IF: What does the independent ethics advisor do?

It might be that you will be asked during your grant preparation to appoint an independent ethics adviser with the following tasks: - to receive and assess the safety reports on a quarterly basis - to report to the REA during the ethics audit on the risk assessment for both the participants and the researcher's safety.
More information can be found here
http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/grants_manual/hi/ethics/h2020_hi_ethics-self-assess_en.pdf.