following:
- The Full-Module Training Handbook™ with the training slides for each one of the modules above
- The FP9 Preparation Toolkit that contains key resources and a template for building a strategy for success in FP9.
We offer the best training experience at the most economical price. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to provide you more details on the training fee for delivering this distinct course at your premises.
A lavaliere microphone, projector to be connected to trainer’s laptop or to a PC, a screen wall, a flipchart and markers, wifi.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
We are the only training organization on Horizon 2020 that our approach is based on results and not on effort. We are so confident of the high value of our training that we personally guarantee on its quality, effectiveness and distinct value. In case, you are not satisfied with our training, then we will not get paid anything. Even if some of the participants have already participated in another Horizon 2020 training session, we are committed to deliver an eye-opening session for all participants from novices to senior experts in Horizon 2020.
About the Trainer - Nikolaos Floratos
Nikolaos is ranked by Google and Linkedin in the top three positions as funding expert. His passion is education and training and his mission is to transform the life of individuals and make them better persons with his training. He is also a Phd researcher in student engagement and eLearning. He is a lifelong learner with B.Eng and M.Sc in Electrical Engineering and Communications from Imperial College, London, an MBA from National Technical University & Athens University of Economics and Business and recently completed his Bachelor of Arts in history of civilizations as a hobby. The last 10 years, he has transformed thousands of individuals from more than forty countries into successful grant application developers through outstanding training and coaching practices. He is the author also of the ebook "Who are the champions in Horizon 2020 and what you can learn from them" and he is also the host and organiser of the Horizon 2020 Virtual Summit (www.horizon2020summit.eu) the largest annual virtual training event with more than 35 top experts in Horizon 2020 as trainers and more than 2500 participants. He is an expert on behalf of the European Commission on evaluating and reviewing projects and proposals since 2003 and currently, through his research, he focuses on student engagement and he has proved that anyone can master even complicated subjects very fast by receiving training and support in an engaging way and with the proper instruction strategy. He delivers all his courses and seminars based on continuous interactions with his audience and based on “recipes” and practical steps that allow them to absorb easily what they should master and achieve extraordinary results very quickly. He has trained hundreds of organisations, universities and research institutions from all over Europe on how to exploit successfully Horizon 2020 and has received more than 100 recommendations at his linkedin profile as a funding expert, coach and trainer. Recently, he has founded the Funding Expert Academy for transforming individuals into great grant application developers. A list of indicative universities and other european or international organisations that Nikolaos has supported researchers and individuals on Horizon 2020 follow below:
- Open University of Catalonia (Spain)
- Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)
- Sabanci University (Turkey),
- University of Bergen (Norway),
- Seinajoki University (Finland)
- Satakunta Univesity (Finland)
- Cergy Pontoise University (France)
- European Academy (Ireland)
- Center for Research and Technology (Greece)
- National Center for Scientific Research "DEMOKRITOS" (Greece)
- Technical University of Cyprus (Cyprus)
- University of Malta (Malta)
- KU Leuven (Belgium)
- Louvain University (Belgium)
- University of Perugia (Italy)
- Hogeschool van Amsterdam (Netherlands)
- Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands)
- European Academy for Education and Social Research (Ireland)
- Olympic Committee of Serbia (Serbia)
- European Regions Research and Innovation Network (European)
- European Platform for Rehabilitation (European)
- South Africa Research and Innovation Management Association (South Africa)
- Western Africa Research and Innovation Management Association.