Deep Talk – Master your skills in EU grant writing

Logo Podcast Deep TalkA podcast for students, researchers and research managers who want a more conscious and clearly structured approach to preparing proposals in Horizon Europe. We talk to various stakeholders (evaluators, research managers, multipliers, researchers, scientific writers) about the preparation, writing and submission of project applications for Horizon Europe, the world's largest funding program for research and innovation (2021 - 2027). 

Episode 1: Impact in Horizon Europe

Episode 2: Roles in proposal preparation

„Preparing, writing and submitting research funding proposals is a major hurdle for many researchers. With the new podcast series Deep Talk, we will get you ready for the next EU funding application.“

Katrin Kaineder & Miriam Peinhaupt

Cohead Office for Grant Aquisition


In episode 1 we talk to Dr. Nikolaos Floratos, EU funding expert, on the second most important part of an EU funding application, the impact part. 
The following questions are addressed in more detail:
1) Why is impact important for the EU Commission? 
2) How to structure the impact section? 
3) What is the exact meaning of specific terms like "Scale, Significance, Potential Barriers"? 
4) How should the impact part be addressed for the best possible evaluation? 

Episode 2: Roles in proposal preparation

In episode 2 we talk to Dr. Anna Maria Kaiser and Dr. Albert Kraler, researcher at the University of Continuing Education Krems on the submission process for EU projects. 
The following questions are addressed in more detail:
1) Why EU funding?
2) Coordinator or partner?
3) How to choose topic and funding instrument?
4) Who are the “right” partners?
5) Who contributes to proposal preparation/management?
5) How to approach a proposal?


Jingle credit of the podcast: Serge Quadrado; FMA Free Music Archive; Copyright and license notice: CC BY-SA 4.0; Title: Positive Orchestral Jingle
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