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Succeed in the new European Research & Innovation Funding Programme

Learn from the best with a special focus on the Health and Digital clusters

Horizon Europe is one of the most ambitious research and innovation programmes in the world, with a total budget of €95.5 billion for the 2021-2027 period, and €8.25 billion devoted to the Health Cluster alone. The first calls of Horizon Europe are expected to be launched around April 2021. NOW is the right time to position yourself as a leader before anyone else in this highly competitive programme.


Thursday, 11th March 2021

9.00 – 17.00 (CET). Live vía Zoom

A crash live e-Course on how to create Horizon Europe proposals

Ticbiomed and EU funding expert Nikolaos Floratos bring you a practical and up to the point course on Horizon Europe (HE), with specific actions and strategies to develop consistently successful proposals and achieving breakthroughs in this new funding era.


This training is going to be a unique opportunity
to get ready for Horizon Europe


You will master in…

  1. The intelligence behind the HE structure
  2. The identification of the key actors behind each cluster
  3. How to make your profile one of the most competitive
  4. The details of the expected calls in HE based on the draft working programmes
  5. The full development of a HE proposal.
  6. How to impress continually the EC evaluators with the quality of your HE proposal even before they start reading it . Examples and templates for developing each of the sections adapted to the modified proposal template.

Cut to the chase and learn a proven
hands-on recipe



Module 1. Horizon Europe Intelligence

The intelligence behind the HE structure and how to take advantage of it now.

The details of the expected calls in HE based on the draft working programmes already published.

Intelligent analysis of  any call text in HE and use it as the key building block of winning grant application in HE.

The key actors behind each cluster in HE and how to partner and  get involved  in their own initiatives.

How to make your profile one of the most competitive and outstanding ones for being invited to HE grant applications.

Module 2. The I.C.R.E.A.T.E.™ system

The full development of a proposal (from creating the best idea up to submitting a winning grant application) based on the I.C.R.E.A.T.E.™ system.

Module 3. The C.R.I.T.E.R.I.A.™ formula

How to create a continually positive impact on the EC evaluators with the quality of your proposal by impressing them even before they start reading it.  Based on the C.R.I.T.E.R.I.A.™ formula.

Module 4. Examples and templates for a winning proposal

Examples and templates for developing an impressive impact strategy suitable for HE projects since impact has more significance now in HE than ever.

Examples and templates for justifying the high value, relevance and ambition of your research and innovation idea.

Examples and templates for describing the high value of your approach and implementation methodology in a HE grant proposal. 



More added-value than any other course

Six months access to the video recordings and to the training material

Up to 2 hours follow-up group Q&A session with the instructors  to be organised within one month after the training for clarifying any points.

Creation of a network of contacts for Consortia building, including the instructors, organisers and other course participants.

Engagement possibilities as proposal writers by competitive consortia with the support of the instructors and organisers

Toolkit with examples and templates for formulating  convincingly and easily your arguments for winning Health and ICT proposals

100% satisfaction guarantee: irrespectively of your expertise, if you are not fully satisfied with the quality of the training, you will get fully reimbursed!


397 EUR + VAT (if applicable)

This price includes your participation at the full-day course plus all the EXTRA bonuses mentioned above



Nikolaos Floratos, +10 years training in European Research & Innovation grant applicants

Nikolaos is ranked by Google and Linkedin in the top three positions as funding expert. He has a multidisciplinary academic background with four University degrees (B.Eng, B.A. M.Sc, MBA) and currently a PhD research on student engagement in online courses. He is a master in taking complex concepts and decomposing them in step-by-step recipes for comprehension and application by everyone. The last 10 years, he has transformed thousands of individuals from +40 countries into successful grant application developers through outstanding training and coaching practices. He has been an expert on behalf of the European Commission on evaluating and reviewing projects and proposals since 2003. He is also the host and organiser of the Horizon 2020 Virtual Summit, the largest annual virtual training event with more than 35 top experts in Horizon 2020 as trainers and more than 2500 participants. More information available on his website.

Ticbiomed, +10 years participating in EU projects to boost innovation in health

Ticbiomed is a business association that promotes collaborative projects in digital health. We take advantage of the opportunities offered by the European R&D framework programme to make things happen. We coordinate and participate in European projects that serve as a lever for digital health companies, healthcare organizations and innovative professionals. We have participated in +14 projects. supported +950 European SMEs and collaborated with +40 healthcare organisations thanks to them.


No matter how big or small your organisation is (from a small SME to a large institute). Irrespective of your experience on Horizon 2020, you have the choice to be a leader even in huge Research and Innovation programmes such as Horizon Europe. More specifically:

  • Beginners will master the essentials and how to identify and involve in potentially winning proposals,
  • Intermediate and advanced experts will be able to significantly improve their approach in HE and increase their success rate.
  • All participants will get the full recipe on how to develop step-by-step a successful HE proposal
The course is fully interactive, hence places are limited


1. How long does it take to see results?

​Immediately at the live eCourse you will realise what you should do and why you were not that successful in previous attempts if any. Also by the end of the training day, you will have a clear strategy and list of tasks to follow for developing a winning Horizon Europe grant application. By the end of the e-course, you will feel confident and full of energy to successfully start exploiting Horizon Europe.

2. What if it doesn’t work for me?

Irrespective of your experience, whether you are a novice or an experienced actor in European funding research, you will get a recipe that works for everyone in having success in Horizon Europe. Furthermore, with our unique 100% satisfaction guarantee, there is nothing you will lose. In case you believe it doesn’t work for you (we doubt but you may have your concerns since you haven’t seen the high value of the content yet), you will get your money back, no questions asked.

3. I’ve seen similar stuff in the past—what makes this different?

This is a completely different approach that is delivered by one of the most engaging and experienced trainers/coaches. Also, the structure, the unique content, the great bonuses, the 100% satisfaction guarantee, and the strategies that can be easily and immediately applied make it the best training on Horizon Europe.

4. What if this day overlaps with some other commitments of mine?

Even if you don’t have the time to attend live this one-day training, you will have complete access to the full recordings and a follow-up live session will be organised to discuss any clarifications and your individual next actions for success in Horizon Europe.

5. What if I don’t have much time to spend on it right now?

The whole structure and approach along with the provided resources actually aim specifically to save you time in exploiting effectively Horizon Europe. You will master shortcuts and effective techniques.

6. How do I get an invoice?

Once you have registered in the course and made the payment, you can request an invoice to In the email, please provide us with your invoice details as well as your VAT number for checking also with EU VIES and ensuring that no VAT will be charged if your VAT is VIES validated.

7. How can my participation be funded?

You can always ask your research support office or your supervisor for any budget available for any training activities. You may also consider having this training funded from a running project as another costs activity or from its indirect costs.

8. Horizon Europe is not yet official, and although the drafts of the work programs are already available, there are elements that have not yet been revealed such as formats, evaluation criteria, missions… How are you going to approach it?

We will discuss missions briefly since they are not planned for 2021. However, we will talk about the new application and the evaluation criteria in Horizon Europe. If you haven’t done it yet, have a look to the video with the 3 reasons to take this live training.


​Minimum number of participants

We reserve the right to cancel the course if a minimum number of participants is not reached. In that case, participants who have already registered their seat will have the option either to get a full refund or get a voucher so that they can participate in another such training event and ensure they can participate with the same price.

Cancellation policy

Participants that wish to cancel their participation can do so up to one week before the event date. They will have the option either to get a full refund or get a voucher so that they can participate in another such training event and ensure they can participate with the same price. In case they wish to cancel their participation in less than a week before the event, then they cannot get reimbursed any amount.

100% satisfaction guarantee

Participants that attended the full live event and are not satisfied with the training quality can ask for their money back right after the end of the training, ie. by 17:00 on 11 March. They will get refunded the registration fee they paid without any questions asked!

More questions?


This training event is co-organised by Funding Expert Academy and Ticbiomed