Knowledge E | 4th December 2017: Applying for Grants (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

4th December 2017: Applying for Grants (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

Start Date: December 4, 2017

End Date: December 4, 2017

Venue: National Training Institute, Ministry of Health, Cairo, Egypt


This one-day course will provide a general overview on the typical principals of a successful grant application. The course will review tall-purpose core components of the grant application process as per international standards.

This session will include hands-on exercises, examples of successful grant applications, and display a variety of tools and practices that can be utilised by prospective scholars.


This Course is ideal for:

  • Academic researchers interested in grant application
  • Library and information professionals who provide classes to faculty on this topic


Miss Daniela Gomes
CEO and Managing Partner of Octopux Consulting

Ms. Gomes is the CEO and Managing Partner of Octopux Consulting, a private company that provides professional services in a number of subjects based around EU Funding for Research & Innovation, lobbying, networking, training and business planning.

She has extensive knowledge and expertise of the European Commission’s funding programmes like FP7, Horizon 202, SME Instrument, COSME, ERASMUS+, Eurostars, EU Procurement and more. She is a public speaker, project manager, project evaluator, coach in EU funding, business & market analyst and expert in digital marketing. Having English, Portuguese and Cantonese as her 3 mother-tongues, she also speaks fluently French and Dutch, with an average command of Spanish and Catalan.

Her specialties include Bid Writing & Project Management in different EU funding programmes (FP7, Horizon 2020, COSME, Erasmus+, Creative Europe, Eurostars from EUREKA, EU Procurement, etc.), Exploitation & Dissemination of EU-funded projects, International Networking, Lobbying, Knowledge Transfer, Market Analysis, Business Planning, Strategy, PR, Training Courses, Executive Coaching.