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The European Commission and others have published several guides related to aspects of the S3.   Here are those most relevant ones to Cohesion Policy and the synergies with the research and development funds.


Guidance for Policy-Makers and Implementing Bodies

- Enabling synergies between European Structural and Investment Funds,   Horizon 2020 and other research, innovation and competitiveness-related   Union programmes

Also available in: French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish


Legislation and guidance on European Structural and Investment Funds Regulations:

DG REGIO offers links to Legislation and Guidance documents, incl. related to: Programming, Implementing, Ex Ante Conditionality, Community-led Local Development, Simplified Cost Options, Financial Instruments, Management and Control, each Thematic Objective and Cross-cutting thematic guidance.


Guidance for Beneficiaries of European Structural and Investment Funds and related EU instruments

- Guide on how to effectively access and use the European Structural and Investment Funds and on how to exploit complementarities with other instruments of relevant Union policies

- Online check-list to identify the most appropriate funding sources

                   Available in 22 languages


Analysis of the existing scope for synergies between ESIF and other EU instruments contributing to Europe 2020 goals:

Study by DG-REGIO for REGI's Committee: Maximisation of synergies between European Structural And Investment Funds and other EU instruments to attain Europe 2020 goals


Investment Plan for Europe: New guidelines on combining European Structural and Investment Funds with the EFSI:

- European Structural and Investment Funds and European Fund for Strategic Investments complementarities: Ensuring coordination, synergies and complementarity


EU Funds working together for jobs and growth: Synergies between the R&I Framework Programmes and the European Structural & Investment Funds: showcasing examples of synergies that have emerged at strategic, programming and project implementation levels and highlighting initiatives with a high potential for synergies


Guidance for the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) based on the objectives, main principles and characteristics of the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)

- EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) - Implementation Guidance Note


Practical Guide to accessing EU funds for European Regional Authorities and SMEs:

- EU funding for Dual Use - Guide for Regions and SMEs

Also available in: French, German, Italian and Spanish


Analysis to improve exploitation of transport research and innovation funding opportunities:

- Synergies between the Transport component of Horizon 2020 and the Cohesion Policy 2014-2020



Guidance Note for the European aeronautics industry:

How to include in the Clean Sky proposal complementary activities supported by the ESIF



Practical Guide to realise synergies and stimulate innovation towards the bio-based economy:

- Combining BBI (H2020) and European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) to deploy the European bioeconomy - Guiding principles