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Horizon 2020 Environment and Energy Information Session, Manchester, 8 October 2018

Agenda and Presentations

9:30

Registration

 

10:00

Welcome and Introduction to the Agenda

 

James Sharples, Policy Manager, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

María González, Principal for International Funding, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

10:10

Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 3 – Sustainable and Secure Energy

 

Helen Fairclough - EU Energy Focus - UK National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 Energy

10:40

Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 – Climate Change, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials

 

James Sharples, Policy Manager, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

  • Overview of Societal Challenge 3.
  • Upcoming funding opportunities - 2019 Call topics.
  • Presentation.

11:00

Horizon 2020 Application Process

 

Helen Fairclough - EU Energy Focus - UK National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 Energy

  • Proposal development and evaluation.
  • What the evaluator wants – tips for a successful application.
  • Support available to applicants.
  • Presentation.

11:15

Learning from the experience of the winning teams

 

Jonny Sadler, Project Manager, Manchester Climate Change Agency - GrowGreen

Dr Juliet Staples, Senior Project Manager, Liverpool City Council - URBAN GreenUP

  • Project development – from idea to winning bid.
  • Managing the project and the partnership.
  • Lessons learnt – barriers, challenges and opportunities.
  • Making the best of the funding – Horizon 2020 opening other doors.
  • GrowGreen Presentation.
  • Urban GreenUP Presentation.

11:55

Other funding in support of Environment and Energy projects

 

María González, Principal for International Funding, Policy and Strategy, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

  • Brief overview on the other EU programmes supporting environmental and energy projects – Interreg, Urbact, LIFE, CEF
  • Presentation.

12:10

Q&A

12:30

Close and light lunch

   
  For further info please contact María González
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