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TOPIC : Marie Skłodowska-Curie Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes (COFUND-DP)

Topic identifier: MSCA-COFUND-2015-DP
Publication date: 23 July 2014

Types of action: MSCA-COFUND-DP Doctoral programmes
DeadlineModel:
Opening date:
single-stage
14 April 2015
Deadline: 01 October 2015 17:00:00

Time Zone : (Brussels time)
  Horizon 2020
Topic Description
Scope:

Scope:

Doctoral programmes address the development and broadening of the research competencies of early-stage researchers. The training follows the EU Principles on Innovative Doctoral Training (http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/pdf/research_policies/Principles_for_Innovative_Doctoral_Training.pdf). Collaboration with a wider set of partners, including from the non-academic sector, which may provide hosting or secondment opportunities or training in research or transferable skills, as well as innovative elements of the proposed programme, will be positively taken into account during the evaluations. Each researcher must be enrolled in a doctoral programme. Attention is paid to the quality of supervision and mentoring arrangements as well as career guidance.

Limitations regarding the researchers' origin and destination should be avoided. Researchers supported under this scheme should comply with the mobility rules of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (i.e. compulsory trans-national mobility). Existing programmes can deviate from this rule if duly justified in the proposal by the applicant.

Topic conditions and documents

Budget:

EUR 30 million is allocated to Doctoral Programmes.

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.
     
  2. Eligibility and admissibility conditions: described in part B and C of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme. IMPORTANT: The conditions specific to Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) are described in the MSCA section of the General Work Programme
     
  3. Evaluation

    3.1  Evaluation criteria and procedure, scoring and threshold: described in part H of the General Annexes of the General Work ProgrammeIMPORTANT: The award criteria and evaluation procedure specific to Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) is described in the MSCA section of the General Work Programme.

    3.2 Guide to the submission and evaluation process

    3.3 Specific arrangements: The COFUND Guide for Applicants can be downloaded from the Call Documents page. 

     
  4. Proposal page limits and layout:  30 pages (Please refer to the Annexes of the Guide for Applicants and the Part B 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:

    Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes (COFUND)

    Specific provisions and funding rates COFUND
    Annotated Model Grant Agreement
    COFUND Model Grant Agreement

  7. Additional provisions:

    Horizon 2020 budget flexibility
    Classified information
Additional documents

  • Guide for Applicants en
  • Guide for Applicants COFUND 2015 en
  • Legal basis - Framework Programme H2020 en
  • Legal basis - Specific Programme H2020 en
  • WP H2020 - 1. Introduction en
  • WP H2020 - 3. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) en
  • WP H2020 - 19. General Annexes en

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