TOPIC : Research into optimized and future railway infrastructure
|Publication date:||11 January 2018|
|Types of action:||Shift2Rail-IA-LS Innovation Action Lump-Sum|
|DeadlineModel: Opening date:||single-stage 16 January 2018||Deadline:||24 April 2018 17:00:00|
|Time Zone : (Brussels time)|
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On 19 February 2018 a new release of the "Questions & Answers" document was published.
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H2020 Annotated Grant Agreement - This guide does not apply to the S2R JU MGA Lump sum pilot — Multi. A specific Annotated MGA Lump sum pilot is currently under preparation at European Commission level and will be published in the Participant Portal as soon as possible –
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Topic DescriptionSpecific Challenge:
For the full topic description, please refer to Annex I of the 2018 Annual Work Plan (2018 Call for proposals for the JU members).
Topic conditions and documents
Topic for S2R JU Members
Please read carefully all provisions below before the preparation of your application.
Full description of the topics: Shift2Rail 2018 Annual Work Plan. (Annex I call for S2R members, Annex II call for non-members)
1. Eligible countries: described in Annex A of the H2020 Work Programme.
Proposal page limits and layout: Please refer to Part B of the proposal template.
Submission and evaluation processes: described in the Online Manual.
4. Indicative time for evaluation and grant agreement: maximum 8 months from the deadline for submission.
5. Proposal templates and model grant agreements (MGA):
Proposal templates for members and non-members are available after entering the submission tool below.
Multi-Beneficiary Model Grant Agreement - Lump Sum
H2020 Annotated Grant Agreement "This guide does not apply to the S2R JU MGA Lump sum pilot— Multi. A specific Annotated MGA Lump sum pilot is currently under preparation at European Commission level and will be published in the Participant Portal as soon as possible"
6. Additional provisions:
Members of consortium are required to conclude a consortium agreement, in principle prior to the signature of the grant agreement.
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.
8. Additional documents:
LEARs, Account Administrators or self-registrants can publish partner requests for open and forthcoming topics after logging into the Participant Portal.
To access the Electronic Submission Service of the topic, please select the type of action that is most relevant to your proposal from the list below and click on the 'Start Submission' button. You will then be asked to confirm your choice of the type of action and topic, as these cannot be changed in the submission system. Upon confirmation you will be linked to the correct entry point.
To access existing draft proposals for this topic, please login to the Participant Portal and select the My Proposals page of the My Area section.
|Type of Action||Innovation Action Lump-Sum [Shift2Rail-IA-LS]|
|Topic||Research into optimized and future railway infrastructure - S2R-CFM-IP3-01-2018|
|Guidance on proposal submission:||H2020 online manual|
Shift2Rail JU Call Helpdesk: email@example.com. Please note that the deadline for addressing queries related to S2R JU calls for proposals to the Q&A functional mailbox (firstname.lastname@example.org) is Tuesday 10 April 2018 at 17:00 (Brussels Local Time).
H2020 Online Manual is your guide on the procedures from proposal submission to managing your grant.
Participant Portal FAQ – Submission of proposals.
National Contact Points (NCP) - contact your NCP for further assistance in your national language(s).
Research Enquiry Service – ask questions about any aspect of European research in general and the EU Research Framework Programmes in particular.
Enterprise Europe Network – contact your EEN national contact for advice to businesses with special focus on SMEs. The support includes guidance on the EU research funding.
IT Helpdesk - contact the Participant Portal IT helpdesk for questions such as forgotten passwords, access rights and roles, technical aspects of submission of proposals, etc.
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CEN and CENELEC, the European Standards Organisations, advise you how to tackle standardisation in your project proposal. Contact CEN-CENELEC Research Helpdesk at email@example.com
Partner Search Services help you find a partner organisation for your proposal.