The reporting requirements for an ERC-Frontier Research project awarded under the H2020 programme (Starting Grant / Consolidator Grant / Advanced Grant or Synergy Grant) provide for two separate reporting streams to cover, on the one hand, the financial aspects and, on the other hand, the scientific aspects of the grant, as described in Article 20 of the ERC Model Grant Agreement. Want to know how ERC Starting Grantee Agnes Melinda got her scholarship? Watch video Note to UK participants: The Withdrawal Agreement provides that the UK will continue to participate in current EU 2014-2020 programmes, including ERC Grants, until the end of the programmes, as if the UK were an EU Member State. This means that beneficiaries from the UNITED Kingdom can continue to participate until their end date in financial assistance under the current Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), even if this is the case after 2020. Like the H2020 general grants, given the COVID-19 situation, maximum flexibility is granted to the scheduled due dates for benefits, milestones, scientific and financial reports, as well as the implementation of the measure whose performance has been affected by the containment measures (see FAQ on delays in the submission of reports or benefits, in addition to the scientific report of the host institute: present a « financial report » at the end of each financial period. The ECB`s general grant agreement provides for different reporting periods for financial and scientific reporting. Normally, the financial period is 18 months. For a five-year grant, there are four financial reporting periods; the last financial period is only six months. The agreement as a whole and its provisions are not negotiable. Only elements important for financial and contractual management, such as reporting periods and the amount of pre-financing, can be negotiated to adapt to the specific administrative context of each project.
ERC grant applications can only be submitted following a call for proposals. Peer reviewers are responsible for the evaluation and evaluation of proposals. Those that exceed the quality threshold are defunded. Depending on the budget available for the call for tenders, the ranking is subject to a budget decoupling and an ERC grant is only offered to the highest proposals until the budget of the call has been used. An ERC grant may cover up to 100% of the total eligible direct research costs, plus a contribution of 25% of the total eligible costs for indirect costs. . . .