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22 questions

Pierre GUISSET, 30/01/2014 16:30

Is there an official EC definition of "Innovation"?

(motivation: this is a word that is used by many people and with several different meanings).



Evagelos KOSMIDIS, 31/01/2014 07:12

Does Large Contribution programs mean that all the bullets in the work program should be addressed ?

Now it says that proposals can meet one or more of the following points (Bullets).


Bojan BLAĊ½ICA, 31/01/2014 10:03

Regarding the SME instrument:

- can a single SME submit more than one proposal for the SME instrument?

- if two SMEs would like to work together on an innovative idea - would it be better to apply for the SME instrument as a consortium or to handle collaboration via subcontracting?


Pierre GUISSET, 31/01/2014 10:23



(2006/C 323/01) defines "Industrial Research" and "Experimental Development. Can we consider that "Research and Innovation Actions" = Industrial Research and "Experimental Development" = Innovation Actions?


James CLARKE, 31/01/2014 10:23

I think that I heard the pre-proposal check form is no longer being done by the Commission, instead carried out by NCPs? Is my understanding correct?


Pierre GUISSET, 31/01/2014 10:40

For Innovation Actions evaluation, Impact criterion has a weight of 1,5. Does this mean that the total scores will be on a scale from 0 to 17,5 (max)? How then to interpret the overall threshold of 10 ?


Andrea GUARISE, 31/01/2014 10:42

1. Mrs Bogliolo said that it is expected more support from NCP for proposal checking. This means the pre-evaluation check previously sent to the EC won't be possible anymore?

2. If I understood correctly Mrs Koepman reported that the third step of the SME instrument shall provide "coaching", or networking with private equity, not funds. This means that coaching/networking will be done directly from the EC? Or in voucher form? Or simply networking events with entrepreneurs/SMEs?



Ana AGUIAR, 31/01/2014 10:42

Is the FET implementation as before, i.e. 2 phase with a short proposal evaluated upon submission and a full proposal by the cut-off date if proposal passed phase 1?


Barbara PERNICI, 31/01/2014 10:47

about the DOW

if the submitted DOW is consider as final, this implies that usually no budget cut is expected for an accepted project as this is also an element in the evaluation process?



Greet BILSEN, 31/01/2014 10:47

Does PPI/PCP within an R&I or innovation project corresponds to having an open call for additional partners/expertise within the project itself?


James CLARKE, 31/01/2014 10:49

Regarding minimum legal entities, presentation says for standard collaborative actions, at least 3 legal entities and Support actions require 1.

Question: Does Coordination action require 3 legal entities, or 1?


Andrea GUARISE, 31/01/2014 10:51

"Additional Remuneration", up to 8 kE, shall be calculated on top of total foreseen project financing, or within the PGA established financing?


Marcos ALVAREZ-DIAZ, 31/01/2014 10:55

One question regarding the agenda of the networking sessions. Will there be the possibility to give public presentations for those of us who submitted one? I haven't received any confirmation yet.


Marcos ALVAREZ-DIAZ, 31/01/2014 10:58

The closing date mentioned by Ioannis Malekos for the 5G call was 23 September 2014, but the previously published date was 25 November as it reads in the Participants Portal. Has it been changed?


Alessandra BAGNATO, 31/01/2014 11:02

In the template we read that quantifiable measurements shoul be applief for each WP. Could you give us somee examples? Thanks


Patrick GUILLEMIN, 31/01/2014 11:07

Where doest the standardization supporting actions (CSA) fits in these calls?


Pierre GUISSET, 31/01/2014 11:12

Innovation can happen in an enterprise completely independently of any research activity. Is such innovation disconnected to research also eligible for Innovation Actions?


Patrick GUILLEMIN, 31/01/2014 11:31

Pierre, you certainly know this "classic": Research converts money into knowledge and Innovation converts Knowledge into money ;-)


Patrick GUILLEMIN, 31/01/2014 11:37

I am in "Network Technologies" room to see if anybody would like to connect to ETSI in his proposal with new standardization, to see my face look at


Sathyanarayana RAO, 31/01/2014 12:06

During the meeting it is identified the consortium cannot be changed (except in some special cases). What happens if an SME is spinned off from one company to focus on the specific topic of the project, attracting external funding (towards exploitation). Can the new entity replace the consortium member (original compnay from which the new company spinned off) ?


Pierre GUISSET, 31/01/2014 12:20

For EU Japan (EUJ1) call, what are the minimum consortium size? Is this min 3 European partners, or 3 min partners, including European and Japanese?


Andrei BANDRABUR, 31/01/2014 14:15

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