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RI-LINKS2UA Horizon 2020 Projects Preparation Grant Scheme – Call for proposals

This grant's main objective is to financially supports the participation of Ukrainian researchers in Preparatory Meetings for the development of concrete project proposals for selected thematic calls within H2020.


  • Submission deadline:
    Oct 7, 2018
  • Call announcement date:
    Sep 7, 2018

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

Post Date: Sep 12, 2018

Tags: Horizon 2020

Within this RI-LINKS2UA call for the Horizon 2020 project preparation grants, 10 H2020 proposals will be supported for project preparatory meetings in the EU to boost the participation in the H2020 consortia and stimulate cooperation between research actors from the EU and Ukraine.

This scheme will provide a financial support for the organisation of preparatory meetings of research teams wishing to apply for H2020 funding. The RI-LINKS2UA third call supports Ukrainian applicants who address  the open calls in the H2020 2018-2020 Work Programmes, Calls 2019-2020.

The project preparation support grant will support the travel of Ukrainian researchers to EU countries for the kick-off event on proposal writing, as well as the organization of a small proposals preparatory event in Ukraine with the support of  EU researchers.

The timeschedule:

Publication of  the third Call:

07 September 2018

Deadline for applications:

07 October 2018

Evaluation of applications and selection of the 10 best applicants

15 October  2018


Events for the period from 22 October 2018 to 30 January 2019



Selection process

Formality and eligibility check

The Local Partner will be responsible for the formality and eligibility check. Applications which do not comply with the eligibility criteria (see in the Guidelines for applicants) will not be considered within the evaluation process.


The evaluation, based on a specified scoring matrix will be carried out by the Local Partners, the Task Leader and the Coordinator.


Funding requirements

The Grants will be paid by the Local Partner as a reimbursement for travel costs (travel, accommodation, visa costs and per diem, actual expenses linked to organization of the project preparation meeting ) in accordance to Local Partner rules. 



Please submitted the application form to the Local Partner by e-mail. Please get in touch with the Local Partner for any questions regarding the eligibility criteria:

Olena Koval (NIP) nip@fp7-ncp.kiev.ua


Annex (attachments):

Application for preparatory meeting

Letter of intent for preparatory meeting

Terms of reference Call 3

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