The UK Horizon 2020 UK National Contact Point for Transport, Louise Mothersole (Innovate UK) will outline opportunities and strategies to engage with the Horizon 2020 “Smart Green and Integrated Transport” and Clean Sky 2 programmes.
Supported by the Northern Ireland Contact Point Network and Intertrade Ireland, this event will provide advice, guidance and support to organisations seeking a greater understanding of competitive European research and innovation funding opportunities through Horizon 2020 and Clean Sky.
The seminar will feature presentations covering upcoming Horizon 2020 calls, Clean Sky 2 opportunities plus case-studies from successful participants. Open to attendees from across the island, there will also be the opportunity to engage one-to-one discussions with the funding support contact points.
09:00 Registration & Coffee
09:30 Welcome and Introduction
Horizon 2020 TRANSPORT – Focus on 2017 calls
CLEAN SKY 2
10:40 Coffee Break
Case Study Presentations:
Ray Foley, Project Leader, United Technologies Research Centre (Ireland)
Hitendra Hirani, EU Programme Manager, The University of Nottingham (Faculty of Engineering)
ETPs, Networking and gaining influence in the EU
Further opportunities for SMEs
Cross border collaboration opportunities
12:30 Networking lunch
Key contact points available for one to one discussions
Horizon 2020 NI