Rs 0.420.513.12 Agreement Of 24 November 2010 Between The Federal Office For Vocational Training And Technology Opet Is Acting On Behalf Of The Swiss Federal Council And The Association International Aad (Participation Of Switzerland In The Research Pr...

Original Language Title: RS 0.420.513.12 Accord du 24 novembre 2010 entre l’Office fédéral de la formation professionnelle et de la technologie OFFT, agissant au nom du Conseil fédéral suisse et l’Association Internationale AAD (Participation de la Suisse au programme de recherch

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0.420.513.12

Translation1

Agreement between the Federal Office of Vocational Training and Technology OFFT2, acting on behalf of the Swiss Federal Council and the AAL International Association

(Switzerland's participation in the research program and
AAL development)

Conclu November 24, 2010

Effective November 24, 2010

(State on 1er January 2013)

1. Parts

2. Object and scope

3. Entry into force and duration of validity

4. Implementation of joint work programmes and calls for proposals

5. Project Administration

6. Financial management of the common program

7. Reports, audits, and controls

8. Protection of Community funds

9. Intellectual Property

10. Privacy

11. Suspension and termination

12. Notices and Communications

13. Stakeholders and Changes

14. Language

15. Dispute resolution and applicable law

16. Dissociation

If one or more provisions contained in this Agreement or any document established in connection with this Agreement are considered by a competent authority or tribunal to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable under any Act, In force, including the right to competition, the validity, legality and enforcement of the other provisions contained in this Agreement shall not be affected or cancelled, provided that, in such a case, the parties Undertake to deploy all reasonable commercial efforts to achieve The purpose of the provision invalid by a new legally valid provision that results in the same (or substantially the same) economic benefits or charges.

Done in two originals in English.

Brussels, November 24,

, November 17,

AAL International

Federal Office of

OFFT

Lena Gustafsson


Ursula Renold

Appendix 1

Member

Annual Financial Participation Millions €

Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung Heinemannstraße 2; 53175 Bonn

5.0

Austria

Bundesministerium Für Verkehr, Innovation und Technology Renngasse 5; 1010 Wien

2.5

Belgium

IWT, Instituut voor de Aanmoediging van Innovatie door Wetenschap en Technologie in Vlaanderen, Bischoffsheimlaan 25; 1000 Brussel

1.0

Cyprus

Research Promotion Foundation P.O.BOX 23422, 1683 Lefkosia (=Nikosia)

0.5

Denmark

Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (DASTI) Bredgade 40; 1260 København K

0.5

Spain-ISCII

Instituto de Salud Carlos III del Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo Sinesio Delgado, 6 28029 Madrid

2.0

Spain-Mec

Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia Dirección General de Investigación C/ Albacete, 5 28027 Madrid

0.4

Spain-Mityc

Dirección General para el Desarollo de la Sociedad de la Información del Ministerio de Industria, Turismo y Comercio Capitán Haya, 41 28071 Madrid

2.0

Finland

Tekes-Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation P.O. Box 69; FI-00101 Helsinki

2.5

France

National Research Agency 212 rue de Bercy; 75012 Paris

1.5

France 2

Nationale de Solidarité (CNSA) A designated ANR for Represent the CNSA as a member of the General

1.5

Greece

Ministry of Development; General Secretariat for Research And Technology, Mesogeion Ave. 14-18; 11527 Athens

1.5

Hungary

National Office for Research and Technology (NKTH) Neumann J. 1/C; 1117 Budapest

2.5

Ireland

Enterprise Ireland The Plaza; East Point Business Park, Dublin 3

0.5

Israel

Israel-Europe R&D Directorate for FP7 (ISERD) 29 Hamered St.; Tel Aviv 61500

1.0

Italy

Ministero dell' Università e della Ricerca P. le Kennedy, 20; 00144 Roma

2.5

Norway

The Research Council of Norway Stensberggata 26; P.O. Box 2700 St. Hanshaugen; N-0131 Oslo

0.1

Netherlands

Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport Parnassusplein 5; 2511 VX The Hague

1.9

Poland

Narodowe Centrum Bada'n I Rozwoju ul. Krucza 24/26; 00-526 Warszawa

1.0

Portugal

Agency for the Knowledge Society (UMIC) Taguspark; Edificio Inovacao I, 2 °; 2740-122 Porto Salvo

0.5

Romania

National Center for Programme Management 21-25 Mendeleev Street, Sector 1, Bucharest

0.2

United Kingdom

Technology Strategy Board B1, North Star House North Star Avenue Swindon SN2 1JF

1.1

Sweden

VINNOVA VERKET FÖR INNOVATIONSSYSTEM-SWEDISH GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY FOR INNOVATION SYSTEMS SE-101 58 Stockholm

0.5

Switzerland

Federal Office of Vocational Training and Technology (OFFT)1 Erase 27; 3003 Berne

2.0


1 Currently: State Secretariat for Training, Research and Innovation; SEFRI (see RO 2012 3631).


on 1er January 2013

Appendix 2

AAD Association report template

National audit and control systems

1. The system of internal control applied in the national financing authority

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General description of the internal control system in place.
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Description plus Detailed audit and control procedures used to avoid fraud and irregularities. The description must be sufficiently detailed to allow the AAD Association to perform a central risk analysis.

2. The audit procedure used by the national funding authority

the methodology used to select the contracts and grant agreements to be examined. Also included is the process through which an annual audit plan is implemented and implemented. It is appropriate to respect the auditing standards set at the international level.

a.
Please describe the internal control system to the national funding authority (or agency Mandate):
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Who prepares the payments and on what basis?
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Who authorizes payments and on what basis?
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Who monitors payments? Who prepares the payment reports?
b.
Please describe the usually applied audit process, p. Ex. Within the framework of a national funding programme, by the national funding authority (or the agency mandated).
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What is the legal basis for carrying out audits at the partner level Projects funded?
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Who is responsible for the audits and who directs them (internal or external)?
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How is the audit conducted? What are the elements of an audit?
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What steps in a funded project are carried out?
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Where applicable, what are the legal provisions governing audits of Total budget or number of projects funded?
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What is the average number of audits completed in the last three years? If the program does not exist for so long, please provide a response for similar programs.
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What happens if irregularities are identified? How many times has this happened in the last three years?
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Please indicate the project partners funded under the AAL Joint Programme where an audit is planned

on 1er January 2013

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