The Data Management Plan in Horizon 2020 is a key element of good data management. A Data Management Plan (DMP) describes the data management life cycle for the data to be collected, processed and/or generated by a project. Download the...Read More
Can I declare the cost of an SME owner in Horizon 2020?
Yes, you can declare the cost of an SME owner in Horizon 2020 if she/he does not receive a salary. For this you need to determine the hours worked on the Horizon 2020 project and the hourly rate of the...Read More
How to run a CFS audit in Horizon 2020?
In Horizon 2020, if your entity received more than 325.000€ of grant, you will have to submit a certificate on the financial statements (CFS) to the European Commission (EC) during the final reporting. To obtain such certificate, you need to...Read More
What is the difference between other goods and services and equipment?
The difference between other goods and services and equipment in a Horizon Europe project can be sometimes tricky. Here is how to well differentiate both. Other goods and services are consumables and supplies, promotion, dissemination, protection of results, translations, publications,...Read More
How to avoid errors when reporting personnel costs?
When reporting personnel costs in Horizon 2020 projects, attention must be paid in order to avoid errors. Most of the errors made are because of a misunderstanding of the rules, unawareness of the specificity of the rules, or intentional. Because...Read More
How to report personnel costs in Horizon 2020?
To report personnel costs in Horizon 2020 is not necessarily a simple thing. Personnel costs is the cost of the time worked for the Horizon 2020 project by employees, seconded staff, SME owners, and consultants. There are different manners to...Read More
Why are Horizon 2020 rules still important?
Horizon 2020 rules are still important today because many research projects are still running. Horizon Europe might have started since the 1st of January 2021 but all projects launched before will be running in the upcoming years. Given that the...Read More
Can a coordinator subcontract project management tasks?
No, in general the coordinator cannot subcontract the project management tasks in Horizon Europe. The coordinator has to make sure the project is implemented correctly and manage it effectively. Furthermore, it should act as an intermediary for all communications between...Read More