Research project management
- PhD Candidates
- Tools and resources
The Grants Office will support beneficiaries with the necessary procedures to start their research project, in all administrative and financial aspects. Details are outlined in the sections below.
Reminder: the entire procedure is done electronically through mySNF.
The project has to begin within 12 months after the date of the approval letter. The starting date must fall on the 1st day of a month and it will be notified in the “request for release of funds” form.
Things to prepare in order to start the project:
Projects with external co-beneficiaries
In case of co-beneficiaries located in other Institutions, their share of the budget will be transferred by USI upon agreement of the terms of payment (i.e. modalities, timing, and so on). For that purpose, please inform us so that we can get in touch with the Grants Administration Office of the partner Institution.
Once you have been granted a Horizon 2020 project, you need to follow several steps in order to sign the Grant Agreement, the official document that officially allows the project to start. This phase, called “grant preparation”, is done electronically in the Participant Portal Grants Management System and is composed as follows:
In general, many other funding bodies require a signed contract and an invoice to start the project and to release the funds. When you are granted such a project, please inform the Grants Office to receive tailored support through the given procedure.