Information Days – Calls 2019 for Horizon 2020 projects

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Last week Bioazul attended the information days on the new calls for 2019 of the Horizon 2020 Programme for research projects within the Research and Innovation Framework of the European Union.

These meetings took place over several days and in different cities of Andalusia, presenting in each of them the calls available for 2019 from the different sections that make up the Horizon 2020 Programme:

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) – Innovative Training Networks (ITN), included in the Excellent Science section of the Horizon 2020 Programme. These were presented on November 12 in the Conference Room of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Almería. An event organized by the Andalusian Knowledge Agency, the Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) and the University of Almeria, where the news and key aspects of the ITN 2019 Call were presented, as well as the practical aspects to keep in mind for the preparation of an ITN proposal. In addition, some funded MSCA-ITN projects were exposed, such as:

Challenge 5: Climate Action, Environment, Resources Efficiency and Raw Materials, included in the Social Challenges area of the Horizon 2020 Program. This call was presented on November 13 at the Faculty of Law of the University of Huelva, an event co-organized by this university together with the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge and the Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI). During the day the most important data about the new 2019 call were announced, as well as the guidelines to be followed to prepare it. On the other side, practical aspects were also addressed such as the evaluator’s vision or the beneficiary’s approach.

Challenge 2: Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water research and Bioeconomy, within the Social Challenges section of the Programme Horizon 2020, and the PRIMA Programme. The presentation of these calls were held on November 16 in the Hall of Degrees of the University of Jaén, where, as in the previous cases, it was organized by the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge and the Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) together with the University of Jaén. In the event, practical recommendations for the preparation of project proposals for this call were announced. In addition, the PRIMA Program was exposed together with the Strategic Research Agenda. To conclude, a case of success was presented, specifically the SABANA project.

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