Horizon 2020 Opportunities for Food and Drink Companies
May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:45 pmFree
The Food Division in Enterprise Ireland in association with the Horizon 2020 National Support Team, would like to invite you to an information day on Tuesday morning, 28th May 2019 in Portlaoise (See agenda below) on “Horizon 2020 Opportunities for Food and Drink Companies”.
The purpose of the event is to inform our Enterprise Ireland Food and Drink client companies of the many opportunities open to them to participate in the Horizon 2020 Programme from collaborative research and innovation projects to support for individual SMEs to develop an innovation project (SME Instrument) to support for companies to bring in a fully funded international researcher to their business (Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual Fellowships). The National Contact Points for the programmes will be available for one-to-one meetings to discuss your potential projects and answer any questions you may have.
PLEASE NOTE: While there is no charge to attend this event registration is essential. To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org
A G E N D A
Chairperson: Dorothy Timmons, Food Division, Enterprise Ireland
10:00: Coffee & Registration:
Ø Welcome: Orla Battersby, Food Divisional Manager, Enterprise Ireland.
Ø Introduction to Horizon 2020: Garrett Murray, National Director Horizon 2020.
Ø Panel Discussion with successful participants in Horizon 2020: Vivienne Williams, CEO, Cellix Ltd, Ruairi Friel, CEO, Westway Health.
Ø SME Instrument & Fast Track to Innovation (FTI): Jill Leonard, Enterprise Ireland.
Ø Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions: Dr Geraldine Canny, Irish Universities Association.
Ø Career Fit: Micol Martinelli, Enterprise Ireland.
Ø Career Fit Case Study: SMART CHEESE HORIZON, Dr Kata Trifkovic, Teagasc (Moorepark) & Dr John Hannon, Glanbia Ingredients.
Ø Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research, and the bioeconomy: Patrick Barrett, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
Ø Information and Communications Technologies: Stephen O’Reilly, Enterprise Ireland.
Ø What support is available to help me prepare a proposal? How do I find a partner? Horizon 2020 Support Team
Networking lunch: 12:45
Pre-booked: Opportunity for one-to-one meetings with NCPs (15 mins/company)
To register: please email: dorothy.timmons@enterprise-ireland.