The Project Annex is an optional but vital part of your Eurostars application and should not be neglected. Use it to stand out and make your application even more appealing to evaluators.
Learn all about priority criteria for equally scored H2020 ITN proposals and get yours funded!
Do you know how much time you have between the publication of the stage one results and stage 2 submission deadline? Check it out in our article and get ready.
Identifying the right funding scheme for your research can sometimes be compared to finding a needle in a haystack. We can support you in making the process more efficient.
Project management and communication are key to successful ITNs. Learn why.
SOSLeM - a project supported by accelopment - wan the FCH JU Awards 2019.
Get the answers to all your questions about Eurostars in one infographic.
Participate in the Exoskeletons and Wearable Robots events on 23-24 April 2020 in Bilbao, Spain.
Learn about transferrable skills in ITNs.
There is €218 million funding available for Society across 25 call topics. See the details.
The FET Open project Lumiblast wins the Innovation Radar Prize 2019 for Innovative Science and we are proud to be part of this project for the past three years.
There is still a total of €555 million funding available for Food Calls across 44 topics in 2020.
There is still a total of €286 million in funding available for Security calls across 21 topics.
Dr Filiep Vanpoucke, researcher at Cochlear and project coordinator of MOSAICS, speaks about his experience with ITNs and accelopment.
The new Innovative Training Networks (ITN) call opened in September 2019. We compared the newest version of the Guide for Applicants and the Standard Proposal Template and highlight changes to 2018.
accelopment launches its new service, grant finance support, to support you in all financial matters related to your SME Instrument Phase 2 project.
accelopment's update on the status of funding in Europe after Brexit.
There is still a total of €403 million funding available for Transport across 27 call topics.
Dr Colin Clarke, Principal Investigator at NIBRT and project coordinator of STACCATO, speaks about his experience with ITNs and accelopment.
ITN success rates vary depending on the respective panel. The article analyses competition across calls and its development over the years.
With one year to go in Horizon 2020 there are still €391 million available across 27 call topics.
ITN review meetings focus on a transparent application process, equal opportunities with regard to gender and origin, active involvement of ESRs, as well support and communication.
With one year to go in Horizon 2020 there are still €798 million available across 51 Energy call topics.
With the introduction of the new ITN review meeting, Project Coordinator need to be aware of some important changes. We provide a checklist to support you.
As an SME you have the possibility to become project leader of a EUREKA Eurostars project and benefit from this funding opportunity’s many advantages.
With one year to go in Horizon 2020 there are still €784 million available across 35 Health call topics.
Konstantin Lutze, CTO of HSE AG and Eurostars project coordinator, tells about his experience with the SME Instrument programme and accelopment.
With one year to go in Horizon 2020 there are still €946million available across 36 ICT call topics.
The evaluation results of the MSCA-ITN-2019 call reveal a continued downward trend in submissions and consequently higher success rates.
The terminology used by the European Commission within its funding programmes is quite unique. The most important abbreviations and terms are summarised.
Cluster Events organised within EU funded research and innovation projects have become increasingly popular over the past years. We outline the benefits and provide a plan for the organisation.
FET Open (Future and Emerging Technologies) projects are set out to challenge current thinking and pave the way for innovations and radical new ideas. In this article we will be looking at two upcoming calls for proposals within the H2020 FET Open programme and give you a short overview in the form of two recently launched projects.
With an average success rate of 29%, Eurostars is a great funding programme for SMEs. We outline important factors for the preparation of your proposal.
Four years in, Horizon 2020 has another two years before it will be succeeded by the next European framework programme, Horizon Europe. With the New Year well underway, we are taking a look back at the key facts and figures of the first two-thirds of Horizon 2020 along with some of our own highlights.
Calls for proposals within the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH2 JU), with a deadline on the 23rd April 2019, are now open. This will be the penultimate opportunity to apply to the programme within Horizon 2020.
Early statistics for the ITN 2019 submissions indicate the continued decrease of application numbers. Could this translate to higher success rates?
Many partners ask us about the perfect consortium for a research project. Based on a new report on Horizon 2020, we gathered relevant criteria.
Besides beneficieries, ITNs offer the possibility to include Partner Organisations in the project. The following article looks at the most common roles and linked requirements.
Success rates published by the European Commission are based on the number of eligible proposals. According to Séan McCarthy, a redefinition could increase real success rates and thus encourage researchers to apply.
Based on the lastest report of the IPR Helpdesk and our own experience, we have come up with the most important Do’s and Don’ts to maximize the impact of your project.
We have checked the conditions for the call MSCA ITN 2019 and compared the new versions of the Guide for Applicants and the Standard Proposal Template to their previous versions.
The European Commission supports research and development on wearable robots through various innovation programmes. Below is a list of current funding opportunities from Europe's largest innovation funding scheme, Horizon 2020, and beyond.
Applicants for popular funding schemes, such as the European Training Networks, should be aware of lesser known, but potentially more suitable, opportunities. One relevant example are the European Industrial Doctorates.
Preparing a first stage proposal is possible in a short amount of time if planning is accurate. We provide the relevant steps for success.
The question of how the project will be funded is a complex topic that needs to be addressed thoroughly since funding rules differ between the eligible countries and types of organisations.
accelopment developed three tools to simplify the Eurostars project application. We are happy to share some of them with you to facilitate your future application.
Various seminars offer advise on the preparation of ITNs. We highlight, what makes us different, how we approach things and who should attend.
To support researchers, academics and companies in their quest for funding, accelopment has been offering the strategic grant planning (SGP) with the goal of identifying the best possible funding opportunities for your project idea and setting up a realistic action and time plan for the preparation of successful applications.
Many high-scoring applicants are thinking about resubmitting their ITN application. We outline important points to consider before deciding whether to resubmit your reworked proposal.
Currently, there are two key funding instruments for innovative SMEs at the European level: EUREKA Eurostars and the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. We’ve compiled a short comparison of the two funding programmes.
Over the years we’ve been receiving many questions concerning the changes that can be made from the first to the second stage. We’ve compiled an FAQ on the key questions researchers often ask before writing the stage 2 proposal.
A description of your specific business case and the market potential of the project results is an integral factor in convincing evaluators of your Eurostars application. To help you get started, we’ve created a short but informative guide.
The full association of Switzerland has enabled Swiss SMEs to fully benefit from Horizon 2020’s SME Instrument programme. We highlight recent changes, and the basic structure of the funding scheme.
Learn about the cash flow in Horizon 2020 projects, the risks for participating SMEs and how to avoid them.
As the second stage for many calls slowly approaches, we want to point out what proposers to the stage-2 deadline need to know to give them the best chance of succeeding.
While it is too late to submit a proposal for cut-off 9, researchers who have just missed the deadline should start thinking about how to improve their proposal.
A look back at the last 10 years.
The change from CTI/KTI to Innosuisse is more than just a rebranding.
Though the funding for Horizon 2020 calls might look more alluring, the alternatives often have a higher success rate and represent an excellent opportunity to get your innovation project funded.
The definition of an ESR is rather short: “ESRs shall, at the time of recruitment by the host organisation, be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree.”