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1 STW Open Technology Programme and H2020 Future & Emerging Technology GRANTS WEEK 2015 October 9 th 9/12/2010 INDIVIDUAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES IN EUROPE 1

2 SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH FUNDING ACQUISITION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE Melanie Telma Rolf European/ International eu Arend National funding

3 bottom-up funding opportunities

4 Future & Emerging Technology what s FET about? lessons learned in the upcoming FET work programme Telma Esteves

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6 Excellent Science Industrial Leadership Grand Societal Challenges

7 FET mission To promote and support the emergence of radically new technology areas that will renew the basis for future European competitiveness and growth and will make a difference for society in the decades to come. To initiate and shape the development of European research and innovation eco-systems around such future and emerging technologies, as seeds of future industrial leadership and potential solutions for societal challenges. To turn Europe into the best environment for responsible and dynamic multi-disciplinary collaborations on such future and emerging technologies, including facilitating the wider training of researchers in new areas.

8 The FET lobbyists

9 The Future of FET

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12 Open, light and agile Roadmap based research FET-Open FET Proactive FET Flagships Early Ideas Individual research projects Exploring novel ideas Exploration and Incubation Topical clusters of research projects Developing topics & communities Large-Scale Partnering Initiatives Common research agendas Addressing grand challenges

13 FET-Open : novel ideas for radically new technologies FET-Open is open! No thematic restriction, not necessarily ICT emphasis o New areas: space research, medicine, energy o TRL 1-3, successful FET project result is a proof of a concept in a lab Bottom-up, but targeted - not blue sky research Collaborative research Total budget: ~160M in Instrument o Research and Innovation Action (RIA) - 154M o Coordination and Support actions (CSA) 6M

14 FET-Open call Submission & Evaluation o 1 step submission - 1 step evaluation based on FET specific evaluation criteria o High quality peer review 4 experts per proposals to best address multi-disciplinary nature of FET Time to contract of max. 8 months from cut-off date o ESR within 5 months, contracts within 3 extra months

15 Composition of proposals Part A: Administrative part of the proposal Part B : Scientific part of the proposal 16 pages core proposal Cover page Section 1: S&T Excellence Section 2: Impact Section 3: Implementation Additional information Section 4: Members of the consortium E.g. legal entity, CV, subcontract, third party Section 5: Ethics and Security Ethics self-assessment & supporting documents Security checklist Cover page strictly limited to 1 page Section 1,2 & 3 are strictly limited to 15 pages! Section 4 & 5 are not covered by the page limit.

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17 Excellence Impact Implementation Clarity of targeted breakthrough and its specific science and technology contributions towards a long-term vision. Novelty, level of ambition and foundational character. Range and added value from interdisciplinarity. Appropriateness of the research methods. 15 Threshold: 4/5 Weight: 60% Importance of the new technological outcome with regards to its transformational impact on technology and/or society. Quality of measures for achieving impact on science, technology and/or society. Impact from empowerment of new and high potential actors towards future technological leadership. Threshold: 3,5/5 Weight: 20% Quality of the workplan and clarity of intermediate targets. Relevant expertise in the consortium. Appropriate allocation and justification of resources (personmonths, equipment, budget). Threshold: 3/5 Weight: 20% Link to slides with details on each of the evaluation criteria

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19 Results from RIA proposals submitted by cut-off date 1 (09/2014) 24 proposals selected for funding from the first evaluation Success rate for RIA~3,7% 670 proposals submitted by cut-off date 2 (03/2015) [resubmission from cut-off 1: ~ 30%] Expected number of funded proposals (09/2015) ~ 12: ~1,8% success rate RIA = Research and Innovation Action

20 First cut-off (March 2014) Summary of evaluation results RIA RIA = Research and Innovation Action

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22 Disciplines addressed by RIA retained for funding proposals Civil engineering Mechanical engineering Biological sciences Environmental engineering Medical engineering Basic medicine Social sciences Mathematics Computer sciences, information science and Materials engineering 7 Chemical sciences 10 Electrical and electronic engineering Physical sciences RIA = Research and Innovation Action

23 Country participation Country Participation Participation in % Retained Proposals Germany ,7% United Kingdom ,2% Italy ,1% France ,4% Spain ,7% Netherlands ,9% Sweden ,1% Switzerland ,4% Belgium ,7% Austria ,2% Greece ,6% Finland ,4% Israel ,9% Denmark ,2% Portugal ,8% Poland ,3% Ireland ,0% Hungary ,0% Norway ,0% Slovenia ,6% Czech Republic ,0% Croatia ,6% Turkey ,0% Romania ,0% Cyprus ,6% Bulgaria ,0% Serbia ,0% Slovakia ,1% Other countries ,0% Grand TOTAL ,7%

24 Country participation Total coordinators and other partners per country in retained proposals AT BE HR CY DK FI FR DE EL IT NL PL PT SK SI ES SE UK Coordinator Participant

25 Applicants' activity type Submitted Proposals % Retained Proposals % Public Body (excl. research and education) 20 0,5% 0 0,0% Research Organisations ,4% 35 24,1% Higher or Secondary Education ,4% 89 61,4% Private for Profit (excl. education) ,9% 17 11,7% Others 148 3,7% 4 2,8% % ,0%

26 Views and suggestions experience 2014 evaluators value targeted by yet visionary ideas perfection at all levels: give special attention to communication, outreach, dissemination, open access, ethics involvement of women and young promising researchers My advice Don t compromise: take your time and focus on preparing a spotless proposal Get advise: know anyone with a successful proposal?..

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28 FET Work Programme FET-Open indicative budget MEUR 88 (2016) and 113 (2017) FET-Proactive will include: Emerging themes and communities Future tech for society Biotech for better life Disruptive info technology Energy for energy and functional materials High Performance Computing Consult all draft Work Programmes at ec.europa.eu

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30 Views and suggestions [Consensus Report]

31 Selection of proposals All above threshold proposals in each topic are listed in descending order of overall score. Proposals are selected for funding starting from the top of the list, until the available budget is exhausted.

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