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6 Key Facts about the new Personnel Unit Costs in Horizon Europe

03.05.2024 | Ewa Ciochoń
A groundbreaking change is on the horizon for Horizon Europe projects – the introduction of personnel unit costs. This innovative method promises to simplify cost reporting for beneficiaries and allow more transparent financial management. But can we count on that?...

Key takeaways once your Horizon Europe project is over

26.04.2024 | Aleksandra Ślepak
Congratulations on the successful completion of your Horizon Europe project! But is it time to enjoy and forget about the strict requirements set by the project regulations? Not quite. Even after the project wraps up, certain provisions of your Grant...

A guide to equipment in Horizon Europe

05.04.2024 | Ewa Ciochoń
A guide to equipment in Horizon Europe If your project needs new equipment, that is specific supplies and/or tools, you have different options to consider. The European Commission (EC) allows you to choose between buying, leasing or renting. Read on...

Travelling in your Horizon Europe project

03.04.2024 | Mélanie de Fays
Your project might require you to travel. Most Horizon Europe (HE) projects have travel costs foreseen in their budget – check out the details in your DoA. How to make travel costs eligible Before jumping to “what can I charge...

Audits in Horizon Europe projects

15.03.2024 | Mélanie de Fays
Are you having night sweats thinking about a possible audit in your European project? Then keep reading! And if you’re still not at ease, get in touch. Audits are like the monster in the closet that you don’t know when...

The impact of parental leave on personnel cost calculations

27.09.2023 | Lucie Pacho Aljanati
When calculating the personnel costs in your Horizon Europe project, you may have one of your employees on parental leave. Does this change the personnel cost calculations? Basic rules to calculate personnel costs The formula to calculate personnel costs seems...

How to deal with currency issues in Horizon Europe projects

22.09.2023 | Lucie Pacho Aljanati
The project budget presented in your proposal is in euro. The EC grant is also in euro. For beneficiaries in the euro area, everything is straightforward. However, if you are in a non-euro area member country, you may find the...

Seconded persons in your HE project – how to charge the costs

04.09.2023 | Agata Mendrek
Personnel costs usually account for a significant portion of the budget in Horizon Europe projects. While employees are the most common type of eligible personnel costs, there are other options in the mix. One of them is the costs of...

Declaring End-of-Contract Indemnities as Personnel Costs in Horizon Projects

01.08.2023 | Mélanie de Fays
Your employee who has been working on the Horizon project is now preparing to leave the company. You may wonder if the compensation costs associated with their departure can be declared as personnel costs and covered by the Grant. Sure,...

The Complicated World of Daily Rates in Horizon Europe

14.07.2023 | Ewa Ciochoń
Horizon Europe has made significant changes in the calculation of personnel costs compared to Horizon 2020. The reason behind this was to simplify reporting requirements and reduce administrative burdens. However, one may question whether these modifications truly resulted in an...
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