Grants and Research Funding

Main areas of interest and priorities of the Focus Group

1. Synergies between Horizon 2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds  

2. Positioning towards FP9 in Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing, and Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation

3. Benchmarking

4. Promotion of excellence:

  • Experience with WIDESPREAD programme; and 
  • Best practice in support for excellence grants (ERC, MSCA-IF).

5. Models of organization of grant support both pre-award and post-award


Focus Group Members 

Focus Group Chair: 

Petr Rychtecký

Focus Group Co-chair:  

Ladislav Čoček

Members of the Focus Group: 


Monika Hamanová
Alice Valterová
Lukáš Palko
Mariana Tesařová
Mariana Boudová
Tatiana Šipošová
Aneta Andrzejczyk
Paulina Hejduk
Gabrijela Radić
Ivana Šiprak
Taivo Raud
Anzelma Ūselienė
Donata Pečiukėnienė
Aigars Jirgensons
Janka  Jugovic
Klemen Dolinar
Nóra Abrankó-Rideg
Péter Sallai
Valentina Petkova
Cristina Dinu-Pirvu
Lacramioara Popa
Razvan Prisada
​​Dana Craiu