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Knowledge alliances. Erasmus+ Key action 2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices Version October 2013. General objectives European education and training. Horizontal policy priorities Erasmus+. Erasmus+. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Key action 2 Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices

Version October 2013General objectives European education and trainingHorizontal policy priorities Erasmus+

Erasmus+Key action 2 - Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practicesPartnerships between the world of work and education and training institutions Knowledge alliances:specific objectives and expected resultsWhich activities are supported?Boosting innovation in higher education, business and the broader socio-economic environmentStimulating the flow and exchange of knowledge between higher education and enterprisesDeveloping entrepreneurship mind-set and competencesMobility in Knowledge AlliancesMobility activities of students, researchers, teaching and company staff is possible but only when added value is clearMobility activities are not the main focus hereExtensive mobility activities need to be funded through Key Action 1 Programme & Partner countries Erasmus+Programme countriesEU-28 (including Overseas Country and Territory depending on Denmark, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom )Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and SwitzerlandTurkey and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Rest of the world = Partner countries (limitations per action and calls may apply)Knowledge alliances minimum requirementsConsortiumMin. 6 public/private organisations from at least 3 different programme countriesMax. 1 public/private organisation from a partner countryMin. 2 higher education institutions, each having a valid Erasmus Charter for Higher EducationMin. 2 enterprisesCoordinator = organisation from Programme CountryAssociated partners that do not receive fund

Award criteriaAre taken into account: proposals with min. 70% in total and at least half of the maximum number of points for each criterion15Call management and selectionCentralised action, by EACEAFirst calls in November 2013 (to be confirmed)Deadline = March 26 2014, 12:00pm (to be confirmed)Budget first calls = ca. 6 million eurosHighly competitive Large consortia with clear indication of added value of each partnerProject duration= 2 or 3 yearsMaximum EU co-financing = 80%

In need for some inspiration?2011 and 2012 calls for Knowledge Alliances

Opening up Education (September 2013) by European CommissionSelf-assessment tool for entrepreneurial universities KU Leuven advice and supportBefore submission via International OfficeAs soon as possible, inform International Office about intentionsAdvice available on request for call specifications, possible (non) academic partners, consortium management structure, Compulsory consultation in case of joint curriculum initiatives with HEI in Belgium or beyond via Ondersteuningsgroep Interuniversitaire OpleidingenSubmission through International Office (rector as legal representative)After selection via International OfficeCommunication to EACEA for budget revise, clarifications, Grant agreementAdvice on consortium agreement and other documents commiting KU Leuven via Ondersteuningsgroep Interuniversitaire Opleidingen

More information (will be available when final)Erasmus+ Programme Guide - Kwowledge AlliancesErasmus+ workprogramme 2014 - Knowledge AlliancesCalls

Johan EversInternational Office

johan.evers@kuleuven.be016/37 98 54Your contact person for Erasmus+ Knowledge alliances


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