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The European Commission and other organisations have published several guides and reports related to various aspects of the S3. A selection among those relevant to Cohesion Policy and the synergies with research and innovation funding is listed below: 


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



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


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



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