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TOPIC : ECSEL Key Applications and Essential Technologies (RIA)

Topic identifier: ECSEL-01-2014
Publication date: 09 July 2014

Types of action: ECSEL-RIA ECSEL Research and Innovation Action
Opening date:
09 July 2014
Deadline: 17 September 2014 17:00:00

Time Zone : (Brussels time)
  Horizon 2020
Topic Description

Specific challenge: Please consult the ECSEL Multi Annual Strategic Plan (MASP) ECSEL-GB-2014.06

Scope:  The topics open for this call are listed in the ECSEL Work Plan 2014 under the heading “CALL ECSEL-2014-1 RIA - Scope and Objectives”

Expected impact: The expected impact is listed in the ECSEL MASP for each topic under the heading “Impact”

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 Annexes of the ECSEL JU Work Plan 2014.
  2. Eligibility and admissibility conditions:
    Admissibility conditions are described in part B of the Annexes of the ECSEL JU Work Plan 2014.
    Eligibility conditions are described in the ECSEL JU Work Plan 2014 under the heading “CALL ECSEL-2014-1 RIA – Eligibility Conditions”.
  3. Evaluation

    3.1  Evaluation criteria and procedure, scoring and threshold:
    Part H of the Annexes of the ECSEL Work Plan 2014 describes the details of the evaluation and selection process.
    The evaluation criteria, scoring and threshold are described in the ECSEL JU Work Plan 2014 under the heading “CALL ECSEL-2014-1 RIA – Evaluation criteria, scoring and threshold”.

    3.2 ECSEL Calls 2014 – Guide for applicants

  4. Proposal page limits and layout: Please refer to Part B of the standard proposal template.
  5. Indicative timetable for evaluation and grant agreement:
    Information on the outcome of one-stage 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(s) of action(s) under this topic:

    ECSEL Research and Innovation Action (ECSEL-RIA):

    Specific provisions and funding rates described in the ECSEL Work Plan 2014:
    - CALL ECSEL-2014-1 RIA – Specific conditions
    - Reimbursement rate ECSEL JU
    - WP Annex G for reimbursement rates by national authorities
    Standard proposal template (editable version is available in Submission Service)
    Standard evaluation form
    ECSEL Model Grant Agreement
    H2020 Annotated Model Grant Agreement (AMGA)
  7. Additional provisions:

    Classified information: described in Annex D of the ECSEL JU Work Plan 2014.
    Technology readiness levels (TRL): described in Annex C of the ECSEL JU Work Plan 2014.
  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.
  9. ECSEL additional documents:
    ECSEL JU Multi Annual Strategic Plan (MASP) 
    ECSEL JU – Regulation of establishment

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