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1 EU Research and Innovation Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities Looking ahead to Horizon 2020 Cristina MARCUZZO European Commission, DG RTD ANTICORRP 2 nd meeting Berlin, 19 October 2012

2 Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities Work Programme 2013 Call deadline 31 January 2013

3 Research in SSH: 7 Activities 1.Growth, employment and competitiveness in a knowledge society 2.Combining economic, social and environmental objectives in a European perspective 3.Major trends in society and their implications 4.Europe in the world 5.The citizen in the EU 6.Socio-economic and scientific indicators 7.Foresight

4 Funding Schemes SSH WP 2013 Funding Schemes  CP–SM: Collaborative Project (small or medium-scale focused research project) – less than 2.5 M€  CP-L: Collaborative Project (large-scale focused research project) – more than 4 M€ and less than 5 M€  CSA: Coordination and Support Action – less than 1.5 M€  ERA-NET plus (FP7 – ERANET RTD) See Call text

5 SSH Activity 2: SSH The role of multinational companies in addressing global development challenges  Collaborative project (small or medium-scale focused research project) for specific cooperation action dedicated to international cooperation. Max EU contribution EUR  Additional eligibility criteria: at least 2 partners established in different international cooperation partner countries (ICPC) Objective: To better understand how multinational companies impact on societies and create shared value in a development context. Research dimensions (summary): Development of a comprehensive framework meant to analyse the impacts of companies on the areas related to the Millennium Declaration; Implementation of at least one small scale-case study of the impacts of companies involving the relevant actors, using the developed framework; Analysis of how international competitiveness and responsible business practices can be mutually reinforcing in a development context and what could be the role of public policy in supporting this; Assessment of the consequences of complementarity and non-complementarity of commercial activities with official development aid and operations of civil society organisations. See Call text

6 SSH Activity 4: Security and democracy in the neighbourhood: the case of the Caucasus (CP-SM)  Collaborative project (small or medium-scale focused research project) for specific cooperation action dedicated to international cooperation. Max EU contribution EUR  Additional eligibility criteria: at least 2 partners established in different international cooperation partner countries (ICPC) Objective: To better understand the security problems in the region, and their root causes, as well as the potential for democratization Research dimensions (summary): Study of the broader geopolitical context in which the region is embedded (other regional powers, impact of regional and international organisations and on-going processes of international negotiation, etc.); Study of roots of conflicts and insecurity by exploring the numerous intra-societal challenges that exist within the different Caucasian countries (role of the State and the media, religious practices and institutions, linguistic and cultural divides, potential of civil society actors to promote democracy, the rule of law and the fight against corruption, etc.); Implications of the findings for the design of effective policies to cope with insecurity in the area (including the actual and potential roles of the EU). Strong interdisciplinary approach; comparisons between different countries from the region, and with third countries. See Call text

7 SSH Activity 5: Addressing demand in anti- trafficking efforts and policies (CP-SM)  Collaborative project (small or medium-scale focused research project). Max EU contribution EUR Objective: To better understand the demand side of labour/services provided by trafficked persons Research dimensions (summary): Impact of policies and legislation at national and EU level on the demand side of services of trafficked persons (migration policies, labour market legislation, prostitution laws, etc.); National policies addressing trafficking in human beings (THB) and results to date; Role of ICT in fostering or reducing demand of THB services; Specific effects of large events (such as sport events) on THB; Impact of the economic and financial crisis on THB. See Call text

8 Topic SEC Serious organised economic crime – Integration Project  Deadline: 22 November 2012 at 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)  Managed by DG ENTERPRISE + Research Executive Agency (REA)  For further information: website of Security research under FP7: Access to the call through the FP7 Participant Portal

9 Horizon 2020 Commission proposal

10 EU budget & Horizon 2020 EU budget € 1,025bn Commission proposal of 29 June 2011 and 30 November 2011 Key challenge: to stabilise the financial and economic system while taking measures to create economic opportunities (cf. R&I) Horizon 2020 € 80bn

11  A single programme bringing together three separate programmes/initiatives (FP7, CIP, EIT)  Coupling research to innovation - from research to retail, all forms of innovation  Simplified access for all companies, universities, institutes in all EU countries and beyond  Focus on three pillars:  Excellent science  Industrial leadership  Societal challenges Horizon 2020: What’s new?

12 Excellent science Why:  World class science is the foundation of tomorrow’s technologies, jobs and wellbeing  Europe needs to develop, attract and retain research talent  Researchers need access to the best infrastructures

13 European Research Council Frontier research by the best individual teams Future and Emerging Technologies Collaborative research to open new fields of innovation Marie Curie actions Opportunities for training and career development Research infrastructures (including e-infrastructure) - Ensuring access to world-class facilities Excellent science (M€, )

14 Industrial leadership Why:  Strategic investments in key technologies (e.g. advanced manufacturing, micro-electronics) underpin innovation across existing and emerging sectors  Europe needs to attract more private investment in research and innovation  Europe needs more innovative SMEs to create growth and jobs

15 Leadership in enabling & industrial technologies (ICT, nanotechnologies, materials, biotechnology, manufacturing, space) Access to risk finance Leveraging private finance and venture capital for research and innovation Innovation in SMEs Fostering all forms of innovation in all types of SMEs 619 Industrial leadership (M€, )

16 Societal challenges Why:  Concerns of citizens and society/EU policy objectives (climate, environment, energy, transport etc) cannot be achieved without innovation  Breakthrough solutions come from multi-disciplinary collaborations, including social sciences & humanities  Promising solutions need to be tested, demonstrated and scaled up

17 Health, demographic change and wellbeing Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research & the bio-economy Secure, clean and efficient energy* Smart, green and integrated transport Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials Inclusive, innovative and secure societies Societal challenges (M€, ) *Additional M€ 1788 for nuclear safety and security from the Euratom Treaty activities ( ). Does not include ITER.

18 SSH in Horizon 2020  Included in the Societal Challenge 'Inclusive, innovative and secure societies'  Integrated in all Societal Challenges  Supported through the 'Excellent Science' part of H2020 (ERC, Marie Curie and Infrastructures)  The Societal Challenges will bring together different technologies, sectors, scientific disciplines, social sciences and humanities, and innovation actors to find new solutions to these challenges  Humanistic, cultural, artistic and fine arts perspective are included within the 'Social innovation" framework of the Societal Challenge ' Inclusive, innovative and secure societies'

19  Ongoing: Parliament and Council negotiations on EU budget (including R&I) and Horizon 2020  Mid 2013: Adoption of legislative acts by Parliament and Council on Horizon 2020  1 January 2014: Horizon 2020 starts; launch of 1 st calls Horizon 2020: Next steps

20 Open access in FP7 Further information: More on Open Access and the Commission: society/open_accesshttp://ec.europa.eu/research/science- society/open_access Guide to IP Rules for FP7 projects: ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/ipr_en.pdfftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/ipr_en.pdf Find support for the Pilot with OpenAIRE: What it means in practice: Best effort: strongly encourages researchers & publishers to comply, while guaranteeing scientific freedom 1.Seek information 2.If publishers' policies do not allow compliance, authors request authorisation to self- archive or negotiate amendment with publishers 3.If negotiations unsuccessful, consider submitting to another journal 4.If cannot comply with SC39, inform EC with e.g. publisher’s proof of refusal

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