Who can join

Eligibility criteria

Participation in the tendering procedure is open on equal terms to all types of operators EU member states and associated countries[1] . 

Tenders may be submitted by a single entity or in collaboration with others. The latter can involve either submitting a joint tender or subcontracting (only up to 30% of total R&D can be subcontracted, more information below), or a combination of the 2 approaches. Teams should assign a person as a lead tenderer (contact point) and will be considered as the administrative contact responsible for communication. A signed agreement by all members of the team is required for the assignment of the lead tender.

Proposals must be submitted in English.

Applicant's cannot be associated to OpenAIRE partners, i.e. work for a partner of have other contractual relationship with them.

[1] https://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/grants_manual/hi/3cpart/h2020-hi-list-ac_en.pdf

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