Events on the program of the Information Day "HORIZON 2020" were held in the Hall of Meetings of the Academic Council of the Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic University on December, 12.
The organizers of the Information Day were the National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" and the National Contact Points (NCP) ofthe EU Framework Program "HORIZON 2020" on such thematic areas, which work on its base, as "Information and Communication Technologies" and "Climate and resource consuming efficiency, including basic materials".
The staff of the faculties and institutes of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic University, National Aviation University, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, International Science and Education Center, a number of research institutes and centers of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and innovative business representatives took part in the events of InfoDay.
The Information day was devoted to new competitions, which were announced within the “HORIZON 2020” program for the next three years.
InfoDay was opened by the speech of pro-rector on the scientific work of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic University, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Mykhailo Ilchenko. He informed that new competition programs of the EU Framework Program "Horizon 2020" for the period of 2018-2020 were released on October 27.
Moreover, M. Ilchenko provided information about other international programs, which attract more and more Ukrainian researchers, including the NATO Program "Science for the sake of peace and security", and also told about the participation of KPI representatives in projects within these programs.
The head of the NCP of this direction - Serhii Shukaeiv – provided general information on the competitions of the "Horizon 2020" program for 2018-2020, their distinctions from the competitions of previous periods, the peculiarities of their funding, the topics and calendar of applications for participation in competitions submission in the sphere of "Information and Communication Technologies". Head of the NCP in the sphere of "Climate and resource consuming efficiency, including basic materials" Yevhen Ogorodnyk made a speech on the competitions in the foregoing direction and Head of the Department of International Projects of the University Department of International Cooperation, Olga Sulema has provided information about the competitions in the sphere of "Science for Society".
Presentations which were presented by the representatives of the National Contact Points of the EU Framework Program "Horizon 2020" and the program lists in the relevant directions will be posted on the Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic University NCP website http://ncp.kpi.ua/uk/.
In the photo: vice-rector for scientific work of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic University, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Mykhailo Ilchenko tells about the KPI representatives’ participation in the "HORIZON 2020" programs.