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TOPIC : Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-ETN)

Topic identifier: MSCA-ITN-2014-ETN
Publication date: 11 December 2013

Types of action: MSCA-ITN-ETN European Training Networks
DeadlineModel:
Opening date:
single-stage
11 December 2013
Deadline: 09 April 2014 17:00:00

Time Zone : (Brussels time)
  Horizon 2020
Topic Description
Scope:

European Training Networks (ETN)

ETNs are multi-partner research training networks and must be composed of at least three beneficiaries established in at least three different EU Member States or Associated Countries. Above this minimum, the participation of other organisations, including international organisations and those from Other Third Countries, is possible under the conditions provided by the Horizon 2020 Rules for Participation. Although there is no pre-defined size for these multi-partner networks, it is strongly recommended to keep the size of the consortium between 6 and 10 beneficiaries. It is expected that beneficiaries will be drawn from the academic and non-academic sectors and that ETN proposals will offer intersectoral and interdisciplinary research training as well as high-quality supervision arrangements. Each beneficiary must recruit and host at least one ESR.

 

Topic conditions and documents

1. List of countries and applicable rules for funding: described in part A of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme.

2. Eligibility and admissibility conditions: described in part B and C of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme, with the following exceptions: the conditions specific to Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) are described in the MSCA section of the General Work Programme.

3. Evaluation

3.1 Evaluation criteria and procedure, scoring and threshold: described in part H of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme, with the following exceptions: the award criteria and evaluation procedure specific to Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) is described in the MSCA section of the General Work Programme.

3.2 Guide to the submission and evaluation process

3.3 The ITN-specific guide for applicants can be downloaded from the Call Documents page.

4. Proposal page limits and layout: Please refer to Part B of the proposal template.

5. Indicative timetable for evaluation and grant agreement:
Information on the outcome of evaluation: maximum 5 months from the final date for submission.
Signature of grant agreements: maximum 3 months from the date of informing successful applicants.

6. Provisions, proposal templates and evaluation forms for the type of action under this topic:
Specific provisions and funding rates ITN
MSCA standard proposal template (administrative forms and structure of technical annex)
MSCA ITN evaluation form
Annotated Model Grant Agreement

7. Additional provisions:
Horizon 2020 budget flexibility
Classified information

8. Open access must be granted to all scientific publications resulting from Horizon 2020 actions, and proposals must refer to measures envisaged. Where relevant, proposals should also provide information on how the participants will manage the research data generated and/or collected during the project, such as details on what types of data the project will generate, whether and how this data will be exploited or made accessible for verification and re-use, and how it will be curated and preserved.

Additional documents

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(EN only, incl. the additional docs.)

  • Guide for Applicants ITN 2014 en
  • MSCA - Descriptors 2014 en
  • Ethics Issues: Checklist en
  • FAQs ITN 2014 en
  • Legal basis - Specific Programme H2020 en
  • WP H2020 - 1. Introduction en
  • WP H2020 - 3. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) en
  • Legal basis - Framework Programme H2020 en
  • WP H2020 - 19. General Annexes en
  • Flash Call Information en

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