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TOPIC : Research Social Platform on Migration and Asylum

Topic identifier: REV-INEQUAL-12-2017
Publication date: 14 October 2015

Types of action: CSA Coordination and support action
DeadlineModel:
Opening date:
single-stage
04 October 2016
Deadline: 02 February 2017 17:00:00

Time Zone : (Brussels time)
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Pillar: Societal Challenges
Work Programme Year: H2020-2016-2017
Topic Updates
  • 07 February 2017 14:54

    As of 1st January 2017, Switzerland is associated to the entire H2020 programme. In consequence, it is now also associated to this topic. In a nutshell this means that Swiss partners in a proposal are now on an equal footing with partners from EU Member States or other Associated Countries. For the details, please read this note.

    The submission session is now available for: REV-INEQUAL-09-2017(CSA), REV-INEQUAL-12-2017(CSA), REV-INEQUAL-13-2017(RIA), REV-INEQUAL-11-2017(CSA)

    CALL : H2020-SC6-REV-INEQUAL-2016-2017
     

    The call deadline was Thursday 2 of February 17 Pm 2017. A total of 26 proposals were submitted in response to this call. The number of proposals for each topic is shown below including the indicative budget of the topic:

    REV-INEQUAL-13:RIA: 12 submitted (indicative budget: 2,5 M€)
    REV-INEQUAL-11: CSA: 4 proposals (indicative budget: 2 M€)
    REV-INEQUAL-12: CSA: 3 proposals (indicative budget: 2 M€)
    REV-INEQUAL-09-2017 :CSA: 7 proposals (indicative budget: 3 M€)

     

  • 13 January 2017 16:24

    As from 1 January 2017 Switzerland is associated to the entire Horizon 2020. In practical terms this means that for all Horizon 2020 projects for which the GA is signed as from 1 January the Swiss participants are automatically eligible for funding and may count towards the minimum number of participants required for a project (see the eligibility criteria for funding and participation under Regulation 1290/2013 on Horizon 2020 Rules for participation).

    For more information see:

    http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/other/hi/h2020-hi-swiss-part_en.pdf

     

Topic Description
Specific Challenge:

Over these last two years, the European Union has been faced with the largest influx of migrants, including refugees, in decades. Caused mainly by violent conflicts, geopolitical shocks and economic disparities in Europe's neighbourhood and beyond, this influx poses short, medium and long-term challenges, from the immediate accommodation and hosting of migrants in loco to their lasting societal integration in their new regional and/or urban context.

Migration features prominently in both President Juncker's policy priorities as well as in Societal Challenge 6. Global migration drivers and flows have economic, socio-political and cultural consequences (e.g. costs and benefits, varying impacts on sending and receiving countries, tensions with and within local populations, budgetary implications, impact on cultural diversity, challenges to the international protection of human rights) that must be better understood in order to find appropriate solutions.

Scope:

The Research Social Platform on Migration and Asylum (ReSOMA) will bring together the relevant research communities with stakeholder representatives and practitioners such as international organisations, non-governmental organisations, social partners, local and regional authorities, cities as well as European and national policy stakeholders.

Taking stock of existing scientific literature linked to best practices in the management of migration and immigrant integration in the EU, and asylum practices, the Research Social Platform will organise stakeholder workshops and elaborate synthetic policy briefs on evolving forms of migration and mobility, on reception and asylum procedures, on integration measures, including language provision, social and psychological support to refugees, on skill recognition and training for migrants, and on other innovative actions to ensure the best possible reception and integration of migrants in their new local environment. Gender issues and the specific challenges related to the education and integration of minors should be addressed.

The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU in the order of EUR 2 million would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Nonetheless, this does not preclude submission and selection of proposals requesting other amounts.

Expected Impact:

A new interactive platform/network of stakeholders will be created, which should aim at continuing beyond the duration of the action. Recommendations from participatory workshops and policy briefs are to be discussed and agreed by key stakeholders, practitioners and policymakers therefore strengthening communication, bonds, learning and best practices among the participants and beyond. Findings should be translated into policy advice that is tailored for end-user policymakers, notably the European Commission, the Member States and the Associated States. The Research Social Platform will contribute to the knowledge base informing the future shaping of European migration policy.

Delegation Exception Footnote:

This activity directly aimed at supporting the development and implementation of evidence base for R&I policies and supporting various groups of stakeholders. It is excluded from the delegation to Research Executive Agency and will be implemented by the Commission services.

Cross-cutting Priorities:

International cooperation
Socio-economic science and humanities
Gender

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 part A of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme.
    Note also that a number of non-EU/non-Associated Countries that are not automatically eligible for funding have made specific provisions for making funding available for their participants in Horizon 2020 projects. See the information in the Online Manual.

     
  2. Eligibility and admissibility conditions: described in part B and C of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme

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

     
  3. Evaluation

    3.1  Evaluation criteria and procedure, scoring and threshold: described in part H of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme

    3.2 Submission and evaluation process: Guide to the submission and evaluation process
          
  4. Indicative timetable for evaluation and grant agreement:

    Information on the outcome of single-stage evaluation: maximum 5 months from the deadline for submission.
    Signature of grant agreements: maximum 8 months from the deadline for submission.
     
  5. Provisions, proposal templates and evaluation forms for the type(s) of action(s) under this topic:

    Coordination and Support Action:

    Specific provisions and funding rates
    Proposal templates are available after entering the submission tool below.
    Standard evaluation form
    H2020 General MGA -Multi-Beneficiary
    Annotated Grant Agreement
     
  6. Additional provisions:

    Horizon 2020 budget flexibility
    Classified information
    Technology readiness levels (TRL) – where a topic description refers to TRL, these definitions apply.
    Financial support to Third Parties – where a topic description foresees financial support to Third Parties, these provisions apply.

     
  7. Open access must be granted to all scientific publications resulting from Horizon 2020 actions.

    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.

    Open access to research data
    The Open Research Data Pilot has been extended to cover all Horizon 2020 topics for which the submission is opened on 26 July 2016 or later. Projects funded under this topic will therefore by default provide open access to the research data they generate, except if they decide to opt-out under the conditions described in annex L of the Work Programme. Projects can opt-out at any stage, that is both before and after the grant signature.

    Note that the evaluation phase proposals will not be evaluated more favourably because they plan to open or share their data, and will not be penalised for opting out.

    Open research data sharing applies to the data needed to validate the results presented in scientific publications. Additionally, projects can choose to make other data available open access and need to describe their approach in a Data Management Plan.

    - Projects need to create a Data Management Plan (DMP), except if they opt-out of making their research data open access. A first version of the DMP must be provided as an early deliverable within six months of the project and should be updated during the project as appropriate. The Commission already provides guidance documents, including a template for DMPs.

    - Eligibility of costs: costs related to data management and data sharing are eligible for reimbursement during the project duration.

    The legal requirements for projects participating in this pilot are in the article 29.3 of the Model Grant Agreement.

     

  8. Additional documents:

    H2020 Work Programme 2016-17: Introduction

    H2020 Work Programme 2016-17: Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies
    H2020 Work Programme 2016-17: Dissemination, Exploitation and Evaluation
    H2020 Work Programme 2016-17: General Annexes
    Legal basis: Horizon 2020 - Regulation of Establishment
    Legal basis: Horizon 2020 Rules for Participation
    Legal basis: Horizon 2020 Specific Programme
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