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17.02.2020

The Remix Transferable Skills Training

The Remix Transferable Skills Training will take place 17-19 February 2020 in Cologne, Germany.

The event consists of two sessions:

  1. Workshop on Proposal Writing, 17-18 February 2020
  2. Technology Transfer, 19 February 2020 

Venue:

Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 9b

D-50931 Cologne, Germany

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Hotel Information:

A contingent of 13 single rooms for participants have been reserved from 16-19 February 2020 for a special rate. Breakfast is included in the price of the rooms.

Please Note: All definite bookings must be requested individually via email or phone(+49(0)221-2036-0by Thursday, 16 January 2020. After this date, space and rates will be based upon availability.

Hotel Flandrischer Hof

Flandrische Straße 3-11

50674 Cologne, Germany 

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Contact Information Flandrischer Hof:

Phone number:  +49(0)221-2036-0

email address: infoSpamProtectionflandrischerhof.de 

 

Agenda - Remix Transferable Skills Training:

Monday 17th February 2020, 08:50 - 17:00
08.50 - 09.00 Welcome - Aleksandra Trifunovic 13.30 - 14.00 The Aim Statement
09.00 - 09.30 Participant Introductions 14.00 - 14.10 Exercise: Refine your Proposal’s Aim Statement
09.30 - 10.15 Workshop Overview 14.10 - 14.30 Describing the Objectives
10.15 - 10.30 Discussion of researched funding programs
(Groups of 3-4)
14.30 - 15.00 Writing the Work Plan
10.30 - 10.45 Presentation of funder research (Group 1) 15.00 - 15.15 Break
10.45 - 11.00 Break 15.15 - 15.30 Abstract Writing
11.00 - 11.30 Key differences between writing Funding Proposals & writing Research Articles 15.30 - 15.45 Presentation of funder research (Group 3)
11.30 - 11.45 First Steps in Planning the Proposal 15.45 - 16.00 Composing the Title
11.45 - 12.00 Presentation of funder research (Group 2) 16.15 - 16.30 Exercise: Refine your Proposal’s Title
12.00 - 12.30 Writing the Proposal Introduction 16.30 - 16.45 Deciding on an Acronym for the Proposal
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch 16.45 - 17.00 Exercise: How would you evaluate a Funding Proposal?

 

Tuesday 18th February 2020, 09:00 - 17:00
09.00 - 09.35 Feedback on overnight homework. – “In the Reviewer's Shoes” 13.30 - 14.10 Exercise: Develop one Proposal as a
Research Consortium
09.35 - 10.15 Exercise: Evaluation Committee with a “fly on the wall” 14.10 - 14.20 Paying attention to the
Funding Agency’s “small print”
10.15 - 10.25 Exercise: Discussion with your Reviewer - “Revenge of the fly” 14.20 - 15.00 Exercise: Group presentations
10.25 - 10.35 Feedback on Evaluation Criteria 15.00 - 15.15 Break
10.35 - 10.45 Presentation of funder research (Group 4) 15.15 - 15.35 Exercise: Group presentations
10.45 - 11.00 Break 15.35 - 15.45 Budget Negotiation with Winning
Group
11.00 - 11.15 Primer on Interdisciplinary Research 15.45 - 16.15 Exercise: Finalise your Title,
Acronym and Aim OR Develop a
recipe for writing your next Funding Proposal
11.15 - 11.30 Writing the Relevance & Impact section 16.15 - 16.30 Exercise: Develop a Contingency Plan
11.30 - 11.50 Financial Planning 16.30 - 16.45 Exercise: Describe the workshop’s
“Take Home Message”
11.50 - 12.30 Exercise: Develop one Proposal as a Research Consortium 16.45 - 17.00 Closing Remarks
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch    

 

Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 08:50 - 12:30
08.50 - 09.00 Welcome - Aleksandra Trifunovic
09.00 - 09.30 From basic research to clinical application: clinical trial development and set-up
09.30 - 10.45 Introduction to clinical trials
10.45 - 11.00 Break
11.00 - 12.00 Exercise: clinical trials in practice – clinical, regulatory and ethical aspects of study patient enrolment & treatment
12.00 - 12.30 Exercise: discussion of results
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch