Win your bid and join H2020

The Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 of the EU’s Research and Innovation funding programme represents a major investment of €30 billion. Are you ready to make your bid?

At Martel, we’re ready. With more than 20 years of experience and more than 100 successful EC projects under our belts and more than 20 H2020 proposals accepted for funding, we understand the needs and processes of H2020 inside and out.

At proposal preparation time, we can help you maximize your chances of a successful response through practical training programs and practical assistance with preparing and submitting your bid.

H2020 training program

H2020 bid writing and management services

At project run time, our experts are there to advice, assist, and collaborate as your project moves through its execution on several fronts. We can help managing and coordinating your project, running and promoting Open Calls (cascade funding), taking care of professional dissemination and communication tasks, as well as organising and moderating events.

We can help you with:

Consortium building and management

Sometimes, making innovation happen takes a team. Draw upon our deep network and strong connections across Europe and the world to build the consortium you need to win your bid, and make your idea a reality.

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Bid writing and submission

Experience matters when submitting a bid – and we have plenty of it. We can ensure that your bid is competitive, desirable, and absolutely correct.

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Project management

Focus on your core competencies. Our experienced team can support your project from start to finish, from sourcing technical and human resources to strategic and operational project management.

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Open Calls management and promotion

Open calls are a critical part of H2020 programmes, allowing third party contributors to easily take part in the process. Drawing on our extensive H2020 experience, our experts can:

  • Outline the overall Open Calls process based on the project needs
  • Support the consortium in identifying the details of the calls, the most appropriate deadlines, the budget distribution and the criteria for the evaluation process.
  • Prepare Open Call Information documents.
  • Prepare all needed templates for the proposal, evaluation and report
  • Prepare and execute the promotional campaign, including building a dedicated web presence for submission of the proposals; creation and distribution of promotional materials such as flyers and videos; and advertise the call on the most appropriate channels.
  • Support the consortium in identifying the right experts to contact for the evaluation phase
  • Outline the evaluation process
  • Organise and facilitate consensus calls
  • Identify, contact and announce the winners of the call
  • Write the final report about the outcome of the Open Call

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Accounts management

Publically funded bookkeeping can be complex and opaque. However, after more than two decades working with the EC, we know the ins-and-outs very well. Our experts can help you manage your accounting responsibilities.

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Dissemination & Communication

Disseminating and communicating your results is becoming increasingly important to H2020 projects, with expectations and KPIs rising with each review. Our media team can bring years of experience to ensuring you hit your targets, every time. Read about our services here.

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Events organisation and moderation

Networking, seminars, workshops, conferences, exhibitions, trainings – each project requires different types of events. Draw upon 20 years of innovation event management expertise to ensure yours is a success.

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