1-2 Support by ETDPI project.

Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research
and Innovation
How RTDPI project supports application
Dr. Jürgen Henke
Team Leader and Training Advisor
New Strategy with Horizon 2020
Excellent Science:
• World class science is the foundation of
tomorrow’s technologies, and development of
research talent
Industrial Leadership:
• Strategic investments in key technologies underpin
innovation across existing and emerging industries
Societal Challenges:
• Breakthrough solutions for global challenges come
from multi-disciplinary collaborations, including
social sciences & humanities
R & D Spending (in %)
Sources of R&D Spending (ca. 2012)
EU 27 countries
- 54 %
- 35 %
- 8.5 %
business funded
by national governments, EC
from abroad (foreign funds)
- business funded R&D accounts for ca. 78 %
United States
- business funded R&D accounts for ca. 67 %
R & D Spending (in EURO)
Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D
Target in OECD countries is expected to be 3% / year;
The ratio of Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D for
EU 27 in 2012 was about 2 %;
in absolute figures it reached about 248 billion Euro.
How is the project RTDPI supporting the
application for
Horizon 2020 projects!!
I. “Package of training, WS, coaching …”
Information seminar, training, workshops on Horizon
2020, COST and EUREKA programmes
Being held in
•Banja Luka
28 and 29 April 2014
06 and 07 May 2014
13 and 14 May 2014
Main topics:
 introduction of H2020, what is in H2020 for you?, how to find relevant
info for you, how to apply …
 workshop for project application; specify project idea, writing
proposal brief, assist partner search, proposal preparation …
II. “Follow-up Package of, WS, coaching”
Workshop, mentoring & coaching … on Horizon 2020
Being held in
Banja Luka
27 and 28 May 2014
11 and 12 June 2014
02 and 03 June 2014
Main topics:
 inform and deepening first training, based on project ideas …
 coaching, based on developed project idea; polling information,
partner search…
 working with open or upcoming coals …
Coaching for Application
Ongoing assistance is being offered for application to
Horizon 2020. It is
provided by experts who have submitted project proposals
who are working in consortia of FP7 / Horizon 2020
who have expertise in different subjects, e.g. Marie SkłodowskaCurie actions, food, agriculture, forestry; Health; Energy and
environment; ICT; innovation in SME
- not only in Sarajevo, Mostar and Banja Luka;
- but also in other places if minimum 3-5 people will attend;
Experts are available during:
24 – 30 April; 05 – 15 May; 26 May – 27 June 2014.
Broker science and innovation
Researchers and innovators are assisted to broker their
know how at European events.
The RTDPI supports the participation by
• develop presentation of project brief
• preparation of poster
• searching of project partner
• partnering with European scientists and inventers
• contribute to costs of travel and accommodation
Following samples of Brokerage events for participation:
Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA)
under Horizon 2020 and the ERC starting grants
Further options for Brokerage events
Intelligent Transport Solutions
Further options for Brokerage events
The “Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) 2014″ provides a forum for policy dialogue on
Regional Strategies, Innovation & Growth. The WIRE Conference has been established as a
debate leading to recommendations for optimal use of policies and instruments for regional
NCP and Focal Point members
The RTDPI project qualifies providers of services in BiH
for Horizon 2020.
The aim is to have more applicants from BIH successful in
Horizon 2020.
Coaching training is provided along the NCP Guiding
Principles agreed by all H2020 countries:
Proposed coaching topics
NCPs will be coached on the following topics:
• Guidance on choosing relevant H2020 topics and
types of action
• Advice on administrative procedures and contractual
• Training and assistance on proposal writing
• Distribution of documentation (forms, guidelines,
manuals etc.)
• Assistance in partner search
The following expert will support you
Thies Wittig, IT Consult GmbH, Germany
PhD in Computer Science
12 years in industrial research department (signal processing, artificial
In 1995 creation of own company IT Consult GmbH, Germany
Since 1986 involved in EU RTD and international collaborative research
projects, as researcher, manager, coordinator …
Long experience as proposal evaluator at the EC in Brussels
Until today involved in around 25 projects in Europe, Middle East and Far
East, including FP5, 6, 7 and Horizon 2020
In 2011 and 2012 worked as short term expert in the ICIP Project,
Belgrade: Improved SME Competitiveness and Innovation Programme
Currently manager of an FP7 project
The following expert will support you
Professor Dr. Steve Quarrie
A 45 year career as a research scientist
Former Director, Consultative Bureau for International Projects, Ministry
of Science, Serbia
Visiting Professor at Newcastle University Business School, UK
Guest Professor, Faculty of Biology, Belgrade University
Training scientists in writing project proposals since 2003
Major expertise in proposals for FP7
Over 57% success rate for FP project proposals
Evaluator for IPA-Adriatic-CBC proposals
Advisor for Horizon 2020 proposal development
The following expert will support you
Boško Nektarijević
BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration - Paris, France ‘99
MBA - Master of Business Administration
Solvay Business School - University of Brussels ‘02
Executive education at Harvard University, USA „05
Master programs at Boston University and various other trainings..
Training reform leaders since 2002 in leadership, cross cultural negotiations, project
development, project proposal writing, etc.
Founding member and executive manager of the BSN
Researcher for funding and project development, EU and international funds
Principal designer of EU RTD educational programmes for over 4000 managers from
business, government, academic, and NGO sectors
Advisor to FP6, 7 and Horizon 2020 programmes
Expert in the ICIP Project, Belgrade: Improved SME Competitiveness and Innovation
The following expert will support you
Elke Dall
• Held of Unit "Research Policy and Development" at Centre for Social
Innovation, Vienna, Austria since 2007
• Involved in several FP6 & FP7 projects and proposals as well as projects
under EuropeAid, LLL, ERA-NETs, etc.
• Proposal development since 2001/02 (FP5)
• Expert on international cooperation in research and innovation with a
focus on Western Balkan countries
• Previous coordinator of WBC-INCO.NET project (FP7), active also in BiH
• Studied sociology and communication sciences
The following expert will support you
Dr. Juergen Henke
34 years management and innovation consultant
Advising industry – academia in EU research framework programmes
Providing advice to Governments and organisations in Poland, Slovakia,
Turkey, Indonesia and Lebanon for technology-driven development;
Team leader for various projects of EuropeAid and The World Bank
Organising peer based learning workshops, coaching and mentoring for
research and innovation
2001 – 2005 Director of the German Management Academy in Celle for
international collaboration
2010 till 2012 team leader for the EU project in Serbia, assisting
application for EU funded research and innovation programmes
Actually advisor to German research organisations and enterprises in EU
RTD and Horizon 2020
Next Activities in Mostar
 11 June 2014; - Information about academic research programmes
in H2020
- Participation in Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions
 12 June 2014; - Workshop on H2020 project development
- Coaching and mentoring in application process
 Ongoing;
Coaching and mentoring continuously -scientists and
companies- in the project application process
Thank you for attention!
RTDPI Project
Branilaca Sarajeva 5/II
71000 Sarajevo
E-mail: [email protected]

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