Illustrasjonsgrafikk EU-arrangement

How to Develop a Successful Horizon Europe Proposal


Høgskolen Innlandet, Hamar, (meeting room: TBA)

Target group:

Level 2 (intermediate)


No course fee, but registration is binding. A fee on NOK 1000 is charged for no show, as well as cancellation later than the registration deadline. Only absence with medical sick leave certificate, court summons or military service are accepted as valid absences.

Registration deadline:

24. mars kl. 15.00

29 Mar 2023 09:00–16:00

About the event

The course is fundamentally about how you transform a research & innovation idea into an attractive proposal. It explains with what you have to write and provides advice on how to structure and present your ideas. A hands-on exercise on evaluating a proposal helps to emphasise some key lessons.



08:30 – 09:00 Registration and coffee/tea

09:00 - 09:05 Welcome

09:05 - 09:20 Short presentation of the participants

09:20 - 09:30 Introduction to the course agenda and the lectures

09:30 - 09:55 Motivation - why are you writing a proposal? What do you have to write? The HEU proposal template.

09:55 - 10:20 From objectives to result

(10:20 - 10:40 Break)

10:40 - 12:00 How to plan for impact: The meaning behind commission terminology, and the questions you should ask yourself to design your approach.

(12:00 - 12:30 Lunch)

12:30 - 12:45 What is the "TRL" scale and how can I use it effectively?

12:45 - 13:00 General tips: Proposal content and presentation

13:00 - 13:20 General tips: Managing the application process

13:20 - 13:30 Support and help from the Research Council

(13:30 - 13:45 Break)

13:45 - 14:00 Who are you writing for? The proposal evaluation process

14:00 - 14:50 Proposal evaluation exercise: introduction + participants read proposal

14:50 - 15:20 Proposal evaluation exercise: consensus meetings

15:20 - 15:45 Proposal evaluation exercise: short reports from consensus meetings + compare with ESR + reflections on the process

15:45 - 16:00 Final words: first impressions

16:00 - 16:00 End of course - Have a nice trip home!

If travel logistic allow, course lecturers will remain behind for a little while after the end of the course to answer any remaining questions.



Inger Nordgard

    Internasjonalt samarbeid

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