Following the political agreement, the Commission launched a strategic planning process. NEW: Council Presidency reached political agreement with European Parliament (10.11.2020) A new attitude towards European partnerships is a key innovation in Horizon Europe. For the first time, a consolidated policy approach is being adopted for all types of partnerships. Public-private partnerships, ERA-NET, Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs), the Future and Emerging Technologies Flagship Project (FET), innovative European Partnerships Knowledge Innovation Communities (KICs EIT) will have a common name – the European Partnerships. 2. Presentation and evaluation of proposals:• Simplified structure of the information requested in proposals; • Description of the structure and management of the project will not be an evaluation criterion;• Max. The scope of proposals will be reduced;• the portfolio of projects will be carried out mainly in the framework of European Innovation Council (EIC) programmes and in missions;• pilot/experiment of the possibility of commenting on the evaluation of projects by the applicant (intermediate stage between the submission and the provision of financial assistance;• Pilot for the submission of blind proposals during the first stage in a two-stage call;• Calculation simplified personal costs;• Unitlic Model of the grant agreement for each European programme; • Pilot of package calls to Horizon Europe. The agreed policy package provides for a targeted €15 billion increase in EU programmes, including Horizon Europe and UE4Health. Today`s agreement is an important step towards the final adoption of Horizon Europe. We must now, together with the European Parliament and the Commission, ensure that our forward-looking EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation can enter into force early next year.
This is our common mission – for the good of the European research and innovation community and the EU`s competitiveness. ec.europa.eu/info/horizon-europe-next-research-and-innovation-framework-programme_en On 7 June 2018, the European Commission adopted the proposal for a Framework Programme of the European Union for Research and Innovation 2021 – 2027 (Horizon Europe). In spring 2019, the European Parliament and the Council reached a political agreement on key elements of the proposal. Under the agreement, Horizon Europe will be structured into three pillars, supported by activities to broaden participation and strengthen the European Research Area. The agreement is now subject to member states` approval, along with other elements of the EU`s recovery plan. These include the general conditionality regime for the protection of the EU budget, which was provisionally agreed by the Council Presidency and Parliament`s negotiators last week, on 5 November. . . .