European Brokerage Event on Fight against crime and terrorism 2019 – 2nd October 2018

An information day, brokerage event and workshop for those interested in the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls related to the fight against crime and terrorism will be held in Paris on 2 October 2018.

The event will focus on:

  • Security for smart and safe cities, including for public spaces (SU-INFRA02-2019);
  • Understanding the drivers of cybercriminality, and new methods to investigate cybercriminality (SU-FCT01-2019 );
  • Trace qualification (SU-FCT02-2019 );
  • Any project helping to fight crime and terrorism (SU-FCT02-2019 – open sub-topic);
  • Information and data stream management to fight against (cyber)crime and terrorism (SU-FCT03-2019); and
  • Pan-European networks of practitioners and other actors in the field of security in two specific areas of specialisation: 1) the protection of public figures; 2) the handling of hybrid threats” (SU-GM01-2019)

Participation is free of charge, however registration is mandatory and will close 27 September 2018. A draft agenda is available on the registration page.​



UK Events to support H2020 ICT & FET Work Plans 2016-17

Between October and December 2015,  a series of ICT-themed events focusing on the new LEIT-ICT WP 2016-2017 will be held in the UK as detailed below.

In addition, a Future and Emerging Technologies Workshop in November will cover the upcoming funding opportunities of the new Work Plan 2016-2017.

The following events are organised by the KTN in collaboration with the NCP in ICT-FET. All events are free but registration is required.

  • H2020 Photonics Info Day:  London [Ambassadors Hotel] 27 October 2015   Further information and registration here.
  • H2020 ‘Smart Systems’ and ICT for Factories of the Future: London [Ambassadors Hotel] 5 November 2015 Further information and registration here.
  • H2020 Cloud Computing and Software Technologies London [Inmarsat Conference Centre] 20 November 2015  Further information and registration here.
  • H2020 Robotics and Autonomous Systems – Networking Event  London [Mary Ward House Conference and Exhibition Centre] 1 December 2015 Further information and registration here.
  • H2020 Big Data Topics 2016 – Brokerage Event  London [ICO Conference Centre] 8 December 2015 Further information and registration here
  • FET Workshop 2015  London [BIS Conference Centre] 24 November 2015 Further information and registration here Note: limited places so booking is essential. 




Research Funding 101: Developing successful grant applications

Piggy bank with coins by 401k CC BY-SA 2
Piggy bank with coins by 401k CC BY-SA 2

If you’re interested in finding out more about research funding but not sure where to start, or if you’ve applied for a grant but have been unsuccessful, this workshop could be for you.

Developing Successful Grant Applications – Tuesday 21st October, 1.30pm-5pm, Squires Annex 208

Participants will:

  • Understand the institutional, national and international context of funded research;
  • Be able to identify selected sources relevant to their own research and discipline;
  • Know how to submit an application and what support is available;
  • Understand the characteristics of good grant applications and know how to avoid common pitfalls;
  • Be able to take the first steps in developing a proposal for research funding.

Although this is part of the PG-HEP programme (Post-graduate certificate in Higher Education practice), it is open to all academic staff. Please register on the HR Staff Development pages.