NCP Experience Reports

February 06, 2018

The NCP Academy has gathered its NCP Experience Reports which been prepared during the NCP Academy Meet and Exchange Workshops, documenting best practice and key learnings of the NCP community and relevant experts.

Task Force Report: Performance Monitoring

December 04, 2017

The final report of the NCP Academy’s Task Force on Performance Monitoring.

NCP paper: input for the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020

September 19, 2016

This paper summarises relevant observations regarding the implementation of Horizon 2020 from the perspective of National Contact Points. The paper has been submitted to the European Commission, requesting that it be taken into consideration as one cornerstone of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 reflecting the practical implementation barriers and drawbacks programme users face.

Training: Legal and Financial Issues in Horizon 2020 Art. 185 and Art. 187

July 01, 2016

The main aim of this training was to: Present the H2020 related programmes, in particular Arts 185 and 187; Identify main deviations from H2020 Rules for Participation; Exchange knowledge, experiences and “lessons learnt” on related programmes among experienced NCPs; Discuss major hurdles of these deviations from the beneficiary perspective and identify potential improvements

Open Access in Horizon 2020

March 15, 2016

Exchange of knowledge and experience with Open Access among Legal and Financial NCPs as well as other NCPs having gained knowledge in and/or experience with Open Access e.g. in FP7/Horizon 2020 projects.

Legal and Financial Framework – 28 OCTOBER 2015

October 28, 2015
This training for the HNN2.0/SisNet2.0 NCP networks covered the Horizon 2020 Model Grant Agreement versus Consortium Agreement; IPR management; Budgeting; Financial reporting, controls and audits.

Legal and Financial Training – 26 OCT 2015

October 26, 2015

The training covered the financial framework (general aspects on eligible and ineligible costs, funding instruments) and legal framework (model grant agreement & consortium agreement) for Research Infrastructures NCPs. It included an interactive quiz for participants.

Framework for synergies between ESIF and Horizon 2020 – 19 OCT 2015

19 Oct 2015
The training aimed to deliver expertise to WIDENING NCPs on Synergies between Horizon 2020 and ESIF specific to the specialized issues of Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation, in particular to the Teaming, Twinning and ERA Chairs measures.

NCP Academy: Train the Trainer

24-25 June 2015
Practical knowledge and additional experience on good presentations and knowledge-transfer, and especially on the design and implementation of training packages

The Concept of Innovation

20 May 2015
Webinar on defining innovation and innovation policy of the European Union; Legal basis; Europe 2020 strategy; Innovation Union and monitoring innovation.