Members’ Webinar on Horizon 2020 Programme

Tuesday 26 November 2019 – 16:00 to 17:00 CET

This one hour webinar open to members of the Media & Learning Association only is focused on funding opportunities under the Horizon2020 Programme which is coming to an end in 2020.  It will introduce the programme as a whole with a focus on the area of ICT Research and Innovation. Topics will include how the work programme operates and the services available to identify calls. It will also introduce responding to a call, setting up a consortium and the three main elements of a proposal, (scientific) excellence, impact and implementation.


Dr. Rosa Bottino,
Institute for Educational Technology (ITD) of Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy

Dr. Rosa Bottino is the Director of the Institute for Educational Technology (ITD) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) and the current president of the CNR Research Area of Genova. Her research interests are in the field of educational research and the role of information and communication technologies for improving teaching and learning processes. She has authored more than 150 scientific publications both in national and international journals, books and conference proceedings some of which received best paper awards.

Dr. Bottino has promoted and chaired both national and European projects and participated in European Networks of Excellence in Technology Enhanced Learning. She has organized and participated in many national and international conferences and is a member of international research associations and journal editorial boards. Dr. Bottino has acted as an expert evaluator of projects and research labs at the European and international level. She has received international awards, like IFIP Silver Core Award and IFIP Outstanding Services Award and in 2016 the Sapio Award.

Drs David Crombie, HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, The Netherlands

David Crombie MSc(ECON) has been involved in European research projects since FP4. He is active in research and policy co-ordination and consultancy at a European level with a focus on human- centered strategic design issues and crossover innovation trajectories. After moving to the Netherlands, he worked for the Dutch Libraries of the Blind (1997-2008), and was involved in many diverse EC funded projects addressing many different aspects relating to the design and accessibility of materials and information for the print-impaired population throughout Europe.

David became the European Research Coordinator for HKU University of the Arts Utrecht in 2007 and has been a partner/coordinator in many related FP7 and H2020 projects. He authored a pan European study on the Entrepreneurial Dimension of the Cultural and Creative Industries for EACEA and this informed the policy discussions for the H2020 programme for supporting the creative industry sector. He was the co-ordinator of the EC funded JamToday applied game jam learning network and is currently involved in policy discussions around the shifting policy landscape for the Cultural & Creative Sector.

HKU University of the Arts Utrecht With around 3800 students, the University of the Arts Utrecht (HKU) is one of the largest training institutes for culture and the arts in the Netherlands and Europe. HKU offers preparatory courses, Bachelors and Masters degrees and research degrees in design, media, games and interaction, music, fine art, theatre and arts management.  

Moderator: Sally Reynolds, Media & Learning Association