The aim of this webinar series is to bringing you advanced knowledge on the different thematic covered by the research and innovation funding programme Horizon Europe.

Webinar series

  • Getting started in HE funding for newcomers – Companies (focus on EIC, MSCA, cascading grants) – 28 January 2021, 10:00 – Watch the replay

This webinar will focus on straightforward funding opportunities under Horizon Europe, with a focus on companies that are new to the European funding programmes.

This webinar will focus on climate-neutral circular and bioeconomy transitions. We will cover a wide range of application, such as material flows and product value chains, such as the textile, electronics, plastics and construction sectors, as well as key bioeconomy sectors such as sustainable bio-based systems, sustainable forestry, small-scale rural bio-based solutions, and aquatic value chains.

  • Financing early career researchers (MSCA Doctoral networks, Postdoc fellowships, COFUND) – 4 February 2021, 10:00 – Watch the replay

This webinar will focus on straightforward funding opportunities under Horizon Europe, with a focus on companies that are new to the European funding programmes.

There are 10 kinds of people in this world: those who understand binary and those who don’t. If you understood this joke, one of the topics that we will address in this webinar will be for you. Align with the priority of Luxembourg, this webinar will map the topics centered on extreme data analytics, big data, data mining, data management. The EU landscape for the data-related R&I activities will be presented.

  • Digital Transformation for industry and process – 9 February, 10:00 – Watch the replay

Horizon Europe is merging digital and industry in the same work programme. What better place to find topics on industry 4.0 and beyond, advanced technologies for manufacturing and processes, Digital Innovation Hubs.

  •  Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon Europe (Cluster 2 & SSH integration) – 11 February, 10:00 – Watch the replay

The webinar will focus on the Cluster 2 work programme of HE as well as illustrating that SSH research has a role to play across the Horizon Europe programme. The webinar will aim for creating better understanding of the logic behind the topics and the aims of the Cluster 2.

AI is everywhere! That applies also for Horizon Europe. The opportunities for R&I activities on AI are diverse and transversal, everywhere in Horizon Europe. In this webinar, beyond the mapping the AI related topics in Horizon Europe, the current EU landscape for R&I activities and the first steps toward successfully joining them.

  • Towards sustainable agriculture and food system – 16 February, 10:00 – Watch the replay

This webinar will focus on the transition to sustainable agriculture and food system. We will cover topics ranging from organic farming, the whole food value chain to digital and data technologies applied to agriculture.

  • Financing deep-tech innovation (EIC Pathfinder, Transition, Accelerator) – 18 February, 10:00 – Watch the replay

Building on the experience of the EIC Pilot in H2020, Horizon Europe will see the full deployment of a range of tools to support and nurture deep tech innovation in Europe: the EIC Pathfinder for advanced research to develop the scientific basis to underpin breakthrough technologies; the EIC Transition to validate technologies developed in Pathfinder projects and develop business plans for specific applications; and the EIC Accelerator to support companies (SMEs, start-ups, spin-outs and in exceptional cases small mid-caps) to bring their innovations to market and scale up to market leadership.

The webinar will focus on the Cluster 5 Energy part as well as giving hints where other energy related topics can be found. The aim is to give an understanding of the logic and policies behind the Energy topics and what to keep in mind when building your projects.

This webinar will focus on the ERC funding opportunities for young or established principal investigators working on breakthrough projects.

This webinar will focus on eHealth or digital health funding opportunities under Horizon Europe, spanning the health and digital work programmes on topics such as AI for healthcare, smart devices, electronic health records and other health data, decision support applications and more.

  • Tackling climate change & environmental challenges – 09 March, 10:00 – Watch the replay

The webinar will cover relevant parts of the Cluster 5 Climate part as well as Cluster 6 environment part.

This webinar will focus on health and care related topics under Horizon Europe, with a focus on the non Digital Health topics (another webinar has covered this topic). These calls are relevant for the entire innovation chain, from basic research to hospitals and other end users.

The webinar will cover relevant parts of the Cluster 5 Climate part as well as Cluster 6 environment part.

  • Citizen Science & European Research Area – 23 March, 10:00 – Watch the replay

The European Research Area is a key component of Horizon Europe. It builds on the concept of citizen science, including Ethics, Science Education, Open Science, Gender equality and more.

  • Space opportunities in Horizon Europe (Cluster 4) –  29 April, 14:00 – Watch the replay

The Horizon Europe webinar on Space opportunities in Cluster 4 will explore how Horizon Europe will providing support with R&I funding to the EU space sector at large and how it will make a specific impact with the EU action with R&I to prepare the future evolutions of the Space programme components, with a focus on open strategic autonomy in developing, deploying and using global space-based infrastructures, services, applications and data.

  • Software, trust, privacy and cybersecurity (Next Generation internet) – 06 May, 10:00 – Watch the replay

Many digital technologies are transversal and can be find in all the structure of Horizon Europe. In this webinar, we will adress the transversal topics related to the Next Generation Initiative: digital privacy, cybersecurity, cloud computing…

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