The workshop focus will be on how to maximise a project’s impact, by designing an effective communication and dissemination strategy and by creating cross-disciplinary alliances with policy makers and stakeholders in a HORIZON 2020 project.




Berlin, Quadriga-Forum, 28th – 29th April 2014


Day 1

09.00 a.m. Registration & Reception

10.00 a.m. Welcome, Introduction of Participants

10.30 a.m. Session 1
HORIZON 2020 & Underlying Strategies

11.30 a.m. Session 2
HORIZON 2020 & Science Communication
• From “Science and Society” to “Responsible Research and Innovation”

13.00 p.m. Lunch & networking

14.00 p.m. Session 3
HORIZON 2020 & Policy Making
• Decision Making and Sustainability in Research and Innovation

15.30 p.m. Coffee break

16.00 p.m. Session 4 (tbc)
Responsible Research and Innovation Made in Brussels
The “BiodiverCity Trail Effect” – A strategic alliance of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, citizens and local authorities
Speaker: Carole Paleco, International Relations, The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

17.00 pm Open Session
Open discussion on the new funding scheme and its impact on science communication and policy making

18.00 p.m. End of Day 1


Day 2

09.00 a.m. Session 1
Project Types and Rules of Participation within HORIZON 2020

10.30 a.m. Coffee break

10.45 a.m. Session 2
HORIZON 2020 and “European Science Cities”
Growing the Knowledge Economy from the Ground up – Citizen Engagement and the Nottingham Growth Plan
Speaker: Jon Rea, Engagement and Participation Lead for Nottingham City Council

12.30 p.m. Lunch & networking

13.30 p.m. Session 3

Part 1 – Best Practice
Designing HORIZON 2020 work packages for science communication, dissemination and knowledge transfer

Part 2 – Networking & Proposal Planning
Selected short presentations by workshop participants introducing their ideas and fields of expertise for future partnerships in HORIZON 2020

16.00 p.m. Workshop-Summary and Feedback

16.20 p.m. Coffee break

16.30 p.m. Consultancy
Open Session: Questions concerning the new funding scheme, ideas for projects, discussion of specific problems with the new funding scheme
Upon request all participants will have the opportunity for individual consultancy with the experts from city2science and EURIDA Research Management

18.00 End of Day 2