Free access to top-notch live eCourses in European Research

As part of an organisation or individual that is member to OpenCosmos platform, you have full access and free access to top-notch live eCourses in European Research with the quality label of Funding Expert Academy

 

Two course types

Course Type 1: Live eCourses to access now

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Course Type 2: Upcoming live Courses taking place in real time at specific dates

Our choice of courses is quite vast and consists of two types. Namely:

  1. The live eCourses to access immediately (now): These courses are based on live recordings and they are directly accessible at any time. Participants can access them immediately at their own pace. The content is continually updated and live follow-up Q&A sessions are organised remotely at fixed dates where participants can attend live and ask any questions they wish to be further clarified related to the course topic.
  2. The upcoming live Courses that take place in real time at specific dates: These courses are scheduled to take place live at specific date and time and participants should register (for free as OpenCosmos members) in order to attend. The training takes place in real time but remotely via zoom and participants can interact with the trainer during the sessions. All the courses will be recorded and shortly after they will be available under the "Live eCourses to access immediately (Now)".  Therefore, Any OpenCosmos member will be able to access them at a later stage and participate in real time at the follow-up live Q&A sessions. 
Live eCourses to access now

Live eCourse on developing successful Horizon Europe Proposals & Strategies


For two days (~ 13 hours live recording), from the comfort and safety of your own space and at your own time, you will have the opportunity to participate in the most practical and up to the point with specific actions and strategies webinar on Horizon Europe.
Almost everyone active in the European and Research Area talks about Horizon Europe by mostly repeating what the European Commission presents and just following the developments. But now it is the best time to take actions intelligently and apply specific strategies for exploiting ahead of the competition the most ambitious European Research and Innovation programme and have a great start with Horizon Europe.
Among others, you will master in specific 10 unique skills/resources.

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Live eCourse on developing successful ERC proposals

This e-course takes place fully online based on recordings of live training. You can follow it at your own pace and you will need one full day for completing it. This live eCourse is out of the ordinary ones since it is compacted with practical examples and step-by step approaches in order to develop a winning ERC grant application. In specific by the end of the training you will master the full recipe in detail on how to develop a winning ERC grant application

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Live eCourse on EU Funds

EU funded Projects Planning & Management is based on live recordings and follow-up live Q&A sessions

  • Understanding the EU funding landscape and how to exploit it
  • Realising the opportunities ahead for the new programming period 2021-2027
  • Mastering the full proposal development cycle
  • How to connect and attract the champions in EU funding
  • How to get invited as partner in highly promising EU funding proposals
  • How to impress the evaluators with your grant application
  • Tools and templates on planning and developing your project
  • Familiarise with the best project management methodology for European Funded projects that is also open access and endorsed by European Commission
  • Mastering the financial and contract management of EU funded projects
  • Continually updated
  • Follow-up Live Q&A sessions

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Planning and  Management of EU funded projects

Live eCourse on Financial Management of European Funded Projects &

EC Auditing

 The course is based on live recordings and there are also follow-up live Q&A sessions. The ultimate aim of this course is for participants not only to understand the full recipe with detailed steps on how to apply sound financial management practices but also to build them with confidence, energy and joy for developing an audit-proof approach.
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Continually updated

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Financial Management

Live eCourse on Impact in Horizon Europe

This eCourse is based on live recordings and follow-up live Q&A sessions. You will master the following:

  1. Public resources related to Impact in Horizon Europe and exploit them to your advantage
  2. Action plans (Tips and best practices) related to the expected impacts in Horizon Europe workprogrammes
  3. How to impress evaluators with your Impact section in the proposal grant application of Horizon Europe
  4. Continually updated
  5. Follow-up live Q&A sessions

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Horizon Europe Impact

Monthly Membership to Funding Expert Accelerator Program

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Live on demand training and coaching session every month

  • Group Coaching: Every month, an one-hour live coaching session with also Q&A session via zoom for any of your challenges and remain competitive in your journey of success towards the top.
  • Monthly training on demand: Every month, we add one more training session that anyone of our members can suggest in advance. You suggest and we deliver! 
  • Vibrant community: Share your challenges and knowledge with like minded members during the live sessions. 

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VIP Pass for the 1st Virtual Summit on Horizon Europe

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Access to recordings and training material from top experts on 

  • How to deal successfully with the Impact section in an Horizon Europe Grant application
  • Successful Interview techniques for ERC and EIC final evaluation stage
  • Tips and best practices on proposals for all 6 clusters in Pillar 2 in Horizon Europe
  • Tips and best practices on dealing successfully with the WIDENING actions
  • Tips and best practices on dealing successfully with each of the EIC actions
  • Tips and best practices on dealing successfully with each of the MSCA actions

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Hands on live workshop on dealing successfully as partner or coordinator in any of the 6 clusters  in Horizon Europe pillar 2

In this one full-day workshop based on live recordings, you will master how to identify and exploit specific intelligence behind any call in each of the six clusters  and join or initiate winning proposals.

In detail you will master the following for specific call(s) of your choice:

  • How to create a great idea for a specific call under pillar 2
  • Whom to connect with for getting feedback on your idea
  • Pitfalls and musts that you should know related to your targeted call topic
  • How to build a proposal summary that rocks related to your proposal idea
  • How to attract the best partners on board
  • How to identify and join competitive consortia related to your targeted call topic
  • How to build the main elements of a proposal related to your targeted call topic 
  • Follow-up Q&A session

 

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How to build an Horizon Europe grant application section-per-section

In this eCourse based on live recordings, you will master the following

  • Techniques and best practices for developing a great Excellence section for your application
  • Techniques and best practices for developing the most suitable Impact strategy based on your solution excellence
  • Techniques and best practices for developing the most suitable implementation strategy based on your solution excellence
  • Live Follow-up Q&A session

 

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Upcoming Live Courses in real time

Hands on workshop on developing successful grant applications for TEAMING actions under WIDENING programme

In this training via zoom, you will master the following

  1. The intelligence behind the different sub-programmes under widening
  2. Activities, tips and best practices for success in Teaming calls
  3. Follow-up Q&A session

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17 Sept 2021 09:30 - 16:30 CET

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Horizon Europe Widenings

Live eCourse on Project Management of European Research Projects

In this training via zoom, you will master the following

  • Different project management techniques for European research and Innovation Projects
  • Documentation necessary in Project Management
  • How to deal successfully with project reviews
  • How to have a great beginning and a great ending in your Project
  • Follow-up live Q&A session 

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22 Sept 2021

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Live eCourse on Innovation Management in European Research Projects

In this live training via zoom, you will master the following Innovation management components

  • Use case validation
  • Dissemination and Exploitation
  • Market Analysis & Surveilance
  • Technology Transfer (Incl. IPR)
  • Impact Assessment
  • Standardisation
  • Policy Influence
  • Industrialisation
  • Commercialisation
  • Revenue Generation
  • Follow-up live Q&A session

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28th September 2021

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Step-by-step strategies for mastering Financial Management, budgeting and EC auditing of EU funded projects (FM-Open)

Master the strategies for rejection-free claimed costs in EU projects and an audit-proof approach​

In this training taking place physically, you will master at least the following such as to

  • get clarity on your responsibilities as a grant beneficiary but also on the responsibilities of the grant authority
  • be able to estimate the budget for each of the suggested activities in your grant applications
  • understand how to spot and deal with errors in financial reports
  • master an approach for ensuring that all your reported costs will be accepted by the EC auditors
  • understand how the EU external audit works and where they give focus
  • know what kind of information/documents are requested by the EU auditors and how they use them
  • understand your actions before, during and after the EU audit
  • know your next actions if you don't agree with the EU audit findings

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8-9 Oct 2021 09:00 - 17:00 CET

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Hands on workshop on developing successful grant applications for TWINNING actions under WIDENING programme

In this training via zoom you will master the following

  • The intelligence behind the Twinning calls under widening
  • Activities, tips and best practices for success in Twinning calls
  • Follow-up Q&A session

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19 Oct 2021 09:00 - 17:00 CET

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