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Chapter 1: From the Proposal to the Final Payment

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Official Website of Framework 7 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/home.html

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Research Participant Portal  http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal

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Regular  News: www.ipr-helpdesk.org Register on http://www.ipr-helpdesk.org//Suscriptions.html

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Templates for Research Managers www.hyperion.ie/templates.htm 

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List of Research Managers www.hyperion.ie/researchmanagers.htm 

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EURAB Report on Research Management http://ec.europa.eu/research/eurab/pdf/eurab_07_07_may_2007_en.pdf

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Meeus FP7 Self-help Community www.meeusfp7.eu

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Guideline for Coordinators (FP5 but still good) http://cordis.europa.eu/growth/src/manage.htm

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Survival Kit: Managing Multilateral Projects http://www.european-project-management.eu/fileadmin/images/Survival_Kit_EN.pdf

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Framework 6 Contract Websites www.hyperion.ie/contractwebsites.htm

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NCP for Legal and Financial Issues http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ncp_en.html 

bulletEuropean Commission Authentication Service (ECAS): https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/aida/selfreg

 

Framework 2 Key Documents (Project Manager's Handbook)

bulletFinancial Guidelines ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/financialguide_en.pdf 
bulletGrant Agreement  http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/calls-grant-agreement_en.html 
bulletRules of Participation (FP7) ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/calls/ecrules_en_pdf.zip 
bulletDecision on Framework 7 http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/site/en/oj/2006/l_412/l_41220061230en00010041.pdf 
bulletLetter of Intent to submit a proposal http://www.kowi.de/en/2/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-77/ 
bulletIPR Help-Desk www.ipr-helpdesk.org 
bulletConsortium Agreements on www.ipr-helpdesk.org  (Click on 'Documents')
bulletDESCA (Simplified Consortium Agreement for FP7) www.desca-fp7.eu 
bulletEICTA model for the Consortium Agreement: http://www.ipr-helpdesk.org/controlador/documentos?seccion=listadoDocumentos&modo=listado&cod_nodo_padre=t_02.03.02&niveles_profundidad=1&len=en  
bulletFP7 Negotiation Guidelines ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/negotiation_en.pdf
bulletGuideline on Certificates on the Financial Statement and Methodology ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/guidelines-audit-certification_en.pdf
bulletProject Reporting Guidelines ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/project_reporting_en.pdf
bulletProject Review Guidelines ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/project_review_en.pdf
bulletCommission Training of FP7 Administration ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/training-fp7-reporting_en.pdf

Chapter 3: The Consortium

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Research Participant Portal http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/appmanager/participants/portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=home

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IPR Help Desk  www.ipr-helpdesk.org 

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Consortium agreement checklist http://www.cordis.lu/fp6/consortiumchecklist/ 

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DESCA (Simplified Consortium Agreement for FP7) www.desca-fp7.eu 

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EICTA model for the Consortium Agreement: http://www.ipr-helpdesk.org/controlador/documentos?seccion=listadoDocumentos&modo=listado&cod_nodo_padre=t_02.03.02&niveles_profundidad=1&len=en  

bulletEUCAR Consortium Agreement http://www.eucar.be/publications/EUCAR%20Consortium%20Agreement.doc/view
bulletIMG4 Consortium Agreement http://www.aerosme.com/news/article.asp?article=250
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Comparison of Consortium Agreements http://www.ipr-helpdesk.org/documentos/docsPublicacion/pdf/8_Comparison_table[0000006610_00].pdf

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Consortium Agreement (UNITE): http://www.unite.be/ca-6.htm 

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Consortium Agreement http://www.earto.org/MCA/Intro.htm.

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Sample Letter of Intent to submit a proposal http://www.kowi.de/en/2/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-77/ 

bulletLambert Agreements (Models for University/Industry) http://www.innovation.gov.uk/lambertagreements/ 
bulletEEIG (European Economic Interest Group) http://europa.eu.int/comm/internal_market/en/company/company/news/783.htm

  Chapter 4: How to Work with the European Commission

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European Union Official Website http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm

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European Commission (DG Research) http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm

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European Commission Staff in DG Research http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/research/organisation.cfm?lang=en

  Chapter 5: Negotiating the Grant Agreement

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FP7 Negotiation Guidelines ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/negotiation_en.pdf

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URF (Unique Registration Facility) http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/urf/welcome.do

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LEAR (Legal Entity Appointed Representative) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/pp-lear_en.html

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Grant Preparation Editor http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ict/participating/grantagreement-prep_en.html

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GPF Editor User Manual ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/ict/docs/participating/gpf-editor-user-manual_en.pdf

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Budget to Work Ratio Template ( Excel Spreadsheet )

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Breakdown of partner's budgets (Excel Spreadsheet)

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Report on Researcher Salaries in EU (2007) http://ec.europa.eu/eracareers/pdf/final_report.pdf

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Rules to verify existence and legal status of partners http://cordis.europa.eu/documents/documentlibrary/ADS0025461EN.pdf

 Chapter 6: The Model Grant Agreement

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FP7 Grant Agreement  http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/calls-grant-agreement_en.html 

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Excel Spreadsheet for FP7 Grant Deadlines ( Spreadsheet )

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Framework 6 The Model Contract http://europa.eu.int/comm/research/fp6/working-groups/model-contract/index_en.html

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Framework 5 Model Contract www.cordis.lu/fp5/mod-cont.htm

 Chapter 7: How Claims are processed in Framework 7

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Financial Guidelines ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/financialguide_en.pdf 

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Form C in Model Grant Agreement  http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/calls-grant-agreement_en.html 

Chapter 8: How EC Contribution is Calculated
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Euro Conversion Rates www.ecb.int/stats/eurofxref/

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Average Cost of Personnel http://www.eurosfaire.prd.fr/7pc/documents/1245910493_c_2009_4705_1_fp7_average_personnel_costs.pdf

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List of Independent Auditors (Member States) www.fee.be/members/countries.htm

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EU Rules on State Aid http://europa.eu.int/comm/competition/state_aid/legislation/96c46_en.html

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EU Rules on State Aid Handbook http://europa.eu.int/comm/competition/state_aid/others/vademecum/vademecum_en.pdf

    Debate of Full Cost Calculations

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 Diversified Funding streams for University-based research (2008)  http://ec.europa.eu/invest-in-research/pdf/download_en/eg_external_funding_final.pdf

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EUA Conference on Full Cost Calculations for Universities http://www.eua.be/index.php?id=48&no_cache=1&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=476

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Towards a Full Costing in European Universities (2008) http://www.eua.be/fileadmin/user_upload/files/Publications/Financially_Sustainable_Universities.pdf

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European University Association, The Funding of University-Based research and Innovation in Europe, EUA, Brussels, 2004, available at http://www.eua.be/eua/jsp/en/upload/Financing_research_study.1113839794855.pdf

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European Research Associates, The Financing of Higher Education in Europe, study for the Commission of the European Communities, Directorate General Education and Culture, December 2004, three volumes available at http://ec.europa.eu/education/policies/2010/study_en.html

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Innovative Research Universities Australia, Funding the full cost of research, Supplement to the IRU Australia. Submission to the Review of the National Innovation System, May 2008, available at http://www.irua.edu.au/pdf/IRU%20AustraliaFullFundingforResearch.pdf

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Funding Systems and their Effects on Higher Education Systems – International Report, Education Working Paper No.6, March 2007, available at   http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/36/23/38279332.pdf

Chapter 9: The Financial Audit

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Framework 7 Certification Policy http://cordis.europa.eu/audit-certification/home_en.html

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Guidance Notes on Certification ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/guidelines-audit-certification_en.pdf

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Documents requested during audit ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp6/docs/template-required-supporting-documents-audit-2007.pdf

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Network of European Auditors www.polarisiai.org

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European Court of Auditors www.eca.eu.int 

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Court of Auditor's Report (2008) Page 157 to 174 http://eca.europa.eu/portal/pls/portal/docs/1/1569525.PDF

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Court of Auditor's Report on Framework Programme (2007) http://eca.europa.eu/portal/pls/portal/docs/1/825583.PDF

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Court of Auditors Report on Framework Programme (2005) http://www.eca.eu.int/audit_reports/special_reports/docs/2004/rs01_04en.pdf 

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Commission Response to Court of Auditor's Report http://dbs.cordis.lu/fep-cgi/srchidadb?CALLER=FP6_NEWS&ACTION=D&SESSION=&RCN=EN_RCN_ID:21920 

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Communication on recovery of funds after audit http://www.earto.eu/fileadmin/content/04_Newsletter/COMM_NATIVE_SEC_2009_1720_1_EN_COMMUNICATION.pdf  

  Associations for Research Manager and Administrators

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EARMA (European Association of Research Managers and Administrators) www.earma.org

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SRA (Science Research Administrators) www.srainternational.org

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ARMA UK Research Administrators) http://www.arma.ac.uk/join/

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SARMA (Swiss Research Managers) www.sarma.ch

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RARMA (Romanian Research Managers) www.rarma.ro

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Humane (Network of University Administrators) http://www.humane.eu/

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Netherland Research Managers http://www.eupman.eu/

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Global Research Management Network http://www.globalrmn.org/

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INORMS (International Network of Research Management Societies) http://www.inorms.org/index.html

 

Organisations offering web based management services for Framework projects

(We are only aware of these web services. We do not have experience with them. )
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GABO:milliarium mbH & Co. KG  http://www.gabo-mi.com

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EFAMT Professional www.efamt.si 

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PRODIGE www.prodige.com

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Vitamib www.vitamib.com 

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Project Coordinator http://www.designtech.se

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Eurescom (IST projects) http://www.eurescom.de/services/ 

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Armines  http://www.armines-euromanagement.fr

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BAL.PM  www.bal-pm.com.

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FP6 Financial Manager www.fp6fm.info 

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XtraNet ISA  www.xtranet-isa.com

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MinEUPA® www.minadminn.eu

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EMDESK (http://www.emdesk.eu)

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Timesheets Software for FP7 http://www.timesheetxpress.com/

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FP-tools (Netherlands) http://www.fp-tools.eu/

Project Management Methods
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Certification for Project Management http://www.pmi.org/info/default.asp 

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Logical Framework (Excel Spreadsheet) http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/tender/data/d80/AOF81280.xls

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Prince2 Project Management http://www.ogc.gov.uk/methods_prince_2.asp

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International Project Management Association http://www.ipma.ch/Pages/default.aspx

Dissemination of Information
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Project Information and Dissemination Service (PIDS) http://cordis.europa.eu/pids/

 

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