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The European Cancer Organisation (ECO) reviews and considers EU Funding Opportunities in two main ways:
The following provides a short outline of the procedure that is followed in relation to the latter.
A member of the ECO Executive Committee is assigned with the role of ‘EU funding liaison’ to assist the President and ECO staff team with timely decision-making, as well as review and advice on applications being prepared.
Supporting the EU funding liaison, the ECO Executive Committee conducts a decision-making role as notified and requested, with input requested from the full ECO Board where possible in terms of deadlines and with the ECO Board being kept fully informed.
On receipt of an invitation to participate in a consortium led by another organisation, a standard form should be completed by the organisation inviting ECO and the EU funding liaison should be notified and asked for opinion.
The President and EU funding liaison are supported with all relevant information, and any relevant advice from the ECO staff team.
The President and EU funding liaison may recommend to the Executive Committee variously, that:
In conducting the above, the President and EU funding liaison closely consider:
Decision-making should show mindfulness of ECO Member Society and partners' areas of core interest, aiming to avoid scenarios in which unnecessary competition of bidding takes place. Rather, opportunities for mutual support should be identified where possible.