The new programme framework H2020 has decreased the necessary bureaucracy in to participate, thus making the process of participation easier. See the following video for easy first steps to perform.
Contact with the OGPI if you are interested in participating, since we will provide you with information and assistance in each of the stages of preparation of the proposal and participation in projects:
The main steps for the preparation of the proposal are summarized in the following diagram:
Source: CDTI. Main steps in the preparation of a proposal
IMPORTANT STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED IN SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL
To participate in Horizon 2020 may choose to present an own idea (being or not, the Coordinator of the project) or by the union to a consortium. In any case, the steps to be carried out for the presentation of a proposal are as follows.
1. Once you have the idea, check that it fits within the program framework and identify the line of action of the proposal within Horizon 2020. It is important to consult the required documentation, and periods of presentation of each call in the participant Portal.
Get information about the State of evaluation of a proposal.
Provide the contact details for the national contact point (NCP).
5. preparation of the Grant Agreement once passed the proposal to prepare the contract with the European Commission. The maximum time between the communication of approval and the signing of the agreement of the Commission grant is 3 months.