"Tour d'Europe" Workshop on US-Funding Opportunities - London - UK

Event information
Venue:The Francis Crick Institute 1 Midland Road London NW1 1AT



The European Union and the United States form the world’s strongest and most comprehensive partnership in research and innovation. As bilateral cooperation in science, technology and innovation is critical to increasing economic growth and job creation as well as tackling global challenges, BILAT-USA 4.0 is committed to supporting research organizations, universities, companies, industry associations, government agencies and policy makers in transatlantic collaboration.


9:00 - Welcome address from the Crick

9:15 - Welcome and Introduction to BILAT USA 4.0 (Agatha Keller, EU GrantsAccess)

9:30 - Identifying NIH (and other US) funding possibilities - Overview (Caroline Jones – Jennifer Ponting – Luca Wacker)

  • Understand and read FOA
  • How to identify the right Institute/Which Program Officer to talk to
  • How to contact them, how to connect and make yourself known
  • Pre-application procedures and courtesies

10:15- Terminologies (Luca Wacker)

  • how to use the BILAT-Wiki

10:30 - Coffee

10:45 - The Review Process (Caroline Jones – Jennifer Ponting – Luca Wacker)

  • Study Sections
  • Evaluation Criteria

11:30 - Ensuring compliance – most important compliance issues for non‐US participants (Caroline Jones – Jennifer Ponting – Luca Wacker)

  • How to monitor Sub awardees – Perspective from US Main awardee
  • The role of Main awardees versus Sub awardees
  • Most important Compliance issues
  • Case study Zurich with Luca Wacker: Internal policies and regulations for US Grants

12:45 - Lunch

14:00 - Afternoon will be divided in two sessions

15:30 - Coffee

15:45 - Managing Projects – plenary session (Caroline Jones – Jennifer Ponting – Luca Wacker)

  • Finance Allowable vs non-allowable (Audit)
  • PMS / exchange rate
  • Finance, Allowable vs non-allowable
  • Managing

16:30 - Closing

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 692468.