Swiss Participation in Horizon Europe – Update on Transitional Measures for ERC 2022 CoG & AdG

The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation – SERI has mandated the SNSF to implement a transitional solution for the 2022 ERC Consolidator Grant (CoG) call and is currently examining possible transitional measures for the 2022 ERC Advanced Grant (AdG) to be initiated if Switzerland's status in Horizon Europe will not have changed by the end of April 2022.

Find these and more information on the following updated documents:

- Information on the Swiss participation in the EU framework programmes for research and innovation (Horizon 2020 / Horizon Europe)

- Questions and answers on Switzerland’s participation in the European Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation. Horizon 2020 / Horizon Europe

Visit the dedicated webpage where you will find the latest information regarding Switzerland’s status in Horizon Europe

Sources: SERI, Euresearch

EC Webinar on Avoiding Errors in Horizon 2020 Personnel Costs

Taking part in projects which have received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 (H2020) programme also implies regular financial reporting to the European Commission (EC).

The EC will organise a new webinar to give some tips about the H2020 personnel costs and individual financial statements. This webinar is designed for grant coordinators, project participants and other stakeholders.

  • Title: Avoiding errors in declaring personnel costs in Horizon 2020 grants
  • Date: 16 February 2022, from 10:00 to 12:00 CET
  • Event website: (no registration needed)

Source: EC - DG Research & Innovation

Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) - Europe’s new partnership for health

Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) will build on the successes of, and lessons learnt from, Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). The goal of IHI is to help create an EU-wide health research and innovation ecosystem that facilitates the translation of scientific knowledge into tangible innovations.

Registration is now open for the launch event of IHI, which will be held online on 26 January 2022, between 10:30 and 13:00 CET.

During this event, you will learn more about IHI and the reasons for launching a new European partnership for health. If you want to know how to get involved and what are the draft topics under consideration for inclusion in the first IHI call for proposals, you can register using this link.

Would you like to apply for IHI funding, check out the future opportunities for calls on the dedicated IHI webpage.

Sources: IHI, Euresearch

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