Brussels Academy equips professionals and entrepreneurs with skills that will facilitate their access to EU funding and job market via structured training sessions and mentorship programs. Within this scope, a professional training session on the Specific programmes supporting innovation and growth of SMEs, proposal writing and project management is being offered in cooperation with Vocal Europe.
The training aims at providing a thorough understanding of the basic techniques for designing a project proposal for the EU programmes for SMEs, especially in the frame of the new Framework programme for Research and Innovation known as Horizon Europe, which offers a specific instrument for SME named Accelerator, but also open the door to a wide range of sub-programmes where SMEs can participate.
The Training will allow the participants to acquire the hand-on experience and practical knowledge on how to identify the most appropriate funding opportunities, to write successful project proposals and how to implement/manage successfully obtained projects.
At the end of the training session, the newly trained Project Proposal Writers or Project Managers will be able to:
- Work within the framework of the programmes and the related EU calls open to the participation fo SMEs
- Write winning project proposals and obtain an important budget
- Implement and monitor project activities, budgets, time schedules, and work packages
The training is designed for members of SMEs, Start Ups, private sector, universities, research institutes, training institutions, NGOs, students and individuals who are interested in deepening their expertise on writing project proposals and implementation of approved project. This training will be focused on application for open calls for the EU programmes dedicated to SME participation through competitive grants.
The training will be taking place on 1-2 April 2022
30 March 2022
The training lasts for eight consecutive hours. Please find below the agenda for the event:
Day I – How to Write A Winning Project Proposal
|10:00 – 12:00||Module I: Detailed presentation of the EU programmes Open to SMEs|
|12:00 – 13:00||Lunch Break|
|13:00 – 15:00||Module II: Designing the Project Proposal: Partnership, Objectives, Workplan|
Day II – How to Successfully Implement and Manage projects
|10:00 – 12:00||Module III: Designing the Project proposal: Project Management, Dissemination|
|12:00 – 13:00||Lunch Break|
|13:00 – 15:00||Module IV: Budgeting and Financial Issues|
Upon completion of the entire training, participants will receive an official certificate of attendance.
Raniero Chelli, Senior Trainer
The training will take place via Zoom. Each participant will receive a link to have access to the platform from Vocal Europe.
*PLEASE NOTE | The training session’s working language is English.