Review of the SMART4ALL webinar on 2nd KTE

On May 13th 2021, #SMART4ALL successfully organized a webinar on Competitive Proposal Preparation for the ongoing 2nd KTE Open Call, in order to offer information, clarification, assistance and good practices to potential applicants looking for funding.

The event was attended by academics, researchers and SMEs from SEE countries, 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 introduced to the services and funding schemes of the SMART4ALL network by Nikolaos Voros, Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering – University of Peloponnese (UoP) and Project Manager of SMART4ALL, while they were assisted for the procedure of preparing a proposal for a KTE, by Antonio Montalvo, Senior project manager at FundingBox, who explained all the details of the 2nd Open Call on KTE and by Georgios Keramidas, Assistant Professor of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (UoP) and Technical Manager of SMART4ALL, who offered tips and advice on writing a cohesive, competitive proposal.

A short special session was devoted to 1st KTE winners who presented the results of their completed projects (Eptathlon and Future-MD), giving their insights on proposal preparation and project execution. Pantelis Barouchas, Assistant Professor at the University of Patras and Lejla Gurbeta Pokvic, Assistant Professor at the International BURCH University and technical manager at Verlab, presented the “success stories” of Eptathlon and Future-MD, respectively

Participants manifested notable interest in the partnership and funding opportunities and the eligibility criteria of the 2nd KTE.

The webinar was launched one month before the 2nd KTE submission deadline.

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. So stay tuned!