Framework 7 Master class to offer advice on how to increase your chances of winning European Research Funding

September 2nd 2010 - Enterprise Europe Network South West and the Digital Communications Knowledge Transfer Network are pleased to offer a FREE a one day Master Class focussed on participation in Framework 7 European Research Programmes. The workshop will take place on September 7 at the Swindon Marriott Hotel, Pipers Way, Swindon, SN3 1SH. The experience and tips offered at the workshop will greatly enhance the chances of success in applying for European research grants.

The event is applicable to all sectors and the topics covered provide a comprehensive view of the main areas that any organisation planning to participate in FP7 should be aware of:
- Making the right strategic decisions about participation
- Taking the right approach to minimise the cost of participation
- Working with the EU Commission on your proposal
- Available support
- Building a team
- Work integration
- Matching roles to partners
- Consortium organisation
- Partner search methods
- Building a proposal
- Proposal section-by-section view

This event will offer an opportunity for in depth examination of the task of putting together a winning proposal under Framework 7 and provide you with all the information you require to make strategic decisions about participation.

Developing a proposal for the EU Commission has lots of parallels with proposals to other funding organisations and even private investors. If your organisation is planning to seek funding to support R&D then you will find this day of great value.

The Master Class is FREE and will be delivered by Eddie Townsend, a widely recognised expert in the field of European Research Funding.

The workshop starts with registration at 9:30 am and it finishes at 16:30. You can register for this event at:

Media Contact Details:
Eddie Murphy
Digital Communications KTN
Tel: 07966 404 813
Email: eddie.murphy[at]dcktn[dot]

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