The delegation of Lutsk NTU took part in the training workshop on the program “Horizont 2020”

The delegation of Lutsk NTU took part in the training workshop  on the program “Horizont 2020” 

          The Rector  of  Lutsk National Technical University Petro Savchuk, the  Vice-Rector on scientific and pedagogical work Sergii  Shymchuk and the Heads of the Departments of the University took part in the information day and practical training "Horizont 2020: from the idea of ​​the project to the final report".

The event included  the presentation of the themes of  the competitions of the program Horizont 2020  scheduled for the period 2019-2020. In addition, participants provided practical training to explain the basic procedures for partner search and project preparation.

 First of all, the Rector of Lutsk NTU Petro Savchuk greeted  the audience. He wished his colleagues fruitful work and emphasized the importance of joining efforts to prepare quality projects and opportunities to become leaders in the program.

"I am glad to see the elite of science today. It's clear that it's time to win this competition, join forces, because getting funding is not easy. There must be powerful consortia, good ideas, and there are a lot of ways we can be tangent in the program. So, by creating a consortium within the national Universities, involving  business, we can achieve the fulfillment of the mandatory condition of the program “Horizont 2020 that the products that will be created should be relevant to the innovative component, the practical interest of the consumer, which is the main indicator and qualitative criterion for assessing scientific researches. It is very important to  become associate members of the program and this is our new experience, support, expert assessment and the ability to be involved in the preparation of  high  quality projects, and at the same time, the opportunity to be a leader in this process. I wish you fruitful work  during  this seminar  and let  it benefit  us and  Volyn, "said the Rector. 

 During the main part of the event  the speakers  mentioned  such topics as:

- generating a project idea and forming a project concept;

- introduction of the priorities of competitions for the period 2019-2020;

- search for competitive topics of the  program "Horizont 2020"  according to the project idea;

- understanding the structure of the project application for the program Horizont 2020";

- preliminary assessment of the project application for the program "Horizont 2020";

- submission of the project proposal to the competition;

- legal and financial aspects of the implementation of the program “Horizont 2020 projects in Ukraine;

- use of  successful experience in preparing project applications for the  program “Horizont 2020.

It is worth noting that the information days and practical training took  place in partnership with Lutsk National Technical University and  Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University and as well as a group of national contact points on the program “ Horizont 2020.

Ilona Karpiuk, Information Department of Lutsk National Technical University

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