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UK Information & Brokerage Event - H2020 Photonics

The Knowledge Transfer Network

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)

UK Information & Brokerage Event - H2020 Photonics

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In Collaboration with the Photonex Exhibition and Enlighten Conference Programme

Briefing on Horizon 2020 European Funding: information and brokerage, consortia building and proposal development for the next Horizon 2020 funding calls.

Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting the Horizon 2020 Photonics event which is aimed at supporting collaboration across the UK and Europe.

We will be promoting funding opportunities available for Photonics through Horizon 2020, the EU's largest research and innovation funding programme.

Delegates can expect:

  • pointers and tips on achieving success in Horizon 2020 
  • valuable insights on topics around Photonics to be funded by the EU in 2018
  • an overview of the support available locally and nationally to develop applications

  • brokerage sessions throughout the day
  • consortium building and proposal development on specific call topics

Find out more about the development of the Horizon 2020 work programme at:

For information on transport to the venue, visit:

PLEASE NOTE: Entry into the exhibition area is via a separate system, and can be found here:


Programme Preview 10:00am – 4:30pm



Hear about the development of the Horizon 2020 2018-2020 work programme and the forthcoming 2018 call topics.

Be inspired by success stories.

Gather information about the proposal evaluation and guidance on dos and dont’s for proposal preparation. 




(subject to final confirmation)

Brokerage Activities - Pitch your project idea on stage and promote your profile on our networking walls.

Consortia Building & Proposal Development Workshop – Team up with potential collaborators and brainstorm proposal ideas for the forthcoming calls topics covered by the event. 



Morning Information Session

10:00 Registration & Refreshments

10:30 Open and introduction 

10:45 Photonics opportunities across Horizon 2020 & NCP support  

11:15 Experiences of EU funding, what makes a good proposal 

11:45 Experiences of EU funding, an SME viewpoint

12:15 Q&A session

12:30 Close of morning session, Opportunity to Network / Tour exhibition 

Afternoon Session - details and timings tbc

Forming collaborative teams

Project proposal development

16:30 Event closes

Do you have questions about UK Information & Brokerage Event - H2020 Photonics? Contact The Knowledge Transfer Network

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The Ricoh Arena
Phoenix Way
CV6 6GE Coventry
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)

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