Amendments To The Cabinet Of Ministers Of 26 2015. Regulation No 259 Of May "aid Modalities For Participation In The International Cooperation Programmes In The Field Of Research And Technology"

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Ministru kabineta 2015. gada 26. maija noteikumos Nr. 259 "Atbalsta piešķiršanas kārtība dalībai starptautiskās sadarbības programmās pētniecības un tehnoloģiju jomā"

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 655 in 2016 (4 October. No 50 11) amendments to the Cabinet of Ministers of 26 2015. Regulation No 259 of may "aid modalities for participation in the international cooperation programmes in the field of research and technology" Issued in accordance with scientific activity article 13 of the law of the third subparagraph of paragraph 4 to make Cabinet 26 2015. Regulation No 259 of may "aid modalities for participation in the international cooperation programmes in the field of research and technology" (Latvian journal, 2015, nr. 116.) the following amendments : 1. Express 1.1. subparagraph by the following: "1.1. procedures for granting support for membership of the European Union's research, innovation, technology development and demonstration programme (hereinafter the programme) projects;". 2. Delete paragraph 1.2., the words "research and development". 3. Replace paragraph 2.4. figures and the words "9 July 2008" with numbers and words, "September 22, 2010". 4. Replace the words "paragraph 2.18 (hereinafter-ERIC Consortium)" with the words "(ERIC)". 5. Express 3.1. subparagraph by the following: "3.1. research organization – the scientific institutions of the Republic of Latvia in the register (hereinafter register of scientific institutions) registered scientific institutions (hereinafter referred to as the scientific authority), which corresponds to the European Commission of 17 June 2014 to Regulation (EU) No 651/2014 (Official Journal of the European Union, 2014 26 June, no L 187/1) to the specified categories of aid compatible with the internal market, the application of the Treaty and article 107.108 (hereinafter Regulation No 651/2014) 2. Article 83 the definition laid down in point; ". 6. Add to paragraph 3.2, after the word "definition" with the words "is registered in the commercial register of companies and their core business is carried out in the territory of the Republic of Latvia". 7. Make the following paragraph 3.12: "3.12 project research categories (research category), if the State aid, fundamental research, industrial research, experimental development of Regulation No 651/2014 2. Article 84, 85, 86, and the definition laid down in paragraph 87. Research categories, if provided for by national co-financing – fundamental research, industrial research, experimental development and feasibility studies according to the Organisation for economic cooperation and development (OECD) published statistical methodology of science, in stocks of Frascati Manual definitions provided; ". 8. Make a paragraph 4 by the following: "4. in accordance with these rules shall: 4.1. State aid under Regulation No 651/2014 25. and article 28 and national co-financing: 4.1.1. FP7 and CIP" Horizon 2020 "project; 4.1.2. The Treaty on the functioning of the European Union under article 185 Member States created several joint research or innovation agenda (hereinafter referred to as the joint program) projects and the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union in the framework of article 187-created public-private partnership joint venture (JV) projects; 4.1.3. F4 joint projects; 4.1.4. The EURATOM programme projects; 4.1.5. Cost activities; 4.1.6. FP7 era-NET, the era-NET plus or "Horizon 2020" framework programmes era-NET COFUND activity (hereinafter referred to as the era-NET activities) within the supported projects; 4.2. the membership fees cover the cost of: 4.2.1 Association Foundation; 4.2.2., joint venture, joint programmes, including joint projects; the F4 4.2.3. EU ERIC – European social survey (European Social Survey) the European research infrastructure consortium (European Research infrastructure consortium) and its research phase to be implemented in the framework of cost recovery; 4.2.4. the European academic network GEANT (Gigabit European Academic Network) (GEANT) Association, the Consortium, GEANT projects, including Latvia's annual connection fee of the GEANT and GEANT internet channel (World Service Commodity); 4.2.5. the European strategic forum on research infrastructures (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructure (esfri)) the European research infrastructure road map for 2016 (European Roadmap for the Researcher to Infrastructure 2016) include a European research infrastructure consortium (European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC)), which was established in accordance with the regulations. "ERIC 9. Make paragraph 6 by the following: "6. the tenderer: 6.1. is eligible for support under these rules, if the Agency is to support the applicant's submitted an application for the granting of aid for the implementation of the project (hereinafter application) and, pursuant to paragraph 14 of these rules, the applicant has entered into an agreement with the European Commission or agency for the implementation of a project; 6.2. public aid shall be granted in accordance with Regulation No 651/2014 6. paragraph 2 of article has launched the project before the application is submitted to the Agency. " 10. Add to subparagraph 8.2.4. rules with the following wording: "8.2.4. technical economic feasibility studies – up to 50 percent of the eligible costs of the project;". 11. To supplement the provisions under point 8.4 as follows: "8.4. If the project involves different research categories, which correspond to the provisions of Regulation No 651/2014 2. Article 84, 85, 86 and 87, paragraph., then project the allowable aid intensity is defined as the percentage of the amount that each summand is a relevant research categories the relative amount of cost of project total eligible costs multiplied by this category of research permissible aid intensity." 12. Express 11, 12 and 13 as follows: "11., the applicant shall submit an aid application to the Agency for the conclusion of the contract, subject to this provision subparagraph 12.1.1.. 12. Agency: 12.1. Drawing up and, after coordination with the Ministry of education and science and the approval of project evaluation Commission (hereinafter the Commission), with the exception of this rule 4.1.5. activities referred to, within 15 working days from the date of entry into force of the rules shall be published on its tīmekļvietn: 12.1.1. the application form and the documentation to be added; 12.1.2. the evaluation procedure; 12.1.3. Forms for the granting of aid for the contract for the implementation of the project (hereinafter referred to as aid) and the order of conclusion of the contract and the date; 12.2. the registered applications; 12.3. the switch support contract with the support of an applicant; 12.4 shall prepare and provide to the Ministry of education and Science: 12.4.1. information on national budget planning for project implementation; 12.4.2. the State budget request forecast next year; 12.4.3. information on aid learning, on the basis of a written request; 12.5. consider and approve, after consulting the Commission supports the amendments to the agreement; 12.6. based on this rule 19.10. the decision referred to recover improper expenses incurred; 12.7. providing information and advice on the implementation of the project supports learning issues; 12.8. provide the public with information and provides publicity on matters related to the implementation of the projects under these rules; 12.9. gives State aid inventory and storage of information 10 years pursuant to Regulation No 651/2014 12, thus making the monitoring of State aid; 12.10. checking the stimulative effect of State aid pursuant to Regulation No 651/2014 article 6 paragraph 2; 12.11. ensure the publication of information under Commission Regulation No 651/2014 article 9(1) and (4); 12.12. ensure Regulation No 651/2014 article 4 paragraph 1 of the "i" referred to in the notification thresholds for compliance with the conditions of each project, for which the conclusion of the support agreement; 12.13. the implementation of the project requires information about the progress of the implementation of the project and results achieved compliance with the planned results, except when granted national co-financing for the implementation of the project and the contract with the European Commission to provide for the external audit of the project. In this case, the implementer of the project shall be submitted to the Agency only mentioned in the audit report and the project or project phase the course description (Periodic report); 12.14. Secretariat functions of the Commission; 12.15. electronically from the Ministry of Interior Information Center (fine) obtains information about the compliance of the applicant supports this provision in paragraph 7.6. 13. the project eligible costs that rule 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3., 4.1.4, 4.1.5 and 4.1.6. project referred to are the following: 13.1. research and development the project direct costs: 13.1.1. in the implementation of the project personnel costs-the fees, as well as other regulations determine workers the right to mandatory payments to be made, including the employer's social security contributions in the State. Employees in the execution of the project staff is defined by the rate of remuneration, not including the employer State social security payments: 13.1.1.1. scientific project manager (employee who plans and directs project or subproject, ensure its implementation and be responsible for its implementation as a whole) – up to € 20.00 per hour; 13.1.1.2. Project Chief Executive (employee who is involved in the implementation of the project and is responsible for a significant part of it) – up to € 16.00 hour; 13.1.1.3. Project Executive (employee, performing specific tasks in the project) – up to € 14.00 per hour; 13.1.2. staff mission expenses, travel costs, in accordance with the laws of the order in which the recoverable costs associated with missions; 13.1.3. the scientific equipment and equipment (fixed assets) to the extent and as long as they are used for the purposes of the project. If the equipment and use of equipment in the project does not cover the entire depreciation period for eligible considers only its depreciation costs covering the period when the equipment and facilities used in the project, and which is calculated in accordance with good accounting practice; 13.1.4. costs of buildings and land, to the extent and for the period used for the implementation of the project according to their intensity of use in the project. As regards the buildings eligible to be considered as only the depreciation costs corresponding to the duration of the project, and is calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. In relation to the ground shall be considered ineligible costs of commercial transfer or actually incurred capital costs; 13.1.5. the cost of contract research, knowledge and patents bought or licenses received from outside sources of fair competition, as well as the cost of consultancy services and equivalent services used exclusively for the attainment of the objectives of the project. These costs must not exceed 25 percent of the project total eligible costs; 13.1.6. charges for equipment, instruments and materials (e.g. chemicals, laboratory utensils, medicines), to the extent and as long as they are used in the project, as well as their purchase and delivery costs, which are listed under the accounting regulatory regulations and are directly attributable to the performance of the project; 13.1.7. other direct costs not specified in 13.1.1, 13.1.2. these provisions, 13.1.3.,.,., and 13.1.5 13.1.6 13.1.4. in subparagraph and which is required to direct project objectives; 13.2. If you have assigned a national co-financing, — the cost of patents and other intangible assets, validating and advocacy; 13.3. If State aid is granted, the costs, pursuant to the provisions of Regulation No 651/2014 article 28 paragraph 2 "a" section. " 13. Express 14 the following: "14. the Agency shall, pursuant to Commission decision State aid granted pursuant to Regulation No 651/2014 article 25 with respect to the acquisition of patents or other industrial property rights acquisition, validation and defended, in the light of Regulation No 651/2014 article 28 paragraph 2" a "section, and national co-financing rules 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.1.4 and 4.1.6 referred to projects and project implementers : 14.1. If the project tendering within project has reached the necessary assessment of the aid, which represents one of the following documents: 14.1.1. joint programmes, joint ventures, including the authority of the joint venture, the F4 communication (decision); 14.1.2. the applicant and the European Commission signed the agreement on the implementation of the project in accordance with this rule and section 19.1 19.2 has established national funds by providing public funding for project implementation; 14.1.3. the Agency and support the applicant concluded a contract for the implementation of the project and the allocation of public funding if the Agency runs the national financing institutions; 14.2. If the applicant, under this paragraph provides for the grant of State aid, valued according to this provision the requirements of chapter II, subject to this provision subparagraph 12.1.2.. " 14. Replace paragraph 17 of the introductory paragraph, the number "2 200" with the number "5000". 15. Add to 17.4. section behind the words "administration costs" with the words "and to pay value added tax expense". 16. To supplement the rules by 17.5. subparagraph by the following: "17.5. Cost activities planned in the framework of international events (conferences, seminars, training activities and summer school) organisation and progress of Latvia." 17. Replace paragraph 19.1. numbers and the word "4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, and 4.8.47." with the figures and word "4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3., 4.1.4, 4.1.5 and 4.1.6.". 18. Amend paragraph 19.8. the words "or" application ". 19. Replace paragraph 20, the word "Academy" with the words "the Latvian Academy of Sciences". Prime Minister Māris kučinskis education and Science Minister Karlis Šadursk a