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EMDESK for Horizon 2020 (H2020)

With the competition for Horizon 2020 (H2020) funds being much stronger than in FP7 it’s now even more important to work efficiently both during proposal and project implementation.

EMDESK already helped 12.000+ partners to prepare their proposals or run their projects in FP7. In our recent user poll we asked coordinators of Horizon 2020 (H2020) proposals in EMDESK for their feedback and were happy to learn that 89% found EMDESK helpful in overcoming the challenges they usually face and 98% would use it again. Users also reported an average efficiency gain of 30%.

One central tool - EMDESK for successful collaboration in Horizon 2020 (H2020):

  • Tailored tool that includes proposal templates, reporting templates and budget templates (budgeting tools)
  • Pre-configured project and budget templates ensure(s) compliance
  • Plan, manage and execute projects in one single tool
  • Data consistency for all users
  • Smooth and faster reporting: one-click reports 
  • Empower project members with intuitive collaborative tools 
  • Easily share documents and calendar, and manage mailing lists
  • Experience the benefits of a Horizon 2020 tailored solution
  • No installation – everything is securely hosted in Germany

Start your project in minutes – get started with EMDESK now. Proposal Preparation is free.

At EMDESK we closely follow the developments of Horizon 2020 (H2020) and - building on the experience and user feedback gathered - we adapt our platform to keep offering the best possible support to European research consortia.

From FP7 to Horizon 2020 (H2020)

In 2014 the EU launched its Horizon 2020 (H2020) programme funding research and innovation projects until 2020. The programme builds on the previous Framework Programmes (FP7, FP6) but has been restructured considerably.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is EMDESK linked to the EC Participant Portal, SESAM, NEF, FORCE or other EC tools?

EMDESK is a software tool dedicated to making proposal submission and project implementation much easier. It consolidates all the plan and reported data, and when it is time for submission you can simply generate the Proposal or Reports you need. 

The EC currently requires a login via ECAS and a manual introduction of project data using online forms in the Participant Portal (NEF, FORCE, SESAM). Therefore we offer additional exports that match the format used by the EC portal. This way coordinators and partners can quickly copy-paste required data avoiding errors and assuring consistency. 

Since the EC does not provide any third party interface, we cannot offer an automatic upload from EMDESK to the EC tools. EMDESK is working on establishing an automatic data transfer in the future. Please contact us if you wish to support our efforts to allow for data import into the EC tools.

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