Project Structure

The ERA.Net RUS Plus initiative defined four Work Packages (WPs) to organise its activities. Each of these WPs is supervised by a Work Package leader from the ERA.Net RUS Plus consortium and all partners contribute to a set number of Tasks within the Work Packages.

WP 1: Preparing a Single Joint Call

WP 1 solely focuses on the preparation phase of the Single Joint Call (SJC), including the finalisation of all call related documents. The main tasks of WP 1 are the following:

  • Updating and finalising all call related documents for the implementation of the Single Joint Call:

        – Terms of References: Single Joint Call
        – Terms of Reference: Joint Call Secretariat, Guidelines for the Scientific and Innovation Council,
           application and evaluation forms, Guidelines for Applicants and Evaluators, call text.
  • Drafting and signing of an Implementation Agreement for the Single Joint Call
  • Organisation of a kick-off meeting of ERA.Net RUS Plus

WP 2: Implementing a Single Joint Call

WP2 focuses on the implementation phase of the Single Joint Call. It starts with the publication of the call and ends with the establishment of the final ranking list of projects selected for funding. The main tasks of WP2 are the following:

  • Launch of the Single Joint Call
  • Implementing the complete evaluation procedure: formal eligibility check, national eligibility check, 2-step evaluation procedure
  • Establishing a final ranking list of projects selected for funding

WP 3: Assessment of progress and results of the Single Joint Call

WP3 focuses on the continuous assessment of the progress and results of the implementation of the Single Joint Call. The main tasks of WP3 include the following:

  • Assessing the progress and results of the implementation of the Single Joint Call
  • Monitoring and assessment of the Single Joint Call, including the development of appropriate assessment tools, criteria and indicators
  • Recommendations and preparation of first steps of concrete follow-up activities to the Single Joint Call

WP 4: Project coordination and management

WP4 focuses on setting-up the backbone of ERA.Net RUS Plus and to manage all administrative, financial, technical, and communication aspects. The tasks of WP4 provide an interface between all partners on all action related matters. The main tasks of WP4 include the following:

  • Ensure an effective cooperation and networking among all partners by establishing a management framework
  • Set-up relevant controlling tools (resource management, financial control mechanisms)
  • Coordinate and carry out EC reporting procedures; act as a liaison to the EC on all matters concerning the EU topping-up and continuous monitoring of all contractual obligations
  • Presentation of the action to all relevant audiences throughout the lifetime of ERA.Net RUS Plus via appropriate dissemination activities

Documents

  • Call Flyer 2017

    [PDF - 1.89 MB]

    cover page call flyer

     (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/_media/ERANet_RUS_Plus_Call_2017_Flyer.pdf)

  • Call Flyer 2014/2015

    [PDF - 2.02 MB]

    (call closed, info does not apply to the current call) (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/_media/ERANet_RUS_Plus_Flyer_for_web_Aug_2016.pdf)

  • ERA.Net RUS & Funded Projects 2012

    [PDF - 3.37 MB]

    (brochure on the ERA.Net RUS project, incl. all projects funded as a result of the Pilot Joint Calls) (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/_media/ERANet-RUS_2012_final_web.pdf)

Contact

  • Dr Karin Kiewisch

    • Scientific Officer
      DLR Project Management Agency
      European and International Cooperation
    • Heinrich-Konen-Str. 1
    • 53227 Bonn | Germany
    • Telephone: +49 228 3821 1855
    • Fax: +49 228 3821 1400
    • Email Address: Karin.Kiewisch@dlr.de
  • Dr Andreas Kahle

    • Senior Scientific Officer
      DLR Project Management Agency
      European and International Cooperation
    • Heinrich-Konen-Str. 1
    • D-53227 Bonn Germany
    • Telephone: +49 228 3821 1829
    • Fax: +49 228 3821 1400
    • Email Address: Andreas.Kahle@dlr.de
  • Nina Schüle

    • Senior Administrative Officer
      DLR Project Management Agency
      European and International Cooperation
    • Heinrich-Konen-Str. 1
    • 53227 Bonn | Germany
    • Telephone: +49 228 3821 1889
    • Fax: +49 228 3821 1444
    • Email Address: Nina.Schuele@dlr.de