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The rules for project implementation are set-out in a Grant Agreement. NCP Flanders guides and supports you with all legal and financial issues during the complete Horizon 2020 grant life cycle. We will offer the same service for Horizon Europe.
The administrative and financial framework with the rules for application and project implementation of Horizon 2020 call are set-out in the Grant Agreement; the Annotated Model Grant Agreement explains extensively all details.
The European commission gives on a regular basic trainings with background information on coordinators' days regarding grant agreement preparation and amending/reporting/payments. Sessions can be followed live or through webstreaming. Presentations can be consulted in the documents.
Information on specific legal and financial topics are listed and documented in the documents and related links on this page.
Soon we'll start to provide information on the administrative and financial framework of Horizon Europe, which will differ (at some aspects) from Horizon 2020.
In the Online Horizon 2020 Manual extensive details and manuals can be found regarding the Grant Management such as reporting, amendments, deliverables, dissemination&exploitation, etc.
The “Financial Management of Horizon 2020 projects: guide to best practice”, a result of a COST project, supports research managers and administrators in delivering good financial management and administration of H2020 projects
The Indicative Audit Programme (IAP) is a list edited by the European Commission, of conditions that are checked during an audit process and procedures that are to be performed. It gives an insight to the documents that are of importance and the points of emphasis that you can expect during a financial audit of your project.
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The draft of the Horizon Europe/Euratom Model Grant Agreement has been made on-line available by the Commission: https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/docs/2021-2027/common/agr-contr/general-mga_horizon-euratom_en.pdf read more
Taking into account the current COVID-19 situation, the Commission confirms that the listed FAQs, related to the management of Horizon 2020 grants under the crisis situation, continue being applicable, as listed on this page. Source: Funding and tender portal read more
DG BUDG has adopted through decision C(2020)3759 on 12 June the new Corporate Model Grant Agreement which has to be used from 2021 onwards by all DGs of the Commission. Clauses particular to Horizon Europe will be introduced by DG RTD (in progress) into the MGA or into Annex 5. French NCP has published in this article (in French) di... read more
Intellectual Property Booster (IP Booster) is a new specialised professional IP service for public research organisations looking to realise value from their research results. Our experts will examine your case and guide you towards the best intellectual property strategy, at no cost to you and fully supported by the European Commission. T... read more
Avia-GIS is a Belgian innovative SME established in 2001. They have built research and public authority trust over the past 19 years and developed a unique, disruptive software suite - VECMAP® - that will support society to overcome one of its important health threats, the spreading of Pests of Public Health importance.
With the help of a Horizon 2020 SME Instrument-phase 2 project, they will be able to add Integrated Pest Management (IPM) functionalities and bring VECMAP®IPM to the market. Within 5 years Avia-GIS will enable 2000 SME pest controllers and 2340 local authorities to shift to IPM strategies. With the grant they will raise revenue from 2 M€ to 14.2 M€ in 2024, and increase the headcount from 15 to 58.
The Horizon 2020 grant was an essential component of their second investment round. To date Avia-GIS already raised 1 M€ in additional private equity and they are now are seeking to complement this with an equal amount as a subordinate loan.read more
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