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Immediate Tasks

 

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Sign on to be an  FP7 Expert Evaluator (Link)

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Sign up to Euractiv (General EU News service) www.euractiv.com

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Register on IPR Helpdesk daily news http://www.ipr-helpdesk.org//Suscriptions.html

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Join Linkedin Horizon 2020 Group (operated by EARTO) (Link)

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Official Documents on Horizon 2020

bulletHorizon 2020 Website http://ec.europa.eu/research/horizon2020/index_en.cfm?pg=home
bulletProposal for Horizon 2020 (30th Nov 2011) http://ec.europa.eu/research/horizon2020/index_en.cfm?pg=h2020-documents

 

Key Documents to Study

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Europe 2020 Strategy http://ec.europa.eu/eu2020/index_en.htm

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Innovation Union http://ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/index_en.cfm

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How to Monitor/Influence Key Issues in Horizon 2020

bulletJoint Programming www.hyperion.ie/jointprogramming.htm
bulletJoint Technology Initiatives www.hyperion.ie/jti.htm
bulletPublic Private Partnerships www.hyperion.ie/ppp.htm
bulletEIT (European Institute for Innovation and Technology) www.hyperion.ie/eit.htm
bulletFET (Future and Emerging Technologies) www.hyperion.ie/fet.htm
bulletPublic Procurement www.hyperion.ie/publicprocurement.htm
bulletEIP (European Innovation Partnerships) www.hyperion.ie/eip.htm
bulletLead Market Initiatives www.hyperion.ie/lmi.htm
bulletEuropean Research Council (ERC) http://erc.europa.eu/

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European Policies and European Expert Groups

 

Find Relevant EU Policies

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www.google.com   Search europa.eu   'topic' e.g. europa.eu digital agenda

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www.google.com Search oecd 'topic' e.g. oecd digital agenda

 

Find Relevant EU 'Expert Groups' and Expert Group Studies

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Search europa.eu   'topic' e.g. europa.eu digital agenda expert group www.google.com  

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Expert Group Studies (Research and Innovation) http://ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/index_en.cfm?pg=other-studies

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Expert Advisory Groups (Research) http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/effla_en.htm

 

Check for Relevant Technology Platforms

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Search http://cordis.europa.eu/technology-platforms/individual_en.html

 

Check for Relevant Key Enabling Technologies

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Search www.hyperion.ie/ket.htm

 

Check for European Industrial Initiatives (Energy)

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Search http://ec.europa.eu/energy/technology/initiatives/initiatives_en.htm

 

Check Advisory Groups Framework 7

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Search http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp7/advisory_en.html 

 

IPTS (Institute for Prospective and Technological Studies)

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Search IPTS www.jrc.es 

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Networking: Who's Who in European Research

 

Projects Funded 2007-2013

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Find Projects funded in Framework 7  http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/projects_en.html

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Find ERAnet projects funded  http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp7/index_en.cfm?pg=eranet-projects

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Database of Topics/Projects in Framework 7 www.fp7-4-sd.eu

 

List Relevant COST Actions

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Search 'Actions' on http://www.cost.esf.org/domains_actions/all_actions

 

Check if there are any relevant EU R&D Associations/ Networks

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Search www.hyperion.ie/euassociations.htm 

 

Check  EU Conferences

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Check Conferences that have been funded in your area http://cordis.europa.eu/fetch?CALLER=EN_NEWS_EVENT and http://ec.europa.eu/research/headlines/archives_diary_en.cfm and http://ec.europa.eu/research/conferences/index_en.cfm

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Check CORDIS News on  http://cordis.europa.eu/news/en/home.html

 

List Evaluators used in relevant programmes in Framework 6/7

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Evaluators used in Framework 7 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/experts_en.html

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Evaluators used in Framework 6 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp6/experts.htm

 

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National and European Support Services

 

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National Contact Points http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ncp_en.html 

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National Contact Points (Third Countries) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/third-countries_en.html

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NCP Networks  http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ncp-networks_en.html

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National R&D Offices in Brussels www.iglortd.org  

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Regional R&D Office in Brussels http://www.errin-brussels.org/index.php 

 

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Identify Relevant European Commission Staff

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European Commission Staff in DG Research http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/research/organisation.cfm?lang=en

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European Commission Staff Directory http://ec.europa.eu/staffdir/plsql/gsys_tel.display_search?pLang=EN 

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Infosoc Organigram http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/information_society/directory/pdf/organi_en.pdf

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Review, Evaluation, Assessment and Monitoring of the Framework Programmes

(Essential Reading for Research Support Staff)

bulletMid-Term Evaluation of FP7 (Nov 2010) (Link)
bulletEvaluation and monitoring of Framework 7 http://ec.europa.eu/research/evaluations/index_en.cfm 
bulletEuropean Evaluation Network (National members) http://ec.europa.eu/research/evaluations/pdf/members-list.pdf#view=fit&pagemode=none
bulletAnnual Reports from DG Research and Innovation http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=reports
bulletAssessments (2013 Roadmaps) http://ec.europa.eu/governance/impact/planned_ia/roadmaps_2013_en.htm#RTD

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Lobbying at Political Level

(Relevant to Directors and Lobbyists)

ERIAB (European Research and Innovation Advisory Board)

bulletERIAB (2012+) http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/partnership/expert/eriab_en.htm
bulletERAB website (2008-2012)  http://ec.europa.eu/research/erab/index_en.html
bullet ERAB first annual report- "Preparing Europe for a New Renaissance A Strategic View of the European Research Area"
bulletEURAB (Pre-April 2008) http://ec.europa.eu/research/eurab/index_en.html 

Political Groups working with  Horizon 2020

bulletITRE Committee European Parliament http://www.europarl.europa.eu/committees/en/ITRE/home.html
bulletCOREPER http://europa.eu/whoiswho/public/index.cfm?fuseaction=idea.hierarchy&nodeid=3761
bulletERAC (formerly CREST) http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/partnership/process/crest_en.htm
bulletCREST http://www.consilium.europa.eu/showPage.aspx?id=1422&lang=en
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STOA (European Parliament) Search  http://www.europarl.europa.eu/stoa/default_en.htm

 

Useful Policy References

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Eurostat http://ec.europa.eu/comm/dgs/eurostat/index_en.htm

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White Papers http://europa.eu/documents/comm/white_papers/index_en.htm 

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Green Papers http://europa.eu/documents/comm/green_papers/index_en.htm 

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The Centre for European Policy Studies www.ceps.be

bulletBureau of European Policy Advisers http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/policy_advisers/mission_statement/index_en.htm

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Forward Looking Activities (Foresight Studies)

(Relevant to Researchers)

EFFLA (European Forum for Forward Looking Activities) http://www.foresight-platform.eu/

European Foresight Platform http://foresight-network.eu

EFMN (European Foresight Monitoring Network) www.efmn.info

JRC Forlearn http://forlearn.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.htm

FARHorizon http://farhorizon.portals.mbs.ac.uk/

IKNOW (Wild cards or weak signals) http://community.iknowfutures.eu/pg/file/popper/view/2190/joint-foresight-towards-a-mechanism-for-joint-programming-in-europe

INFU (Innovation Foresight) http://www.innovation-futures.org/

SANDERA (Security Foresight) http://www.sandera.portals.mbs.ac.uk/

SESTI (Scanning Emerging Science and Technology Issues) http://www.sesti.info/

      IPTS (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies) www.jrc.es 
      ERAWatch http://cordis.europa.eu/erawatch

      JRC Forlearn http://forlearn.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.htm

      European Science Foundation: Forward Look http://www.esf.org/ext-ceo-news-singleview/article/european-science-foundations-forward-look-reaches-out-beyond-the-endless-frontiers-302/news-browse/6.html

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