UK Preparations for Brexit in Relation to Horizon 2020
The UK government announced last week, among other things, to address the potential issue for grants submitted to mono-beneficiary schemes (ERC, MSCA and SME instrument) under a no deal scenario. In this particular situation, it is possible that the Commission does not evaluate mono-beneficiary grants which might cease to be eligible. The UK Government has announced that these grants would then be picked up by the UK Research and Innovation.
Horizon 2020 Coordinators' Day on 19 September 2019 in Brussels
What's next after you received the message that your proposal was successful? The event on 19 September 2019 will provide all details on the preparation and signature of your grant agreement. It is mainly meant for coordinators of proposals who were invited to prepare a grant agreement. Other participants may be accepted subject to the availability of seats. You will also be able to follow the event online through a live stream.
Something not to be missed: A one-time information event for the final year of Horizon 2020
After 7 years, Horizon 2020 will be replaced by a new 7-year Programme, "Horizon Europe", which will enter into force in 2021. But there is still a lot of funding to be had in Horizon 2020 – possibilities that researchers should not miss! The aim of this key event is to inform all interested stakeholders in Switzerland about funding opportunities for the remaining year of Horizon 2020.