The 2nd IMS Workshop took place in Istanbul as a 2 days event dedicated to Information Multipliers (IMs). It started on Thursday afternoon and continues the next day, Friday 8th of April, till 17:00. The event covered the role of IMS in raising awareness on Horizon 2020 as well as the tools and services that help you in your role. We covered best practices on H2020 participation, methods for identifiyng information and building strong consortia, guidelines of proposal development.
Session 1: Role of Multiplier Organizations
10.00-10:20 | Outcomes of the 1st IMS Workshop: Proposed training programme // Dr. Aleksander Bakowski
10:20-10:40 | Good practice guide on support services // Dr. Aleksander Bakowski
10:40-11:00 | Good examples of IMs support: Presentations from Information Multipliers
Session 2: General Information service
11:30-12:15 | How best to support researchers to get into H2020 // Dr. Thies Wittig
Understanding the structure and philosophy behind the programme: the new focus. Rules for participation and financing. Types of actions. The structure of Work Programmes. Examples and recommendations.
12:15-13:00 | Finding information // Dr. Aleksander Bakowski
Using Participant Portal. Finding calls. Finding work programme and other relevant information. Understanding call texts.
Session 3: General Information Service
14:00-14:20 | Finding reference documents for proposal development // Dr. Aleksander Bakowski
Documents relevant for each section of proposal. Available sources of information. Proposal content vs evaluation criteria.
14:20-15:30 | Finding relevant call: workshop // Dr. Thies Wittig
Short description of the project idea will be provided. Task will be to find relevant calls, work programmes, type of actions, budget. The importance of partners profiles
15.30-16:00 | Presentation of available tools // Mr. Odysseas Spyroglou
CORDIS, LinkedIn, NCP network, EEN network, etc. and how to use them.
16:00-16:30 | Partner search: good practices // Mr. Odysseas Spyroglou
Session 4: IMs Networking
09:00-9:30 | Role of Multiplier Organizations to support participation in H2020 // TUBITAK
09:30-10:30 | Good examples of IMs support: Presentations from Information Multipliers
10:30-11:00 | How to present IMs profile using IMS Communication Platform and to present your profile // Mr. Odysseas Spyroglou
Session 5: Proposal development support
11:30-12:30 | Proposal structure and content // Dr. Thies Wittig
How to use Work programme to structure your proposal. Common traps in proposal design and development.
12:30-13:30 | How to find or build up a consortium. How to prepare the budget // Mr. Odysseas Spyroglou
14:30-15:10 | IPR / Innovation management: An introductions to IPR // Mr. Odysseas Spyroglou
15:10-15.50 | How to read proposal. Guide for proposal pre-evaluation // Dr. Thies Wittig
15:50-16:30 | Administrative forms. Participant Portal- registration of participants // Dr. Aleksander Bakowski