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CANCELLED - Funding opportunities for companies in Horizon Europe and Digital Europe

09:00 - 13:30

This was 1 year ago


Club University Foundation - Cattier room

Club University Foundation - Cattier room
Egmontstraat 11
1000 Brussel


The NCP Flanders team presents the variety of opportunities of funding that is available in the Horizon Europe and Digital Europe Programmes with a specific focus on the opportunities for and concerns of private companies.

We shortly highlight relevant parts of the funding programmes and include, where feasible, a testimonial of a company that already has experience in participating in Horizon Europe or in a recent similar action under Horizon 2020.

Sufficient time for questions will be foreseen after each presentation.

Target audience: companies located in Flanders, interested in applying to Horizon Europe/Digital Europe

Registration - at latest on 7th of June: free but compulsory through this link

How to get to the venue:

By public transport: take the train to "Brussel-Zuid" - continue with Metro (line 2) to the stop "Troon".

By car: use the parking "2 Poorten”, a five minute walk to Club University Foundation. Main entrance - Waterloolaan 2a, 1000 Brussel - Alternative entrance - Avenue de la Toison d’Or (in front of Apple).

Language: English


  • 09:00 – 9:30      Registration and welcome coffee
  • 09:30 – 9:35      European Funding for research and innovation – the broad picture
  • 09:35 – 10:00    Horizon Europe - Pillar 2: Global challenges – actions, missions & partnerships
  • 10:00 – 10:45    Horizon Europe – Pillar 3: Innovative Europe 
    • Part I: European Innovation Council – EIC pathfinder&transition and EIC accelerator
  • 10:45 – 11:00    Horizon Europe – Pillar 3: Innovative Europe
    • Part II: European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) and European Innovation Ecosystems
  • 11:00 – 11:20    Coffee Break
  • 11:20 – 11:40    Horizon Europe – Pillar 1: Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)
  • 11:40 – 12:00    Horizon Europe Legal&Financial aspects with specific attention to SME owners
  • 12:00 – 12:20    Digital Europe
  • 12:20 – 12:35    Starter kit: how to find actions, partners, assistance
  • 12:35 – 12:40    NCP Flanders and E.E.N. services
  • 12:40 – 12:45    Closing remarks
  • 12:45 - 13:30     Network lunch

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image of ERC grants for UGent professor Lieven Eeckhout

ERC grants for UGent professor Lieven Eeckhout

Professor Lieven Eeckhout’s main research interests include computer architecture and the hardware/software interface with a specific emphasis on performance evaluation and modeling, and dynamic resource management.

Professor Eeckhout is the recipient of a European Research Council (ERC) Starting grant, Advanced grant and three Proof of Concept grants. Two of his former PhD students founded in 2013 CoScale, a spin-off in data center monitoring, which was acquired by New Relic.