Lukasz Nikitin: "Horizon 2020"


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Lukasz Nikitin: "Horizon 2020"

  1. 1. Warsaw, October 16, 2012© SMWI, 2011
  2. 2. Horizon 2020State of play: Horizon 2020 under discussion in EP & EC; framework agreed, the council proposes one more by division of the 6th, toinnovative inclusive society and one on security (borders, cybercrime, etc.).Before Xmass agreed text emerges from the Council. EP discusses over 2000amendments, vote at the committee in October;December final position of EP on Horizon 2020.In terms of innovative inclusive society: ICT skills, e-learning, e-governmentRules for participation – either a simplified funding of 100 % with a 20 % flat rate,or real overhead costs. Remuneration of personnel on unit costs (not related tointernal cost regulation of their institutions).There will be no discussion on the budget before the agreement of heads of stateon the overall EU budget. EC asked for 80 bln for Horizon 2020. More realistic 60bln.Within the Horizon 4 bln for ICT, spread throughout the entire programme, indifferent topics, sometimes even individual actions.CIP ICT PSP Call 7 – February 2013 may 2013. Warsaw, October 16, 2012
  3. 3. Three priorities:1. Excellent science 2. Industrial leadership 3. Societal challenges Warsaw, October 16, 2012
  4. 4. Horizon 2020 – Objectives and structure Europe 2020 priorities European Research Area International cooperation Shared objectives and principles Tackling Societal Challenges Creating Industrial Leadership and ICT Competitive Frameworks Health, demographic change and wellbeing Leadership in enabling and industrial Food security, sustainable agriculture and technologies ICT ICT the bio-based economy ICT Secure, clean and efficient energy Nanotech., Materials, Manuf. and Processing ICT Smart, green and integrated transport Biotechnology Climate action, resource efficiency and Space ICT raw materials Access to risk finance ICT Inclusive, innovative and secure societies Innovation in SMEs EIT Excellence in the Science Base Frontier research (ERC) JRC Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) ICT Skills and career development (Marie Curie) Research infrastructures ICT Simplified access Dissemination & knowledge tranfer Common rules, toolkit of funding schemes Warsaw, October 16, 2012
  5. 5. ICT 4 b€ ICT in Societal Challenges (I) Health, demographic change & wellbeing;  e-health, self management of health, improved diagnostics, improved surveillance, health data collection, active ageing, assisted living; Secure, clean and efficient energy;  Smart cities; Energy efficient buildings; smart electricity grids; smart metering; Smart, green and integrated transport;  Smart transport equipment, infrastructures and services; innovative transport management systems; safety aspects Warsaw, October 16, 2012
  6. 6. ICT in Societal Challenges (II)ICT 4 b€ Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research & the bioeconomy Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials  ICT for increased resource efficiency; earth observation and monitoring Inclusive, innovative and secure societies  Digital inclusion; social innovation platforms; e-government services; e-skills and e-learning; e-culture; cyber security; ensuring privacy and protection of human rights on-line Warsaw, October 16, 2012
  7. 7. Rules for Participation: what’s new? (1)A SINGLE SET OF RULES Adapted for the whole research and innovation cycle Covering all research programmes and funding bodies Aligned to the Financial Regulation, coherent with other new EU Programmes.ONE PROJECT - ONE FUNDING RATE. Maximum of 100% of direct costs (except for actions close to market, where a 70% maximum will apply) Indirect eligible costs: a flat rate of 20% of direct eligible costsSIMPLE EVALUATION CRITERIA Excellence – Impact - Implementation (Excellence only, for the ERC)NEW FORMS OF FUNDING aimed at innovation: pre-commercial procurement,inducement prizes, dedicated loan and equity instruments.INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION: facilitated but better protecting EUinterests. Warsaw, October 16, 2012
  8. 8. Rules for Participation: what’s new? (2) SIMPLER RULES FOR GRANTS: broader acceptance of participants accounting practices for direct costs, flat rate for indirect costs, no time-sheets for personnel working full time on a project, possibility of output-based grants. FEWER, BETTER TARGETED CONTROLS AND AUDITS  Lowest possible level of requirements for submission of audit certificates without undermining sound financial management;  Audit strategy focused on risk and fraud prevention. IMPROVED RULES ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY  Balance between legal security and flexibility;  Tailor-made IPR provisions for new forms of funding;  A new emphasis on open access to research publications. Beyond the Rules: further simplified provisions in the Grant Agreement andimplementing procedures to facilitate access to Horizon 2020 (eg. common IT platform). Warsaw, October 16, 2012