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Research Grants & Contracts Office. Horizon 2020 – European Research Council & Marie Sklodowska -Curie Juan Vidal. Summary. Overview of Horizon 2020 European Research Council Marie Sklodowska -Curie Where to find more information on Horizon 2020. Overview of Horizon 2020.

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research grants contracts office

Research Grants & Contracts Office

Horizon 2020 – European Research Council & Marie Sklodowska-Curie

Juan Vidal

summary
Summary
  • Overview of Horizon 2020
  • European Research Council
  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie
  • Where to find more information on Horizon 2020
what is horizon 2020
What is Horizon 2020
  • The European Union’s funding instrument for research and innovation from 2014-2020
    • Budget of €70.2 billion
    • From research to innovation – from basic research to bringing ideas to the market
    • Focus on societal challenges EU society is facing (e.g. health, clean energy, food security, integrated transport)
horizon 2020 structure
Horizon 2020 Structure

Widening Participation; Science with and for Society

excellent science
Excellent Science
  • Total budget €21.6 billion
  • Overall objective: “to strengthen the excellence of European research”
  • Mostly operates on a “bottom-up” basis
  • Four funding programmes
    • European Research Council
    • Future Emerging Technology
      • Funds collaborative frontier research
    • Marie Sklodowska-Curie
    • Research Infrastructures
      • Funding mechanism for Europe-wide infrastructures to support research
industrial leadership
Industrial Leadership
  • Main programme under this pillar funds collaborative top-down research
    • Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT)
    • Risk Financing
    • Innovation to SME’s
  • Focused on applied research and innovation activities
erc funding schemes 1
ERC Funding Schemes 1
  • Starting Grants
  • Consolidator Grants
  • Advanced Grants
  • Synergy Grants
  • Proof of Concept Grants
erc funding schemes 2
ERC Funding Schemes 2

Summary of Main Grant Schemes

erc funding schemes 3
ERC Funding Schemes 3
  • Three research domains
  • Indicative split between the domains
    • Physical Science & Engineering 44%
    • Life Sciences 39%
    • Social Sciences & Humanities 17%
  • Open to any nationality
  • Funding for best “frontier research” – research excellence the only criteria
  • Lead by a single PI, supported by a research team
erc eligibility criteria 1
ERC Eligibility Criteria 1

Starting Grant

Specific eligibility criteria:

  • Principal Investigator shall have been awarded his/her first PhD

≥ 2 and ≤ 7 years

prior to the publication date of the call for proposals of the ERC Starting Grant (for 2014 the publication date is 11th December 2013)

erc eligibility criteria 2
ERC Eligibility Criteria 2

Consolidator Grant

Specific eligibility criteria:

  • Principal Investigator shall have been awarded his/her first PhD

> 7 and ≤ 12 years

prior to the publication date of the call for proposals of the ERC Consolidator Grant (for 2014 the publication date is 11th December 2013)

erc budgets 1
ERC Budgets 1

Eligible costs:

  • Principal Investigator’s salary costs
  • Cost of senior “researchers” at the College or at other institutions
  • Post-doctoral researchers and other research staff (such as technicians)
  • PhD student stipends
  • Direct costs such as equipment, consumables, travel and subsistence, payments to participants, field work costs, and open access publication charges
erc budgets 2
ERC Budgets 2
  • Will fund 100% of direct costs + 25% indirect costs, except for sub-contracts (typically audit fees) which are only funded at 100% of direct costs i.e.
how to prepare an erc bid 1
How to Prepare an ERC Bid 1
  • Proposals are submitted via the Research and Innovation Participants Portal
  • http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/
  • Same portal is used to identify opportunities, and manage awarded grants
  • The bid consists of two main sections – Part A and the Part B.
  • The Part A will consist of a title page with summary, contact information for the PI and the College, and a summary budget
how to prepare an erc bid 2
How to Prepare an ERC Bid 2
  • Part B split into multiple sections
  • Cover page
    • Includes 2000 word summary & if cross-disciplinary, 1000 word justification of the cross-disciplinary nature
  • Part B1 consists of:
    • Extended synopsis: 5 pages – show how proposed research is ground breaking
    • CV: 2 pages
    • Funding ID: - list of on-going grants & grant applications
    • Achievement track record: 2 pages
how to prepare an erc bid 3
How to Prepare an ERC Bid 3
  • Part B2
  • Detailed scientific proposal: 15 pages
    • State of the art objectives
    • Methodology
    • Resources required (including breakdown & justification of costs)
  • Template for starting grant available at: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/call_ptef/pt/h2020-call-pt-erc-stg_en.pdf
    • Template for consolidator grants is not available yet
evaluation
Evaluation
  • Two-stage evaluation
  • Stage 1 evaluate the extended synopsis and CV
  • Stage 2 evaluate the full proposal
  • Evaluate both research & PI
    • Ground breaking nature research
    • Scientific approach
    • Intellectual capacity and creativity
    • Commitment to spending at least 50% on the project and at least 50% in EU Member state or Associated Country
schemes under marie sklodowska curie
Schemes under Marie Sklodowska-Curie
  • Research and Staff Exchange (RISE)
  • Individual Fellowships (IF)
  • Innovative Training Networks (ITN)
  • Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes (COFUND)

Deadlines

  • RISE 24th April
  • ITN 9th April
  • IF will be published 12th March for 11th September deadline
summary of rise
Summary of RISE
  • Funds two-way exchanges of staff between academic and non-academic institutions
  • Promotes knowledge exchange, networking and workshops
  • Total budget of €70 million
  • Flat rate funding
    • Top funding for personnel €2,000/person month
    • Institution gets €1,000/person month for research, training and network costs, and €700/person month for management & indirect costs
  • 30 page proposal – no details available yet on format of proposal
innovative training networks
Innovative Training Networks
  • Three types of ITN:
    • European Training Networks (ETN)
    • European Industrial Networks (EIN)
    • European Joint Doctorates (EJD)
  • Total budget for this call €405.18 million, with €25.5 million allocated to EIN and €30 million allocated to EJD
  • All ITN require the mobility of the Early Career Researchers
  • Projects run for 48 months, and Early Career Researchers are recruited for between 3 and 36 months
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ETN
  • ETN:
    • Minimum of 3 beneficiaries in at least 3 different EU Member States or Associated Countries
    • Typically 6 – 10 participants, must involve non-academic participants
    • May apply for maximum of 540 researcher months per network
    • Researchers will typically be enrolled on a PhD
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EIN
  • EIN:
    • Minimum of 2 participants, 1 academic and 1 non-academic, located in different EU Member States or Associated Countries
    • Maximum of 540 researcher months for Networks with more than two participants, otherwise maximum 180 researcher months
    • Researchers must spend 50% of their time at the non-academic participant, plus up to 30% at other beneficiaries
    • Must be enrolled for a PhD
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EJD
  • EJD:
    • Minimum of 3 academic participants from 3 different EU Member States or Associated Countries. Above this minimum may include participants from any sector
    • May apply for maximum of 540 researcher months per network
    • As a minimum researchers must be enrolled for a Joint Doctorate
    • The network must provide Joint/Double or Multiple Doctoral Degrees
budget under itn
Budget under ITN
  • Flat rate budget

* Adjusted by country coefficient, so will get €3,741.33/month in UK

format of itn 1
Format of ITN 1
  • Part A
    • General information about the proposal
    • Data on participating organisations
    • Budget (in terms of requested researcher months)
    • Ethics table
    • Information on partner organisations
format of itn 2
Format of ITN 2
  • Part B
    • List of Participants
    • 1. Summary
    • 2. Excellence
    • 3. Impact
    • 4. Implementation
    • Gantt chart
    • 5. Capabilities of the participating organisations
    • 6. Ethical aspects
    • Letters of commitment
  • http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/doc/call/h2020/h2020-msca-itn-2014/1590152-itn_2014_-_guide_for_applicants_1.2_en.pdf
where to find more information 1
Where to Find More Information 1
  • UKRO web-site: http://www.ukro.ac.uk/Pages/UKRO.aspx
  • UKRO subscriber services (regular e-mails on which EU funding call have been published and UKRO training sessions for ERC/Marie Sklodowska-Curie events)
  • RGCO web-site: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/rgco/otherservices/events.shtml
  • Funding Opportunities section of the Research & Innovation Participants Portal: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/index.html
where to find more information 2
Where to Find More Information 2
  • London Higher Workshop & 1:1 Surgeries at Senate House
  • £499 per institution (with a max of 3 people attending)
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