Consulta Pública - FP9
Part I. About you
Part I consists questions about the respondent. We would like to know what type of respondents we have in order to better understand their perspective, expectations and needs in terms of research and innovation. It will also help us to tailor this survey to respondents’ experience with Horizon 2020.
1. I am responding
1.1 What type of organisation do you represent?
Please specify
Your answer
1.2 You are a:
Please specify
Your answer
1.3 You are based in Catalonia:
If not, where are you from?
Your answer
1.4 In which part of Horizon 2020 have you participated/ are you participating? Choose the most relevant answers.
Yes
European Research Council
Future and Emerging Technologies
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
European Research Infrastructures
Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies
Access to Risk Finance
Innovation in SMEs (including SME Instrument)
Fast Track to Innovation pilot
Health, demographic change and well-being
Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research, and the bioeconomy
Secure, clean and efficient energy
Smart, green and integrated transport, Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials
Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies
Secure societies – Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens
Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
Science with and for Society
European Institute for Innovation and Technology
EURATOM
None
1.5 What are the main barriers for not participating in Horizon 2020? Select maximum 4.between 1 and 3 answered rows
Yes
I'm not a researcher/innovator
Lack of awareness of the EU research and innovation framework programme
Horizon 2020
Preference to participate in other European or international programmes
Preference to participate in other national or regional programmes
Horizon 2020 project implementation rules are cumbersome
Success rates in Horizon 2020 are too low to be worth applying
Difficulties to find project partners
Lack of a relevant area/topic for my needs
Lack of an adequate type of financial support needed for my work
Concerns about sharing valuable knowledge with partners
Limited financial/human resources to prepare a proposal/to manage a project
I tried, but my proposal wasn't selected
Other
Part II. Your opinion on FP9.
In Part B, we would like to know your vision, priorities and forms of funding of the next framework programme of research and innovation. As the experience on Horizon 2020 will contribute to the drafting of FP9, some of the following questions arise from your participation in the current programme.
2.3. Do you think that
Not at all
To some extent
To large extent
Fully
I don't know
Horizon 2020 address well basic research
Horizon 2020 is stimulating disruptive and market-creating innovation (new processes, products, services,etc)
Horizon 2020 addresses the main citizens' needs in terms of research and innovation
Horizon 2020 thematic coverage is flexible enough to cope with changing circumstances
Please provide here any other comments (if any) on the relevance of Horizon 2020 priorities.
Your answer
2.4. Are the forms of funding provided through Horizon 2020 relevant to your needs?
Not at all
To some extent
To large extent
Fully
I don't know
Grants for collaborative projects
Grants for single beneficiary projects
Financial instruments (e.g. loans, guarantees)
Public procurement
Prizes
Co-fund (e.g. ERA-NET)
Please provide here any other comments (if any) on the relevance of Horizon 2020 forms of funding. Ie: New simplification measures: lump sums, output based funding,..?;What type of financing instruments of the current scenario do you find difficult to understand? ; Which financing instrument should be fostered in the future programme (loans, grants, co-funding,..)?;What type of funding instruments do you suggest to give more support to market-oriented innovation?; ..
Your answer
2.5. Please rate the following Horizon 2020 implementation aspects for:
Very poor
Poor
Good
Very good
I don't know
Transparency in the process of formulating the Work Programme
Clarity of the calls for proposals description
Ease of finding the right call call/right partners for my proposal
Frequency of calls for proposals
Inclusion of Social Sciences and Humanities in calls for proposals across Horizon 2020
Balance between small and large indicative project sizes in the calls for proposals
Communication activities on Horizon 2020 to attract applicants
Frequency of use of 2-stage procedure in evaluating proposals
Do you think the next FP9 should be more focused on results and goals rather than process and administration? (ie: output based funding versus financial, technical and scientific forms)
Your answer
What measures do you think should be implemented towards further programme’s simplification?
Your answer
What do you think about the current balance between big and small projects? Any of them should be fostered in the future?
Your answer
2.5.2. Proposal evaluation in H2020:
Very poor
Poor
Good
Very good
I don't know
Time taken to evaluate proposals
Quality and consistency of the feedback from the evaluation
Time taken to sign a grant agreement and pre-financing reception
Support provided by the EC services (including agencies) during grant preparation and implementation
Acceptance of organisations' usual accounting practices
Mechanisms for project monitoring and reporting
Balance between control and trust of beneficiaries
Do you have any suggestion to improve evaluations in FP9?
Your answer
2.6. Please provide here any further comments (if any) on synergy, complementarity and/or overlaps within Horizon 2020 and with other funding programmes (European structural and investment funds; ERASMUS+; etc). How should it work in the future?
Your answer
Part III. Forward looking questions
The European Commission's goal is to maximize the socio-economic impact of the EU support to research and innovation, so we would like to hear from you what could be done to achieve this.
The European Commission's goal is to maximize the socio-economic impact of the EU support to research and innovation, so we would like to hear from you what could be done to achieve this.
My choice
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Reduce inequality within and among countries
Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources
Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
In your opinion, what is the most important issue/problem/opportunity to be addressed bythe EU framework programmes for research and innovation? Indicate one area/topic
Your answer
3.2. To what extent do you agree that the following issues are needed to further maximize the socio-economic impact of the EU framework programme for research and innovation?
I strongly disagree
I disagree
I agree
I strongly agree
I don't know
Increased budget for financing research and innovation in FP9
In which programmes/initiative/areas more money is needed (prioritize)? (ie: excellence science; societal challenges; advanced tecnologies; ERC; MSC, SME instrument; Health; ICT; International cooperation; etc)
Your answer
I strongly disagree
I disagree
I agree
I strongly agree
I don't know
More room for bottom up proposals
What should be the balance between “top down” and “bottom up” funding in the overall programme and by specific programmes
Your answer
I strongly disagree
I disagree
I agree
I strongly agree
I don't know
Better defined priorities for research and innovation activities
What do you suggest to better combine research and innovation programs according to user’s needs?
Your answer
I strongly disagree
I disagree
I agree
I strongly agree
I don't know
Increased involvement of citizens in research and innovation and in priority setting
What actions would you propose to mobilise and involve citizens?. To what extent should the citizens be involved in priority setting?
Your answer
I strongly disagree
I disagree
I agree
I strongly agree
I don't know
Increased International cooperation
What actions would you propose to foster International cooperation?
Your answer
I strongly disagree
I disagree
I agree
I strongly agree
I don't know
Increased use of crosscutting calls (e.g. calls responding to more than one societal challenge)
Better access to the programme for newcomers
Increased focus on capacity-building activities for research and innovation
Increased support to human resources (mobility and training of researchers)
Foster the European Research Council
Increased focus on supporting closer to market activities
Increased focus on supporting demostration
Increased focus on fundamental research
Increased dissemination activities for the results of funded projects
Increased focus on support for the exploitation of research results
Foster link of industrial solutions to societal challenges
3.3. What do you think about the creation a European Innovation Council (EIC)? If you have any idea about how the EIC should be please write it down. (ie: objectives, content, activities, ...) For further information on the EIC: https://ec.europa.eu/research/eic/index.cfm
Your answer
3.4. Any comments on the future of the Marie Curie-Sklodowska Actions? (i.e: any new action to foster mobility and transfer of knowledge among research staff and researchers? Any comment to improve the current actions?
Your answer
3.5. How the European Research Council (ERC) should be reinforced in the future? (ie: any comments on its grants,objectives, etc)?
Your answer
Part IV. Additional information
4.1. Please add any comments you may wish, which has not been covered by previous parts of this questionnaire. Any further comments (if any) on issues you find important regarding a possible successor programme to Horizon 2020. What could be done differently in FP9?
Your answer
Please upload a document (e.g. position paper) if you wish to share any further comments/recommendations regarding the future of the Common Strategic Framework for Research and Innovation, FP9 (optional)
Your answer
Information about the respondent* (non mandatory)In case we need to contact the respondent to clarify any concept or idea. This information is optional.
Your answer
First name
Your answer
Last name
Your answer
Email address
Your answer
Organisation name (please reply N/A if responding as an individual citizen)
Your answer
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