Horizon 2020


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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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



Stop being SMART 8
Consultancy companies, training organisations, project managers,  proposal writers and many actors in the area of EU funding have been endorsing in their approaches for years now and unfortunately for the upcoming years SMART objectives. SMART objectives are based on the following 5 principles, Specific Measureable Achievable or Attainable Realistic or […]

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