The FFG has compiled a comparison document that highlights the differences between the standard grant agreements for the various initiatives and the H2020 General MGA. For more information, see “Downloads” (see below). Most of the provisions of the GA cannot be changed. However, specific details can be agreed individually with the European Commission/Financing Agency during the preparatory phase. B of financial assistance, such as the start-up of the project and the amount of pre-financing. An updated version of the updated model grant agreement for projects funded under the Horizon 2020 framework programme has just been published. Horizon 2020 offers a general grant model (MGA) for research and innovation (RIA), innovation (AI) and coordination and support (CSA) activities, as well as specific model grant agreements for certain types of projects such as the ERC, the MSCA and the SME instrument. Differences from the general MGA are shown at the beginning of the corresponding GA. Reference documents are available on the participants` portal under the website. The amendments include clarifications, corrections and new rules for beneficiaries, which can be applied retroactively to grants signed by the previous version. The MGA also contains various special options and provisions that do not apply to all projects. The options for the project are printed in italics in the GA.
The MGA also contains “standard rules” that can be amended by the consortium in the consortium agreement (CA). In particular, project partners can amend the intellectual property provisions. An overview of the main retroactive changes is available here: IMI, Clean Sky 2, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 (FCH), Bio-Based Industries (BBI), EPoSS, ECSEL, Shift2Rail, SESAR Article 185 Initiatives: AAL, EUREKA-Eurostars, EMRP, EDCTP, Bonus If you have any questions about LPI or Article 185 initiatives, please contact your ASC.