EaP PLUS supported HORIZON 2020 Week – 2018 in Belarus
As part of EaP PLUS efforts to increase the participation of EaP countries in Horizon 2020, a series of dedicated events was organised
A cycle of information and training events dedicated to the launch of the H2020 Work Programme for 2018-2020 was held in Minsk between 20 and 26 February 2018 within the frame of HORIZON 2020 Week – 2018. EaP PLUS and its partners BelISA (local), SPI and IPPT-PAN with support of the BY NCP network organised these events.
With over 300 participants in total, the Horizon 2020 week included the following actions:
- 20 February: Infoday with a focus on “Industrial Leadership”, namely ICT, NMP, Space and SPIRE calls to improve resource and energy efficiency of the processing industry, as well on “Societal Challenges” pillar. Materials: http://www.scienceportal.org.by/news/H2020-Week-results-Feb18.html
- 21 February: Maria Sklodowska-Curie Infoday and Training “Research and Innovation Stuff Exchange”. Materials: http://www.scienceportal.org.by/news/MSCA-InfoDay-Feb18.html and http://www.scienceportal.org.by/news/RISE-Training-Feb18.html
- 22 February: NCP Training (see extra news here)
- 26 February & 1 March: Training for young researchers “My first grant”. Materials: http://www.scienceportal.org.by/news/YS-Feb18.html
Special thanks go to Martin Muhleck and Stephanie Demart, DG “Education and Culture”, European Commission, who supported the event either as a speaker and promoter or by providing useful information at the preparatory phase. The EU Delegation to Belarus contributed to the dissemination of the Horizon 2020 week.
The success of the event was hardly possible without active involvement of researchers – partners in the ongoing H2020 and completed projects from academic community and industry who shared their experience and provided some valuable advices to the participants of the Week.
Agendas and Photos of the events are enclosed