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Training Overview

Vocal Europe , – a Brussels based Think Tank, has been training professionals via structured trainings and mentorship programs to empower them with competences that would facilitate their access to the job market. In that respect, a professional training on the project proposal writing and project management for EU Horizon 2020 Programme (H2020) is being offered in cooperation with Science 14.

The training aims at providing a thorough understanding of the EU Horizon 2020 (forthcoming Horizon Europe), and will allow the participants to acquire the hand-on experience and practical knowledge how to write winning project proposal and how to implement/manage successfully obtained projects.

At the end of the training, the newly trained Project Proposal Writers or Project Managers will be able to:

  • comprehend how the EU Horizon 2020 Programme functions
  • work in the frame of funded projects of EU calls
  • will be able to write winning project proposals and to get serious budget
  • implement and monitor project activities, budget, time schedules and work packages.

The training will aim at teaching the participants the skills and knowledge that can allow them to apply for the following positions:

  • Project Officer
  • Project Assistant
  • Junior Project Manager
  • Project administrator
  • Project proposal writer

Target Audience

The training is designed for members of the universities, research institutes, private sector, SMEs, 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 the biggest EU programme for research and innovation (H2020), but the principles that will be presented can be useful for application for any other open calls for EU competitive grants and other tenders/funders.


The training will take place on 29 January 2021 and 30 January 2021.


24 December 2020


400 Euros (Excluding VAT)


Registration is now open for participants who wish to attend the training. Please Click Here for registration. Once we receive your registration, we will send you all the details to complete your registration.


Raniero Chelli, Senior Trainer

Training Content

The training lasts for eight consecutive hours. The agenda for this event is shown below:

Day I

How to Write H2020 Winning Project Proposal

Time slot Topic
10:00 – 12:00 Introduction to EU programmes, The Horizon Europe programme
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 15:00 Proposal writing: proposal structure, the main steps in developing a successful project proposal
15:00 End of the 1st Day


Day II

How to Successfully Implement and Manage H2020 Projects

Time slot Topic
10:00 – 12:00 Main elements of a project proposal: Partnership creation, Project Management, Dissemination
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 15:00 Financial issues: Budget preparation and monitoring
15:00 End of the 2nd Day



Upon the completion of all parts the training, the participants will receive an official certificate of attendance.


The training will take place via ZOOM, for which each participant will receive a link from Vocal Europe to have access to the platform.


PLEASE NOTE | The working language is English.