In the preparation of Horizon 2020, the European Commission is widening its search for experts from all fields to participate in shaping the agenda of Horizon 2020, the European Union's future funding program for research and innovation.
You may have noticed that a call for expressions of interest for the selection of experts for Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups covering the Societal Challenges and other priorities was launched on 24/01/13.
Experts may register at the following link
This is an excellent opportunity to register your interests with a view to offering high quality and timely advice for the preparation of the Horizon 2020 calls. Please note that once registered, you could be called to advise on the whole range of H2020 activities.
Nota bene: Participation in the groups will not be compatible with assisting the Commission in evaluating proposals and monitoring projects, in the implementation of activities in the specific areas of research, innovation and technological development covered by the Advisory Group in question. Nevertheless, you may assist the Commission in areas not covered by the Advisory Group, provided there is no other conflict of interest.
Important: Please note also that only the experts having expressed their interest no later than 6 March 2013 will be taken into account for the setting up of the first Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups.
An opportunity not to be missed if you want to influence the beginnings of Horizon 2020! The call will nevertheless stay open for the lifetime of Horizon 2020 and you will have the possibility to register at any time for further H2020 Advisory Groups.