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[CLOSED]Ri-Links2UA Horizon 2020 Projects Preparation Grant Scheme – Call for proposals

The main objective of this call is to stimulate cooperation in joint proposals within the framework of the EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme between R&I actors from the EU and Ukraine.


  • Submission deadline:
    Mar 15, 2017
  • Call announcement date:
    Feb 14, 2017

Contact: Olena Koval , nip@fp7-ncp.kiev.ua

Post Date: Feb 14, 2017

Tags: Capacity building, Horizon 2020, Tools, Call

Under RI-LINKS2UA, the first call of the “Horizon 2020 Project Preparation Grant” offers financial support of 1200 EURO (lump-sum), for 10 selected applicants from Ukrainian institutions preparing Horizon 2020 proposals.

The RI-LINKS2UA call for H2020 projects preparation grant supports Ukrainian applicants, who address the H2020 open calls in the 2016-2017 Work Programmes H2020, Open Calls 2017 (closing by 31.10.2017).

Eligible activities under this call:

  • Organisation of preparatory H2020 proposal writing workshop related to the H2020 call in Ukraine
  • Participation in the H2020 proposal writing workshop in EU countries (invitation from the proposal coordinator from the EU country)
  • Participation in international brokerage events related to the selected H2020 call in EU countries 

Eligible Budget per Applicant:

10 selected Ukrainian applicants will be supported with Grants of 1200 Euros.

 The Grant can cover the following expenses:

  • Travel expenses (air/economy and train/2nd class)
  • Accommodation
  • Technical and/or logistical support for the preparation of meetings or workshops

 The grant budget will not cover staff costs.

Eligible Applicants:

  • Research Institutes
  • Universities
  • Companies with RTDI activities (including SMEs)
  • NGOs with RTDI activities


Publication of the first Call: 14 February 2017
Deadline for applications: 15 March 2017
Applications evaluation and selection of the 10 best applicants 15 April 2017
Payment (first instalment) 30 April 2017
Payment (second/final instalment) After submission of the project proposal to H2020 and received final report  (no later than 31.10.2017)

Submission of Grant Applications

The grant application must be submitted via e-mail to the NIP:

Olena Koval 

National Information Center for Ukraine-EU S&T cooperation

Gorkiy street, Kyiv, 03680, Ukraine

tel/fax: 380+44 529-03-32


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