Before contacting us, please check the list below. We've put together the most frequently asked questions so you can find what you're looking for quickly.
We publish any Events relating to ICT – these can be international or national Events. We get these Events from Commission and other websites. You can send an Event you wish to publish on our website to the Dissemination and Communication representative listed on our site - https://ideal-ist.eu/about
We get News relating to ICT from Commission and other websites. If you have a News item you would like to send to us, please contact the Dissemination and Communication representative listed on our site - https://ideal-ist.eu/about
Ideal-ist takes Partner Searches (PS) from the Commission Participant Portal (PP) and republishes those that meet quality criteria on our website. Registered users can subscribe to receive weekly updates regarding these PS and other sections of our website in the 'Notification' are of their profile.
Ideal-ist offers many different tools to help proposers:
The Ideal-ist Spotlight is a highlighted item from the website (News, Event, Partner Search, Toolbox item, etc.) that changes each week. You can subscribe to receive notifications about this changing Spotlight under your profile in the 'Notification' area.
You can find your NCP through the Ideal-ist website - https://www.ideal-ist.eu/representatives and contact them using the email fo phone number listed.
The Toolbox is set up to help throughout the proposal and project process, from project idea to project completion and future planning. Choose a category and a sub-category to see a list of available content.
This category covers what you need to understand in writing a proposal including tips and video training.
Anyone can upload a document, link, whatever. It will then be reviewed before being potentially approved.
The target group of the training seminars and webinars organized by Ideal-ist are ICT NCPs and therefore information relating to dates of events and content, as well as budget for covering of travel expenses, is only available for ICT NCPs. However, webinar recordings of sessions held for the ICT NCPs and other training content is available on the Proposers’ Toolbox following each event
Ideal-ist aims to organize, among others, joint training seminars and webinars in collaboration with core partners. In such cases, participation is open to both the ICT NCPs as well as partners from the relevant collaborators. In relation to training seminars and webinars exclusively organized by Ideal-ist for ICT NCPs, participation of representatives from core partners may be possible following communication with the organisers.
A list of ICT NCPs per country can be found on the EC’s Participant Portal -> Support -> National Contact Points. On the Ideal-ist website, you may find a list of National Contact Points for the Ideal-ist project per country under National Contacts.
National Contact Points in each Member State & Associated Country will offer advise to proposers about Horizon 2020 participation, based on a jointly built knowledge base about the call topics. Ideal-ist offers support throughout the proposal preparation process. From checking early ideas, to full proposal checks 1 month before the submission deadline. Contact Your NCP https://www.ideal-ist.eu/representatives for more information.
Ideal-ist offers many opportunities to find partners for Horizon 2020 projects:
- Browse through project ideas and expertise offers at recent brokerage event or participate at our next event https://www.ideal-ist.eu/events.
- Visit our partner search facilitation page https://www.ideal-ist.eu/partner-search-home to find the association and/or service best suited for your activity area
- Submit a partner search on the participant portal. Project ideas will be widely re-distributed on Ideal-ist to ICT communities around the EU, Associated Countries and beyond.
We are happy to support you in organising face2face brokerages if you are industrial associations formally linked to Horizon 2020 & Horizon EU. Contact our event manager [email protected].
Contact your National Contact Points https://www.ideal-ist.eu/representatives for support.