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How to Explain the  'Impact’ of a Horizon 2020 Proposal

(Pillar II and Pillar III)

Background to Impact in Horizon 2020

Political Background to Impact

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Information on the need for Impact Assessments (Link)

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Horizon 2020 Impact Assessment Report (2011) (Link) (Annex)

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EU Impact Assessment Guidelines (2009) (Link)

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Expert Group on the Social and Economic Impact of Research (Link)

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EU Budget for Results Initiative (Link)

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Proposal Intelligence Reports (H2020)  (Link)

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Impact in Horizon 2020 Topics, Calls and Evaluation

Funding Portal (Link)

H2020 Reference Documents (Link)

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Work Programmes listing topics and expected impact

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Proposal Forms for Horizon 2020 Proposals

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Evaluation Forms for Horizon 2020 Proposal

Projects Funded in Framework 7 and Horizon 2020

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Projects funded (Link)

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SME Instrument data hub (Link)

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Cordis News (News from funded projects) (Link)

Horizon 2020 Impact Indicators (Link)

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Step by Step Guide to Writing Impact (Pillar II/III)

PEST Analysis

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PEST Analysis (Link)

Technology Readiness Level (TRL)

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TRL (Technical Readiness Levels) websites (Link)

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GML (Generic Maturity Level) (Social Sciences) (Link)

Lead Users

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Lead User (Eric von Hippel’s definition) (Link)

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Eric von Hippel: Free teaching/learning materials (Link)

Outputs, Outcomes and Impact

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ResearchFish: Research Impact Assessment Platform (Link)

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MRC (UK) report on Outputs, Outcomes and Impacts (Link)

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EuropeAID Project modality (Link)

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ROM Handbook - Results Oriented Monitoring (2017) (Link)

Innovation Management

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CEN/TC 389 - European Innovation Management Standard (Link)

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IMP³rove – European Innovation Management Academy (Link)

Exploitation, Dissemination, Communication and Outreach

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Horizon 2020 - Dissemination & Exploitation of results (Link)

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Communication and Outreach (Marie Curie Proposals) (Link)

How to Participate in the EU Decision Making Process (Lobbying)

bullet31 Strategic Value Chains (Link)
bulletEuropean Technology Platforms (Link)
bulletJoint Programming www.hyperion.ie/jointprogramming.htm
bulletJoint Technology Initiatives www.hyperion.ie/jti.htm
bulletLead Market Initiatives www.hyperion.ie/lmi.htm
bulletPublic Procurement www.hyperion.ie/publicprocurement.htm
bulletEIT (European Institute for Innovation and Technology) www.hyperion.ie/eit.htm
bulletEIP (European Innovation Partnerships) www.hyperion.ie/eip.htm
bulletKey Enabling Technologies www.hyperion.ie/ket.htm
bulletFET (Future and Emerging Technologies) www.hyperion.ie/fet.htm
bulletPublic Private Partnerships www.hyperion.ie/ppp.htm

Funding for Exploitation of Results

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Financial Intermediaries in the EU (Link)

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European Funding for Entrepreneurship and SMEs (Link)

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European Funding and Tenders (Link)

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European Investment Bank (Link)

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European Investment Fund (Link)

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EUREKA (Link)

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Unleashing the potential of Crowdfunding in the European Union (2014) (Link)

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Crowdfunding specific to research: Experiment (USA), FundScience (Australia), Sciencestarter (Germany)

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Public Procurement of Innovation

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European Research Network on Philanthropy (Link)

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Impact in Pillar I (Excellence)

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Impact from ERC Projects (Link)

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Impact from FET Projects (Link)

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Impact in Marie Curie Actions (Link)

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Altmetric: Measuring Publications Impact (Link)

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Impact in EU Social Policies (Pillar III)

The Big Picture

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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development www.oecd.org

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The Economist www.economist.com 

EU Policy Organisations

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Council of Ministers (and COREPER) (Link)

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European Parliament Committees (Link)

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European Commission DGs (Link)

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 European Parliamentary Research Service (Link)

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JRC (Joint Research Centre)  (Link)

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JRC Research and Innovation Observatory (Link)

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EASAC (European Academies Science Advisor Council) www.easac.eu

Register of EU Expert Groups (Link) http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/

Evidence Based Policy Making

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European Commission (2010). Communicating research for evidence-based policymaking. A practical guide for researchers in socio-economic sciences and humanities. Publications Office, Luxembourg.

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Communicating Research for Evidence-Based Policy making (Link)

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Regulations and Impact (Link)

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Environmental Indicators (Link)

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Simpatic http://simpatic.eu/

Policy Briefs

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Examples of Policy Briefs (Link)

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Policy Briefs on Migration (Link)

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Policy Brief on Smart Specialisation (Link)

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Impact on the Economy (Pillar II/III)

Value Chains

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31 Strategic Value Chains (2020) (Link)

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Porter’s Value Chain (Link to University of Cambridge Management Technology Policy)

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Reports of High-Level Group on Key Enabling Technologies (Link)

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European Technology Platforms (Link)

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Photovoltaics Value Chain (Link)

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Steve Job's description of the Innovation and Value Chain (Link)

Impact on Technology 

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Reuters: Impact Methodology (Link)

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Joint Research Centre – EU Science Hub (Link)

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European Information Technology Observatory (Link)

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European Science Foundation – Science Connect (Link)

Market Intelligence

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Frost and Sullivan (Link)

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Gartner for Business Leaders (Link)

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Ovum (Link)

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IDC (Link)

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Forrester Research www.forrester.com 

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Datamonitor www.datamonitor.com

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Espicom (Pharmaceutical) www.espicom.com

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Mintel www.mintel.com

Impact on Standards

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CENORM and CENSTAR www.cenorm.be

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CENELEC www.cenelec.be

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CEN www.cen.eu

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ISO www.iso.ch

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ETSI www.etsi.org

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ASTM www.astm.org 

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IEC www.iec.ch

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ITU www.itu.int

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Study on the Impact of Standardization www.standardsimpact.org

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Proposal Clinic - the One Page Proposal

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Proposal Clinic Overview

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The One Page Proposal

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Where to find facts and figures for the 5 Key Questions

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National and International Initiatives on Impact

Impact in UK Research Programmes

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REF (Research Excellence Framework) http://www.ref.ac.uk/background/pilot/

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Pathways to Impact http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/kei/impacts/Pages/home.aspx

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Research Councils UK Research Impact Resources http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/kei/Pages/home.aspx

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Researchfish - recording outcomes of UK research https://www.researchfish.com/about_wwd

Impact in USA Funding Programmes

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NSF Broader Impacts http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/gpg/broaderimpacts.pdf

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NSF (National Science Foundation) http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2007/nsf07046/nsf07046.jsp

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Nature Article on 'Broader Impacts' http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100526/full/465416a.html

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Star Metrics https://www.starmetrics.nih.gov/Star/News

Impact in Australian Programmes

bullet Australian Research Impact Trial http://www.atn.edu.au/eia/index.htm

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How to Write the Impact of Horizon 2020 Proposal (Pillar II/III)

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