5 Useful Tips When Starting Your MSCA-IF Proposal

5 Tips To Help You Get Started On Your MSCA-IF-2018 Proposal "The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility". Here are some useful tips to help [...]


MSCA-ITN-2018 – Call Now Open

If you are planning to submit a MSCA-ITN proposal in January 2018 this information will be useful in writing your application. It includes the Part B templates as well as some useful planning templates from Halbert Research. Topic: Innovative Training Networks Topic identifier: MSCA-ITN-2018 Publication date: 12 October 2017 Types of [...]


Overview Of Horizon 2020 Success Rates

We often get asked about Horizon 2020 success rates and distribution of funding. Here we will briefly summarize some of the information which you can find in the Horizon 2020 Monitoring Report 2015. The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation  published in late November 2016 the second monitoring report on the activities, results and [...]


Sample Agenda for First Consortium Meeting

It’s that time of year when researchers are busy preparing grant applications. If you want to build an effective consortium, then it is really important to have at least one face-to-face meeting when writing your research proposal. Face-to-face meetings are still the most effective way to engage with your potential partners and build a [...]


To-Do List After First Consortium Meeting

You had your first consortium meeting about a proposed grant application. Now the real work starts in terms of writing a competitive proposal. There are several critical activities that must be agreed and assigned, in order to start developing a strong proposal from within the consortium.  See our To Do Checklist below for typical [...]


Key Factors in Writing a Strong Proposal Introduction

A good introduction is key to a successful H2020 proposal. Your research proposal introduction should answer the following questions for the evaluator, in a concise paragraph: 1. What is the target problem? 2. Who is affected, and what is the scale of the problem? 3. Why it is important to solve this problem? 4. [...]

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