It is in the interests of beneficiaries and the Commission that there are as few errors as possible when claiming costs. A low error rate: strengthens the reputation of Horizon 2020 means continued taxpayer support for science and innovation funding speeds up payments reduces the administrative burden by preventing having to recover amounts unduly paid.
With this in mind, we want to share the main findings ofthe first ex-postaudits on H2020 grants.
We have listed the most common errors along with some explanations. Please bear them in mindwhen claiming costs.