Horizon 2020 International Space Information Day


12-06-2019 09:00



Location: hotel "Best Western Vilnius" (Glass Hall), Konstitucijos av. 14, LT–09308 Vilnius, Lithuania

Join this very first opportunity to learn about the H2020 Space Call 2020, meet inspired and motivated people and develop ideas for future projects!

On 12 June 2019 the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA), represented by the Lithuanian National Contact Point for Space, in close cooperation with the Space NCP Network COSMOS2020plus and with the support of the European Commission are organising the first HORIZON 2020 International Space Information Day this year.

The aim of the event is to provide first-hand information on the upcoming H2020 Space Call. The participants will have the chance to listen and talk to the authors of the Work Programme 2020 and learn from hints and tips on H2020 proposal writing. The event also offers strategic networking opportunities through a dedicated pitch session and ad hoc meetings with speakers and NCPs.

Why participate?

  • to get the earliest possible first-hand information on the last Horizon 2020 Space call,
  • to meet potential partners and discuss project ideas.

Target groups

  • Companies,
  • Universities,
  • Research Institutes,
  • other organisations.


  • Earth Observation,
  • Space technologies,
  • EGNSS,
  • Secure and safe space environment,
  • Space business
  • IOD/IOV.

Registration is open until 9 of June 2019.

AGENDA (pdf)


Registration and welcome coffee




Presentation of the Horizon 2020 Space call 2020

Remy Denos, DG Grow, Space Policy and Research Unit, European Commission


Presentation of the IOD/IOV opportunities arising from Horizon 2020 Space

Remy Denos, DG Grow, Space Policy and Research Unit, European Commission


Pitch session – short presentations of project ideas and partner profiles 1 2


Lunch break


Hints and tips on proposal writing

Marco Curavic, Research Executive Agency & N.N. GSA

Rules for Participation, proposal submission, evaluation procedure.

How to write a good proposal.


Successful Lithuanian and Baltic projects

Hatch presentation.

Copernicus DSS in Lithuania. dr. Gediminas Vaitkus, Geomatrix UAB

Marine Research Institute. Diana Vaičiūtė, Klaipėda University.

Tartu observatory, University of Tartu, Estonia. Director Anu Reinart.


Hints and tips from evaluators


Coffee break


Bilateral meetings with speakers


End of the day


Best Western Vilnius

Glass Hall, Konstitucijos pr.14, LT–09308 Vilnius, Lithuania

Tel: +370 5 2739595, Fax: +370 5 2739500, E-mail: office@vilniushotel.eu

How to reach Best Western 


Rooms at a special price are reserved in Best Western until 10.05.2019 17.00 hrs. Please send e-mail  with code “MITA”, quest names and dates to office@vilniushotel.eu.


Eglė Elena Šataitė, Space NCP, R&D&I Programmes and International Cooperation Department

Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA)

Tel. +370 604 78738, E-mail: egle.elena.sataite@mita.lt