Latest development regarding "Seal of Excellence" under Horizon Europe
The European Commission is inviting Member States and other stakeholders to comment on its proposal to exempt from prior Commission scrutiny under EU State aid rules aid granted through national funds for projects supported under certain EU centrally managed programmes. This notably concerned the Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) projects having received a “Seal of Excellence” under Horizon Europe, as well as projects under the future Co-fund programme.
This proposal would apply to the future programme Horizon Europe and not already to Horizon 2020.
Stakeholders are invited to submit comments on by 27 September 2019.