ERIC ForumERIC Forum Implementation project
Funding programme: Horizon 2020 (N823798)
Coordinator: BIOBANKS AND BIOMOLECULAR RESOURCES RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE CONSORTIUM (BBMRI-ERIC)
Duration: 3 years (Jan 2019 - Dec 2022)
This project involves all existing organisations with the status of a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) and consortia.
The aims of the project are to:
- Strengthen coordination and networking, reinforcing the informal ERIC network or its successor framework;
- Support the organisation of specific meetings, targeted thematic workshops focussing on shared challenges such as the development of internal procurement rules, harmonised reporting, VAT exemption practices, insurances and pensions policies and training of governance bodies representatives;
- Support ERICs in preparation, based on best practices;
- Support common communication and outreach activities, and strengthen external representation of ERICs as a stakeholder in consultations and other policy actions that could affect them.