Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)
On 11 May the consultation "Targeted review of the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER/State aid): extended scope for national funds to be combined with certain Union programmes" was launched.
Coronavirus/COVID-19: Marie Curie Alumni Association launched survey on COVID-19 impact on MSCA projects
The Marie Curie Alumni Association has launched a survey on COVID-19 impact on MSCA projects. The survey aims at collecting information on how the situation is impacting current MSCA fellows (all actions) and on where the available solutions to ease the impact on their projects is insufficient.
The European Commission stated in a press release that MSCA fellows can count on as much flexibility as possible during and after the corona crisis.
On the Corona/Covid-19 page on the Funding and tender portal FAQs related to the implementation of H2020 actions due to the outbreak measures are listed.
On 17 April new FAQs have been published related to MSCA actions.
Following the actual development with COVID-19, for the above mentioned call, letters of commitment for third country partners must be provided at the latest at GAP stage.
The recent escalation of restrictions related to the COVID-19 outbreak may hamper applicants’ ability to prepare and finalise high-quality proposals. For this reason, for Horizon 2020 calls with original deadlines between now and 15 April, extensions will be applied.