25/05/2021 - 28/05/2021

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In May, Horizon Europe will be launched with a budget of over 95 billion Euros to promote innovative research and innovation projects for Europe. It is the world's largest transnational research and innovation program.  
The four-day online event will provide tailored information for researchers at our university, who are interested in this outstanding funding program and are looking for opportunities to actively participate in research at a European level.  


Recordings and Presentations are available on the intranet (login required).


Tuesday, May 25               Fundamentals for Boarding Horizon Europe 
12:45 - 13:00

Meet and Greet

13:00 - 13:15

Welcome Words

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Viktoria Weber, Vice Rector for Research, University for Continuing Education

13:15 - 14:00

Horizon Europe – Introduction and Overview  

Katrin Kaineder, PhD., Head of Grant Acquisition, University for Continuing Education

14:00 - 15:00

Strategic Networking at a European Level  

Dr. Seán McCarthy, Managing Director of Hyperion Ldt.; Expert on European Research 

15:15 - 16:00

Building International Partnerships for Collaborative Projects

Dr. Michalis Tzatzanis, European and International Programmes, National Contact Point for Climate, Research for and with Society, Social Science and Humanities, FFG

Wednesday, May 26 Boost your Research Career - Towards a Successful proposal
09:45 - 10:00 

Welcome Notes

10:00 - 10:30

ERC & MSCA Explained   

Miriam Peinhaupt, MSc., Grant Acquisition, University for Continuing Education 

10:30 - 10:50 

ERC Starting Grant - Best Practice Grantee 

Ass.-Prof. Carolina Plescia, PhD., Faculty of Social Science, Dept. of Government, University of Vienna 
Project: ERC-StG-2020 DeVOTE

10:50 - 11:10 

ERC Synergy Grant - Best Practice Grantee  

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Oriol Romero-Isart, Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, University of Innsbruck
Project: ERC-SyG-2020 Q-Xtreme

11:10 - 11:30  Breakout Session 
Thursday, May 27  Collaborative Projects - Towards a Successful  Proposal 
09:45 - 10:00 Welcome Notes
10:00 - 10:20 

Innovation Action - Best Practice Grantee 

Dr. nat. techn. Ivana Tóth, AC2T research GmbH 
Project:H2020-IA i-Tribomat

10:30 - 10:50 

Research and Innovation Action - Best Practice Grantee

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Sten Hanke, eHEALTH, FH Joanneum Graz 
Project: H2020-RIA LETHE

10:50 - 11:10 

Innovation Action - Best Practice Grantee

Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Andreas Reichinger, VRVis GmbH 
Project: H2020-IA ARCHES  

11:10 - 11:30  Breakout Session
Friday, May 28  Join Horizon Europe with the Grant Acquisition Team
09:45 - 10:00 Welcome Notes
10:00 - 11:30 

Horizon Europe – Clusters, Topics, Destinations and the Strategic Plan  

Katrin Kaineder, PhD., Head of Grant Acquisition, University for Continuing Education

11:30 - 12:00 

Horizon Europe Support @ DUK 

Katrin Kaineder, PhD & Miriam Peinhaupt, MSc., Grant Acquisition, University for Continuing Education

12:30 - 14:00

Individual Talks with the Grant Acquisition Team 

Please contact grantacquisition@donau-uni.ac.at to book a time slot 

14:00 - 14:15 END

Contact and Registration

Grant Acquisition Team

Service for European Research Funding

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