1.Prizes under the Programme shall be awarded and managed in accordance with Title IX of the Financial Regulation, unless otherwise specified in this Chapter. Coordination and support actions may be implemented by one or more legal entities, which may be established. The joint owners may agree in writing to apply another regime than joint ownership. the transfer or licence is not in line with Union interests. activities to strengthening the European Research Area. The proposal may be submitted by the beneficiary, or by one or more natural persons or legal entities intending to establish or support that beneficiary. Detailed explanation of the specific provisions of the proposal, The first pillar on Open Science will ensure strong continuity with Horizon 2020 in supporting excellent science. (2)To deliver scientific, economic and societal impact in pursuit of this general objective, the Union should invest in research and innovation through Horizon Europe - a Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2021-2027 (the ‘Programme’) to support the creation and diffusion of high-quality knowledge and technologies, to strengthen the impact of research and innovation in developing, supporting and implementing Union policies, to support the uptake of innovative solutions in industry and society to address global challenges and promote industrial competitiveness; to foster all forms of innovation, including breakthrough innovation, and strengthen market deployment of innovative solutions; and optimise the delivery of such investment for increased impact within a strengthened European Research Area. Horizon Europe Work Programme contains the first calls . (29)In light of the specificities of the defence industry sector, the detailed provisions for Union funding to defence research projects should be fixed in the Regulation … establishing the European Defence Fund Two or more beneficiaries shall own results jointly if: (i) establish the respective contribution of each beneficiary. ply with its obligations regarding the technical implementation of the action, the other beneficiaries shall comply with those obligations without any additional Union funding, unless they are expressly relieved of that obligation. The JRC should continue to generate additional resources. The clearly defined and complementary rationales for intervention will enhance their interconnectivity, with open science and open innovation being common threads. 2.Entities established in a non-associated third country should in principle bear the cost of their participation. An action that has received a contribution from another Union programme may also receive a contribution under the Programme, provided that the contributions do not cover the same costs. Association to the Programme of each of the third countries under point(d) shall be in accordance with the conditions laid down in a specific agreement covering the participation of the third country to any Union programme, provided that the agreement: –ensures a fair balance as regards the contributions and benefits of the third country participating in the Union programmes; –lays down the conditions of participation in the programmes, including the calculation of financial contributions to individual programmes and their administrative costs. 1.The financial envelope for the implementation of the Framework Programme for the period 2021 – 2027 shall be EUR 94 100 000 000 in current prices for the specific programme referred to in Article 1(3)(a) and, in addition, the amount for the specific programme referred to in Article 1(3)(b), as laid down in Regulation…. . Beneficiaries should update their plans regarding the exploitation and dissemination of their results during and after the end of the action. Cross reliance should be explicitly provided for by considering also other elements of assurance such as systems and processes audits. The power to adopt delegated acts is conferred on the Commission subject to the conditions laid down in this Article. ernational cooperation, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). An evaluation review applies only to the procedural aspects of the evaluation, not to the evaluation. Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 173(3), Article 182(1), Article 183, and the second paragraph of Article 188 thereof. It should do so across the Programme and through dedicated activities in the part 'Strengthening the European Research Area'. It should do so across the Programme and through dedicated activities in the part 'Strengthening the European Research Area'. Such partners include industry, research organisations, b, odies with a public service mission at local, regional, national or international level, and civil society organisations such as foundations that support and/or carry out research and innovation, provided that desired impacts can be achieved more effective. 4.The contribution of the beneficiaries shall be returned at the payment of the balance. It will also contribute to the other Programme's specific objectives as described in Article 3. Where appropriate, beneficiaries should make use of the possibilities offered by the European Open Science Cloud and adhere to further open science principles and practices. 3.The Programme shall be implemented through: (a) the specific programme established by Decision …/…/EU 8.Where indicated in the work programme, the Joint Research Centre may participate in actions. Synergies with the Internal Security Fund and the instrument for border management as part of the Integrated Border Management Fund will ensure that: the research and innovation needs in the areas of security and integrated border management are identified and established during the Programme's strategic research and innovation planning process; the Internal Security Fund and the Integrated Border Management Fund support the deployment of innovative new technologies and solutions, in particular those resulting from the Framework Programmes for research and innovation in the field of security research. Unless otherwise agreed by the beneficiaries, they shall also grant access to their results and, subject to any restrictions referred to in paragraph 1(c), to their background to a legal entity that: is established in a Member State or associated, is under the direct or indirect control of another beneficiary, or is under the same direct or indirect control as that beneficiary, or is directly or indirectly controlling that beneficiary; and, needs the access to exploit the results of that ben. The implementation modalities of the Horizon Europe blended finance shall comply with Article 29, by analogy Article 43(9). The terms 'Horizon Europe', 'the Programme' and 'specific programme' used in this Regulation address matters relevant only to the specific programme described in. ,Council Regulation (Euratom, EC) No 2185/96 lity of each beneficiary shall be limited to its own debt subject to the provisions relating to the Mutual Insurance Mechanism. Rules governing the exploitation and dissemination of results should be laid down to ensure that beneficiaries protect, exploit, disseminate and provide access to those resu. Such information shall be collected, processed and published in accordance with the EU data protection rules. Where appropriate, beneficiaries should make use of the possibilities offered by the Euro. 1.This Regulation establishes Horizon Europe - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (‘the Programme’) and the rules for participation and dissemination in indirect actions under the Programme. European Institute for Innovation and Technology. Thus handling of confidential data and classified information should be governed by all relevant Union law, including the Institutions' internal rules, such as Commission Decision (EU, Euratom) 2015/444, whi. (10)The pillar 'Global Challenges and Industrial Competitiveness' should be established through clusters of research and innovation activities, in order to maximise integration across the respective work areas while securing high and sustainable levels of impact in relation to the resources that are expended. They will be co-designed with Member States, the European Parliament, stakeholders and citizens. paragraph 3(a), unless otherwise explicitly stated. For grants, this shall include consideration of the use of lump sums, flat rates and scales of unit costs. 5.For actions related to Union strategic assets, interests, autonomy or security, the work programme may provide that the participation can be limited to those legal entities established in Member States only, or to those legal entities established in specified associated or other third countries in addition to Member States. innovation actions: up to 70 % of the total eligible costs, except for non-profit legal entities where the Programme may reimburse up to 100 % of the total eligible costs; programme co-fund actions: at least 30 % of the total eli. : Manufacturing technologies; Digital technologies; Advanced materials; Artificial intelligence and robotics; Next generation internet; High performance computing and Big Data; Circular industries; Low carbon and clean industry; Space. 3.If necessary to achieve their objectives, calls may be restricted to develop additional activities or to add additional partners to existing actions. supporting specific objectives set out in Article 3(2)(b) and (c), with the following components: Pillar II 'Global Challenges and Industrial Competitiv. Grants under the Programme shall be awarded and managed in accordance with Title VIII of the Financial Regulation, unless otherwise specified in this Chapter. The Commission has engaged policy experts to develop studies, case studies and reports on how a mission-oriented policy approach will work. The Programme may provide funding to indirect actions in any of the forms laid down in the Financial Regulation, in particular grants (including operating gran. (6)The conception and design of the Programme should respond to the need for establishing a critical mass of supported activities, throughout the EU Union and through international cooperation, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The representative sample shall be complemented by a selection based on an assessment of the risks related to expenditure. Legislative proposal - put forward by the European Commission in June 2018 - setting up the Horizon Europe programme for the period 2021-2027. ion unless it is delegated to the funding body. Ethics screenings and assessments shall be carried out with the support of ethics experts. 16 significant social and environmental impact, . The economic activity generated by the Programme is expected to foster an indirect gain of up to 200 000 jobs over. ht to object to transfers of ownership of results, or to grants of an exclusive licence regarding results, if: the beneficiaries generating the results have received Union funding; the transfer or licence is to a legal entity established in a non-a. It is of particular importance that the Commission carry out appropriate consultations during its preparatory work, including at expert level, and that those consultations be conducted in accordance with the principles laid down in the Interinstitutional Agreement on Better Law-Making of 13 April 2016. A Seal of Excellence may be awarded subject to the following cumulative conditions: nd has passed applicable thresholds for the first two award criteria referred to in paragraph 4. for those activities that would be eligible under an innovation action. (ii) separate them when applying for, obtaining or maintaining their protection. An evaluation review shall not delay the selection process for proposals that are not the subject of review. 6.The work programme may provide for additional access rights. Support will also be provided for collaboration with and between national and regional innovation agencies but also any other public or private and general or sectoral actor of the European innovation landscape. For the purposes of this Regulation, the relevant definitions set out in Regulation (EU) No xxx of the European Parliament and of the Council (‘Horizon Europe’) 19, apply. The goal of European partnerships is to contribute to the achievement of EU priorities, address complex challenges outlined in Horizon Europe and strengthen the European Research Area (ERA). The Commission may decide to increase the EIC blended finance subject to a project review by external independent experts. (45)It is appropriate to establish the terms and conditions for providing Union funding to participants in actions under the Programme. RULES FOR PARTICIPATION AND DISSEMINATION. added to the Mechanism. PROGRAMME MONITORING, COMMUNICATION, EVALUATION AND CONTROL. 2.Synergies with the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) will ensure that: (a)the Programme and the EMFF are largely interlinked as EU research and innovation needs in the field of marine and maritime policy will be translated through the Programme's strategic research and innovation planning process; (b)the EMFF supports the rolling out of novel technologies and innovative products, processes and services, in particular those resulting from the Programme in the fields of marine and maritime policy; the EMFF also promotes ground data collection and data processing and disseminates relevant actions supported under the Programme, which in turn contributes to the implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy, the EU Maritime Policy and International Ocean Governance. 8.Research and innovation activities carried out under Horizon Europe shall have a focus on civil applications. 5.Horizon Europe and EIC blended finance shall be provided in a manner that does not distort competition. 4) Part 'Strengthening the European Research Area'. In actions under the cluster ‘Inclusive and secure Society’, area of intervention ‘Protection and Security’, beneficiaries having received Union funding shall also grant access to their results on a royalty-free basis to Member States' national authorities, for developing, implementing and monitoring their policies or programmes in that area. More emphasis should be given to exploiting the results, in particular in the Union. This provision does not represent a deviation from the agreed need to boost impact in the Programme. Where these actions contribute to initiatives established under Article 185 or Article 187 TFEU, this contribution shall not be considered as part of the. 3.Competent authorities of third countries and international organisations may also be required to cooperate with the European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO), in accordance with Mutual Legal Assistance Agreements, when it carries out investigations into criminal offences falling within its competence in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2017/1939. They shall ensure that any rights of their employees or any other parties in relation to the results can be exercised in a manner compatible with the benefici. components of the EIC blended finance shall be detailed in Decision [Specific programme]. 10.For European Research Council (ERC) frontier research actions and training and mobility actions, international organisations with headquarters in a Member State or associated country shall be deemed to be established in this Member State or associated country. A single funding rate per action shall apply for all activities it funds. ); communication, dissemination and expl. The implementation of the Programme should be in conformity with the measures adopted in accordance with Articles 75 and 215 TFEU and should be in compliance with international law. This shall ensure alignment with other relevant Union programmes. The engagement of citizens and civil society in research and innovation should be coupled with public outreach activities to generate and sustain public support for the Programme. Financial support should be used to address market failures or sub-optimal investment situations, in a proporti. while avoiding overregulation and administrative burdens, in particular on Member States. The programming process for the calls and missions needs to be enhanced; The drive for simplification needs to continue; and. Therefore, the Beneficiary Guarantee Fund, renamed Mutual Insurance Mechanism ("the Mechanism") should be continued and enlarged to other funding bodies in particular to initiatives pursuant to Article 185 of the TFEU. and fulfilling the enabling conditions set out in Regulation (EU) XX [Common Provisions Regulation]; (3)'European Partnership' means an initiative where the Union, together with private and/or public partners (such as industry, research organisations, bodies with a public service mission at local, regional, national or international level or civil society organisations including foundations), commit to jointly support the development and implementation of a programme of research and innovation activities, including those related to market, regulatory or policy uptake; (4)'open access' means the practice of providing online access to research outputs resulting from actions funded under the Programme, in particular scientific publications and research data, free of charge to the end-user; (5)'mission' means a portfolio of actions intended to achieve a measurable goal within a set timeframe, and impact for science and technology and/or society and citizens that could not be achieved through individual actions; (6)'pre-commercial procurement' means the procurement of research and development services involving risk-benefit sharing under market conditions, and competitive development in phases, where there is a clear separation of the research and development services procured from the deployment of commercial volumes of end-products; (7)'public procurement of innovative solutions' means procurement where contracting authorities act as a launch customer for innovative goods or services which are not yet available on a large-scale commercial basis, and may include conformity testing. European Parliament of … [(not yet published in the Official Journal)] and decision of the Council of …. ) Any legal entity, regardless of its place of establishment, or international organisation may participate in actions under the Programme, provided that the conditions laid down in this Regulation have been met together with any conditions laid down in the. Impact pathways, and related key impact pathway indicators, shall structure the monitoring of the Framework Programme’s (FP) performance towards its objectives. (47)In accordance with the Financial Regulation, the Programme should provide the basis for a wider acceptance of the usual cost accounting practices of the beneficiaries as regards personnel costs and unit costs for internally invoiced goods and services. 3.Where appropriate, the Commission or funding body shall carry out a security scrutiny for proposals raising security issues. eness', pursuing the specific objective set out in Article 3(2)(b) and also supporting the specific objectives set out in Article 3(2)(a) and (c), with the following components: non-nuclear direct actions of the Joint Research Centre (JRC). ge-scale commercial basis, and may include conformity testing. The amount referred to in paragraph 1, first half sentence, may also cover expenses for preparation, moni, toring, control, audit, evaluation and other activities and expenditures necessary for managing and implementing the Programme, including all administrative expenditure, as well as evaluating the achievement of its objectives. Directive 2014/25/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on procurement by entities operating in the water, energy, transport and postal services sectors and repealing Directive 2004/17/EC (OJ L 94, 28.03.2014, p. 243). The Rules for Participation in Horizon Europe provide a legal framework specifying the group of potential participants in the future framework programme and the relevant conditions. Reinforcing capacities and securing Europe's sovereignty in key enabling technologies for digitisation and production, and in space technology, to build a competitive, digital, low-carbon and circular industry; ensure a sustainable supply of raw materials; dvances and innovation in all global societal challenges. proposal for a regulation establishing Horizon Europe – the framework programme for r esearch and innovation, laying down its rules for participation and dissemination, envisages a financial envelope for the implementation of the framework programme of €94.1 billion (in current prices 1) … The contract for the selected action shall establish specific milestones and the corresponding pre-financing and payments by instalments of the EIC blended financ, In accordance with the contract, the action shall be suspended, amended or terminated if milestones are not met. Synergies with the LIFE - Programme for Environment and Climate Action (LIFE) will ensure that: Synergies with the Erasmus Programme will ensure that: combined resources from the Programme and the Erasmus Programme are used to support activities dedicated to strengthening and modernising European higher education institutions. By derogation from Article 192 of the Financial Regulation, income generated by the exploitation of the res. Actions which fall within the scope of the Programme should respect fundamental rights, and observe the principles acknowledged in particular by the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. The Programme will foster the widespread use of FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, and re-usable) data; and activities that enhance researchers’ skills in open science and support reward systems that promote open science. Once all grants whose risk is covered directly or indirectly by the Mechanism are completed, any sums outstanding shall be recovered by the Commission and entered into the budget of the Union, subject to decisions of the legislative authority. Horizon Europe, the 9th framework programme, is the EU’s main instrument for investments in research and innovation for the period 2021–2027. ties participating in the action shall obtain all approvals or other mandatory documents from the relevant national, local ethics committees or other bodies such as data protection authorities before the start of the relevant activities. It shall include an assessment of the long-term impact of previous Framework Programmes and shall form the basis to adjust programme implementation, as appropriate.