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Briefing on Horizon 2020 European Funding: information and brokerage, consortia building and proposal development for the next Horizon 2020 funding calls.

Innovate UK, Knowledge Transfer Network and the UK Space Agency are hosting the Horizon 2020 Space event which is aimed at supporting collaboration across the UK and Europe.
We will be promoting funding opportunities available for Space through Horizon 2020, the EU's largest research and innovation funding programme.

Delegates can expect:

  • pointers and tips on achieving success in Horizon 2020 
  • valuable insights on topics around Space to be funded by the EU in 2018
  • an overview of the support available locally and nationally to develop applications

  • brokerage sessions throughout the day
  • consortium building and proposal development on specific call topics

Find out more about the development of the Horizon 2020 work programme here. 

Programme Preview 9:30am – 5:00pm


Hear from the European Commission and the UK National Contact Point (NCP) about the development of the Horizon 2020 2018-2020 work programme and the forthcoming 2018 call topics.

Be inspired by success stories.

Gather information about the proposal evaluation and guidance on dos and don'ts for proposal preparation. 


(subject to final confirmation)

Brokerage Activities - Pitch your project idea on stage and promote your profile on our networking walls.

Consortia Building & Proposal Development Workshop – Team up with potential collaborators and brainstorm proposal ideas for the forthcoming calls topics covered by the event.  


Morning Information Session

09.30 Registration

10.00 Open and introduction - Andy Bennett, Knowledge Transfer Network, Innovate UK

10.10 UK’s participation in Horizon 2020 - Maria Adams, UK Space Agency

10.15 Horizon 2020 Space 2017 calls - Mats Ljungqvist, European Commission

11.15 SRC Space Robotics Technologies topic - Dan Jones, UK Space Agency

11.30 Tea/Coffee

12.00 Space opportunities across Horizon 2020 & NCP support - Catherine Holt, Horizon 2020 NCP, Innovate UK

Afternoon Session - timings and details tbc

Forming collaborative teams

Project Proposal development

17.00 Event finishes

Do you have questions about H2020 Space - UK Information & Brokerage Event? Contact The Knowledge Transfer Network

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
09:30 to 17:00