Horizon 2020 Space Information and Consortia Building Event

  • Date - Tuesday, July 5, 2016
  • Times - 9.30am-5pm
  • Cost - Free
  • Location - Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0HX
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This free event, organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network, is aimed at companies and research organisations interested in European funding for the space sector and who wish to work with European counterparts in collaborative research and innovation projects.

The morning session will highlight information about the Horizon 2020 Space 2017 Work Programme topics and the afternoon will be highly participative in support of consortia building and proposal development around key topics in the calls.

The European Commission and the European GNSS Agency will present the upcoming topics and information on support and tools for applicants will also be explained.

The topics that will be part of the 2017 space calls are:

Earth Observation

  • Downstream applications
  • EO Big Data Shift
  • NEW TOPIC Preparation for a European capacity to monitor CO2 anthropogenic emissions

Satellite Navigation

  • EGNSS transport applications
  • EGNSS mass market applications
  • EGNSS professional applications
  • EGNSS awareness raising and capacity building

Competitiveness of the European Space Sector

  • Technologies for European non-dependence and competitiveness
  • Competitiveness in Earth observation mission technologies
  • High speed data chain
  • Scientific data exploitation
  • Space Weather
  • Space portal
  • Technology transfer and business generators


09.30 Registration
10.00 Open and introduction
10.15 European Commission presents the H2020 2017 space calls
11.00 European GNSS Agency presents the 2017 Galileo call
11.30 Tea/Coffee
12.00 Insight into H2020 participation
12.30 Support in the UK
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Introduction to working groups, including delegate introductions
14.15 Working groups on project ideas and consortium preparation
16.15 Conclusions and follow up from working groups
16.30 Close

To get the most out of the day and out of Horizon 2020 as a whole, organisers advise to start thinking and talking to collaborators now to get ideas, and make use of the support and advice available. In the meantime view the draft topics on the Participant Portal or if you have any questions about accessing space funding in Horizon 2020, get in touch.

Registration is open now.