In addition to the grant agreement, it is mandatory for all beneficiaries to sign a consortium agreement. Each consortium must define its own structures and rules that meet its specific needs. In order to support the preparation of your specific consortium agreement, ERA-LEARN provides a template for the ERA-NET Cofund consortium agreement. The model is based on DESCA. DESCA 2020 is a global consortium agreement for Horizon 2020. Initiated by major FP7 interest groups and updated in consultation with the FP community for Horizon 2020, it provides a reliable framework for project consortia. www.desca-2020.eu/ When the ERA-LEARN Cofund proposal has been proposed for funding, the European Commission opens a meeting on the participant portal to prepare the grant agreement. All formal steps in the preparation of the grant agreement are described in the H2020 online manual. The grant agreement with the European Commission is the subject of a specific model grant agreement. This template contains specific annexes for the funding forms, a commitment form and a model declaration of use of the previous pre-financing tranche. An Annotated Model Grant Agreement is also available for download. This file provides explanations of the main financial provisions of the Model Financial Assistance Agreement (MGA).

The Annotated Model Grant Agreement covers all Horizon 2020 financial assistance. The specific section on ERA-NET Cofund is available in Chapter V (page 574 et seq.). The ERA-NET Cofund is the “Cofund Declaration”, which must be made by all participating parties. This declaration must be completed by all program holders and program managers. The forms are available for download on the participant portal. The text, which involved all members of the APRE, addresses and develops the topics that are considered most important in the light of the ongoing debate on the new programme, the consolidated legislative text and the guide recently published by the European Commission. The text also takes into account the views expressed repeatedly by APRE during the preparation and review phases of Horizon Europe. . APRE analysis of Horizon Europe Implementation Strategy is the document developed by APRE, with the active participation of its members, to contribute to the ongoing debate on the future implementation of Horizon Europe.

The analysis is based on the document developed by EARTO in recent months and has been complemented by the addition of evaluations based on the experience of APRE and its members. Frequent short expressions: 1-400, 401-800, 801-1200, Miscellaneous The position paper “Towards Horizon Europe” represents APRE`s contribution to the strategic planning process of the next Framework Programme and the setting of R&D priorities for the period 2021-2024. . .