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Official Documents on Horizon 2020

bulletHorizon 2020 Website http://ec.europa.eu/research/horizon2020/index_en.cfm?pg=home
bulletProposal for Horizon 2020 (30th Nov 2011) http://ec.europa.eu/research/horizon2020/index_en.cfm?pg=h2020-documents
bulletEuropean Commission Presentation of Horizon 2020 (Prezi)
bulletHorizon 2020 Online Magazine http://horizon-magazine.eu/

Horizon 2020 Rules of Participation

bulletDraft Rules of Participation http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2011:0810:FIN:en:PDF
bulletSimplification in Horizon 2020 (fact sheet)

How to Stay up-to-date

bulletCORDIS Website on Framework 7 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/home.html
bulletEuractiv (General EU News service) www.euractiv.com
bulletCordis News CORDIS News http://cordis.europa.eu/news/en/home.html 
bulletEuropa Website http://europa.eu  (or Search Google europa.eu 'topic')
bullet Register on IPR Helpdesk http://www.iprhelpdesk.eu/user/register
bulletNational R&D Offices in Brussels www.iglortd.org 
bulletEU R&D Associations www.hyperion.ie/euassociations.htm 
bulletLinkedin Group 'Horizon 2020' led by EARTO (Link)
bulletResearch Europe www.researchresearch.com

Key Issues in Horizon 2020

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
bulletKET (Key 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
bulletSBIR (Small Business Innovation and Research) (USA) www.hyperion.ie/sbir.htm
bulletEuropean Research Council (ERC) http://erc.europa.eu/

Other European Funding for Innovation

bulletCOSME  http://ec.europa.eu/cip/cosme/
bulletSmart Specialisation (Structural Funds) http://s3platform.jrc.ec.europa.eu/home
bulletEuropean Funding for Business http://ec.europa.eu/small-business/funding-partners-public/finance/index_en.htm
bulletEuropean Contracts and Grants http://ec.europa.eu/contracts_grants/

Future Challenges for the European Union

bulletEurope 2020 Strategy http://ec.europa.eu/eu2020/index_en.htm
bulletInnovation Union http://ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/index_en.cfm
bulletInnovation Union Communication http://ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/pdf/innovation-union-communication_en.pdf
bulletInnovation Union: A Rationale for Action http://ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/pdf/rationale_en.pdf

From Framework 7 towards Horizon 2020 (Content)

bulletOECD Innovation Strategy (2010) www.oecd.org/innovation/strategy and Key Findings on  http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/51/28/45326349.pdf
bulletSeven Expert Groups on Future of ERA (2008) http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/progress-on-debate/expert-groups-analyses_en.html
bulletExpert Group on the Role of Community Research Policy (Oct 2009) http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/pdf/community_research_policy_role.pdf
bulletExpert Groups http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/partnership/expert/expert_groups_en.htm
bulletExamples of National Position Papers on ERA http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/progress-on-debate/written-contributions9_en.html
bulletHorizon 2020 Workshop (July 2011) http://ec.europa.eu/research/horizon2020/index_en.cfm?pg=workshops
bulletGreen Paper on Research and Innovation Funding (9th Feb 2011) http://ec.europa.eu/research/csfri/pdf/com_2011_0048_csf_green_paper_en.pdf
bulletWritten Responses to Green Paper http://ec.europa.eu/research/csfri/index_en.cfm?pg=responses
bulletThe Role of Community Research Policy in the Knowledge-Based Economy http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/pdf/community_research_policy_role.pdf
bulletPreparing for a New Renaissance http://ec.europa.eu/research/erab/pdf/erab-first-annual-report-06102009_en.pdf

From Framework 7 towards Horizon 2020 (Rules)

bulletEU Financial Regulation (Link)
bulletCommunication on Simplification (May 2010) (Link)
bulletCourt of Auditor's Report (2008) Page 157 to 174 http://eca.europa.eu/portal/pls/portal/docs/1/1569525.PDF
bulletOverhead debate: Diversified Funding streams for University-based research (2008)  http://ec.europa.eu/invest-in-research/pdf/download_en/eg_external_funding_final.pdf
bulletEU Financial Regulations http://ec.europa.eu/budget/documents/financial_regulation_en.htm#table-2_2
bulletMid-term review of State Aid Rules http://ec.europa.eu/competition/state_aid/legislation/rdi_mid_term_review_en.pdf

Review, Evaluation, Assessment and Monitoring of the Framework Programmes

bulletMid-Term Evaluation of FP7 (Nov 2010) (Link)
bulletEvaluation and monitoring of Framework 7 http://ec.europa.eu/research/evaluations/index_en.cfm 
bulletPublic Consultation on FP7 (Mid term review Aug 2010) http://ec.europa.eu/research/consultations/fp7/consultation_en.htm
bulletMonitoring Reports FP7 http://ec.europa.eu/research/evaluations/index_en.cfm?pg=fp7-monitoring
bulletEuropean Evaluation Network (National members) http://ec.europa.eu/research/evaluations/pdf/members-list.pdf#view=fit&pagemode=none
bulletEx-post Evaluation of Framework 6 http://ec.europa.eu/research/reports/2009/pdf/fp6_evaluation_final_report_en.pdf#view=fit&pagemode=none
bulletAnnual Reports from DG Research and Innovation http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=reports
bulletAssessments (2013 Roadmaps) http://ec.europa.eu/governance/impact/planned_ia/roadmaps_2013_en.htm#RTD 

Forward Looking Activities (Foresight Studies)

bullet    The World in 2025  http://ec.europa.eu/research/social-sciences/pdf/report-the-world-in-2025_en.pdf
bullet    Project Europe 2030 www.reflectiongroup.eu
bullet    Global Europe in 2050 http://ec.europa.eu/research/social-sciences/events-191_en.html
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EFFLA (European Forum for Forward Looking Activities) http://www.foresight-platform.eu/

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European Foresight Platform http://foresight-network.eu

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EFMN (European Foresight Monitoring Network) www.efmn.info

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JRC Forlearn http://forlearn.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.htm

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FARHorizon http://farhorizon.portals.mbs.ac.uk/

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IKNOW (Wild cards or weak signals) http://community.iknowfutures.eu/pg/file/popper/view/2190/joint-foresight-towards-a-mechanism-for-joint-programming-in-europe

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INFU (Innovation Foresight) http://www.innovation-futures.org/

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SANDERA (Security Foresight) http://www.sandera.portals.mbs.ac.uk/

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SESTI (Scanning Emerging Science and Technology Issues) http://www.sesti.info/

bullet      IPTS (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies) www.jrc.es 
bullet      ERAWatch http://cordis.europa.eu/erawatch
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      JRC Forlearn http://forlearn.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.htm

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      European Science Foundation: Forward Look http://www.esf.org/ext-ceo-news-singleview/article/european-science-foundations-forward-look-reaches-out-beyond-the-endless-frontiers-302/news-browse/6.html

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Who's Who in  Horizon 2020?

Lobbying Plan for  Horizon 2020

bulletHorizon 2020 Lobbying Plan   (Word Template)

ERIAB (European Research and Innovation Advisory Board)

bulletERIAB (2012+) http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/partnership/expert/eriab_en.htm
bulletERAB website (2008-2012)  http://ec.europa.eu/research/erab/index_en.html
bullet ERAB first annual report- "Preparing Europe for a New Renaissance A Strategic View of the European Research Area"
bulletEURAB (Pre-April 2008) http://ec.europa.eu/research/eurab/index_en.html 

National Contact Points, National Offices and European Associations in Brussels

bulletNational Contact Points http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ncp_en.html 
bulletAdvisory Groups Framework 7 http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp7/advisory_en.html 
bulletERAC (formerly CREST) http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/partnership/process/crest_en.htm
bulletCREST http://www.consilium.europa.eu/showPage.aspx?id=1422&lang=en
bulletRegional R&D Office in Brussels http://www.errin-brussels.org/index.php

European Commission, European Parliament and Council of Ministers

bulletEuropean Commission Staff in DG Research http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/research/organisation.cfm?lang=en
bulletEuropean Commission Staff Directory http://ec.europa.eu/staffdir/plsql/gsys_tel.display_search?pLang=EN
bulletEuropean Parliament ITRE Committee http://www.europarl.europa.eu/committees/en/ITRE/home.html
bulletCOREPER http://europa.eu/whoiswho/public/index.cfm?fuseaction=idea.hierarchy&nodeid=3761
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Council of Ministers http://www.consilium.europa.eu/

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European Parliament http://www.europarl.europa.eu/

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European Parliament ITRE Committee http://www.europarl.europa.eu/committees/en/ITRE/home.html

bulletMonitoring Members of the European Parliament http://www.ippro-mep.eu/index.php?lang=en
bulletSTOA http://www.europarl.europa.eu/stoa/default_en.htm
bulletEuropean Parliament Studies http://www.europarl.europa.eu/activities/committees/studies.do?language=EN
bulletBEPA (Bureau of European Policy Advisers) http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/policy_advisers/mission_statement/index_en.htm

Examples of European Associations, Think Tanks, Fora   (Lobby groups)

bulletScience Europe http://www.scienceeurope.org/
bulletTechnology Platforms  http://cordis.europa.eu/technology-platforms/individual_en.html
bulletEU R&D Associations www.hyperion.ie/euassociations.htm
bulletCOST Actions http://www.cost.esf.org/index.php 
bulletBruegel http://www.bruegel.org/Public/WebSite.php?ID=2
bulletThe Centre for European Policy Studies www.ceps.be
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CONECCS Database (Lobby Groups) http://ec.europa.eu/civil_society/coneccs/index_en.htm

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Enterprise Policy Group (EPG) http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/dg/epg/index_en.htm

 

Debate on 'Lobby Register'

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Lobby Register https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/transparency/regrin/welcome.do?locale=en

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European Parliament report on Lobbying http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&reference=A6-2008-0105&language=EN&mode=XML

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Commission website on Lobby debate http://ec.europa.eu/commission_barroso/kallas/transparency_en.htm

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Alliance for Lobbying Transparancy http://www.alter-eu.org/

Examples of Lobbying

bulletConsulting the Stakeholders (formal consultations) http://ec.europa.eu/research/consultations/list_en.html
bulletInput to the debate on Simplification (consultations) http://ec.europa.eu/budget/consultations/FRconsult2009_read_en.htm
bulletAlzheimer's Research http://www.europarl.europa.eu/document/activities/cont/200902/20090220ATT50113/20090220ATT50113EN.pdf
bulletMaintaining 60% Overhead Rate in FP7 Towards a Full Costing in European Universities (2008) http://www.eua.be/fileadmin/user_upload/files/Publications/Financially_Sustainable_Universities.pdf
bulletGetting ERC into Framework 7 www.hyperion.ie/fp7-frontierresearch.htm
bulletConsultation on Community Support Framework (2011) http://ec.europa.eu/research/csfri/index_en.cfm?pg=responses
bulletExpert Groups in EU http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm

Projects Used for Lobbying

bulletEU Funded Project PSX2 http://www.participationinscience.eu/psx2/
bulletSINAPSE (Scientific Advice for Policy) http://europa.eu/sinapse/sinapse/index.cfm

 

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Background (Lobbying) to Research Priorities in Horizon 2020

 

Excellent Science

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European Research Council

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Future and Emerging Technologies

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Marie Curie Actions

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Research Infrastructures

 

 

Industrial Technologies

Leadership in enabling and industrial  technologies

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Information and communication technologies,

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Nanotechnology, Advanced  Materials, Manufacturing

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Biotechnology,

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Space

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Innovation in SMEs

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Access to Risk Finance

 

Societal Challenges

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Health, demographic change and wellbeing

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Food security, sustainable agriculture and the bio-economy

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Secure, clean and efficient energy

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Smart, green and integrated transport

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Climate action and resource efficiency + raw materials

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Inclusive, innovative and secure societies

 

EIT (European Institute for Innovation and Technology)

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EIT Websites www.hyperion.ie/eit.htm

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