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[17-10-2018] EMFF call for expression of interest. More...
[30-08-2018] New, improved "My expert area" released. More...
[05/06/2018] Expert evaluators needed: help us select high-potential (social) innovators. More...
[15/06/2017] Expert evaluators needed: help us select high-potential innovators. More...
[07/06/2016] Call for experts to assist the European Defence Agency (EDA) with tasks in connection with the Preparatory Action on Defence Research. More...
[10/2014] The 3rd Health Programme and the Consumer Programme, managed by the Consumer, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA), and the Research Fund for Coal and Steel (RFCS) are now using the European Commission's experts database to select experts for assignments including the evaluation of proposals and monitoring of projects. If you are already registered as an expert and wish to also indicate your interest in these programmes, please update your profile by ticking "RFCS (Research Fund for Coal and Steel)" and/or " Third Health Programme (managed by Chafea)" ('Programme Selection' section). More...

Experts H2020 online manual

Join the database of independent experts. The European Commission appoints independent experts to assist with assignments that include the evaluation of proposals, monitoring of projects, and evaluation of programmes, and design of policy.

New experts

Want to become an expert?
What do expert assignments involve?

Experts, as peer reviewers, assist in the:

  • evaluation of proposals
  • monitoring of actions

In addition, experts assist in the :

  • preparation, implementation or evaluation of programmes and design of policies.

Business innovation coaches support SMEs funded via the SME instrument. An expression of interest for experts willing to become Business Innovation Coach for the SME instrument is available on the EASME website. Candidate coaches will also be asked to provide more detailed information on their competence and experience here.

Who can be an expert?

You have a chance of being selected as an expert if you:

Register as Expert

In order to access the expert registration form, you are first asked to login with a valid Participant Portal (EU Login) account. If you do not have it yet, it easy to create your Portal (EU Login) account.

Registered experts

  • Registered experts can complete or update their profile at any time by logging-in to their Portal account (EU Login) and accessing My Expert Area.
  • Your profile is only available to the Commission for consideration once it is complete and valid.
  • Should you get a contract as independent expert, please check that the Bank Account on which you want to be paid is still valid before you introduce a request for payment.

Other opportunities for experts

For further opportunities for experts, please see also other Commission calls for experts.