Letter to unsuccessful applicants: - - July/August 2007
Signatures first grant agreements:
- Nov./Dec. 2007
TARGET YOUR IDEAS FP7 Theme Research Area TOPIC
Describe on 1/2 page the following
What is the problem?
What are the goals?
What is your innovative solution?
Which resources are necessary
Contact your NCP with this outline
PROJECT OUTLINE Goal Problem State of the art Innovation !
CONSORTIUM BUILDING (2)
A fully integrated and balanced
consortium in line with the projects objectives
Definition of roles in a project
Participation rules (minimum requirements!)
How to find partners / Partner search networks
Design your consortium in line with project objectives
Fully integrated and balanced team:
High scientific excellence
Clear roles: no overlaps, no duplications
Experienced in RTD projects (EU and/or national/international)
Involvement of SMEs
Involvement of consumer organizations
Different interest in the project, internationality, cultural framework, etc.
BALANCED CONSORTIUM (2)
Text from work programme Health:
HEALTH-2007-A-22.214.171.124-5: Paediatric formulations of drugs against HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. Projects should aim at investigating the optimal drugs, drug combinations and drug dosing for paediatric treatment of HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in developed and developing countries . Projects are expected to involve industry and relevant stakeholders from public health sectors to foster the development of better treatments and drug formulations for children. Funding scheme: Coordination and Support Action
>>Every partner is part of the puzzle!!
Research projects shall be submitted by a CONSORTIUM consisting of :
3 independent participants from 3 different Member states or Associated countries
>>>>Exceptions (CSA and SICA) – always read carefully the call text
HOW TO FIND SUITABLE PARTNERS?
Screen your own international contacts
Use the network of National Contact Point (NCP)
Attend information days, brokerage events, etc.
Develop your profile, internet, competence catalogues, etc.)
Use the available databases for searching potential partners:
WRITING PROPOSAL PLAN
Overall Proposal -> Coordinator
Work Packages -> WP Leaders
Management -> Coordinator
Budget -> Coordinator
Exploitation -> Commercial partners
Added value of International Cooperation
-> ICPC partners
Objectives & Deliverables
Relevance & Impact
Organisation, Management & Finance
OBJECTIVES & DELIVERABLES
Linked to the Objectives
Between 3 to 5 Objectives
RELEVANCE & IMPACT
Turn theory into practice
Inform the relevant stakeholders
Create knowledge with market value
Why does the project adress the topic
Why does the project benefit the consumer
Why does the project benefit the economy
Divide work in Work Packages with clear goals
Different activities: Management, Research, Development, Dissemination
Describe clearly WHAT you will do to achieve YOUR goals.
ORGANISATION, MANAGEMENT & FINANCE
Clear rights & responsibilities for each partner
Clear management structure
Clear financial plan: budget + cofinancing
SUBMITTING THE PROPOSAL
SUBMITTING THE PROPOSAL (2)
Use the correct forms
Use the Electronic Proposal Submission System (EPSS)
available 1 month before deadline
Upload all draft documents at least a week before deadline