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Call / call for proposals An announcement inviting proposals for research activities in a certain topic. Full information on the call can be found on the call page. 
Call page Information for a specific call can be found on the call page. The call page also contains documents and templates, as well as direct access to the submission system. 
CFS Certificate on Financial Statements - "a factual report produced by an independent auditor or Public Officer. Its purpose is to enable the EC or grant awarding agency to check whether costs declared in the financial statements are eligible. A separate CFS must be submitted for each beneficiary (and linked third party) that requests total of 325,000€ or more as reimbursement of actual costs and unit costs calculated according to its usual cost accounting practices." [from the H2020 Online Manual - Checks, audits, reviews & investigations
CLIC Compact Linear Collider http://clic-study.org/ 
Consensus meeting The stage in the proposal evaluation process when experts come together to establish a common view on a particular proposal.
Consortium Most funding schemes require proposals from a number of participants (usually at least three) who agree to work together in a consortium.
Consortium Agreement Contract between the members of a project, see DESCA for a model consortium agreement. 
Coordinator The coordinator leads and represents the applicants. He or she acts as the point of contact with the Commission.
CoCo Coordinator Contacts
The Coordinator Contacts (CoCo) or the Participant Contacts (PaCo) select the Project Legal Signatories (PLSIGN) and the Project Financial Singatories (PFSIGN) from the list of Legal Signatories (LSIGN) and Financial Singatories (FSIGN) on the Participant Portal, during the Grant Agreement preparation stage. 
COFUND Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes that finance fellowships involving mobility to or from another country - part of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.
CORDIS Community Research and Development Information Service: http://cordis.europa.eu/
COST European Cooperation in Science and Technology: http://www.cost.eu/
CSA Coordination and Support Actions: "Accompanying measures such as standardisation, dissemination, awareness-raising and communication, networking, coordination or support services, policy dialogues and mutual learning exercises and studies." [from the H2020 Online Manual - What you need to know about Horizon 2020 calls]
Cut-off date Some calls have intermediate dates (cut-off dates) for the proposals to be evaluated. The deadline of calls and/or cut-off dates are specified on the call page. 

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