Horizon 2020

Topics: European Union, European Research Area, Seventh Framework Programme Pages: 86 (27261 words) Published: June 25, 2013
EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Brussels, 30.11.2011 SEC(2011) 1427 final

COMMISSION STAFF WORKING PAPER IMPACT ASSESSMENT Accompanying the Communication from the Commission 'Horizon 2020 - The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation'; Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020); Proposal for a Council Decision establishing the Specific Programme implementing Horizon 2020 – The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020); Proposal for a Council Regulation on the Research and Training Programme of the European Atomic Energy Community (2014-2018) contributing to the Horizon 2020 – The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation {COM(2011) 808 final} {SEC(2011) 1428 final}

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Table of contents 1. 1.1. 1.2. 1.3. 2. 2.1. 2.2. 2.3. 2.4. 2.5. 2.6. 2.7. 3. 4. 5. 5.1. 5.2. 5.3. 5.4. Procedural issues and consultation of interested parties ............................................ 2 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 2 Organisation and timing ........................................................................................... 3 Consultation and expertise........................................................................................ 3 Problem definition.................................................................................................... 6 The problem that requires action and its underlying drivers ...................................... 6 Who is affected by these problems?.......................................................................... 6 The policy context.................................................................................................. 10 The need for EU intervention – Subsidiarity and European Added Value ............... 12 The EU's right to act............................................................................................... 14 Experience from previous programmes: achievements............................................ 15 Experience from previous programmes: Learning lessons and the need for change. 17 Objectives .............................................................................................................. 18 Policy options......................................................................................................... 19 Analysing the impacts and comparing the options .................................................. 21 How the options were compared............................................................................. 21 Comparing the options and assessing cost-effectiveness ......................................... 21 Choosing the preferred option ................................................................................ 32 Details on the implementation of Horizon 2020...................................................... 34 Structured around 3 priorities ................................................................................. 34 Focused on 6 societal challenges ............................................................................ 35 Allocating financial resources optimally ................................................................. 38 From research to innovation, from idea to market - Providing "seamless support" .. 39 Linking with other policies ..................................................................................... 41 5.5. 6. 6.1. 6.2. Risks and risk mitigation strategies for Horizon 2020 ............................................. 42 Evaluation and monitoring ..................................................................................... 44 Purpose of Horizon 2020 monitoring and evaluation system................................... 44 Outline of key principles and possible indicators .......................................................

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IDEA Consult (2009), Participation Survey and Assessment of the Impact of the Actions Completed under the 6th Framework Programme, Report for the European Commission, Directorate-General for Research
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