The agenda of the event, facilitated by Mr. Daniel Cosnita, President of Cluster Association from Romania, ClusteRO, included presentations of the available funding resources, identification of the matching program, first steps in implementing a public financed project, strategies for finding partners, techniques in drafting the executive summary of the project.

The seminar was attended by representatives of the members of the cluster, in particular residents in Nuclear Medicine, Radiology and Imagistics, Endocrinology, Neurology of the „Grigore T. Popa” Medicine and Pharmacy University of Iasi and Macromolecular Chemistry Petru Poni Institute, Romanian Academy Iasi Branch, AMSIMCEL company.

First part of the seminar was dedicated to the presentations, on steps to be taken in order to start a project, beginning with identification of the project’s idea and continuing with writing and submitting the grant. Mr. Cosnita realized also a presentation of the Horizon 2020 Programme, underlining the main topics, implementation rules, calls’ identification and their selection depending on the topic of interest.

In the second day if the seminar, the participants worked on project’s sheets for open/future calls and presented the results to the other participants.

Beside the benefits of getting access to specialized information, the seminar was a good opportunity for networking between the participants and sharing experience on the topic of grants’ accessing.