Types of funding. Proposal writing and submission. Evaluation of project proposals – 1 ECTS
Detail:This lesson focuses on existing types of funding available for research and innovation activities, at the different levels such as national, European or worldwide. Special emphasis is made on the New European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020, which covers the period 2014-2020. The lesson also explains how to read the calls that are published within the different work programmes, and the main features of each of the possible type of actions. Furthermore, the main parts of a project proposal are discussed in details, such as excellence, impact, implementation, consortium members, budget preparation, and some general recommendation. The evaluation of a project proposal is also addressed, and self-evaluation forms are provided. The lesson is aimed at providing the appropriate tools and adequate knowledge to the students, who should be able to prepare a suitable project proposal for applying to one of the different funding options available.