Horizon 2020 Workshop - AM 57

August 5, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Washington Hilton Hotel, IBR West


This special workshop is brought to you by BILAT USA 2.0[1], which aims to strengthen research collaboration between the U.S. and the European Union.


Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s €80 billion ($90 billion) research program.  In addition to hands-on training in finding and applying for funding opportunities for U.S. institutions, this workshop for the first time will include U.S. research administrators (private and public universities) that have successfully applied for and received Horizon 2020 awards.  This is a free morning workshop on Wed, August 5th, 2015 (8:30 AM – 12 PM) that will answer all of your questions on Horizon 2020 and provide a chance to quiz research administrators with first-hand experience in dealing with European Commission grants. 


Session Leaders/Speakers:

Olaf Heilmayer, DLR (German Aerospace Research Agency)

Nina Schüle, DLR (German Aerospace Research Agency)
Viktoria Bodnarova, EURAXESS Links North America
Zygmunt KrasinskiPolish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the European Union (KPK), IPPT PAN 
Jennifer A. Ponting, JD/Director, Pre-Award Services, Harvard University
Ryan Lankton, JD, MSI, Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, University of Michigan

Click here to see the agenda.


Workshop Presentations:

Introduction to Horizon 2020, Opportunities for U.S. Researchers & Logistics for Proposal Submission

Horizon 2020 vs. Federal Grants: What Are the Key Differences?

U.S. Participation in H2020 Open Calls & Schedule for Future Open Calls

EU Grant Management: A New Approach

European Funding Opportunities for Students, Postdocs & Researchers of All Nationalities

Video: Horizon 2020 - Opportunities for US Researchers


[1] BILAT USA received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 312081.