Continued regulation of IP-related issues is not mandatory, but is highly recommended for consortium partners. The following IP-related issues can be taken into account in the consortium agreement: this process summarizes the main steps to conclude the signing of your grant agreement: since the consortium agreement is in fact a commercial agreement, we advise them the services of a competent legal advisor for the development of such agreements. 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? Note: The costs of developing a consortium agreement are non-refundable, as the consortium agreement must be signed before the grant agreement is signed. However, the costs associated with updating the consortium agreement are eligible if they are incurred during the duration of the action. Three Joint Technology Initiatives (ITCs) – Clean Sky 2, ECSEL and the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) 2 – offer their own model consortium agreement for projects funded on their websites. These models are particularly attributable to the partially divergent provisions of the ITCs, for example. B regarding the intellectual property rights of IMI 2. 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.
If the consortium has decided not to sign its grant during the pre-grant phase, it can initiate the termination process through the IT tool for grant management. Look at the detailed screens and descriptions in the termination before signing the grant. A professional legal advisor experienced in such consortium contracts offers you the following services: In Horizon 2020, msCA-ITN also has for the first time model-based consortium agreements. These projects were developed by the National Working Group (Bundesarbeitskreis) of EU Advisers in German Universities and Higher Education Institutions (BAK) and by the League of European Research Universities (LERU).