Seminar: Horizon 2020 SMEs-dedicated Actions 2014-2015

The seminar will be given by TERESA CALTABIANO (University of Catania) according to the following timetable:

15:00-17:30 seminar (part one)
ZAMMU' TV, University of Catania,Via Umberto 285, Catania

09:00-11:30 seminar (part two)
Hands-on session
12:00-13:30 (part one)
14:30:16:00 (part two)
Department of Political and Social Science, University of Catania, Polo didattico Via Gravina 12 Catania - AULA 3

OBJECTIVE: The seminar aims to provide the participants with information about actions and opportunities offered by the European Union to SMEs. In particular, the following objectives will be achieved:
  • to provide a view on SMEs in the European Union
  • to present the main actions promoted by EU for SMEs
  • to inform about the main funding opportunities offered by UE  to SMEs 
  • to present the Horizon 2020 programme
  • to teach how to present a successful proposal with reference to Horizon 2020’s calls.
  • the seminar will be structured in two parts: the theoretical session will have a duration of  five hours and the practical session will last three hours.
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)  in the European Union
  • UE actions for SMEs 
  • Sources of  information 
  • European funds for SMEs
  • opportunities offered  to SMEs by the Horizon 2020 Programme
  • strategies and tips to present a successful proposal in the Horizon 2020 Programme. 
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS: Teresa Caltabiano is Head of the Research Office and Vice Manager at the Research Department of Catania University. Since 1998, she is the research manager of Catania University. She is consultant on proposal design and management of projects funded by European programmes. 
She, previously, worked at the Committee on Regional Policy of the European Parliament and at the Committee of the Regions of the EU. She is expert evaluator for the European Union and lecturer on European projects. She is also the author of the publication “Le Regioni in Europa” and of some specialized articles on EU programmes and policies. She received the “Master of Arts in European Politics and Amministration” at the  College of Europe in Bruges (B) and the  “Master of Arts  in Innovation and Knowledge Transfer” at the  MIP/Politecnico of Milano. Her expertise relates the following fields: EU programmes and policies for research, evaluation of European projects, International mobility of researchers and management of Marie Curie fellowships, organizational models of offices to support European research projects .




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27/12/2016 - 09:20