Study on the Proposal Evaluation System for the EU R&I Framework Programme

Final Report

Published in: Publications Office of the European Union website (2022). doi: 10.2777/16211

Posted on RAND.org on February 02, 2022

by Daniela Rodriguez-Rincon, Carolina Feijao, Cagla Stevenson, Hamish Evans, Alexandra Sinclair, Simon Thomson, Susan Guthrie

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The interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the report by the Lamy Group, and other stakeholder feedback, noted that the current system for evaluating proposals is in general appreciated and one of the reasons for widely acknowledged successful implementation of Horizon 2020. With a view of maintaining and further developing a modern, world-class system, and identifying further simplifications where possible, the study assessed the performance of the Horizon 2020 proposal submission and evaluation process, including by taking into account international practices.

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