ReSTI Pilot course – Online Info Course on April 20th, 2018

The Call for Applicants for the free pilot blended learning course Excellence-in-ReSTI on the management of research and innovation projects has already started!

The pilot programme is primarily aimed at early-stage project managers and young graduates within the Danube Region.

If you are yourself interested in applying (deadline: 31 May), or would like to spread the information about this unique opportunity, the registration link and all relevant information are available here:

On April 20th (10:00 AM) there will be an online event providing detailed information on the application process and the content of the pilot course. Please find details below.




Do you want to improve your EU project management knowledge?


Welcome to the ReSTI Pilot Course!






Excellence in ReSTI, a project funded by the Interreg Danube Transnational Programme has set-up a pilot training programme, consisting of the following five modules:


  • EU Policies
  • Project Design
  • Project Management
  • Social Innovation
  • Innovation in the Business Context


This online event will inform you about the application process and the content of the pilot course.



ReSTI Pilot course – Call for participants


Online info session


April 20, 2018 – 10:00 AM (Brussels time)




  • Please register before April 18, 2018!
  • The number of participants will be limited (First come – first serve principle).
  • After the registration and prior to the launch event you will receive detailed information on how to access the online meeting tool.
  • The following test tool will check if your computer is compatible with our online meeting tool:



Register now!




  • Welcome & introduction
  • About the Excellence in ReSTI project
  • About the course – A short overview about the content (modules), didactic method (Five Door Approach) and learning environment (blended learning format).
  • How to apply – Potential participants will be informed about the eligibility criteria, costs/grants and certification.
  • Open floor – Questions from the participants




The main objective of the project is to offer project management advice, theories and practices, and methods and tools generated by and for the multicultural environment of the Danube Region with its specific regional challenges. The project is primarily oriented towards early-stage project managers in research, social and technological innovation (ReSTI), as well as young graduates as first-time applicants to transnational and multicultural projects, within the Danube Region.


The call explicitly addresses a wide spread of applicants from the business sector, research institutions, as well as civil society organisations. The breakdown of the tentative course programme of the pilot blended learning curriculum can be seen below (the specific module and course names and content are subject to changes):


Pilot Modules Pilot Courses
Module 1


1.1 EU Grant Landscape & Funding Structures
1.2 EU Policy Goals and Guidelines
1.3 EU Strategy EU 2030 and beyond
Module 2


2.1 Introduction to Grant Application Writing & Impact
2.2 Advanced project development and application preparation
2.3 Forming a Consortium
2.4 Budget Development
Module 3


3.1 Introduction to Project Management
3.2 Risk Management
3.3 Financial Management & Reporting
3.4 Communication & Dissemination,  Capitalization
3.5 Exploitation & IPR
Module 4


4.1 Introduction to Social Innovation
4.2 Social Innovation: Approaches and methodologies
4.3 Designing and Implementing Social Innovations
Module 5
5.1 Innovation Sandbox
5.2 Introduction to Human-Centered Innovation Practice
5.3 Toward Sustainability: Introduction to Nature-Based Innovation Practice
5.4 Bringing Innovation to Market
5.5 Business Development


This online event will inform potential applicants about the application process, the technical details of the content of the pilot course.

Learn more about the Excellence in ReSTI project and its experts: Link


This online event is organized and hosted by EuroVienna.