Workshop C – H2020 MCSA-ITN2018-07-23T14:34:53+00:00

Workshop C: H2020 Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions – Innovative Training Networks

This half-day MSCA-ITN workshop can be held in-house at your organisation. It provides practical tips on how to prepare an application for Marie
Skłodowska-Curie funding for Innovative Training Networks (ITN). At the end of the workshop, researchers, supervisors, and potential collaborators, will have gained insights into proposal writing from an evaluators’ perspective, and will be ready to start writing a competitive ITN proposal.

See the workshop agenda below for more information.

To find out more, or to book a workshop please contact us.

Workshop C – Agenda

09:00 REGISTRATION
09:15 INTRODUCTION
09:30 MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ITN PROGRAMME
– Call requirements and Templates for 2019 submissions

09:45 HOW TO PLAN YOUR MSCA-ITN APPLICATION
– Project idea to one-page proposal
– Building a credible network
– Proposal planning and scheduling
– EC portal registration and Part A Forms

10:30 TEA / COFFEE BREAK

10:45 HOW TO WRITE THE EXCELLENCE SECTION
– The research programme
– The training programme
– The supervisors
– The organisations – contribution, synergies, infrastructure

12:00 HOW TO WRITE THE IMPACT SECTION
– Impacts for researchers in the network
– Impacts for doctoral/early research training
– Exploiting and disseminating the project results
– Communicating the project activities

13:00 LUNCH BREAK

14:00 HOW TO WRITE THE IMPLEMENTATION SECTION
– The work plan
– Management structure and procedures
– Infrastructure on offer
– About the consortium

15:00 AN EVALUATORS PERSPECTIVE
– Who are the EU evaluators?
– How does the evaluation process work?
– Typical evaluator feedback for MSCA ITN proposals
– How to become an evaluator

15:45 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 OPEN DISCUSSION
16:30 CLOSE OF WORKSHOP

OVERVIEW OF THE WORKSHOP
This one-day MSCA-ITN workshop will be held in-house at your organisation.
The workshop will provide practical tips on how to write a competitive proposal for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie funding Call for Innovative Training Networks (ITN) in 2019.

At the end of the workshop, the applicant coordinators, supervisors, collaborators, research teams and support staff will have gained insights into proposal writing from an evaluators’ perspective and will be ready to start writing a competitive ITN proposal.

WHAT IS MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ITN FUNDING?
MCSA ITN funding provides support for doctoral and early-stage training with three possibilities: European Training Networks (ETN), European Industrial Doctorates (EID), and European Joint Doctorates (EJD). It supports competitively selected joint research training and/or doctoral programmes, implemented by partnerships of universities, research institutions, research infrastructures, businesses, SMEs, and other socio-economic actors from different countries across Europe and beyond.

WHEN IS THE MSCA-ITN CALL OPEN?
The next MSCA-ITN Call is scheduled to open on 13 September 2018 with a deadline of 15 January 2019 17:00:00 (Brussels time).

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE WORKSHOP?
Research Supervisors, Researchers, Principal Investigators, Research Group Leaders, Collaborators from academic and non-academic sectors, Heads of Colleges, Schools, Faculties and Departments, and Research Managers and Administrators.

THE WORKSHOP WILL BE PRESENTED
BY DR. CATHERINE HALBERT OF
HALBERT RESEARCH.
Catherine is an experienced EC Evaluator
and has been involved in scientific
research management for over 20 years.

Feedback from recent workshops

Real examples and valuable tips from an evaluators point of view.

Senior Researcher, University College Cork

Lots of information, well divided into different sections. The workshop was very clear and organized.

Senior Researcher , University of the Basque Country

Catherine has the experience of what it takes to produce a successful ITN proposal.

Senior Researcher, Letterkenny Institute of Technology

To find out more, or to book an in-house workshop, please contact us.