Therefore, REA confirms that there is no possibility to work part-time in a RISE secondment as there is under certain conditions in other H2020-MSCA actions (see for example annotations of H2020-IF actions under article 6.2.A) and article 55 of the GA: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/grants_manual/amga/h2020-amga_en.pdf).
This shall not be confused with the requirement concerning the minimum 6 months link/active engagement of the staff before the first secondment (see article 6.2.(A).(b).(ii) of the GA). In that case, part-time work is indeed counted and full-time “equivalence” must be calculated.
- The staff works 50% part-time for the sending organisation
- The secondment of this staff is planned to start on 1/1/2016
- The staff member must have been actively engaged or linked to the sending organisation at least as from 1/1/2015.
- As from 1/1/2016 and for all the duration of the seconded the staff member must be devoted full-time to the activities of the project