ACCESS2EIC is inviting you to join an infoday webinar on the topic “European Innovation Council Pilot: How to succeed in the EIC Pathfinder and Accelerator 2020 calls”.
As several novelties have been introduced into the EIC Pilot Work Programme 2020 which reflect the new European Commission leadership priorities, the European Commission in conjunction with the Access2EIC National Contact Point Network organizes this webinar dedicated to the European Innovation Council Pilot 2020 calls for proposals.
The objective of the event is to provide up-to-date information on the content of the last Pathfinder and Accelerator calls under Horizon 2020 to potential applicants as well as information on support to the applicants available at the national and European levels. Useful tips and experience with the schemes will be presented by expert evaluators as well as successful applicants.
The European Innovation Council Pilot aims at bringing together the cutting-edge research and innovation communities with innovative small and medium companies that are able to transform emerging technologies into products and services. The aim of the event is to build on the existing experience in order to bridge the gap between academia and industry.
The webinar is taking place on of 26 March 2020 through WebEX from 09:30 to 12:30 (detailed AGENDA)
The session will focus on EIC Pathfinder programme its relation to the EIC Accelerator and the evolution towards Horizon Europe, including tools and services dedicated to project proposers.
In order to join the webinar via WebEx please use this link to the meeting and if needed the password access2603.
Due to the high number of connections foreseen, in order to ensure a smooth webinar, we would kindly ask you to follow some simple rules:
- Ensure a good connection to follow smoothly the web meeting
- Please keep your video and microphone turned off
PROGRAMME MORNING SESSION
9:30 – 9:40 Welcome address and introduction, European Commission & Access2EIC
9:40 – 11:15 Pathfinder calls 2020. Elements of the EIC Pathfinder programme and relation to the EIC Accelerator, EIC Pathfinder Team (European Commission)
11:15 – 12:15 Accelerator calls 2020, Stéphane Ouaki, Head of Unit EIC Financial Instruments Task Force (European Commission)
12:15 – 12:30 Tools and services for EIC applicants, Antonio Carbone, Access2EIC NCP Network coordinator, Marta Calderaro, FetFx project coordinator
12:30 Conclusion of the Morning Session
PROGRAMME AFTERNOON SESSION
13:00 – 13:10 Welcome address, Petr Pracna, NCP FET (Technology Centre CAS)
13:10 – 13:30 Reflections from the FET projects evaluations, Jiří Pfleger, FET evaluator (Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry CAS)
13:30 – 13:50 Experience from FET Open project preparation and implementation, Tomáš Čižmár (Institute of Scientific Instruments CAS)
13:50 – 14:10 Q&A
14:10 – 14:30 How to succeed in Accelerator: RAIKA project (SME Instrument Phase 2), Aylin Sali, co-founder of the company Runecast
14:30 – 14:50 How to pitch your idea to the investment experts jury?, Martin Zadražil, member of the evaluation jury panels (Tescan Orsay holding)
14:50 – 15:10 Q&A, end of the session
The event is organized under ACCESS2EIC project funded by the Horizon 2020 framework programme of the EU.