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How to set up a good Consortium Agreement?

This live fast track course will help you in drawing up an effective Consortium Agreement for your H2020 project.
We will guide you through the different sections of the DESCA 2020 model and explain what and how to include.

Our trainers will introduce real-life scenarios with problematic and challenging situations in H2020 projects where the specific clauses of the Consortium Agreement had to be used.

Climate Change and Environment
Fundamental Research
5 May 2020 - 5 May 2020
Budapest, Hungary

Date and time: 5 May 2020 at 10:00 CEST (GMT+2)

This online course is not only for lawyers. This course is also for project managers or coordinators like You, who wants to understand how an effective Consortium Agreement can help you in solving issues during the implementation. Because there will be issues, for sure…!

Topics covered:

Proposal phase: preparing the Consortium Agreement;
Grant Agreement vs. Consortium Agreement;
Model Consortium Agreements: DESCA 2020, EUCAR and MCARD-2020 as well as other support structures;
DESCA 2020 model: how to address decision making procedures and management structures, financial and budgetary issues, risk management and conflict resolution mechanisms, IPR and exploitation issues and the Background of the partners in the Consortium Agreements.
Who we are

Europa Media is Europe's leading provider of practice-driven training courses on developing and managing projects under the EU's research and innovation programmes since FP5. Over the past 20 years, our team has been directly involved in writing successful proposals and coordinating and managing projects. Under Horizon 2020, we have been involved in over 20 projects as coordinators and partners. Our training courses are designed based on this direct experience we have from our own proposals and projects. They are therefore quite hands-on with real-life examples and stories. This practical approach has attracted over 10,000 participants to our training courses from all over the world in the past 15 years.

The speaker

Gabriella Lovasz is the Managing Director of Europa Media. She started developing EU projects in 2000, during her studies. She coordinated her first project (FP6) between 2005 and 2007. Over the past 15 years, Gabriella has managed and coordinated EU-funded projects under a broad range of programmes such as FP6/7, Horizon 2020, Lilfelong Learning Programme, CIP, Culture 2007-2013, and eContentplus. Thanks to her direct involvement in developing and implementing projects under these programmes, she has gained an extensive knowledge of the EU funding system and has thus contributed to a variety of publications, articles and online platforms sharing practical information and know-how on EU funds and projects. Currently she is co-coordinating an FP7 and managing two Horizon 2020 projects, and at the same time involved in two EC tenders.

In addition to developing and managing EU-funded projects, she has been an evaluator of proposals under the CIP EIP (now COSME) and FP7 programmes, as well as an appraisal and monitoring agent for the European Economic Area and Norwegian Financial Mechanism Grants. She holds a Master of Science degree in Economics, having specialized in management consulting and European business. Her main areas of focus are on SME development and ICT-supported learning, game-based learning.

Date and time: 5 May 2020 at 10:00 CEST (GMT+2)

Course fee: EUR 69.
Duration: 90 min + 30 min Q&A

Registration available here:


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