Part One - Overview



What is meant by partnering?
How is Framework Programme Six different?
What are the responsibilities of a partner?
What are the major risks?
How do you set up an effective consortium?


Finding Partners

Managing expectations

Making the commitment

Getting started


Final checklist

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What are the responsibilities of a partner?

Checklist Three describes the responsibilities of a partner in terms of what you are prepared to give in exchange for what you want to get out of the relationship. In terms of actually delivering the results that brought the consortium together, there are four broad areas of responsibility:

Giving others access to existing IPR

Being prepared to share the results of the project

Complying with the requirements of the EC contract

Fulfilling the role assigned to you