Horizon 2020 champions per projects
  Have you realised that Horizon 2020 has been running already for more than 3 years? Do you want to know who are the champions in Horizon 2020 either based on the number of projects that they are involved or based on the awarded EC contribution? (hint: There are some […]

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Being Unique is Better than Perfect
I have recently returned from Gambia that I was there last week for training Western African universities on how to exploit successfully the Horizon 2020 programme in the context of WARIMA conference.  This is my second visit to Africa, since I visited also South Africa last May for the SARIMA […]

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Τι είναι το νέο ΕΣΠΑ και γιατί δεν θα μπορέσει να αναπτύξει την επιχείρησή σου? Το νέο ΕΣΠΑ αποτελείται από ευρωπαϊκές οικονομικές ενισχύσεις που λαμβάνει η χώρα μας από τον ευρωπαϊκό κοινοτικό προϋπολογισμό κατά την χρονική περίοδο 2014-2020. Το ποσό αυτό είναι περίπου €26 δισ με το 80% να είναι […]

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signup for the FETP blueprint
I have been involved as funding expert and proposal developer since 1997 and an EC expert and evaluator since 2003 and for years I have been wondering whether there is a magic recipe that can be followed in order to exploit successfully European funding programmes.  The reason for that was my […]

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Erasmus+ is one the largest european funding programmes  (around €15 billion) that financially supports transeuropean activities in the area of education, training, youth and sport. However, its success rate is only 18% (check latest annual report of European Commission) which means that not more than one out of five proposals […]

Six simple steps on exploiting successfully Erasmus+ programme


eu audit
Financial Management of european funded projects as your sweetest dream I consult a lot of organisations and individuals across Europe on how to deal successfully with the financial management and the EU external audit of their funded european project. I always start my engagement with one phrase ” An expertise […]

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Main funding opportunities
First inspiration from my Horizon 2020 SME instrument course I have just come back from Brussels that I have delivered an advanced 3-day course on SME instrument under Horizon 2020. With the help of the participants, we went through in detail the different steps that are needed in order to […]

The Manifesto of Funding Experts


Build to last!
How wellness and spa industry can benefit from european funding? Right after my experience in South Africa as Horizon 2020 coach (see this article with my experiences from this event), I was invited as key-note speaker at the 21st Annual Conference of the European Spas Association at beautiful Vichy in France. ESPA (European […]

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Horizon 2020 in South Africa I have just come back from a deeply healing trip from South Africa that I have conducted a two days workshop on Horizon 2020 to research institutes and innovation organisations under the SARIMA 2016 conference. Although, I have travelled and worked  in many countries more […]

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Funding Expert Transformation Process
I will not be long since the video below is very extensive and explains in detail the amount of money that are spent in preparing failed not winning proposals for requesting funding but also uncovers some other interesting staff. More specifically, in this video I prove that based on very conservative […]

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