15-16 Apr 19 @ Cergy pontoise university on exploiting successfully Horizon 2020 Research collaborative programme
Nikolaos Floratos trained Researchers from Cergy Pontoise University in Paris, in specific on how to exploit successfully European Research Collaborative Projects such as Horizon 2020. He urged the researchers to change their mindset and habits based on his B.U.N.D.L.E.R.® tool. He familiarised them with the five fingers technique for understanding the winning concept behind each Horizon 2020 call as well as on the full proposal development cycle. On the last day, he introduced them to the concept of the evaluator/EC expert and how they should win the first and lasting impressions based on the C.R.I.T.E.R.I.A.™ formula. Then he went through section per section a full grant application and explained the templates and argument types that each applicant should apply for developing a winning grant application
9-10 APR @ ANKARA Training on how to think and act like a champion on Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe and how to impress the evaluators
Nikolaos as the training coordinator and the key trainer in the programme Turkey in Horizon 2020 phase II managed by TUBITAK has delivered within 2 days to around 100 participants from Research Support Offices and Development Agencies in Turkey step-by-step recipes on how to think and act like a champion on Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe, what is the successful proposal development phase in Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe and how to impress the evaluators with your grant application.
18 MAR @ Ankara Training needs analysis for turkish universities and industry to exploit successfully horizon 2020 and horizon europe
Nikolaos as training coordinator of the programme Turkey in Horizon 2020 phase II managed by TUBITAK has conducted a workshop of one day with more than 100 participants from universities, industry and development agencies in order to identify their training needs for transforming them within the next three years into funding experts and effective information multipliers to support others to do so and exploit successfully Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe
15 Mar @ Ankara TRAINING NEEDS analysis workshop for SMEs to exploit successfully horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe
Nikolaos as Training Coordinator of the Programme Turkey in Horizon 2020 phase II that is managed by TUBITAK co-delivered a workshop in Ankara on 15 March with more than 70 participants from SMEs and development agencies in Turkey in order to identify their trainings needs for the next three years in order to exploit successfully Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe. It was a full day with a lot of self- and group assessments from all the participants.
Nikolaos delivered a two days training on Horizon 2020 to researchers in FORTISS in Munich a recognized research institute for pioneering technologies in software, systems and service engineering. During those two days, he focused on his successful step-by-step formula on participants mastering the development of winning Horizon 2020 grant applications.
Nikolaos has delivered a webinar to IDEAL-IST network (National Contact Points on ICT in Horizon 2020) on how research supporters to motivate and empower researchers and academics to exploit successfully Horizon 2020 and get ready for Horizon Europe.
Nikolaos has delivered in the context of ERP conference a practical and step-by-step training on how members for European Rehabilitation Platform can exploit EU funds effectively and effortlessly. His training was for half-day and focused on his FET (Funding Expert Transformation) practical step-by-step recipe.
Nikolaos for a whole week trained more than 30 researchers, academics and research supporters on how exploit successfully all different Horizon 2020 sub-programmes such as MCSA- ERC, RIA/IA collaborative projects and how to get prepared for Horizon Europe the successor European Research and Innovation programme. A full week with many excitement that included also swimming with whales and amazing sunsets at Lagoon.
The event Funding Expert Academy organised any eye-opening event on how to succeed in Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe at one of the most vibrant places in the world and that is Santorini island. Nikolaos provided his well-known step-by-step recipe on how to develop a winning Horizon 2020 grant application and how to get prepared effectively and successfully for Horizon Europe the upcoming biggest Research and Innovation funding programme in the whole world. The event was so successful that will be repeated 11-12 Oct 2019.
Nikolaos has delivered at Middle East Technical University in Ankara a three days training to more than 60 researchers on how to develop successful Horizon 2020 grant applications. He focused on step-by-step practices that are necessary for having a winning H2020 proposal. He focused on steps necessary for leading a proposal but also for identifying and joining competent consortia as a partner. He guided them on what and how to write each subsection in detail within a grant application form, i.e. the Excellence section, the Impact section and the Implementation section. At the end, he formed groups and had proposal hackathon sessions.
Nikolaos @TUBITAK to train h2020 NCPs in turkey on the recipe for successful horizon 2020 grant applications
Nikolaos delivered for half-day a training to TUUBITAK National Contact Points in Ankara on the necessary recipe on how to exploit successfully Horizon 2020 and how to support others to do so. More than 30 national contacts points attended the event and got trainned on the step-by-step process for developing a winning Horizonn 2020 grant application
Nikolaos delivered to more than 20 researchers from all over Europe that gathered at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona a step by step method on how to develop a winning Horizon 2020 grant application by examining sub-section per sub-section what and how to write as well as the steps necessary outside the grant application for developing a successful H2020 proposal.
Nikolaos trained for one full day researchers from KU Leuven university how to develop an impressive impact section in their Horizon 2020 grant applications. It focused on step-by-step recipes by going through sub-section per sub-section the Impact part in any Horizon 2020 grant application.
21-24 Nov Become a financial manager of EU funded projects and deal successfully with EC audited projects
Sound Financial Management practices are critical for a successful completion of a European Project.
This will be your chance to clarify all uncertainties. For more than a week, Nikolaos has transformed individuals into experienced professional financial managers in order to deal successfully with any audit run by the European Commission.
High quality Training Courses for everyone seeking excellence in EU projects development and proposal writing was delivered by Nikolaos on 4-5 Oct 2017.
Furthermore, wondering how to include communication actions in your proposal for funding?
Looking for the right communication strategy for your project? These and many other questions were addressed by Nikolaos on 6-7 Oct 2017 in Brussels
Nikolaos delivered a training to researchers and academics from University of Amsterdam in order to believe that they can exploit Horizon 2020 successfully and effectively.
Sound Financial Management practices are critical for a successful completion of a European project. Any European funded project is subject to audit by the European Commission for five years after its end and EC audits have been significantly increased at a European level the last three years for ensuring transparent and sound practices are applied and public money are well spent.
Nikolaos was excited to deliver a two days training on how beneficiaries from all over Europe can exploit European Funds with focus on Erasmus +, Horizon 2020, Creative Europe, Europe 4 Citizens, Life+ and Daphne.
The next two days 22-23 Jnue 2017, he delivered to a different audience a practical workshop on how beneficiaries can apply successfully Dissemination, Exploitation and COmmunication practices.
Once more, Nikolaos has delivered a two days training on how to develop winning Research and Innovation collaborative projects in Brussels. The event focused on step-by step strategies based on the well-known FET formula that Nikolaos has modelled on the approaches applied in more than 100 winning applications.
The next two days 17-18 May 2017, he taught another group on how to create an audit free approach and ensure that no costs will ever be rejected by EC auditors.
Nikolaos was in Brussels and delivered an one day training on Horizon 2020 Exploitation and Dissemination as well as a two days course on Financial Management and EC Auditing of European funded Courses. All three days were very practical and participants completed successfully the courses with specific step-by-step recipes and excelling as DEC managers and Financial Managers/