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Course: How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020

Half-day course about how to write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020. The course describes the key issues that must be considered when preparing a competitive proposal for Horizon 2020. The course will take place on 28 January 2016 in Copenhagen.

28 January 2016 - 28 January 2016

A course for…
Research support staff
Private consultants are not allowed to attend this course

Structure and terminology of Horizon 2020
How the research priorities were selected (lobby)
How Horizon 2020 proposals are evaluated
How to write the Impact of the proposal
Proposal Clinic - how to write a 'One Page Proposal'
How to streamline the writing of the proposal
Pre- and/or Post-Award
Pre-Award. The course is relevant for the proposal writing phase

This course will help researchers with good ideas to focus the content of their proposals. It will help them to structure the arguments to sell the idea to the evaluators. The course will also lead participants to understand the concept of Impact in the Horizon 2020 proposal.

Teaching method

Time and place
Jan 28, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Eigtveds Pakhus
Asiatisk Plads 2 G
DK-1402 Copenhagen K

Course presenter
Dr. Seán McCarthy has been involved in the European Framework Programmes since the early 1980s. He has been involved as a researcher, research manager, and evaluator. Today he designs and delivers training courses on the Framework Programmes. Since 1997 more than 40,000 participants have attended his courses in 29 countries. Seán McCarthy offers courses taught at 48 of the top 100 organisations appointed by the European Commission.

Further information

Course number

DKK 2,500 DKK + VAT

Please register 14 days before the course at:

We will send an invoice after the course

Deadline for cancellation is two weeks before the course. After this date registration is binding and the registration fee will be colleted regardless. However, you are welcome to send a substitute in your place, if you are unable to attend.

Contact person
Tia-Maria Frank
Service Employee
Phone: +45 72 31 82 23


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