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Experiences of a Project Coordinator

István Pári

Certain rules of thumb are highly advised to follow when it comes to proposal development in order to avoid very unpleasant situations. One of them is to set up a logical stream of actions which will guide you through the…

Experiences of a Project Coordinator

István Pári

The duties of a project manager never solely confine to the day-to-day management of his/her projects, but to constantly seek to new avenues to have his/her ideas bloomed within the frame of new projects.

Excellent!

Gabriella Lovász

Europa Media has recently become a member of EARMA, the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators.

10 years in EU funds

Gábor Kitley

Europa Media has reached an important milestone - our very first training course on EU funds and proposal development was held 10 years ago, back in the autumn of 2002. This jubilee gives us a good opportunity to look…

EC Financial Audits in FP7. Real-life case studies of EC Audits in FP7 – what could go wrong?

Gábor Kitley

We have received much feedback on last week's blog post about the personnel costs problem of an audited university. As I promised then, we will continue our FP7 Audits blog series with another example from our real-life case-studies.

EU research funding reaches 15% target for SMEs

Eszter Horváth

SMEs will receive 15.3% (€2.4 billion) of the Cooperation Programme budget of €16.3 billion committed so far under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).

EC Financial Audits in FP7. Real-life case studies of EC Audits in FP7 – what could go wrong?

Gábor Kitley

Most of us are implementing FP7 projects with very good quality from a technical and research perspective. Financial issues are also taken care of with extra attention. But only some of us have been through an FP7 financial audit conducted…

Experiences of a Project Coordinator

István Pári

As the newly appointed Coordinator of the FP7 GEOCOM project, I was looking forward to meeting all our project partners in person; I had been in touch with them for some months now. The third interim meeting in Budapest provided…

The art of finding project partners

Bodil Palmberg

From training participants and clients, I often get the question „how to find good partners??” and while I have my ideas of doing it, I wonder how do you select yours?

Challenging Audit Day

Gabriella Lovász

Last week’s audit training was quite special for various reasons. Gabor, based on his experience related to EC financial audits as well as the comments and suggestions of the previous audit training participants, has developed a brand new audit workshop:

New clarification in the FP7 Guide to Financial Issues

Ömer Ceylan

There are discussions about whether or not to charge the costs of project meeting costs under "Management" costs. Let’s see the updated guide:

12th DIVERSE conference

Richard Nagy

From 3 to 6 July 2012, the 12th edition of DIVERSE will take place at Arts Centre STUK in Leuven (Belgium). This conference is organized by Media and Learning Unit, KU Leuven in co-operation with the Diverse Network. DIVERSE is the…