“Towards Horizon Europe” – ETNA2020 webinars on HE Partnerships

In the light of the future merging of energy, climate and mobility within the HE Cluster ‘Climate, Energy and Mobility’, the network of Transport National Contact Points ETNA2020 (https://www.transport-ncps.net/), in cooperation with C-Energy 2020 (http://www.c-energy2020.eu/) and NCPs CaRE (http://www.ncps-care.eu/), is organizing a series of webinars devoted to the transition between Horizon2020 and Horizon Europe. The events will offer insights on the structure of the future Framework Programme, focusing on partnerships. Register now!

[For technical reasons each webinar has its own registration link – you have to re-input your contacts for each of them – sorry for the inconvenience!]

Webinar – 04/06/20

Partnership in HE Cluster 5: focus on Mobility

(General Intro + Clean Aviation + Integrated Air Traffic Management)

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome

10:05 – 10:20 Partnership in HE: Intro- Andrea Gentili, EC

10:20 – 10:50 Clean Aviation – Bruno Mastantuono, CS2 JU

10:50 – 11:20 Integrated Air Traffic Management –  Peter Hotham, SESAR JU 

11:20 – 11:30 Q&A

Registration is available here: https://forms.gle/pS295fqdJVZc1vgBA


Webinar – 09/06/20

Partnership in HE Cluster 5: focus on Mobility

(Transforming Europe’s rail system + Zero-emission waterborne transport)

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome

10:05 – 10:35 Transforming Europe’s rail system – Carlo Borghini, Shift2Rail JU

10:35 – 11:05 Zero-emission waterborne transport – Waterborne platform (tbc) 

11:05 – 11:15 Q&A

Registration is available here: https://forms.gle/FY9dhWGBDZYv3MyJ6


Webinar – 16/06/2020

Partnership in HE Cluster 5: focus on Mobility

(Towards zero-emission road transport (2ZERO) + Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility (CCAM))

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome

10:05 – 10:35 Towards zero-emission road transport (2ZERO) – Guido Sacchetto, EC; Lucie Beaumel, EGVIA 

10:35 – 11:05 Connected and Collaborative Automated Mobility (CCAM) – Stephane Dreher, ERTICO

11:05 – 11:15 Q&A

Registration is available here: https://forms.gle/8wJrnQgegCWBWT9R6


WEBINAR: What we need to know about the Eurostars Programme

18th of December, 2019 | 11:00-12:00 CET.

The Network of the National Contact Point (NCP) for Transport, ETNA 2020, with the support of two other NCP Networks, NCPs CaRE (Environment) and C-ENERGY2020 have the pleasure to organize a webinar on the Eurostars Programme.

AUDIENCE ADDRESSED: National Contact Points & potential applicants

DESCRIPTION: The webinar will provide straightforward and comprehensive information on the Eurostars programme and will span across the following topics:

–           a brief overview of the Eurostars programme

–           why should an SME take part in Eurostars?

–           the Eurostars process: application, evaluation, monitoring

–           an explanation of the eligibility criteria imposed on projects

–           a description of the evaluation criteria

Eurostars supports international innovative projects led by research and development- performing Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (R&D-performing SMEs).  Eurostars is a joint programme between EUREKA and the European Commission, co-funded from the national budgets of 36 Eurostars Participating States, Partner Countries and the European Union through Horizon 2020.

SPEAKER: Ms Eva Bourdon, Project Officer at Eureka Network.


To register click here

For more information, please contact Eleana Gabriel (egabriel@research.org.cy).


Registrants will receive the link to the webinar shortly after their registration.

WEBINAR How to maximize your matchmaking opportunities, 6th of September, 11:00-12:00 CET.

The projects of the NCP Networks, ETNA2020 (Transport) and NCPs Care (Environment) have the pleasure to organize a webinar “ How to Maximise your Matchmaking opportunities”.

AUDIENCE ADDRESSED: Interested applicants of European Projects and National Contact Points.

DESCRIPTION: This webinar provides basic tips for applicants who wish to use partnering events to find partners for EU projects as well as enhance the visibility of their organisation.  Participants will learn how to build a more appealing profile for promoting their work or the research opportunities they are after through a specific methodology:

a)  systematic approach of EU partnering events

b) basic principles for drafting a profile

c) showcase of best practices

d) quality check.


To register click here

For more information, please contact Eleana Gabriel (egabriel@research.org.cy) and Vassiliki Kalodimou (vkalodimou@praxinetwork.gr )

Registrants will receive the link to the webinar shortly after their registration.


This webinar will be particularly relevant for participants registered for

GDPR & Ethics in Research of Transport

ETNA2020, the network of the Horizon 2020 National Contact Points for ‘Smart, Green and Integrated Transport” is holding a webinar titled

“GDPR & Ethics in Research of Transport”

on Thursday, May 16th , between 11:00-12:00 CET.

Concept: Technological advances such as Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics are becoming increasingly important in Transport.

Ethics and protection of privacy have become key considerations when conducting transport research and play an important role in forming public perceptions on current and future technological developments such as automated and connected driving.

Anticipated Outcomes: Participants to this webinar will acquire a basic understanding of Ethics and GDPR approaches in Research as well as how these are relevant for Transport.  It would be expected that participants will be able to appropriate the knowledge gained into the proposal preparation.

Intended audience: National Contact Points as well as stakeholders interested in learning how ethics and protection of personal data affects research in transport.

Speaker: Dr. Vassilis Stamatopoulos, CIPP/E, PMP. Vassilis is a former NCP for Transport who is currently in-house expert at FORTH/PRAXI Network on Ethics and GDPR as well as member of the Ethics Committee of National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” and cofounder of SME “Fraud Line” offering compliance and enterprise risk management services.




Webinar on Shift2Rail New Call for proposals, January 14, 2019, 11:00 CET

ETNA2020 Plus  with the kind support of Shift2rail Joint Undertaking is organizing a webinar on the new calls of 2019, on Monday, January 14, 2019, 11:00- 12:30 CET.

The purpose of the webinar is to introduce interested stakeholders and national contact points for transport the new upcoming call for proposals in addition to the administrative and financial practicalities in submitting a proposal. As an introduction to the topic, the Joint Undertaking’s structure, objective and modus operandi will be presented.

Speaker: Lucas Garvia Martin, Programme Manager

Duration: 1,5 hours

For attending the webinar, registration (open until January 11th at 2p.m. CET) is necessary. Registrants will receive a webinar link after the registration is closed.

Webinar on “How to write a good proposal”

ETNA2020 is glad to announce a webinar on:

How to write a good proposal

The webinar equally targets stakeholders as well as NCPs in Societal Challenge 4 – Smart Green and Integrated Transport.

The webinar is organised by ETNA2020, the NCP Network for Societal Challenge 4 in collaboration with the NCP Academy, the network of NCP coordinators and NCPs for legal and financial aspects of H2020.

The Event  will be organized Wednesday, 5 December 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 (CET)

Webinar objective

In one hour, participants to this webinar will have an overview of H2020 proposal process. First time applicants and NCP with limited experience will discover tips and tricks on how to get prepared and improve the quality of their proposal


Mrs. Tania Van Loon, Brussels Enterprise Agency, NCP Academy partner


Please find below

  1. The link to the recording

as well as to

  1. The presentation



Webinar on European Transport Organisations: Who they are and why you should engage. September 11, 2018. 15:00 – 16:00 CET.

Are you aware of the stakeholder organisations who have a say in research and innovation agenda in transport? Anyone in transport grappling with the “alphabet soup” that is EARPA, ECTRI, ACEA, EGVI, ACARE, CLEPA, ERTRAC, SESAR just to name a few, would be interested to attend the upcoming webinar to find out:


Who are they?

How to look for them?

What role do they play in the transport R&I ecosystem?

How can you consult the ETNA2020 webpage?

ETNA 2020 has an on-line toolbox dedicated to transport actors and related literature to provide interested stakeholders a deeper understanding of the transport landscape.

More information and registration

Webinar Host: Innovate UK. Speakers: Selina So, Eve Eyres

Click here to register. Participants will receive a webinar link upon completing their registration.

The link for those who would like to join the webinar the last minute

Webinar on the funding database of ETNA2020: How to use ETNA2020 on-line tools

July 24th 2018: 10:00-10:40 CET


ETNA2020 project has launched a series of webinars with the aim to acquaint Transport NCPs, EEN advisors and interested stakeholders on how to use the on-line information tools developed by the project. This is to the benefit of clients in case of intermediaries as well as to stakeholders and beneficiaries.

About the funding map database webinar: Get acquainted with transnational funding opportunities, especially private sources, per EU country.  With minimum input, you’ll be able to seek country-specific information on transnational research (incl. but not limited to framework programmes) filtered by funding activity and related transport mode.

More information & Registration

Webinar speaker: Bogdan Cernat-Gruici | Bucharest Academy of Economic Sciences: NCP for Smart, Green and Integrated Transport, partner of the ETNA2020 Project.

Moderator: Vassiliki Kalodimou | FORTH/PRAXI Network.

Click here to register. Participants will receive the webinar link after registering.


Next webinar  European Transport Organisations. Who are they and why you should engage. September 11, 2018: Time: 13:00-14:00 CET. Host: Innovate UK

Webinar on Clean Sky 2 and the Call for Proposals 08

The ETNA2020 team has the pleasure to announce an upcoming webinar on Clean Sky 2  on May 30, 2018 between 11:00 – 12:30 CET.

Targeted Audience: National Contact Points of “Smart, Green and Integrated Transport” and Stakeholders interested in forthcoming calls, including Enterprise Europe Network advisors of the Sector Group “Aeronautics, Space and Dual-Use Technologies”.

Aim: The overall purpose of the webinar is to help participants acquire more in-depth understanding of the Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking and the relevant call for proposals. To this end, representatives of Clean Sky 2 JU will present the Clean Sky 2 current call for proposals and its principles. In addition, they will explain legal and financial modalities, rules for participation as well as offer insights into potential synergies with other funding initiatives.  Attendees will have the chance to ask questions after each presentation.

Registration: You may use the link available at ETNA website to register: https://www.transport-ncps.net/events/webinar/

A webinar link will be sent to participants after completing their registration. Registration is closed at 2 p.m May 29 2018

More information: Ms Vassiliki Kalodimou, FORTH/PRAXI Network  (vkalodimou@praxinetwork.gr), Mr. Zbigniew Turek, IPPT PAN (Zbigniew.Turek@kpk.gov.pl )

Link of the recorded webinar:

Presentations from the wbinar

  1. Overview of CS2
  2. Principles of CS2 call for proposal 08
  3. Legal, administrative and financial aspects
  4. Synergies with ESIF


Dear SC4 NCPs,
You are invited to the following event:

ETNA2020 Webinar: Transnational Access and Services to European Research Infrastructures

Attend Event

Event to be held at the following time and date:

Thursday, 30 March 2017 from 11:00 to 12:00 (CEST)

We are glad to announce the second ETNA2020 webinar on:

Transnational Access and Services to European Research Infrastructures

The webinar equally targets NCPs in Societal Challenge 4 – Smart Green and Integrated Transport and NCPs for Research Infrastructurs. The webinar is organised by ETNA2020, the NCP Network for Societal Challenge 4 in collaboration with RICH2020, the network of NCPs for Research Infrastructures in Horizon 2020.

Date and time:

Thursday 30th March 2017, 11:00 CET

Duration: 60 minutes


Monique BOSSI

NCP for Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures, APRE, Italy

Training Objectives:

The Research Infrastructure’s (RI) Programme has a broad scope and covers all scientific themes in Horizon 2020, including Societal Challenge 4 “Smart, green and integrated transport”. A thorough understanding of opportunities for Research Infrastructure programme can be important for the SC4 NCPs proposals. More specifically, the webinar will focus on Transnational Access and Services (TAS) to European Research Infrastructures, which has relevant content with Societal Challenge 4.

Target Group:

Horizon 2020 NCPs in SC4 & Research Infrastructures

Information about access in the webinar are given after the registration process. Please register by March 28th.

This webinar will be recorded and your presence will be visible to other attendees and future viewers. Registering in the webinar, you agree with the terms.
We hope you can make it.

Fifth Webinar “On SME Instrument”

ETNA Plus Team is happy to invite all Transport stakeholders and NCP’s to its fifth webinar, related to the SME instrument that will take place on the 15th of April 2015, from 10:00 to 12:00 (Brussels time).

This webinar will focus on this financing tool specifically designed for innovative SMEs with high growth potential in Horizon 2020. As a new instrument, it poses opportunities and challenges for NCPs and SME clients. You are welcome to disseminate this invitation to your network, as registration for webinars are not restricted to NCPs but open to all transport stakeholders. (more…)