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Research organisations rubbish EU plans for personnel costs

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EU R&D programme should stick to reimbursing hourly rates, research groups say

The European University Association and European Association of Research and Technology Organisations have both called for the EU’s R&D programme to keep its current system of reimbursing personnel costs.

Earto and the EUA were responding to a proposal from the European Commission that would change hourly rates to daily ones for researchers and administrators under the EU’s Model Grant Agreement from 2021.

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