10 / 02 / 2023
As shown in our new analysis for Horizon Europe, EARTO members are very active participants in the FPs, especially in complex and large collaborative applied RD&I projects. In turn, EARTO is a strong supporter of the European Commission’s efforts towards simplification of the EU R&I Framework Programmes (FPs). However, all simplifications efforts should cover the full project life-cycle – from application to audit and benefit all – from the EU Commission to the projects and beneficiaries.
In this context, EARTO members are actively participating in the current Horizon Europe lump-sums projects and report many implementation issues which need to be tackled before envisioning to further extend the use of such financial instrument as follows:
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