Funding Strategies & Sources for International Research Cooperation
International, US & Private Donors • European Funding Sources • Profit from Successful Partnerships & Alumni Networks
Researchers in Europe and beyond face mutual challenges. In times of declining national public funding for higher education and research institutions, it becomes increasingly important to identify and to seize all sources of revenue. Missing out on research and development cooperation causes a high negative impact on the acquisition of resources and reputation. In addition, providing the adequate conditions for research – from infrastructure to access to databases – becomes increasingly expensive and is therefore more difficult to uphold for each individual institution. Finally, research fields are becoming more specialised and more complex. Therefore, no university or research institute can prosper without relying on the knowledge, the expertise and the specialisation of others. Isolated, institutions from Europe, Africa and Asia face the danger to sink into insignificance.
Building intercontinental science networks helps organisations to use their special knowledge and capacities for the benefit of all partners. Through cooperation it becomes possible to share expertise as well as expensive research infrastructures and/or laboratories as well as to access new funding possibilities. These research cooperations are the key to unlock funding possibilities by the European Union as well as funding possibilities offered by other international programmes and multilateral institutions. Therefore, learn on the one hand how to be prepared for the EU-funding systems and on the other hand, how to maximize internationalisation and to use sources beyond H2020. Blend your funding sources and benefit from international, U.S. and public as well as private foundations for research cooperation. Find out how to develop a promising fundraising strategy and how to measure your success. Different funding sources offer the escape from national and continental isolation as well as the possibility to become and remain a relevant research institution in an increasingly globalised world. Old-established universities and research institutions and rising organisations in the field of research on all continents can only benefit from the exchange of capacities, knowledge and joint funding. Learn how to cross the boarders between continents and discover new possibilities for research cooperation and funding.
Directors, Heads of Departments and Units, Managers, Officers, Coordinators and other members of staff responsible for international cooperation in their institution from the following departments:
- Research & Research Support
- International Cooperation in Research and Development
- Contract Office, Research & Innovation
- European Projects
- Projects Administration
- Strategy and Development
- Rector’s Office
- Vice Rector for Development or Research
- Dean’s Offices on Faculty/College/School Level
- Technology Transfer Office
- Higher Education Institutes (HEIs), in particular public and private Universities
- Public and private Research Institutes
- How to access international & European funding sources
- How to encourage research commercialisation, entrepreneurship and innovation at your organisation
- How to develop your organisation’s academic intrapreneurship
- What is to consider about your university strategy on research internationalisation?
- How to create funding strategies and how to be prepared for international research funding
- How to maximise internationalisation of your research
- How to develop a fund raising strategy
- How to build successful partnerships with universities and research institutes in developing countries
- Which funding sources are available in the US and how to make use of them in Europe and beyond?
- How to use sources of private foundations
- How to build up your alumni network and implement strategies for resource development
- Become an expert in identifying the relevant sources of funding for your institution
- Get to know the key players and sources for help and assistance for development and research cooperation
- Discover new and innovative funding sources beyond Horizon 2020 and learn about funding possibilities from the US
- Learn how to discover new cooperation partners and common goals on other continents
- Receive guidance on how to build a strong foundation for future cooperation through tools, contracts and procedures
- Increase your knowledge on how to apply for public and private funding sources for research cooperation
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