On November 24th 2021, SMART4ALL successfully organized a webinar on Competitive Proposal Preparation for the ongoing 2nd CTTE Open Call, in order to offer information, clarification, assistance and good practices to potential applicants looking for funding and coaching services.
The event was attended by academics, researchers and SMEs’ representatives, involved in digital innovation activities. During the webinar, which was moderated by Boris Antic, Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Technical Sciences Novi Sad (FTN), participants were initially introduced to the services and funding schemes of the SMART4ALL network by Nikolaos Voros, Professor at the University of Peloponnese (UoP) and Project coordinator of SMART4ALL.
The program of the webinar included presentations by SMART4ALL partners to assist attendees with the procedure of preparing a proposal for a CTTE. In specific, Lynda O’Mahony, project & product manager at FundingBox, explained all the details of the 2nd Open Call on CTTE, Georgios Keramidas and Christos Antonopoulos, SMART4ALL technical managers, offered tips and advice on writing a cohesive, competitive proposal, highlighting things to avoid when preparing a SMART4ALL Open Call, based on real examples from previous calls.
The webinar closed with a short presentation from a 1st round of Open Calls winning CTTE. ReAssure project, developing a REmote ASsistant with Smart Utilisation of Remote Extended monitoring, was briefly presented by business development manager and co-founder at Inicare, who made special references to the process before submitting the application for funding and to project management.
Participants manifested notable interest in the partnership and funding opportunities and the eligibility criteria of the 2nd CTTE.
The presentations and videos of the webinar are available to everyone through the SMART4ALL youtube channel, as well as on the “Webinars & Training Courses” and “Success Stories” sections on the Open Calls page.