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Horizon 2020 and FP7 - a practical perspective to be held in Budapest, Hungary

The course will help ensure successful implementation of your FP7 projects, survive EC audits and get prepared for Horizon 2020.

19 April 2012 - 20 April 2012

Horizon 2020 is around the corner; with an indicative budget of EUR 80 billion, major projects are expected to be financed under Horizon 2020. Now, in its last two years, FP7 still offers several opportunities; but it is much harder to win.

The event will be held at Hotel Novotel Budapest Danube**** and will begin with registration at 9.00 on 19 April and the course will end approximately at 16.00 on 20 April 2012.

Day 1

* FP7 and Horizon 2020 – Comparison of structure, scopes, rules and how it will affect proposal development and project management in practice
* Short introduction to the 2014-2020 EU Funds
* Financial Rules of FP7 and Horizon 2020 - all you need to know about changes in eligibility, guarantee fund, payment methods, overhead calculation and a lot more...
* Project management milestones – comparison between FP7 and Horizon 2020
* Reporting - milestones and deliverables, critical path. What to report and how financial and technical reporting in FP7 and Horizon 2020.
* WORKSHOP: Management case-scenarios: Participants are divided into groups to solve real life cases – how will it change in Horizon 2020?

Day 2

* Project closure and monitoring - getting prepared for EC audits.
* WORKSHOP: Financial reporting - Participants prepare a financial report for FP7, based on “’dummy” invoices and time records generated for each participant.
* What will be different in reporting and audits in Horizon 2020?

For more info: include course material (electronic+hard copy), coffee breaks, and lunches on the training days and a social event on the first day. Accommodation is not included in the course price but a special rate of the venue hotel is available via this booking form. Information on other accommodation opportunities will be sent upon registration.