Horizon 2020 ICT Proposers Day 2016 will be held on 26-27 September 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia

ICT Proposers Day 2016 will be held on 26-27 September 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia, during the Digital Week.

We are pleased to announce that ICT Proposers Day 2016, the most significant EU event on research and innovation in information and communication technologies will take place on 26-27 September 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia, as a part of the EU Digital Week.

The event will focus on networking for Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17, including ICT calls across all three pillars of Horizon 2020.

The event will offer an exceptional occasion to build quality partnerships as it will connect academia, research institutes, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe. The event is free of charge but registration is required.

In total, more than 3,000 researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, industry representatives, young people and policy makers are expected to attend.

Ideal-ist, the network of National Contact Points for ICT research is organising a series of events at the ICT Proposers day:

26 SEP Workshop:
Help! I am a Proposal Coordinator! Proposal Coordination in Horizon 2020
27 SEP Workshop:
SMEs in Horizon 2020 – Looking for Support Beyond the SME Instrument
26-27 SEP Face2Face Brokerage Event
26-27 SEP Ideal-ist Booth

For more info on ICT Proposers Day 2016 please visit:

Main event site:
Ideal-ist at ICT Proposers Day:
Face2face brokerage event:

Ideal-ist Face2Face Brokerage Event @ ICT Proposers Day
When: 26-27 September 2016

Ideal-ist invites the ICT community to engage in pre-arranged meetings at its Face2Face Brokerage event organised to facilitate the formation of consortia for upcoming Horizon 2020 calls and beyond. Ideal-ist is organising this event in cooperation with EEN (European Enterprise Network) within the ICT Event.

This networking event will target a wide range of actors in the ICT sector from academy and industry from Europe and other countries interested in sharing new project ideas and finding collaboration partners for projects under ICT oriented calls across Horizon 2020 and beyond.

At our last event in Lisbon in 2015, 1044 participants from 57 different countries, representing universities, research institutes, SMEs and large companies all across Europe and beyond, joined the brokerage event co-organised by Ideal-ist and EEN, and held 4313 meetings.
Come and be part of our 2016 brokerage event! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to connect with potential partners from all over the world!

Ideal-ist exhibition
For more information please visit or write to us:
Main event site, registration:
Face2face brokerage event:

Ideal-ist exhibition
When: 26-27 September 2016

As the network of National Contact Points for ICT in Horizon 2020, Ideal-ist, supports organisations interested in EU research and innovation in over 65 countries. The exhibition stand at the ICT Proposers’ Day will be a meeting and information point for anyone interested in learning more about ICT in Horizon 2020, and Ideal-ist activities and services. Visitors can hold Face2Face meetings with Ideal-ist representatives, and have access to Ideal-ist promotional materials, and on-line demonstrations of tools and services, including the toolbox for proposers and our partner search system.

Ideal-ist workshop:
Help! I am a proposal coordinator!
Proposal Coordination in Horizon 2020 

When: 26 September 2016, 15:00-16:30

Coordinating a proposal is a daunting task. Finding just the right idea, finding just the right consortium, keeping to schedule, interpreting all the diverse requirements, having a life outside proposal coordination are just some of the challenges.

The workshop, moderated by Paul Drath, will look at how successful, and unsuccessful proposals have been developed and present recommendations on how proposals can be advanced and submitted without feelings of despair.

The results of this interactive discussion will help:

  • Individuals and organisations to better coordinate proposals,
  • Potential partners to understand what a good coordinator does and how to be a good partner,
  • The European Commission to understand coordinators’ challenges.
  • National Contact Points in giving advice to proposers,


  • Welcome and introduction, Tour de table – coordinators,
  • A tale of two proposals, what went right, what went wrong
  • Coordinators’ experience,
  • Dos and Don’ts for coordinators,
  • Questions and answers.

Registration: not required.

For further information about activities, such as the Face2Face brokerage event organised at ICT Proposers’ Day 2016 by Ideal-ist, return to this page:

The website for ICT Proposers’ Day 2016 is:

Please follow @ICTproposersEU and #ICTpropday on Twitter.


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