Horizon Europe – AI, Data & Robotics Consortia Building Event

Innovate UK KTN Global Alliance in partnership with the Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) / UK Science & Innovation Network (SIN), DLR Projektträger in GermanyFFG – Austrian Research and Promotion Agency and the AI, Data and Robotics Association are delighted to invite potential Horizon Europe applicants to our AI & Robotics Consortia Building event.

Event Details


09.30 - 12.30



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This event will focus on pitching of project ideas and brokering of partnerships for European Research and Innovation collaborations and networking for the following Horizon Europe calls under Cluster 4: #UKinHorizon

Webinar recording, slides and pitches are now available

Find the slides here.
Find the pitches here.


AI & Robotics Call Topics 2022 covered – Open on 16 June 2022; Close 16 November 2022

Please note: This event is not an information dissemination event, but will focus on pitching of project ideas and brokering partnerships for European Research and Innovation collaborations and networking. If you still need support with understanding the Clusters, Work Programmes and scope of call topics, we would like to refer you in the first instance to the recordings from our previous Horizon Europe Cluster Events series. The NCP Team and Innovate UK KTN are available to answer your questions and arrange a call separately.

Who Can Attend?

The event is suitable for anyone with an interest in collaborating in European Research and Innovation projects and who is looking to submit a proposal idea or join a consortium for one of the above forthcoming 2022 Horizon Europe AI & Robotic call topics.

Why Should I Attend?

This Horizon Europe AI & Robotics Webinar will help you find to form international collaborations and strategic partnerships. The key focus of the events will be to provide hands-on advice to give you the final boost and get you ready for submission into the forthcoming 2022 Horizon Europe calls. There will be the opportunity to present a pitch about your project idea or your capability offering, and you’ll be able to talk to pitch presenters and other delegates in small groups and / or in 1-1 meetings. The UK and European NCP Teams and KTN European Programmes Team will also be available for 1-1 meetings to answer any specific or more confidential questions. Make the most of the pitching and 1-1 meeting opportunities and indicate on your registration form whether you wanted to take advantage of these. (Pitches are subject to space availability and pitches of project ideas in particular will be prioritised. We will contact you to confirm your place post registration.)


  • 09:30 – Welcome, Introduction & Aims of the Day
    Daniela Reimer, FCDO/SIN
  • 09:35 – Introduction to the AI, Data & Robotics Partnership & Call Topics
    Rich Walker, Shadow Robot & Iddo Bante, AI, Data and Robotics Association (ADRA)
  • 09:50 – AI & Robotics Landscapes in the UK, Germany and Austria, incl. Panel Discussion
    Trias Gkikpoulos, Innovate UK, Ulrike Ritzmann, DLR Projektträger, Allan Hanbury, Vienna University of Technology & Markus Ikeda, Profactor GmbH
  • 10:30 – Break
  • 10:40 – How to get ready for Horizon Europe and find the right partners?
    Craig Sharp, National Contact Point for Digital, Innovate UK, – Alrun Hauke, National Contact Point for Cluster 4, DLR – Projektträger & – Thomas Zergoi, National Contact Point for Cluster 4, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
  • 11:05 – Case Study
    Rich Walker, Shadow Robot
  • 11:10 – Break
  • 11:20 – Pitching Session
  • 12:20 – Close

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