On 12 March 2014, R.I.T.A. held an InfoDay devoted to Horizon2020 at the Azerbaijan Technical University. The InfoDay was attended by 50 participants.
Dr. T. Babayev, Director of R.I.T.A., ICT NCP Azerbaijan, made a presentation on Horizon2020. In the first part of the presentation, information was given on the history and aims of EU framework programs from 1984 to the present. The second part of the presentation was devoted to detailed information on Horizon2020, its structure, main areas and topics. The third part dealt with the participation in the program: search and selection of subjects, preparation of project proposals, evaluation of submitted project proposals, etc.
Examples were given of project proposal preparation by Azerbaijani researchers with the assistance of R.I.T.A. for ICT2013 event in Vinius, such as project Idea "ADVICE-GIVER SYSTEM on OSTEOSYNTHESIS Project ASYSTOS” by the representative of KIBER LLC Dr. Elkhan Sabziyev in the section Industrial Leadership of Horizon2020.
Dr. Babayev answered many questions of the InfoDay participants.
The participants filled in participant’s application forms and were invited to the two days’ twinning/mentoring event on Horizon2020 with participation of EU experts planned for 9-10 April 2014.