Five simple steps to a successful communications and dissemination plan for Horizon 2020 and beyond

A clear communications plan is critical for any Horizon 2020 bid. Research teams and consortia need to ensure the widest communication, dissemination and exploitation of the knowledge they are creating. They need to make research resonate with influential target audiences, facilitating broader impact.

A successful communications and dissemination plan should be well articulated at the start of any bid, and be a thread throughout a project’s lifecycle, but too often it is seen as activity that happens at the end of a project. Is this too little, too late? In this whitepaper we take you through five simple steps to developing a plan that delivers results.