EU Funding and Programmes for Romanian Organisations (Romanian Seminar)

Venue: Hotel Novotel Bucharest City Centre

Location: Bucharest, Romania

Event Date/Time: May 22, 2012 End Date/Time: May 23, 2012
Registration Date: May 19, 2012
Early Registration Date: Apr 06, 2012
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Lectures on the first day are followed by hands-on workshops on project proposal development and role-play exercises on the evaluation of proposals.


I. Overview, introduction, comparison

• Comparison between Structural Funds (SF) and Community Programmes

• Structural Funds - prespectives; what is in the pipeline?
• Introduction to Community Programmes - Focus: FP7 & CIP

II. Structural Funds

• Practical Guide to applying for SF programmes
• Cooperation and partnership with EU Member States
• Understanding the evaluation procedure
• All about financial issues in SF projects

III. FP7 and CIP

• Road to success in preparing competitive project proposals
• The Evaluator’s Perspective on FP7 and CIP proposals
• Financial aspects of the Seventh Framework Programme
• Quick Guide to Information Sources

Day 2 - Practical Workshops

I. Morning Session

You will be divided in small groups where you will solve a quiz and discuss the pre-filled parts of a proposal.

The workshop leaader, an evaluator, will explain how to given sections can be improved.

* A clear project idea (within scopes, duration, budget, tasks, etc)
* A preliminary work plan and work-flow
* A complementary consortium where the tasks are appropriately divided
* The expected project results (Deliverables, outputs)
* A list of the resources needed (staff effort, costs, durables, etc.)
* A preliminary project budget

II. Afternoon Session

You will receive an FP7 proposal and get a chance to practice the evaluation process.

* Individual evaluation of an FP7 proposal
* Consensus meeting
* Final ranking and conclusion of evaluation session


Additional Information

Rate includes the official training material (electronic+hard copy), plus coffee breaks and lunches at the venue. Accommodation is not included in the course price but a special rate of the venue hotel is available. Information on other accommodation opportunities will be sent upon registration.