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EU-Canada Workshops: Save the date & Call for pitches

Published on April 28th, 2021
EU-Canada Workshop

SAVE THE DATE: EU – Canada Workshops 2nd session coming on May 31st, 2021

On the occasion of the launch of the Horizon Europe work programme, a public workshop will be dedicated to the presentation of the joint Research call Programme on Quantum Technologies between Europe and Canada, with the possibility to have dedicated networking to share experiences and form new partnerships.

EU-CAN workshops are scheduled in two parts
  • On May 3rd 2021, 4 pm – 6 pm (Brussels – CEST) / 10 am – 12 am (Ottawa – EDT). This session already happen. You can find the presentations and other relevant document from this session in the links below.


Preliminary international landscape of QT competences

Presentation by EC

Presentation by NSERC

  • On May 31st 2021, 4 pm – 6 pm (Brussels – CEST) / 10 am – 12 am (Ottawa – EDT), the Project pitches and networking session.

Deadline for registration: May 31st, 1pm (Brussels – CEST) / 7am (Ottawa – EDT).

AGENDA May 31st session

Participation is free but registration is mandatory.

Stay tuned for more information on the agendas and participants!

EU-Canada Workshop: CALL FOR PITCHES

Following the May 3rd 2021 EU-Canada workshop, a follow-up session on May 31st, 2021 will be dedicated to project networking, with keynote speakers and project pitches.

This session will provide the opportunity to a maximum of 6 European and 6 Canadian project investigators to present bilateral collaborative projects objectives in a short three-minute pitch. Reminder: Only Principle Investigators from European eligible countries to the joint call and Canada can submit a pitch.

All submitted pitches will be made available after the workshop on Flagship’s official website However not all pitches will be presented during this workshop due to the number of submissions and time constraints.

Thus, all pitches shall be recorded, in compliance with image rights and GDPR rules authorization and pitch, candidates are requested to attend both the workshop on May 3rd and the networking session.

Your pitch is expected to explain the following:

  • The objective of the project/ topic addressed
  • The expected impact of the project
  • PI’s expertise
  • What complementary skills are sought in the bilateral team?

Pitch submission process:

  • Abstract: deadline Wednesday May 12th, 2021 – 17:00 CET/11 am EDT. Submit via this link a short summary of the pitch at the latest May 12th 2021 17:00 CET/11 am EDT.
  • Pitch video: deadline Monday May 17th, 2021 – 17:00 CET/11 am EDT. Record a video of the pitch either independently or with InCoQFlag support:
    • Send your pitch video at the latest on May 17th, 2021 to (use WeTransfer). Quality requirements are detailed below.
    • If you need support for recording, click here to select a date between May 10th and May 14th.
    • Main quality requirements:
      • The video must NOT exceed 3 minutes and not be commercial
      • The image quality of 1020p or full HD
      • Landscape view

The abstract and recorded pitch shall be submitted before the deadlines. 

The organizers also offer a one-hour networking virtual cocktail session after the workshop.


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952223

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