NCP_WIDERA.NET supports the capacity and effectiveness of the WIDERA National Contact Points in low performing Member States (MS) and Associated Countries (AC) and fills knowledge gaps to improve access to funding opportunities under the Framework Programmes.

The project aims to support international networking and coordination, and to improve the quality of proposals through better access to services provided by the NCPs during the application process, in particular with regard to Widening Participation and Strengthening the European Research Area, as well as Pillar II actions.

NCP_WIDERA.NET identifies and shares good practices within the NCP community and raises the standard of support provided by NCPs to applicants. It also enables the transnational network of NCPs to better address cross-cutting objectives such as gender equality and open science.

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WIDERA Excellence Hubs: Mediterranean Region and Southeastern Europe
Online Workshop
20.02.2024 | 9:00 CET

The workshop will feature funded projects with ecosystems from the MED and South Eastern Europe. Through exchange of best practices and mutual learning in the core parts of the Excellence Hubs call, such as the joint R&I strategy, R&I projects and pilots, action and investment plans, and accompanying measures, it will provide valuable insights to applicants preparing proposals in response to the Excellence Hubs call HORIZON-WIDERA-2023-ACCESS-07. At the same time, the workshop will promote promote mutual learning and networking among currently funded projects.

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Come join us at the upcoming Pillar II clusters brokerage events

Are you interested in connecting with individuals and organizations who share your goals for collaborative partnerships? Look no further – join us at the upcoming brokerage events. Travel grants are available for attendees from eligible countries.

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Brokerage events travel grants available

We have launched a travel grants programme to support participation of applicants from Widening countries to Pillar II clusters brokerage events organised on-site. You can receive up to 1,000 EUR to cover the costs of your travel and accommodation to a matchmaking event.

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