COFUND Call 2014-2015 - Office of Innovation

Report
COFUND
Co-funding of
regional, national and
international
programmes
Dr. Conor O’Carroll
National Delegate – Excellent Science
ITN
RISE
COFUND
NIGHT
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• Innovative Training Networks
• Research & Innovation Staff Exchange
• Co-financing fellowship or doctoral
programmes with transnational mobility
• European Researchers’ Night
• Individual Fellowships
COFUND
Increasing Marie Curie opportunities for researchers by cofunding regional, national and international programmes
Over 175 co-funded programmes funded via FP7
• All are fellowships programmes (post-PhD researchers or
equivalent)
• 8 in Ireland: majority are run by funding agencies except RCSI, UCD
and DOCTRID (intellectual disability charity)
• Commission paid for 40% of the programme cost
Award Holder
University College Dublin
Programme
UCD ENERGY-21
EU
Contribution
(40%)
National
Contribution
(60%)
€1.8M
€2.8M
UCD Energy 21
• Built on one of UCD’s 4 research themes: Earth Sciences, Energy and the Environment
• UCD will award 21 fellowships for Experienced Researchers to work at UCD – all
fellowships include a secondment outside Ireland
• Marie Curie COFUND award provides 40% co-funding from the Commission
• 60% own funding came from a pool of funds earmarked for the UCD Energy Institute –
mix of sources including philanthropic and industry funding
COFUND in Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020 will offer co-funding for:
• Doctoral Training/Scholarship programmes
• Post-doctoral and/or Senior Fellowship programmes (post-PhD or
equivalent)
• Staff exchange programmes (post 2015)
Co-funding rate is 45% (+ 5%)
• If you have funding for 5 postdocs/PhD students, you can apply to turn
that into funding for 10!
All COFUND Programmes are listed at http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/other/cofund.html
EU Contribution
Depends on whether the researcher is paid a salary (preferred if possible), or a stipend
Categories of
eligible costs
Marie Skłodowska-Curie action
STIPEND
SALARY
Costs of researchers
Institutional costs
PER MONTH
PER MONTH
Living & Mobility Allowance
(a)
Management costs
(b)
ESR (Student): 927.50
ER (Researcher): 1312.50
ESR: 1855
ER: 2625
325
325
COFUND only co-finances the Living+Mobility Allowance and the Management Costs –
all other costs (e.g. research, travel, family allowance, indirect costs (overheads) must
be financed from own budget
Minimum Remuneration
Choose your own funding rates, but EC has specified minimum rates for Living &
Mobility Allowances (70% of the MSCA rates for the other Actions)
Stipend
Salary
ESR (Student)
PER MONTH
ER (Researcher)
PER MONTH
€1298.50
€1837.50
€2597
€3675
Example – PhD programme
• Doctoral Programme
• Student (ESR) is paid a Stipend =>
EU Contribution €927.50 per month
• Minimum living plus mobility
allowance is €1298.50 per month
• Other Costs (e.g. research,
management, indirect) must be
100% financed from own budget
• “Own budget” can come from any
source, including Structural Funds
Cost item
Living and
Mobility
allowance
Total cost [€ per
person-month]
1600 (1350+250)
Research costs
500
Management
costs
600
Indirect costs
600
Total
EU Co-Funding 38%
3300
EU contribution
[€ per personmonth]
927.50
325
1252.50
Example – Fellowships Programme 1
• Post-doctoral Fellowships
Programme
• Researcher (ER) is paid a salary =>
EU contribution €2625 per month
• Minimum living plus mobility
allowance is €3675 per month
• Other Costs (e.g. research,
management, indirect) must be
100% financed from own budget
• “Own budget” can come from any
source, including Structural Funds
Cost item
Living & Mobility
Allowance
Total cost [€ per
person-month]
3675 (3175 + 500)
Research costs
800
Management costs
600
Indirect costs
600
Total
EU Co-Funding 52%
5675
EU contribution
[€ per personmonth]
2625
325
2950
Example – Fellowships Programme 2
• Short-term travel fellowships
programme
• Researcher (ER) is paid a stipend
(grant on top of existing salary)
• Minimum living plus mobility
allowance is €1837.50 per month
• Other Costs (e.g. research,
management, indirect) must be
100% financed from own budget
• “Own budget” can come from any
source, including Structural Funds
Cost item
Total cost [€ per
person-month]
Living & Mobility
allowance
2500 (2000+500)
Research costs
500
Management
costs
600
Indirect costs
600
Total
4200
EU Co-funding 39%
EU contribution
[€ per personmonth]
1312.5
325
1637.5
COFUND Calls 2014 and 2015
CALL
Opening Date
Closing Date
H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2014
10-Apr-2013
2-Oct-2014
H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2015
14-Apr-2015
1-Oct-2015
2014 Call Budget
€80 million
2015 Call Budget
€80million
Thank
you!
[email protected]
www.iua.ie/mariecurie
Marie Curie Office Ireland

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