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TOPIC : Conferences

Topic identifier: HERCULE-TC-2017-02
Publication date: 13 June 2017

Types of action: HERCULE-AG Hercule III Action Grant
Opening date:
13 June 2017
Deadline: 09 August 2017 17:00:00

Time Zone : (Brussels time)
Pillar: HERCULE-1-1
Work Programme Year: HERCULE-2017
Work Programme Part: HERCULE-2017
Topic Description

The dissemination of knowledge and best practices during conferences, workshops or seminars ("Conferences") for staff employed by eligible bodies listed in Article 6 of Regulation 250/2014 as well as independent experts and academics active in the protection of the financial interests of the Union, and covering the following topics:

  1. identification of risk and vulnerabilities the financial interests of the Union are exposed to: new fraud schemes or transgressions perpetrated against the financial interests of the Union, including the impact of the deployment of new technologies, such as virtual currencies (blockchain);
  2. awareness raising on specific fraud indicators ("red flags") that might characterize transgressions against the financial interests of the Union.
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 2.2 of the Call Document: Training & Conferences

2.   Eligibility and admissibility conditions: Described in section 6.2 of the Call Document Training & Conferences

3.   Evaluation

      3.1. Evaluation criteria and procedure, scoring and threshold: Described in section 6 of the Call Document Training & Conferences

      3.2. For submission and evaluation process, see the Call Document Training & Conferences

4.   Proposal page limits and layout:
Please see the proposal template part B

5.   Indicative timetable for evaluation and grant agreement: described in section 8 of the Call Document Training & Conferences

6.   Provisions, proposal templates and evaluation forms for the type(s) of action(s) under this topic:

      Standard proposal template
      Guide for applicants
      Model Grant Agreement – Mono-Beneficiary

7.   Additional documents:
       Annual work programme 2017

Additional documents

  • Frequently Asked Questions & Answers en
  • Template with the draft text of the Monobeneficiary Grant Agreement (MGA) en

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