Please use the My Projects website of the promotion and tender portal to prepare your grant by entering the necessary data and signing your online grant contract. This data will also be available in PDF format. This process summarizes the main steps in signing your grant agreement: although it is not mandatory, we recommend referring to the structure and guidelines of the DESCA when developing a consortium agreement. As mentioned above, it is advisable to use experienced legal advisors in the preparation of this agreement. The DESCA proposal should only be presented as a means of structuring the agreement in a general way and taking into account the important aspects that need to be taken into account. So what needs to be done to best meet the needs of the consortium members at an early stage, without spending the resources and time before there is more clarity in funding? In order to optimize the use of available time and resources, there is a good opportunity to develop this agreement, after the EC has indicated that the project will be chosen for funding and before the EC requests the signing of the grant agreement. This period is approximately three months, which is sufficient to prepare and conclude the consortium agreement. A professional legal advisor experienced in such consortium contracts offers you the following services: If the consortium has decided not to sign its grant during the preparation phase of the financial aid, it can start the termination process via the computer tool for the management of the grant. Look at the detailed screens and descriptions in the termination before signing the grant. A consortium agreement is a binding contract signed between the partners of a Horizon 2020 cooperation project. The Horizon 2020 Agreement (Article 41.3) states that „recipients must make internal arrangements for their operation and coordination to ensure that the measures are properly implemented.

These internal agreements must be established in a written „consortium agreement“ between Horizon 2020 beneficiaries. What do you need to know about this agreement and the process of implementing an agreement? Keep reading to learn more. Desca (Development of a Simplified Consortium Agreement) is the most popular of several Horizon 2020 consortium agreements. This is the result of a cooperation project supported by the EC. Its production is a consortium agreement of models that everyone can use as the basis of a specific consortium agreement for a given project. The DesCA model consortium agreement is available for free download.

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