New! Raise funds for your innovative business with EU grants
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New! Raise funds for your innovative business with EU grants

Learn about EU funding opportunities, the European Innovation Council, and the EU SME Instrument!
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Created by Megan Kenna
Last updated 8/2019
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Price: $149.99
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 16 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Apply for EU funds for businesses
  • Find EU funding opportunities
  • Understand the EU, the different institutions, goals and values
Requirements
  • A desire to apply to EU funding
  • Working in, or owner of, a small or medium sized innovative business
Description

Updated August 2019!

Do you have a tech startup or small/medium business? 

Do you conduct research or work in innovation?


Course Summary: 

  • Learn all about EU Institutions and funding programmes for businesses 

  • Start at the beginning, refresh your EU knowledge and understand the goals & values of the EU to win your application for funding. 

  • Review all of the funding programs, rules and principles of EU funding.

  • Learn about Horizon 2020 budget program, and the European Innovation Council (EIC) Pilot. 

  • Special focus on the EU SME Instrument, with example winners and a guide to how you can prepare a winning proposal. 

  • Review the application process so you don't make any mistakes.  

  • Finish with some fun EU jargon and how you can improve the writing in your proposals.

    The EU SME Instrument (soon to be renamed the EIC Pathfinder & EIC Accelerator) is funding for innovative startups and scaleups.


    You will learn:

    • What is it?

    • Who can apply?

    • How much can you get? (hint around €3M!)

    • How to prepare the best application

    The webinar is designed for CEOs, COOs, Founders, business developers, decision makers, Investors, Coworking leaders, and other startup-related professionals working with innovative tech businesses.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn about EU grant funding opportunities
  • People interested in the EU SME Instrument
  • People who want to apply for EU funds
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 01:51:47
+ Introduction
2 lectures 11:57

Presentation outline

1.Introduction to the presenter & Fundtra

2.Who this presentation is for, and who can skip it

3.Outlines of each of the 8 presentations

4.Review of material provided and what it is for

5.How you can get help


Preview 11:00
+ The EU, funding programmes and Horizon 2020
3 lectures 31:13

Presentation outline

1.The EU and associated countries

2.Goals & values of the EU

3.Europe 2020 Strategy

4.The EU Institutions - all

5.European Parliament

6.European Council

7.Council of the European Union


1.2 Introduction to EU institutions and EU funding programmes
08:56

Presenation outline

1.EU Institutions and EU programmes

2.EU Funding Programmes (6 slides)

3.Rules & principles of EU funding

4.Transparent procedures

5.Financial transparency

6.Protecting EU Interests

7.Practical Information on grants & tenders

8.What this means for you


1.3 EU funding programs & Rules and principles of EU funding
11:52

Presentation outline

1.What is Horizon 2020

2.Horizon 2020 Programme Sections

3.The European Innovation Council (EIC) Pilot

4.SME Instrument

5.Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)

6.EIC Horizon prizes

7.Eureka


1.4 Introduction to Horizon 2020
10:25
+ The EU SME Instrument
3 lectures 38:40

Presentation outline

1.What is the EU SME Instrument

2.What is an SME

3.What are the 3 phases of the EU SME Instrument

4.The budget breakdown

5.Most common sectors


1.5 The EU SME Instrument in detail
13:19

Presentation outline

1.  3 reasons to apply for EU funding

2.  The SME Instrument numbers, sectors, and business models

3.  Example winners

4.  How you can prepare a winning strategy 

1.6 What to prepare before you apply to the EU SME instrument
11:04

Presentation outline: 

1.The process

2.Administrative tasks

3.Deadlines

4.Tips & tricks

5.Advice

6.Results: what happens after you apply?

7.How you can get help

1.7 The process of applying to the EU SME Instrument
14:17
+ The finale / conclusion
2 lectures 29:57

Presentation outline: 

1.EU jargon and their English equivalents

2.How to improve your proposal writing

3.Advanced proposal writing


1.8 EU Jargon and how you can improve your proposals
18:30

Bonus! Update: August 2019

Brexit and the future “Horizon Europe” - what will happen after Horizon 2020? 
What's the EIC Accelerator? The EIC Pathfinder? How are they different? 

Preview 11:27