H2020 Toolkit™ in Slovenia

Special Offer till midnight of 19th June 2015.
Participation in the 2 days seminar 1-2 October 2015 from 450 EUR only 397 EUR
One month one-to-one coaching session with EC expert Nikolaos Floratos or slovenian expert Kristjan Jemlic on writing and submitting a successful proposal from 2000 EUR only 0 EUR

Prices applicable for any registrations made after midnight of 19th June 2015

Further to the previous successful organisation of Horizon 2020 training in Slovenia, we are organising also another session that will take place  again
 in Ljubljana 1-2 October 2015 in 
Glotta Nova, an international educational training center. The programme agenda is provided below.

Course Fee: Please note that the earlier you register, the less you pay. The participation fee is as follows per participant 
Early bird rate: Applicable for registrations made till 1st September 2015: 450 EURO (+VAT if applicable)
Standard rate: Applicable for registrations made till 19th September 2015: 500 EURO (+VAT if applicable)
Onsite registration: Applicable for registration made onsite on 1st October 2015: 550 EURO (+VAT if applicable)

Satisfaction Guarantee: We are so confident of the quality of the training on H2020 that we have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. In case, any participant is not fully satisfied with our H2020 training, we will return him/her the course fee that they have paid.
However, since participation seats are limited, you need to pre-register as soon as possible. Then, we will sent you an invoice  according to the details provided along with bank transfer details for its payment. Please note that your registration will be valid only as soon as the payment is made, therefore, you need to contact us and inform us on the payment made.

Specialisation certificates:
Our course is also offered by NSF CYBERALL ACCESS that is an  ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) Recognised Provider and any participant in our H2020 course can receive a specialisation certificate in Planning European Funded Projects as a development programme endorsed by ILM part of City and Guilds Group. City and Guilds is a world-wide recognised vocational education awarding body with branches all over the world. The cost is optional but strongly recommended and it is 250 EUR that includes the certification process as well as the award of the specialisation certificate. 

For more specific details, please check also the Price and Conditions section. 

Contact details

Mr. Kristjan ZEMLJIČ
ODOBRENO, razvoj naprednih idej in pridobivanje evropskih sredstev

email: info@odobreno.si



H2020 Intensive Course Agenda

Participants by completing this course will be able to:

1.     Identify easily the most suitable funding opportunities for their specific organisation or profession from the H2020 programme

2.     Apply an effective methodology and tips for joining competent H2020 consortia and proposals

3.     Understand the legal, financial and IPR issues and implications on H2020

4.     Apply tips, methods and well validated material from EC experts on writing successful H2020 proposals

5.     Address all H2020 evaluation criteria with success and convince the EC evaluators to fund your proposal

6.     Professionally address all different sections in a H2020 proposal application form

7.     Evaluate your proposal from the EC evaluators’ point of view and further enhance it




Day 1 - 01/10/2015 (Part one of H2020 Toolkit™)

H2020 Structure and involvement – H2020 simplified, identification of suitable H2020 components per participating organisation,  successful submission steps

09:00 – 10:30


H2020 simply but fully explained based also on successful examples

10:30 – 11:00


11:00 – 12:30

-  Identification of suitable H2020 components and how each participating organisation can get involved.

- Special reference also to SME funding opportunities (SME instrument, Eureka, COSME etc)

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 15:00

10 steps for successful H2020 proposal submission

15:00 – 15:30


15:30 – 17:00

10 steps for successful H2020 proposal submission (cont.)



Day 2 - 02/10/2015 ((Part two of H2020 Toolkit™)

Designing the H2020 Proposal – Application Evaluation Criteria – Hands on Practice, Tips and hints from EC experts for writing successful proposals

09:00 – 10:30


Work on  “Excellence”  Evaluation Criterion

10:30 – 11:00


11:00 – 12:30

Work on  “Impact”  Evaluation Criterion

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 15:00

Work on  “Quality and Efficiency”  Evaluation Criterion

15:00 – 15:30


15:30 – 17:15

- Evaluate a specific H2020 proposal by formulating appropriate questions and answers  (Classwork in Groups- Hands on Practice)

Trainining evaluation - Award of Certificates




 Main Instructors

Nikolaos Floratos
Mr. Nikolaos Floratos (B.Eng, M.Sc, DIC, MBA, PhD Researcher)  the last 16 years offers his services as an expert in planning and managing large and small projects in the area of research, education, ICT (Information Communication Technologies), social inclusion, entrepreneurship, standardization and consumer issues.  He has supported hundreds of individuals and organisations mainly from Europe but also from all over the world on how to apply and manage state funding (e.g.  from European Commission, National Funds, etc) and receive support for deploying their business idea or mission. Also he has delivered recently courses in proposal writing for funding European projects at Cergy Pontoise University in Paris in the context of a Master course on European Projects as well as at European Project Academy in Brussels in the context of the Master in Technologies for the development of European Projects. Furthermore, Mr Nikolaos Floratos has been engaged as expert by the European Commission on evaluating proposals requesting EC funding as well as reviewing EU projects since 2003 and he has managed so far more than seventy EU projects since 1997.  He presents the most suitable mix as an EC expert and project manager with teaching experience and skills. 


Mr. Kristjan Zemljič, entrepreneur and project manager, offers his consulting and training services in the field of EU funding for the last 10 years. He is working with organisations from public, private and NGO sector. He was successful in different EU calls (including Instrument for SME's, Leonardo da Vinci TOI and Partnerships, Grundtvig Multilateral projects etc.) and national calls (KROP2013, VKO, etc). He has wast experience in leading international consortiums as well as financial management of ESF funded projects. Holding 2 international recognized certifications (ECQA Certified EU Project Manager  and Trainer; ELITE Executive Programme in Planning and Managment of EU Projects Certificate) he is also acting as a trainer (in cooperation with Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia Institute for Business Education) and coach.