4 AUCC snapshot National voice for Canadian universities Representing 97 public and private not-for-profit Canadian universities and university degree-level colleges, at home and abroadCelebrated centennial in 2011Not-for-profit organization, funded by membership fees and revenue from publications, international projects and scholarship managementNCP elect for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
5 Canada’s Public Policy Forum We are a national, non-partisan organization dedicated to strengthening public administration and governance in Canada.We build bridges and transfer knowledge across the public, private, and voluntary sectors by encouraging constructive dialogue.We are mobilizing our network of member organizations to facilitate Canadian participation in ERA-Can+.
6 ERA-Can+: project objectives ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between Canada and the EU in science, technology and innovation to support and encourage their mutual prosperity, address common societal issues and meet global challenges togetherOctober September 2016(36 month project)
8 ERA-Can+ : project partners OrganizationAcronymCountryAgenzia per la Promozione dellaRicerca EuropeaAPREItalyZentrum für Soziale InnovationZSIAustriaCentre National de la Recherche ScientifiqueCNRSFranceDeutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.DLRGermanyForeign Affairs, Trade and Development CanadaDFATDCanadaAssociation of Universities andColleges of CanadaAUCCThe Public Policy ForumPPF
9 ERA-Can+: project goals Enriching the EU-Canada policy dialogue by identifying areas of mutual interest, targeted opportunities, and implementation plansStimulating transatlantic cooperation in research and innovation by raising awareness of opportunitiesEnhancing coordination among Canadian federal and provincial funding bodies, sector leaders and networks and their counterparts at the EU level and in European Members States. Strengthening and supporting the Canadian NCP network.
10 ERA-Can+: project activities Holding symposia on research infrastructure and innovationProducing reports on science, technology and innovation collaboration between Canada and the EUTwinning Canadian and EU projectsFostering program level cooperation
11 Opportunities for Canadians Guide to European programs for Canadian researchersWebinars on Horizon 2020, intellectual property rights and legal and financial considerationsRoundtables on areas of mutual interestEuropean Brokerage Events
12 ERA-Can+:online presence WebsiteOn line HelpdeskTwitter@ERA_Can#ERACANFacebook GroupEuropean Research Area CanadaLinkedIn GroupERA-Can
14 Horizon 2020The new EU Framework Programme for Research and InnovationCurrent budget of €79 billionA core part of Europe 2020, Innovation Union and European Research Area:Responding to the economic crisis by investing in future jobs and growthAddressing concerns about livelihoods, safety and the environmentStrengthening the EU’s global position in research, innovation and technology
15 Canadians in FP7 ( )Canadian participation in European Framework Programmes has been increasing consistently since 1994328 Canadians participated in 284 projects under FP7FP7 proposals that included Canadians had a 24% success rate
16 Canadian Participation in FP7 By SectorSectorNumber of ParticipantsPercentage of ParticipantsUniversities23772%Governments (Public Agencies)4313%Companies and NGOs4815%
18 Canadian Participation in FP7 ProgramApplicantsParticipantsCapacitiesInternational148For SME4InfrastructureScience in Society13CooperationEnergy23Environment3815Food/Ag/Biotech9029Health6630ICT14222Nanotechnology32Security3SSHSpace395Transport5328IdeasERC602PeopleMarie-Curie Actions656138EURATOM/JTI 86 TOTAL1303328
19 Horizon 2020: Changes from FP7 A single program bringing together three separate programs/initiatives*Coupling research to innovation from research to retailFocus on societal challenges facing EUe.g. health, clean energy and transportSimplified access, for all companies, universities, institutes in EU countries and internationallyThe 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7), innovation aspects of Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP), EU contribution to the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
21 Pillar 1: Excellent Science Funding (€ million, )European Research Council (ERC)Frontier research by the best individual teams13 095Future and Emerging TechnologiesCollaborative research to open new fields of innovation2 696Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions (MSCA)Opportunities for training and career development6 162Research infrastructures (including e-infrastructure)Ensuring access to world-class facilities2 488
22 European Research Council (ERC) Grants Open to researchers of any nationalitySupports independent research teams or programsBottom-up50% of principal investigator’s working time must be spent in an EU Member State or Associated Country
23 European Research Council (ERC) Grants PurposeFundingStarting GrantsSupport researchers with 2 to 7 years experience after PhDUp to €2 over up to 5 yearsConsolidator GrantsSupport researchers with 7 to 10 years experience after PhDUp to €2.75 over up to 5 yearsAdvanced GrantsSupport researchers who are leaders in their fieldsUp to €3.5 over up to 5 yearsProof of Concept GrantsFor ERC Grant holders, bridging gap between research and market innovationUp to € over 18 monthsSynergy GrantsPilot scheme for small groups of excellent researchersUp to €15 million over up to 6 years
24 ERC Grant Calls Grant Call Closes ERC Starting Grant March 25, 2014 ERC Consolidator GrantMay 20, 2014ERC Proof of Concept GrantOctober 1, 2014Information on ERC Grants:ERC Calls:
25 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) MSCA Under Horizon 2020Marie Curie Actions under FP7Mobility and career development programMSCA Opportunities for CanadiansMSCA Calls:
26 Pillar 2: Industrial Technologies Funding (€ million, )Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies (LEITs)(ICT, nanotechnologies, materials, biotechnology, manufacturing, space)13 557Access to risk financeLeveraging private finance and venture capital for research and innovation2 842Innovation in SMEsFostering all forms of innovation in all types of SMEs616 + complemented by expected 20% of budget of societal challenges + LEITs and'Access to risk finance' with strong SME focus
27 Pillar 3: Societal Challenges Funding (€ million, )Health, demographic change and wellbeing7 472Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research & the Bioeconomy3 851Secure, clean and efficient energy *5 931Smart, green and integrated transport6 339Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials3 081Inclusive and reflective societies1 309Secure societies1 695Science with and for society462Spreading excellence and widening participation816Additional funding for nuclear safety and security from the Euratom Treaty activities ( )
28 Social Sciences and Humanities Integrated approach to the social sciences and humanitiesPillar 3: Societal ChallengesInclusive, innovative and reflective societiesSecure societiesHealth, demographic change and well-beingBottom-up fundingEuropean Research Council Grants (ERC)Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)
30 International Cooperation Horizon 2020 is open to international participationAutomatically funded:Member StatesAssociated CountriesCountries listed in H2020 annexeThird Countries are funded:When a provision in made in the call textWhen the Commission deems participation essentialWhen an agreement exists between two funding bodiesA strategy for international cooperation in Horizon 2020 has been adoptedMay result in targeted opportunities for international cooperation
31 Collaborative Projects Canadians can partner with Europeans to respond to calls under all three PillarsCanadians do not normally receive fundingTo be funded, Canadians need to:Request funding at the proposal stageHave the support of all other partnersDemonstrate that their participation is essential to the project’s successTo be deemed essential, Canadians must demonstrate that:the project would not be successful without their contribution andno one in Europe is able to make the same kind of scientific and innovative contributionUnder FP7, the EC funded 75 Canadian researchers
32 SME Participation Collaborative Projects Canadian companies can partner with European organizations on calls under the three PillarsMSCACanadian companies can participate in MSCAs:Innovative Training NetworksResearch and Innovation Staff ExchangesSME InstrumentCanadian SMEs are not eligible for funding through the SME InstrumentAdditional Information:
36 1. Find a CallAll H2020 calls are listed under the Funding Opportunities section of the H2020 Participant PortalSearch for calls by:H2020 Pillar or ProgramKey wordsFind the following information for each call:Call descriptionCall documentsSupport servicesSelect a relevant topic under the call
37 2. Find Partners Pre-existing partnerships H2020 partner search tools CORDIS Partner SearchIdeal-ist Partner SearchPartner Search of Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and New Production TechnologiesFit for HealthInnovative Medicines Initiative Partnership ServiceEnterprise Europe Network Opportunities DatabaseAccessible through the Participant Portal H2020 Online Guide:
39 4. Register Your Organization To participate in a Horizon 2020 project proposal, your organizations must be registered.Check if your organization has been registered or register your organization:
40 5. Submit a Proposal How to submit a proposal Electronic submission system on Participants Portal through topic or call pageWho submits the proposalCollaborative projects: Contact person at coordinating organization must create and submit the proposalERC and MSCA Individual Fellowships: Individual researcher creates and submits the proposal
41 5. Submit a Proposal Submission Process Part 1: Administrative Forms basic administrative datadeclarations of partners, organisations and contact personsPart 2: Technical Annexdetailed description of the planned research and innovation projectwork packagescostsSupport ServicesProposal Submission System User Manual:
42 Canadian NCP Network National Contact Point (NCP) Coordinators Karen Johnstone-Hobbs, S&T Counsellor, Mission of Canada to the EU –Debbie Kemp, Deputy Director, Innovation Outreach, DFATD -NCP Food, Agriculture, Bio Economy:Sara Sarkar, Sr. Analyst, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada- AgricultureKaren Davison, Sr. Science Advisor, Fisheries & Oceans Canada- MarineNCP Health:Jacqueline Jorge, Policy Analyst, International Relations, CIHRJonathan Nagle, Manager, International Relations & Executive Support, CIHR
43 Canadian NCP Network NCP Space: Jean-Pierre Arseneault, Counsellor (Space), Canadian Space Agency, Paris, FRNCP ICT & Future and Emerging Technologies:Debbie Kemp, Deputy Director, Innovation Outreach, DFATDNCP Arctic/PolarMartin Raillard, Chief Scientist, Canadian High Arctic Research StationNCP MSCA:Kate Geddie, Assistant Director, Research, AUCCGail Bowkett, Director, Research & International Relations, AUCCPlease Note: The contacts listed here are the NCPs elect. We are exploring the expansion of our NCP network across Canada to take advantage of additional thematic areas in Horizon 2020.
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