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EMG Group, celebrating 20 years in EU projects

Francesca Monaco

Did you know that this year our company turns 20 years old? We can’t tell you how excited we are to be celebrating such a milestone, and we wanted to share this moment of happiness with you.

UN's Ocean Decade: A decade to reverse the decline of ocean health worldwide

Mariana Mata Lara

What a better way of starting a decade than declaring it a decade to reverse the cycle of decline in ocean health? The United Nations has proclaimed a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) to support efforts to…

The importance of writing good minutes

Zsuzsanna Selmeczy

Have you ever had a meeting where you left feeling like it went well, but nobody took minutes and pretty much everything in the meeting becomes forgotten and has to be discussed again in a follow-up meeting? Or when somebody…

5 Ways To Find Your Next Partner

Gabriella Lovász

Many researchers find it difficult to know where to start their search. Typically, the problem isn’t that researchers aren’t looking for new partners, they’re just searching in the wrong places. Searching for a partner for your next research project (e.g.…

Scenario of mobilisation for a better Horizon Europe

Carolina Pascaru

Last year the European Commission proposed an EU budget for 2021 to 2027 of €100 billion for the next research and innovation framework programme Horizon Europe. This roughly represents 7.8 per cent of the overall EU budget, also known as…

Circular Point- Where the circular economy is in the center!

Maria Beatriz Rosell

Nowadays, companies are increasingly focusing on producing circular products and services, which have one or more circular features, like reusability, reparability, modularity, recyclability, etc. However, ordinary consumers and citizens are still lacking the knowledge and the information on these products’…

What’s on the R&I Horizon in Europe – planned changes for 2021-2027

Liliya Levandovska

Time is ticking fast – it seems that we have just all gotten used to Horizon 2020 rules and trends and the programme is suddenly nearing its end. While there are still many calls with the deadlines in 2020 (and…

Horizon 2020 Horror Stories

Iasmina Cioroianu

Have you ever wondered what could give you the shivers during proposal writing or project implementation in Horizon 2020?

A look into H2020 Timesheets and their Benefits

Frosina Ilievska

Timesheets are an essential part of your project implementation process in Horizon 2020. When you claim funds from the EU for your project, you must justify the expenditure and staff allocation.


Maria Carla Lostrangio

Although Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union foresaw the UK departure from the Union already by 30th March 2019, this scheduled exit was extended until 31st October 2019. The President of the Commission Juncker recalled Prime Minister Boris…

Finding Core Partners for your H2020 consortium– Initial steps for newcomers

Maria Beatriz Rosell

There is neither an ideal or unique way to form a successful consortium, nor a strategy to look for partners. In my case, I follow a couple of steps, such as:


Mariana Mata Lara

If you remember from past posts, we created a series on the importance of going visual when communicating and disseminating your results to your audience. On our first post, we discussed why visual content is so important, whereas, on the…