Category: Training
State: Archived
26 November 2020

Towards Horizon Europe – structure, implementation, legal and financial aspects

Webinar, h 9,30-12,30

Horizon Europe is the next European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for the 2021-2027 period.
The programme, with a view to evolving from the current Horizon 2020, aims to: strengthen the scientific and technological bases of the EU and the European Research Area, improve the innovative capacity, the competitiveness of the European industrial system and generate employment in Europe.
The course aims to illustrate the features and innovative aspects of the rules of participation in calls and in the selection of the proposals, as well as offering an overview of the priority themes that will be funded. It will be also possible to get to know the latest updates on the timing for the conclusion of work programmes and the launch of the calls for proposals.


09:15 – Platform opening
09:30 - Introduction
09:40 - Horizon Europe – towards 2021
• Where are we?
• Q&A
10:00 - Horizon Europe – main novelties of the Programme
• The three pillar structure
• On-going issues:
- budget of the Programme
- sinergies with other European programmes
- rules of participation for third countries (international cooperation)
• Q&A
11:00 - Horizon Europe – Rules of partecipation
• Main novelties with H2020:
- work programmes
- submission and proposal evaluation procedures
- digitalisation of the procedures
- corporate approach of the document Model Grant Agreement (amministrative and financial rules)
• Elements of continuity with Horizon 2020:
- financial schemes (percentage of European co-financing)
- proposal evaluation criteria
• Q&A
12:30 – Closing

The teacher is Irene Creta, National Contact Point for legal and financial aspects of the European Framework Programme Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe at the European Research Promotion Agency (APRE).
Graduated in Law in 2013 at the University Roma Tre, Irene Creta obtained the qualification to practice law at the Court of Rome in 2016, after practicing law. In 2016 she attended a one year master in European Union law at the Institut d'études européennes of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Brussels, while working at the European Parliament. After an experience in research activities in the field of European criminal law at the ULB, she joined APRE in October 2018, where she is carrying out training activities on legal and financial aspects in Horizon 2020, IPR, personal data protection and "towards Horizon Europe".

The event, held in Italian, is addressed only to Politecnico di Torino staff.
You can register by November 25th at 12.
Subscribers will be given the link to connect to the webinar the day before the event.

For further information, please contact Valeria Di Caro, Excellent Science and Researchers Mobility Office (intern 5931 or e-mail