Post Awards Services is responsible for assisting departments in relation to the financial administration of EC FP7 grant funding. The specific tasks conducted by the team for FP7 include:
EC reporting: advising on and co-ordinating periodic reporting requirements.
Co-ordinator grants: liaising with PIs, financial report administration, partner payments, partner queries.
Ensuring the University meets EC financial regulations and is able to adapt to changes in those regulations.
Please see the following links for further general information on FP7 grants.
Short overview presentation:
A brief introduction to Framework 7 originally presented by Catherine Hill at the Research Grants User Group meeting on 4th March 2008
and updated in Autumn 2011.
Timesheets and Framework 7: all staff working on FP7 grants are required to record the hours they work on the project.
VAT ineligible: VAT is an ineligible cost for FP7 grants and cannot be reclaimed.
For travel costs the general rule is that if it is possible to identify the taxes that are included in the travel receipt, these identifiable taxes will not be accepted as an eligible cost.
Payments from the EC: an explanation of the calculation of pre-financing and when you will receive the EC’s contribution.
The requirements for your EC FP7 grant depend on the type of award you have received.
Please select the relevant grant type from the below list for further information on that specific grant type and facts you will need to be aware of to manage your new FP7 grant (e.g. reporting and auditing requirements).
Cooperation Programme Key Facts
Marie Curie Awards Key Facts
European Research Council Awards Key Facts
The Research Operations Office has put together documents, specific to each type of FP7 grant, to explain how the EC budget for your project will show on the University Financial System (UFS).
Please choose your award type from the below list to view the relevant page:
Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN)
Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship (IEF)
Marie Curie Industry Academia Partnership Pathways (IAPP)
Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowships and International Outgoing Fellowships (IIF/IOF)
Marie Curie European Reintegration Grant and International Reintegration Grant (ERG/IRG)
Please note the European Research Council (ERC) programme budget is relatively straight forward and therefore this information is included on the European Research Council Key Facts page.
For specific FP7 grant queries please contact your Awards Administrator —
see here for list.
For general queries regarding Framework 7 post award administration, please contact
Jonathan Winfield or Renata Schaeffer.