University of Tartu is organising proposal writing workshop

On 14 June, the proposal writing workshop “SpaceTEM – Space will fund you” will take place in Tartu, aiming to develop project proposal writing skills, find partners for future projects and strengthen networks in the space industry of Estonia and Latvia.

The focus of the event is on writing proposals in the space sector (IT, physics, chemistry, astronomy, materials, etc.). However, the workshop will also be useful for the general audience interested in Horizon2020, Interreg and national funding schemes.

Experienced proposal writers will share their knowledge and tips, and give feedback to participants.

The event also focuses on cooperation between Estonian and Latvian space-related industries. The conference will provide an opportunity to enforce local and transborder cooperation and support development of space industry in the region.

Cooperation opportunities are introduced by successful Estonian and Latvian companies of the sector, researchers and STEM graduates or students of the leading universities in the region.

Key speakers are Sven Lilla (ESA BIC Estonia), Tõnis Eerme (Invent Baltics Ltd), Hector C. Pagan and Siim Läänelaid (University of Tartu project managing specialists).

Workshop agenda
10:00 Morning coffee and registration
10:15 Welcoming remarks and introduction to SpaceTEM (Nikita Lumijõe, UT)
10:30 Applying for ESA BIC Estonia (Sven Lilla, ESA BIC)
11:15 Applying for Horizon2020 and Interreg funding (Hector C. Pagan and Siim Läänelaid, UT)
12:15 INNOSPACE project – support to Estonian entities in ESA procurement system (Tõnis Eerme, Invent Baltics Ltd)
13:00 Networking lunch and one-on-one sessions with project writing experts
14:30 Closing of the conference

SpaceTEM in an EU Interreg Estonia-Latvia cooperation programme, which aims to train the next generation of space and high technology entrepreneurs in Estonia and Latvia.

The workshop takes place on 14 June 10:00–14:30 at Hotel London, Tartu. Entrance is free and everyone is welcome to join. To participate, complete this form by 7 June. Find the event on Facebook.

Further information: Nikita Lumijõe, UT Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, Project Manager, +372 56 156 330, nikita.lumijoe [ät]

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