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TOPIC : Financial contribution to the functioning of non-governmental bodies

Topic identifier: FPA-01-2017
Publication date: 16 March 2017

Types of action: HP-FPA-OG Framework Partnership Agreement
Opening date:
28 March 2017
Deadline: 15 June 2017 17:00:00

Time Zone : (Brussels time)
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Pillar: 3rd Health Programme
Work Programme Year: 3HP-2017
Topic Description

Operating grants may be awarded to non-governmental bodies that pursue one or more of the specific objectives of the Health Programme. Operating grants are awarded according to the eligibility criteria established by Article 8(2) of the Programme Regulation and repeated again in Annex III to the present decision.

It is expected that these non-governmental bodies assist the Commission with the information and advice necessary for the development of health policies and the implementation of the Programme objectives and priorities. It is also expected that non-governmental bodies will work on increased health literacy and promotion of healthy life styles, the organisation of science policy conferences and contribute to the optimisation of healthcare activities and practices by providing feedback from and facilitating communication with patients thus empowering them. The Commission also encourages these non-governmental bodies to work together with the European Solidarity Corps, where appropriate.

Topic conditions and documents

Please read carefully all provisions below before the preparation of your application.  

  1. List of countries and applicable rules for funding: Described in section 6 of the Call document.
  2. Eligibility and admissibility conditions: Described in sections 5 and 6 of the Call document.
  3. Evaluation

    3.1 Evaluation criteria and procedure, scoring and threshold: Described in sections 8 and 9 of the Call document.

    3.2 For submission and evaluation process, see Guide for applicants –Operating grants
  4. Proposal page limits and layout: Please refer to Part B of the standard proposal template.
  5. Indicative timetable for evaluation and grant agreement: Described in section 3 of the Call document.
  6. Provisions, proposal templates and evaluation forms:

    Project (HP-PJ):
    Standard proposal template
    Framework Partnership Agreement - Mono
    Specific Grant Agreement - Mono
  7. Additional provisions:
    Please perform a financial viability self-check, using the PP tool of the financial viability self-check.
  8. Additional documents:
    Health Programme Decision
    Annual work plan
    EU Financial regulation

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