Synergies between Clean Sky and ESIF Why Synergies
Synergies between Clean Sky and ESIF
Why Synergies between Clean Sky and ESIF? ü Combination of funding under H 2020 and ESIF is now allowed and encouraged under H 2020 (Article 31 of Rf. P) and the “Common Strategic Framework” of ESIF ü Scarcer public resources in Europe : more efficiency and optimization in use of public funds needed through stimulation of combination of different financing mechanism and leverage effect for competitiveness and jobs creation ü Think global and act local at Regional level, exploit complementarities while at the same time avoid useless overlaps: suppporting regional stakeholders international dimension , link with Integrators and strategy ü Potential to support already established regional actors and also involve new players from the Region in R&I with high potential
Clean Sky action on Synergies with ESIF • “Clean Sky label” can be an incentive effect and “guarantee of success” for MS/Regions to invest on projects, support actions, infrastructures, facilities in favour of well performed/running actions • a “win-win” strategy for policy makers to direct R&I regional funds toward a credible, global industrial strategy with a “European dimension” which is a key factor for the aero supply chain
DG-REGIO*: Synergies between European Structural and Investment Funds & Horizon 2020 Role of Smart Specialisation Synergies * Slides from 4 to 29 are courtesy of DG Regio
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Structure Ø What's new in the European Structural and Investment Funds (2014 -2020)? Ø How can synergies between Horizon 2020 and ESIF work? Ø What do Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS 3) bring to H 2020 / Clean Sky?
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Cohesion Policy + ESIF basics • Based on EU Treaty and aiming at 'economic, social and territorial cohesion' and 'reducing disparities' • 5 funds for Cohesion Policy: • European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) incl. INTERREG • European Social Fund (ESF) • Cohesion Fund (CF) • European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) • European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) • Around € 450 billion for 2014 -2020 in over 450 programmes • concentrated in less developed regions • Shared Management 6
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Major Reform of ESIF: Key Elements From absorption logic to an investment policy for growth and jobs Ø Greater focus on results Ø Targeting resources at key growth sectors Ø Stronger link to the EU economic governance (European semester & Europe 2020) Ø Reinforced partnership Ø Increased role for financial instruments and leverage on private investments Ø Increased synergies between Funds and with other EU instruments + € 315 billion Investment Plan for Europe Ø Pre-conditions for funding: ex ante conditionalities Smart Specialisation = Key feature of reformed Cohesion Policy to ensure effectiveness of ERDF investments in innovation
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies 11 Thematic objectives for ESIF In billion EUR Source: ESIF partnership agreements as of December 2014
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies ERDF Investment Priorities relevant for innovative enterprises For all types of firms • business investment in innovation and research • developing links and synergies between enterprises, R&D centres and higher education • product and service development • technology transfer • public service applications, demand stimulation • networking, clusters • applied research, pilot lines, early product validation actions, • advanced manufacturing capabilities • Key Enabling Technologies and diffusion of general purpose technologies • energy efficiency and renewable energy use in enterprises • research and innovation in, and adoption of, low-carbon technologies R&I Projects must support the relevant Smart Specialisation Strategy
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies ERDF Investment Priorities relevant for innovative enterprises For SMEs: • developing ICT products and services, e-commerce and enhancing demand for ICT • exploitation of new ideas • creation of new firms, including through business incubators • new business models • internationalisation • advanced capacities for product and service development • capacity to engage in innovation processes • industrial transition towards a resource- efficient economy, promoting green growth, eco-innovation and environmental performance management • developing and improving environmentally-friendly (including low-noise) and low-carbon transport systems R&I Projects must support the relevant Smart Specialisation Strategy
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies How does ESIF work for enterprises? Types of support: • Grants – to individual recipients and consortia; often pre-allocated; some first-come-first-served; increasingly competitive calls for proposals; EU State Aid rules apply! – Financial instruments (loans, VC, guarantees) to be used for projects with revenue generation or cost savings potential. Via individual schemes or SME initiative (EIB) or off-the-shelf instruments; aim: 5% of ESIF R&I support via FIs • Public procurement: in 2007 -13 around 46% = some € 160 billion ; interesting purchasing power for innovations … • Support services, feasibility studies, platforms & networks…
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies How does ESIF work for enterprises? • Identify relevant Operational Programme(s) & Managing Authorities: by territory (OPs can • Identify open calls / funding opportunities: the co-financing rates (up to state aid ceilings), • Develop project proposal: Funds mostly spent within OP's territory (can be sub-regional, be country-wide or per region) and theme / specific objectives: - ERDF: http: //ec. europa. eu/regional_policy/en/atlas/ - ESF: http: //ec. europa. eu/esf/main. jsp? cat. Id=576&lang. Id=en - EAFRD: https: //enrd. ec. europa. eu/en/general-info/whos-who/implementing-authorities/managing -authorities - EMFF: http: //ec. europa. eu/fisheries/cfp/emff/country-files/index_en. htm payment conditions, budget volumes, application forms, selection mechanisms, delivery forms (grants, loans, VC, vouchers, advisory services, etc. ), timelines, themes & objectives etc. differ between the OPs! regional, national, cross-borders, inter-regional, trans-national); limited exceptions possible if agreed by Monitoring Committee of OP – Contact Managing Authorities – Commission is not involved in project selection (only consulted on "major projects" above € 50 million)
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Structure Ø What's new in the European Structural and Investment Funds (2014 -2020)? Ø How can synergies between Horizon 2020 and ESIF work? Ø What do Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation bring to H 2020 / Clean Sky?
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Concept of synergies Ø Improve the quality of national & regional innovation policies, including type of support measures Ø Enhance the impact of investments, incl. "durability", links btw. projects, building on previous projects of other instruments Ø Amplify projects / initiatives by joining forces under different funds to generate critical mass: cumulation / alternative funding Ø Strengthen cooperation and complementarity across Europe by teaming up different capacities in leading and lagging regions thanks to smart specialisation Ø Strengthen cooperation between innovation actors and policies relevant for innovation (skilled & creative people, research, enterprises, investors, market access, different Ministries and departments and on different levels, legal and administrative framework conditions…) 14
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies What do we NOT accept as synergies? • NO substituting of national or regional or private co-funding to projects or programmes by money from the other instruments • NO diversion of funding away from the purpose of the respective instrument / operational programme (e. g. smart specialisation strategy) • NO simple "run for the money": Maximising the acquisition of additional funding from Horizon 2020 or ESIF is no good objective, as this has no durable impact on growth and jobs and creates "grant dependency".
DG-REGIO : Novelties for synergies in 2014 -20 ESIF Regulations • Possibility to combine H 2020 and ESIF money in the same project (1) or in parallel / sequential projects via a derogation from the non-cumulative principle of Art. 129 Fin. Regulation that prohibits a beneficiary to receive 2 EU grants for a project (Art. 65(11) CPR) • More ESIF can be spent in the EU but outside operational programme territory (e. g. to pool funding for technology parks, research infrastructures abroad, …) if for the benefit of the programme area: up to 15% per priority axis Article 70(2) CPR (also contract research is possible outside OP territory) • Stronger obligation to work with innovation actors in other regions & Member States beyond "INTERREG": Art 96(3)d CPR • Alignment of similar cost options possible for easier combining of funds: lump sums, flat rates, standard scales of unit costs under ESIF may use the H 2020 rules applicable for similar types of operations and beneficiaries (Art 67(5)b, 68 CPR) • Obligation to develop smart specialisation strategies, including seeking synergies and complementarity with Horizon 2020 and other centrally managed EU programmes and involvement of Horizon 2020 stakeholders in RIS 3 development process and obligation to foresee up- & down-stream measures to Horizon 2020 in RIS 3: Annex 1 to CPR, Section 3. 4. (1) Not considered in Clean Sky – see the 4 possible scenarios p. 38 16
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Synergies in the ESIF programmes and RIS 3 s: first insights & lessons • Compulsory chapter in PA and OP on coordination among programmes: varying levels of detail • Some good examples of "down-stream" support, in particular via selection principles / criteria for projects • Simplification via alignment of cost models, lump sums, unit costs etc. : frequent interest, but rarely specific • ESIF spending outside OP area: rarely beyond national borders, focus on attracting foreign innovation actors to use domestic R&I capacities … • Improved project selection methods: some interest in Horizon 2020 independent evaluators • Participation of Horizon 2020 players in ESIF Monitoring Committees: to be seen!
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Synergies in the ESIF programmes and RIS 3 s: first insights & lessons • Compulsory chapter in PA and OP on coordination among programmes: varying levels of detail • Focus on "up-stream" support: capacity building (mainly infrastructure), support for Horizon 2020 participation, support for international network participation, attracting foreign researchers • Some good examples of "down-stream" support, in particular via selection principles / criteria for projects • Simplification via alignment of cost models, lump sums, unit costs etc. : frequent interest, but rarely specific • ESIF spending outside OP area: rarely beyond national borders, focus on attracting foreign innovation actors to use domestic R&I capacities … • • Improved project selection methods: some interest in Horizon 2020 independent evaluators Participation of Horizon 2020 players in ESIF Monitoring Committees: to be seen! It is not "too late" for synergies: Ops leave wide scope for implementation choices to Managing Authorities. New OP are only now being launched.
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Structure Ø What's new in the European Structural and Investment Funds (2014 -2020)? Ø How can synergies between Horizon 2020 and ESIF work? Ø What do Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation bring to H 2020 / Clean Sky?
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Origins of RIS 3 Research & innovation policy: Technological / scientific specialisation (centres of excellence, . . . ), impact on growth? Innovation as driver for regional development policy (RIS, RITTS, PRAI, innovation eco-systems …), does onesize-fits-all work? Industry policy: Cluster, sector analysis, Demand side innovation support: Lead Market Initiative Smart specialisation
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies What is Smart Specialisation ? = fact-based: all assets = no top-down but dynamic /entrepreneurial discovery process for shared vision among innovation stakeholders, in particular business = All forms of innovation – not only technology and research driven = eco-systems: creating environments for change, not accumulation of disconnected projects = Mobilisation of investments and synergies across different departments and governance levels (EU-national-regional) = source-in knowledge, & technologies = Be different! = competitive advantages, potential for excellence, opportunities = global perspective on potential competitive advantage + potential for cooperation, global value chains = Concentration of resources on priorities, problems and core needs + accumulation of critical mass also across borders = no focus on single sector / tech. , but cross-fertilisations, rejuvenating sectors through higher value-added activities + emerging sectors / areas for place-based economic transformation!
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies What is Smart Specialisation ? = fact-based: all assets = Be different! = no top-down but dynamic = competitive advantages, potential /entrepreneurial discovery process for excellence, opportunities shared vision among innovation = global perspective on potential stakeholders, in particular business competitive advantage + potential for = All forms of innovation – not only cooperation, global value chains technology and research driven = Concentration of resources on k a e r b a = eco-systems: creating environments for nsproblems o i g priorities, and core needs + e r & s e i change, not accumulation of disconnected r t n u co ieofs!critical mass also g e accumulation t a r t projects s n For many tio borders a v o n n i across t s pasynergies = Mobilisation of investments withand across different departments and = no focus on single sector / tech. , but governance levels (EU-national-regional) cross-fertilisations, rejuvenating sectors through higher value-added = source-in knowledge, & technologies activities + emerging sectors / areas for place-based economic transformation!
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Business Research public and private manufacturing and research bodies, services, primary sectors, universities, financial sector, creative science and technology industries, social sector, parks, NCPs, large firms, SMEs, Technology transfer young entrepreneurs, offices, Horizon 2020 students with business committee members, ideas, cluster and business NCPs, regional ESFRI organisations, etc. roadmaps Entrepreneurial in: etc. - Composition and - Spirit: (risk-taking, broader view beyond boundaries …) Different departments, if relevant at different government levels, agencies e. g. for regional development, business advice, public procurement offices, incubators, etc. Public administration NGOs and citizens’ initiatives related to societal challenges for which innovative solutions would be helpful, consumers associations, Talents! etc. Civil society / Users "Smart specialisation strategies shall be developed …. in an entrepreneurial discovery process. The authorities directly concerned by Horizon 2020 shall be closely associated with that process. Smart specialisation strategies shall include: (a) "Up-stream actions" to prepare regional R&I players to participate in Horizon 2020 …. (b) "Down-stream actions" to provide the means to exploit and diffuse R&I results, stemming from Horizon 2020 …. " See Common Provisions Regulation for ESI funds No 1303/13 annex 1, point 4. 3. 2. See also annex III of RIS 3 Guide: http: //s 3 platform. jrc. europa. eu/s 3 pguide
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Impact of RIS 3 – as seen by MA: 60% of regional policy makers state that the smart specialisation policy framework introduced significant adaptations in the stakeholder involvement process (and 20% spoke about a “completely new process”) More than 40% stated that there have been substantial adaptations to the existing policy mix. Source: Survey by Fraunhofer ISI across ESIF managing authorities, relevant regional innovation policy makers and selected consultants across the EU (2013 Q 3).
154 EU regions (from 19 MS) + 15 countries at national level • 52 regional and 16 national strategies peer-reviewed • Thematic seminars & conferences • Pilot action for Synergies in new MS: Stairway 2 Excellence • RIS 3 guide for policy-makers • Mapping of specialisations: [email protected] 3 • Regional profling • Web-site, Newsletter … http: //s 3 platform. jrc. europa
Interesting for Clean Sky: • 22 priorities to aeronautics • 16 regions, 5 countries … but possible synergies not limited to those regions [email protected] 3: database for RIS 3 priorities • Enable Regions and Member States to position themselves, • To find their unique niches • To seek out potential partners for collaboration • Approx. 31 countries and 196 regions and 1350 priorities http: //s 3 platform. jrc. europa. eu/map
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Main challenges for Commission to make smart specialisation work: 1. Keep the ball rolling: RIS 3 is conceived as an on-going (and reiterative) process with stakeholder involvement (Entrepreneurial Discovery Process), monitoring and adjustments until 2020… 2. Implementation tools & capacities: quality of the implementation and impact depend on suitability of the support tools, the administrative capacities to design such tools and manage them effectively and efficiently 3. International opening and cooperation: generate critical mass via combining forces, complementing capacities and getting the chain links together for value chains. Role for synergies with Horizon 2020, including Joint Undertakings like Clean Sky 27
DG-REGIO : smart specialisation synergies Links and documents: Ø Cohesion Policy & European Structural and Investment Funds http: //ec. europa. eu/regional_policy/index. cfm/en/ Ø Horizon 2020: http: //ec. europa. eu/research/horizon 2020/index_en. cfm? pg=h 2020 documents Ø S 3 Platform, including RIS 3 data base and Stairway to Excellence pilot project: http: //s 3 platform. jrc. europa Ø Vanguard Initiative: http: //www. s 3 vanguardinitiative. eu/ 28
European Commission guidance document for H 2020 / ESIF synergies Structure of guidance Basic Principles & Concept of Synergies and Cumulation Recommendations for policy-makers and implementing bodies for strategy development, programme design and implementation mechanisms; Overview of Commission support (SWD(2014)205 final) Annex 2 Annex 1 Explanations by programme (differences, opportunities, management principles) • ESIF & Cohesion Policy • Horizon 2020 • COSME • Erasmus+ • CEF digital services • Creative Europe Scenarios & hands-on advice for policy-designers & implementers by project format (also interesting for beneficiaries) 1. Horizon 2020 - Standard R&I projects - ERA Chairs, Teaming & Twinning - Marie Skłodowska-Curie researchers' mobility - ERA-NETs, Joint Programming Initiatives, Art. 185 initiatives and Art. 187 Joint Technology Initiatives - EIT / Knowledge and Innovation Communities - Research Infrastructures - Pre-Commercial Procurement and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions - Innovation in SMEs 2. COSME – Enterprise Europe Network 3. ERASMUS+ - mobility, Knowledge & skills alliances 4. Creative Europe –innovation in& with Creative Industries 5. CEF - Digital Services Platforms – e-government interop. Guidance for end beneficiaries Guidance on synergies among and with financial instruments: short reference guide for Managing Authorities. See: http: //ec. europa. eu/regional_p olicy/thefunds/fin_inst/index_e n. cfm Modernisation of EU State aid frameworks: See: http: //ec. europa. eu/competitio n/state_aid/modernisation/inde x_en. html Pointing beneficiaries via a 6 -step checklist to possible EU funding and support sources for R&I. See previous guide
Clean Sky JU initiative for building synergies with ESIF
Assets of the aeronautical sector • The aeronautical sector is one the major sectors of excellence of Europe in the global competition: it is worth investing in innovation for a Region where a relevant industrial basis exists • Aeronautics is very innovation - intensive • The growth of aeronautics (5% per year) makes it necessary to extend its basis, hence an easier “entrance ticket” for newcomers if adequately supported • The aeronautical supply chain is global: only those European entities (in particular SMEs) involved at the innovation level will have a robust, long-term position
Assets of Clean Sky for synergy with ESIF • Clean Sky manages the majority of H 2020 funding in aeronautics R&I: key interlocutor • A Programme total budget (public + private contributions) of 4 Billions (Clean Sky 2) • In the calls no rule to apply as a consortium with partners from different MS: this “mono-beneficiary” approach is a major simplification – while participation through clusters (regional, national or european) is also common and positive
Synergies between Clean Sky and ESIF • Synergies and complementarity are an opportunity for all Clean Sky participants, whatever their size and their role in the Innovation Chain • In particular, a significant support can be brought to the supply chain, SMEs, Clusters (active in CS or planning to apply) • SME have been winning the largest share of Clean Sky calls for proposals: > 35% in Clean Sky 1: developing a wide basis for synergies with Structural Funds policy to innovation in SMEs
Clean Sky JU: a pragmatic approach to synergies with ESIF (1/2) • Being concrete • Raising awareness and creating a momentum • After a first phase of general information through different channels, now answering proposals for co-operation from interested Member States (MS) and Regions with no attempt to a full coverage with a flexible approach and possible tailored-made forms of cooperation • Signing Mo. Us with these MS/Regions in order to set the scene and agree the general framework of a cooperation without trying to get into details
Clean Sky JU: a pragmatic approach to synergies with ESIF (2/2) • Building a demonstration phase with a few MS/Regions, implementing pilot cases of actually funded, complementary projects • Involving CS industrial Members • Then (mid 2016) drawing conclusions from the first pilot cases (hard points, success stories, lessons learnt, optimal size of projects… ) and building a long-term (-> 2024) roadmap NB. The action of the CSJU in this field will be limited by the workload generated with a necessary, continued priority to the CS 2 programme management
Clean Sky action • Bilateral meetings with Regions or States (Managing Authorities) to exchange about Regional capabilities, RIS 3, explore synergies and ways to complement and leverage Clean Sky technical content with further/parallel actions cofunded by ESIF at national/regional level • Meeting held so far with key “aero” Regions from France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Portugal, Sweden. . . • JU supported by its States Representatives Group and interfaces with stakeholders “local” community such as regional aero clusters • A successful JU-organized workshop took place in Paris “Le Bourget” on 17 th June 2015 • Mo. U signed by August 2015 with Midi-Pyrénées (France), Andalusia (Spain), Romania (at State level) and Catalonia (Spain) – others in the pipeline • Several pilot cases under discussion
4 scenarios proposed to Managing Authorities • Basic (realistic) principle: CS calls and Regional calls must be kept asynchronous – no try to have any simultaneous / symmetric approach; this drives the mechanisms foreseen • These synergies should be a way to emphasize bottom-up approaches from applicants / beneficiaries • 4 high-level scenarios identified for driving the appropriate mechanisms for cooperation, to be adapted to the regional funding schemes envisaged under the OPs, rules and processes while keeping the CS Programme/calls in conformity with its own rules
4 scenarios for synergy 1. Upstream support Regional ESIF support for developing capabilities/skills / infrastructures of its local entities in view of planned participation to future CS calls 2. Parallel funding Applicant to CS call ( for Core Partner and Cf. P) proposing in parallel a complementary and separate set of ESIF activities which may be granted ESIF support 3. Sequential funding / downstream support CS member or partner proposing a continuation / spin-off / amplification of a CS project with ESIF support 4. Thematic approach Region to complement CS Programme through the definition, consistently with its own RIS 3 policy of appropriate areas / themes not addressed in CS but contributing to the overall objectives
Scenario 1: upstream support • Regional ESIF support for developing capabilities/skills / infrastructures of a local entity in view of planned participation to future CS calls • CSJU role is then to inform the Managing Authority of the expected Programme priorities/roadmap and content of future calls for Core Partners and Calls for Proposals with the appropriate level of accuracy • Difficulty: the detailed call text is not available in advance – and won’t be; a publishable intermediate level should still be found in order to help the Managing Authorities to understand the technical trends • No pilot case foreseen under this scenario yet
Scenario 2: parallel funding Applicant to CS call ( for Core Partner and Cf. P) proposing in parallel a complementary and separate set of ESIF activities which may be granted ESIF support • Already applicable in the Calls for Core Partners ; • Applicable to 2 nd Cf. P of July 2015 – the ESIF WP will be evaluated as a separate process - outside the Cf. P rules and evaluation (only those ESIF WP proposed by the selected applicants in the call will evaluated) • Examples: - an alternative technology/solution to same requirement of the CSJU topic is proposed in parallel to the proposal responding to the topic, for instance more rewarding but not compatible with the CS 2 schedule requirements - parallel R&I activities, identified by the applicant as complementing the proposal, going beyond the requirement, having a strategic content for the applicant and increasing the impact or the market take up
Scenario 2: parallel funding • Applicants are encouraged to identify upfront the ESIF funding schemes or OP priorities which may be looked at for requesting ESIF support to the complementary activities proposed to the JU. • Managing Authorities can play a very important role to support their stakehodlers in this process which may lead to funding through ESIF activities linking to a CS funded project and with a “CS label” awarded by the JU • For Cf. P, a specific ESIF synergies guidance note is available and should be consulted by stakeholders and Managing Authorities http: //www. cleansky. eu/sites/default/files/documents/esif_guidance_note_csju _17_07_15. pdf
Scenario 3: sequential funding CS member or partner proposing a continuation / spin-off / amplification of a CS project with ESIF support • During a R&I project development, new ways for technology research, further improvements, higher TRL, complements for reaching a final market uptake, or spinoffs, are always identified – most of the time they cannot be funded under the existing CS Project – this may be proposed to CSJU for pre-assessment or evaluation and if positive, submitted through the Regional ESIF call • Examples: – More competitive manufacturing technology for the same design – Application of a successful, new technology (like a new measurement device) to another integrated product, aeronautical or not
Scenario 4: thematic approach Region to complement CS Programme through the definition, consistently with its own RIS 3 policy, of appropriate areas / themes not addressed in CS but contributing to the overall objectives • CS 2 programme is not (cannot be!) exhaustive: significant areas are kept outside, because of financial or timing limitations – however they are still strategic • Consistently with the Smart Specialisations of a Region, CSJU may propose relevant themes for the regional Calls, at an agreed level of “granularity” • Example: Regions focussing on avionics – CSJU to bring inputs about what specific items to prioritize, e. g. integration of COTS, self-learning functions, etc
Implementation modalities (1/3) • In all scenarios, asynchronicity is the rule (no try to synchronize calls or funding decisions) • In all cases, CS and Regional procedures/applicable rules will apply respectively to the supported activities • Common feature to scenarios 2 and 3: a Clean Sky label is given to the successful applicant / proposal through the JU independent evaluation means.
Implementation modalities (2/3) • This label may be considered (or not) by the relevant Region – for instance through extra points awarded to a CS-labelled bearer – or through the direct funding of the proposed project if its rules allow to do so. • Here the Managing Authorities can play a crucial role to create the necessary “incentive effect” and encourage their stakeholders to propose activities linking to CS. The Mo. U framework help to define this upfront and agree modalities of implementation with the JU • For scenario 4, the Clean Sky label applies by definition to the content of the call or part of it since themes/topics are proposed or designed in agreement with the JU
Implementation modalities (3/3) • CSJU (own staff or CSJU-appointed experts) may be involved in the Regional evaluation process at expert level, if required • Or the Region may use the previous CSJU evaluation (sc 2 & 3) for its own process – and complement it if needed • CSJU may participate in, or be delegated, the project technical monitoring to ensure the continuity of the synergy and maximization of impact
Clean Sky Members Clean Sky members involvement through the JU is necessary, in particular for: • Pre-defining topics of future CS calls as much as possible (for scenario 1) • Confirming the relevance of proposed sequential/parallel activities (for scenario 3) • Proposing strategic areas / themes (for scenario 4) • Participating in projects when necessary (e. g. for drafting technical requirements; or performing an integrated demonstration under a TBD funding scheme) • Generally speaking, bringing or confirming the strategic inputs
Mo. U model: proposed content The JU makes available an annotated model Mo. U, which can be adapted with no limitation to any MS/Region specificity or policy The model contains notes and indications to the MS/Region, a simple and effective tool to agree a cooperation and make thing start quickly… Summary content: • • • Commitment to work together to explore and identify synergies through its respective Programmes and mechanisms Indicate the MS/Region policy framework to support R&I or aeronautics in particular. NB it’s not necessary that the RIS 3 mentions aeronautics as priority, a link could be made with a correlated areas ( R&I, transport, mobility, materials, Co 2 reduction etc) Indicate the ESIF instruments/funding schemes under the OP which will be devoted to stimulate synergies. It can be a general R&I call but with implementation modalities to stimulate synergies, a specific call in aeronautics or a call with thematic areas. Some MS/Regions have also envisaged a specific action devoted to support projects in synergies with H 2020 or specifically with JTIs. . Involve the JU in regional WG on RIS 3 and any specific one on R&I/aeronautics if existing to exchange on regional capabilities and policy priorities Agree to enter a pilot phase to stimulate synergies with an interim evaluation by mid 2016. The imminent target is to achieve concrete pilots and show results
Mo. U model: proposed content • • Establish a Working Group composed by the Region, JU representatives and stakeholders representatives as appropriate to implement the tasks under the Mo. U and agree implementation modalities at regional calls levels Exchange of information and on some communication aspects about synergies and the cooperation under the Mo. U. Participation to events organized by the two organizations NB: to be signed by the President of the Region or by the DG of the Managing Authority ( both options possible) The annotated model Mo. U can be requested by any MS/Region/Managing Authority by addressing the JU legal manager and stategic advisor at the following email: bruno. [email protected]. eu
Links and documents Ø Guide for authorities on synergies between ESIF and Horizon 2020 and other EU programmes: http: //ec. europa. eu/regional_policy/activity/research/index_en. cfm Ø CSJU guidance note on synergies in calls for proposals http: //www. cleansky. eu/sites/default/files/documents/esif_guidance_note_csju_17_07_ 15. pdf Ø Common Provisions Regulation for the European Structural and Investment Funds: http: //ec. europa. eu/regional_policy/what/future/index_en. cfm Ø Research and innovation support under ESIF (http: //ec. europa. eu/regional_policy/activity/research/index_en. cfm ) Ø ESF, Youth initiative & Ea. SI: http: //ec. europa. eu/esf/main. jsp? cat. Id=45&lang. Id=en Ø Cohesion Policy & European Structural and Investment Funds http: //ec. europa. eu/regional_policy/index. cfm/en/ Ø S 3 Platform, including RIS 3 data base and Stairway to Excellence pilot project: http: //s 3 platform. jrc. europa Ø Vanguard Initiative: http: //www. s 3 vanguardinitiative. eu/ Ø Horizon 2020 regulations & rules for participation, PPP & P 2 Ps: 50 http: //ec. europa. eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/funding/reference_docs. html