News archive - Event Review: WBC-INCO.NET FP7/Research Manager Training Events in Belgrade and Sarajevo

Two training workshops whave been organised in the framework of the WBC-INCO.NET project. The first workshop took place in Belgrade, Serbia, on May 8, 2008, at the Serbian Chamber of Economy.
The training workshops explained benefits and pitfalls of the participation in FP7 and give hints on project preparation, building of consortia, budgeting, reporting etc. Information sources were presented as well as lessons-learned from gained experiences were discussed. The second workshop, with a similar programme and aim, was organised in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) on May 9, 2008. A special focus was given to the involvement of Academies of Sciences.

The key lecturer in the seminars was Sean McCarthy, Hyperion, leading European expert on RTD Framework Programmes programmes together with senior representatives of project partners in Serbia and Bosnia Herzegovina who presented their experiences with the EU research programmes. Please see here his FP7 training website

The morning seminar was designed for less experienced participants, while the afternoon workshops answered predominantly questions of experienced research managers.

Please find below agenda of the seminars.

Serbian participants were invited to contact Steve Quarrie from the recently launched Consultative Bureau for International Projects launched and the local National Contact Points at the Ministry for Science.

Entry created by Elke Dall on May 9, 2008
Modified on April 21, 2008