UCL & Vision2020 Coordinators' Workshop
Nov
22
9:00 AM09:00

UCL & Vision2020 Coordinators' Workshop

UCL, in collaboration with Vision2020: The Crowdhelix Network, will be hosting its 2nd Horizon 2020 Coordinators’ Workshop, which includes a day’s training and capacity building session on enabling leadership under Horizon 2020. Please note that this programme is targeted towards Coordinators only. The session will be split into two parts:

Part 1: A training session from recognised experts in the areas of research excellence, innovation and impact, and implementation.

Part 2: An interactive session where we will ask people to introduce their proposal and identify perceived needs. We will then use the knowledge from the day’s Horizon 2020 experts / facilitators and the broader Vision2020 network to address those needs.

Due to limited capacity we will only be able to accept 2 persons per organisation and we will then confirm your participation within 5 working days. Click Here to Register

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Horizon 2020 Cybersecurity Event
Feb
6
to Feb 7

Horizon 2020 Cybersecurity Event

We are pleased to announce that Vision2020 is in the process of organising a Cybersecurity Horizon 2020 collaboration event with Laval Mayenne Technopole in Laval, France, on the 6th and 7th of February, 2019. This event will give attendees the chance to discuss calls related to Cybersecurity, Virtual & Augmented reality, Data protection, Artificial Intelligence, and more. In order to target the calls of greatest interest, we would be grateful if potential attendees would kindly submit an expression of interest on behalf of their organisation or business. Click here for more information.

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Vision2020 RTO Members' Event
Nov
6
to Nov 7

Vision2020 RTO Members' Event

Vision2020: The Crowdhelix Network held its annual RTO Members' event on the 6th and 7th of November 2018, kindly hosted by the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid. This event was dedicated to our university & research and technology organisation members and connected like-minded institutions from all over Europe. This year's topic was "Open Innovation: Europe’s New Horizon”, focusing both on the significant opportunities that remain under Horizon 2020, and the upcoming successor programme "Horizon Europe".

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Robotics, Digital Factories, Smart Technologies Brokerage Event
Oct
16
10:00 AM10:00

Robotics, Digital Factories, Smart Technologies Brokerage Event

Taking place at Sabanci University in Turkey, this event was an international meet & match event focused on Robotics, Digital Technologies for Factories and Smart Technologies for Everything where we hosted related researchers, business partners, suppliers and intermediaries. University College London as one of the leading research centres focused on Robotics and Autonomous Systems was represented with their new project proposal ideas for H2020 Calls under ICT Work Programme 2018-2020.

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Vision2020 Maritime & Marine Helix Launch Event
Sep
27
to Sep 28

Vision2020 Maritime & Marine Helix Launch Event

In association with new Maritime & Marine Helix leaders, the University of Malta, Vision2020 hosted this Helix’s launch event on 27th-28th September, 2018. The event will facilitated collaborations for upcoming Blue Growth calls, and showcased ERC research conducted in this area.

At the event, Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, kindly welcomed delegates by video and set out the European Union’s strategic priorities in this area. You can view the recording of this video here.

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Horizon 2020 Energy and Climate event in Brussels, Belgium
Sep
17
to Sep 18

Horizon 2020 Energy and Climate event in Brussels, Belgium

Along with Energy Helix leaders, Cardiff University and Climate Helix leaders, the University of Bergen, Vision2020 hosted a joint energy and climate event in Brussels on 17-18 September. The purpose of this event was to facilitate matchmaking for Horizon 2020 energy and climate calls during the 2018-2020 Work Programme.  

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European Research Music Conference
Jun
11
to Jun 13

European Research Music Conference

The European Research Music Conference took place at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona from June 11th to the 13th, 2018. It brought together a significant number of the projects funded by the European Research Council that have music as their focus. These projects come from diverse research domains and exemplify the wide variety of high-quality research related to music that is being carried out in Europe. The European Research Music Conference was supported by ERC=Science², of which Vision2020 is a partner. More Information

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Vision2020 Members Workshop in Belgrade, Serbia
Apr
25
11:00 AM11:00

Vision2020 Members Workshop in Belgrade, Serbia

Vision2020 network members gathered in Belgrade for a workshop with Vision2020 Director, Abdul Rahim on 25 April, 2018. This workshop focused on ways Serbian academic institutions, research organisations and businesses can participate in and benefit from Vision2020 membership and how to best engage with other network members both on Crowdhelix and at Horizon 2020 themed collaborative events. 

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A gateway to Horizon 2020 ICT 2018 - 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria
Jan
24
9:30 AM09:30

A gateway to Horizon 2020 ICT 2018 - 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria

In association with Applied Research Solutions, ICB Software Innovation and the Enterprise Europe Network, Vision2020 held an ICT event at the Microsoft Innovation Centre in Sofia, Bulgaria. This event was a chance for members of Bulgarian industry and academia to meet and discuss their involvement in Horizon 2020 ICT calls during the 2018-2020 work programme.

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Vision2020: Horizon 2020 International Health Event
Dec
7
9:00 AM09:00

Vision2020: Horizon 2020 International Health Event

Vision2020: Horizon 2020 International Health event. Vision2020 and KU Leuven, together with EIT Health and CELSA held a European Health Innovation Event on December 7th at KU Leuven, Belgium. This thematic event took place before the Health Info day (held by the European Commission on December 8th in Brussels) and was an excellent opportunity for researchers, scientists and business representatives to discuss calls of the Health 2018-2020 Work Programme

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Vision2020 Digital Helix Dinner at EC ICT Proposers‘ Day
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Vision2020 Digital Helix Dinner at EC ICT Proposers‘ Day

The EC’s ICT Proposers‘ Day was held in Budapest from Thursday 9 – Friday 10 November 2017.

The Vision2020 Digital Helix, led by University College London, hosted a working dinner with Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) on Thursday 9th November, following the first day of the ICT Proposers‘ Day. We encouraged Vision2020 members interested in the digital calls, especially those calls under the ICT Work Programme, to attend the EC’s ICT Proposer’s Day for an overview of the sub-topics and calls, and join Vision2020 for a working dinner to identify calls of interest, and potential coordinators and partners. 

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The Future of Food: Envisioning our Food Systems
Jun
28
to Jun 29

The Future of Food: Envisioning our Food Systems

The Future of Food, organized by SONAE in collaboration with main partners such as Vision2020, Business France, ICEX Spain and the UK Science & Innovation Network was an event designed to promote the engagement of different organizations around the key challenges and opportunities shaping the future of food. It acted as a catalyst in establishing new relationships among participants and contributed to the design of future R&D and innovative, collaborative projects and the building of project consortia.

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Vision2020 Water Helix Launch Event
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Vision2020 Water Helix Launch Event

The event was hosted by The University of Leeds and water@leeds as lead of the Water Helix. The main purpose of this two-day event was to bring together academics, researchers and colleagues from business and industry working in the Water field, to form new collaborations across the whole sector in readiness for the forthcoming Horizon 2020 calls (2018 – 2020).

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Vision2020: Horizon 2020 International Health Event
Oct
20
to Oct 21

Vision2020: Horizon 2020 International Health Event

  • Headquarter University of Ljubljana (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Vision2020: The Horizon Network held a Horizon 2020 International Health Event on 20-21 October 2016 at the University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The event was hosted by the University of Ljubljana and co-organized with KU Leuven. It predominantly looked at Personalised Medicine and Rare Diseases calls, ICT related topics and infectious diseases calls.  The objective of the event was to promote networking between researchers and business representatives in order to form consortia for forthcoming Horizon 2020 funding opportunities.

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Vision2020 Event: Manufacturing 4.0
Sep
26
to Sep 27

Vision2020 Event: Manufacturing 4.0

  • Tecnun - Ibaeta Headquarters (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Vision2020 held a free Horizon 2020 Manufacturing 4.0 Event on 26-27 September 2016 at the University of Navarra, San Sebastian, Spain. This free collaboration event was hosted by CEIT-I4K, LEITAT, Fraunhofer IWU, EEN and the Basque regional government, and focused on opportunities in manufacturing, materials, and digital manufacturing under Horizon 2020. 

Day 1 of the event was open to Vision2020 members only. Day 2 of the event was public, with over 150 delegates in attendance and a matchmaking platform (B2Match) in operation that facilitated over 300 face to face meetings.

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Vision2020: Second Climate Helix Event
Jun
29
to Jun 30

Vision2020: Second Climate Helix Event

Vision2020: The Horizon Network held its second Climate Helix Event at University of Valencia Botanic Garden, on 29th and 30th June, kindly hosted by Institute for Ceramic Technology (ICT) and Climate KIC Spain.

The objective of the event, which was free to all attendees, was to promote networking between researchers and business representatives in order to form consortia for the forthcoming Horizon 2020 funding opportunities.

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Vision2020: RTO Members' Event
May
27
9:30 AM09:30

Vision2020: RTO Members' Event

Vision2020: The Horizon Network held an RTO Members' event, dedicated to our university & research and technology organisation members, at IBM Technology Campus in Dublin on 27th May 2016. The aim of this event was to discuss Vision 2020's activities and future developments, exchange information on best practices for Horizon 2020 and establish potential collaborations. This year's event focused on driving innovation and reviewing industrial engagement in Horizon 2020, as we approach the half-way stage of the programme's implementation. This event also saw the public launch of the Crowdhelix collaboration platform, which has been designed to support Vision2020's growing activity levels.

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Vision2020 Training: Horizon 2020 Financial & Contractual Management
Mar
4
9:30 AM09:30

Vision2020 Training: Horizon 2020 Financial & Contractual Management

Vision 2020: The Horizon Network held its second Horizon 2020 training workshop in Central London on Friday 4th March 2016. View event flyer.

This workshop was delivered by three expert organisations:

  • LEES Accountants delivered a session on Financial Management in Horizon 2020 projects, including monitoring, reporting and auditing.
  • Quinz Attorneys delivered a session focusing on Contract Management in Horizon 2020, covering the core Grant Agreement, agreements between consortium members and agreements with third parties.
  • Patrade IPR Attorneys concluded with a session focusing on effectively protecting and using Intellectual Property in Horizon 2020 initiatives.
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Vision2020: Energy Helix Event
Feb
25
to Feb 26

Vision2020: Energy Helix Event

Vision 2020: The Horizon Network held a Horizon 2020 International Energy Efficiency Event in London on 25-26 February, hosted by Cardiff University and Brunel University London.

Over the first day representatives of industry, academia and the public sector discussed the priority areas of the 2018-19 Energy Work Programme. The second day of the event focused on the planned Energy Efficiency calls in 2017 to identify common areas of interest and support emerging collaborations.

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Vision2020: Climate Helix Event
Nov
9
to Nov 10

Vision2020: Climate Helix Event

Vision2020: The Horizon Network held its first Climate Helix Event in Castellón, Spain, on 9th and 10th November, kindly hosted by Institute for Ceramic Technology (ICT). 

The aim of the event was to share best practice and discuss forthcoming Climate and Environment calls in order to identify common areas of interest and further collaboration opportunities between Vision2020 members. 

 

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Vision2020: Health Tech 2020
Oct
29
to Oct 30

Vision2020: Health Tech 2020

In response to circa 2 billion euros of Health and ICT innovation-based funding about to be launched by the European Commission, Vision 2020: The Horizon Network hosted London's Horizon 2020 Health-Tech event on 29 and 30 October 2015. This event was co-organized by UCL, KU Leuven, MedCity and Research Media.

The Health-Tech 2020 event was held at London's prestigious City Hall and themed around Horizon 2020 success (day 1), and thematic discuss/network around the upcoming H2020 calls collaborations (day 2).

We had an excellent line-up of speakers from the Mayor’s Office of London, the European Commission, Imperial College London, King's College London, MedCity, Fujitsu, UCL Partners and a number of successful Health Tech SMEs who have already succeeded in Horizon 2020.

Event photos gallery:

https://goo.gl/photos/QGsgXqEB7GqHXsTaA

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