The European Commission’s framework programmes have been important to Europe at large and industry in particular. They enable a stable research and innovation ecosystem, allowing for different actors to meet, analyse the state of affairs, identify research needs and co-finance joint research and innovation (R&I) projects. EUCAR calls for an ambitious framework programme, prioritizing research and innovation missions for the benefit of society while incorporating and improving on existing successful mechanisms.
Please read the EUCAR perspective on the upcoming European Framework...
12th March 2012 - EUCAR issues position paper on Horizon 2020 proposed rules for participation and dissemination
EUCAR welcomes the package of legislative proposals by the European Commission for Horizon 2020, the Framework Programme for Research & Innovation. Today EUCAR publishes its formal position on the proposal for a regulation on the rules for participation and dissemination in Horizon 2020. This position additionally addresses some issues of simplification not formally part of the Horizon 2020 legislative structure, but of particular interest to EUCAR’s members.
The proposed rules, including the new cost model, have the potential for simplifying the administration of...