Yearly Archives: 2016

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 […]

Why small H2020 players like African universities can get more ...

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 […]

Ευτυχώς δεν υπάρχει μόνο το νέο ΕΣΠΑ για την ανάπτυξη ...

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 […]

How financial management of european funded projects can become your ...

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

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 […]

Why you cannot afford to fail and how to succeed ...