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A total of 21 proposal worth EUR 9 million are competing for funding available in the BONUS call 2017: Synthesis

A total of EUR 9,2 million funding was requested by 21 proposals that are competing for funding of EUR 2 million in the BONUS Synthesis call. The proposals cover all nine topics open for this call.

BONUS will proceed now with the eligibility checks of proposals submitted and then forward the eligible proposals to evaluation. The evaluation and panel meetings will take place in January and proposals will be informed about their outcomes by the end of February 2018. The earliest envisaged start of projects to be funded, after grant agreements have been concluded, will be in September 2018.

More detailed statistics on the BONUS call 2017: Synthesis outcome will be distributed in the coming week(s) in the BONUS e-bulletin.

BONUS final evaluation briefing out now:

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"BONUS has been in many ways a
great success"

The final evaluation of BONUS was undertaken in late 2016 and early 2017 by a panel of five independent experts appointed by the European Commission. It was carried out as an obligation stipulated by the BONUS legislative Decision made by the European Parliament and the Council. The evaluation assessed in particular the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, EU added value as well as BONUS’ coherence with other EU policies and programmes.

The BONUS briefing 30 offers a summary of key conclusions of the final evaluation, accompanied with BONUS commentary.  

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