This event was held before the official start of the VisiOn project and was organized by APRE (Italian Contact Point) and CNR (Italian Research Centre) to present all Horizon 2020 projects led by an Italian entity.

The conference aimed to explain the Italian experience in the first year of H2020, the keys for success for the proposals, suggestions from funded projects to the other Italian companies for the next years.

This event was organized before the official start of the VisiOn project. The official invitation for lecturers and for the participants was performed by APRE, MIUR (Italian Instruction and Research Ministry), CNR (Italian Research Centre) and all funded projects led by an Italian entity were invited to the conference.

Here the official invitation prepared by APRE.

Type of event: Conference

Type of audience: Professional, Company, University, Researcher Institute, Public Administration, etc.

Data of event: 19th of May 2015

Location: CNR, Sala Convegni – Via dei Marrucini (Piazzale Aldo Moro) – 00185 Roma


10.00 -10.20       Introduction and welcome

10.20 – 10.40     A look to full H2020 program

Fulvio Esposito – Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR)

10.40 – 11.00     Secure Societies: policy priorities and programming

Alberto Contaretti – European Commission, DG Migration and Home Affairs

11.00 – 11.20      The Italian delegation and the Work Programme for 2016-2017

Maurizio Aiello – CNR IEIIT, Italian delegate to SC7 “Secure Societies”

Francesco Scialla – Italian Ministry of Defence

Claudia Di Persio – Italian Ministry of Internal Affairs

11.20 – 11.40      An analysis of the Italian participation in the first round of calls SC7

Benedetta Cerbini APRE, Italian Contact Point for H2020/SC7

11.40 – 12.00     The role of Serit platform than H2020

Fabio Martinelli – CNR

12.00 – 12.20     CNR in Brussels: Actions to support Italy

Angelo Volpi – Office of European and International Relations – CNR

12.20 – 13.30     Lunch breack

13.30 – 13.50     The evaluation of proposals: The role of the REA

Massimo Ciscato – REA

13.50- 14.10       The evaluators point of view:

Monica Zuccarini – Project proposal evaluator for the European Commission

14.10-15.10        The success factors of the winning proposals

Winning proposals of the first calls the Horizon 2020 – Secure Societies

  • Alessandra Tedeschi – Deep Blue SRL, IMPACT (DRS-21 project)
  • Lorenzo Fiore – AeroSekur, NOSY (FCT-05 project)
  • Loredana Mancini – Business-e S.p.a, VisiOn (DS-01 project) (slide)
  • Emanuele Bellini – Università degli Studi di Firenze, RESOLUTE (DRS-07 project)
  • Clemente Fuggini – D’Appolonia, EU-Circle (DRS-09 project)
  • Sebastiano Trigila – Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, OCTAVE (DS-02 project)

15.10– 16.00      Questions and answers

16.00     End of works