The meaning of the Ultimate Beneficiary encompasses that agency which holds the ultimate responsibility for the project’s implementation (i.e. signature of Agreements, repayment of Accounts, etc.). In order for the Ultimate Beneficiary to receive co-finance from the Operational Programme it should be expressly cited in the Planning Supplement as the potential Ultimate Beneficiary, otherwise it cannot participate in the measure’s implementation under the capacity of the Ultimate Beneficiary.
Ultimate Beneficiaries are sub-divided in 4 main categories:
The first thing that must be examined by the Implementation Agency is the acquisition of knowledge concerning the Planning Supplement and more specifically:
The term project maturity means the degree of technical preparation found in a project candidate to receive finance. In specific, within the framework of the evaluation system, the project maturity forms a key group of evaluation criteria relating mainly to:
The Actions Accession Criteria accompany the Planning Supplement and correspond to each Measure of the Supplement. They are used in the Evaluation Procedure for the final accession of a candidate project into the programme. For each measure of the programme there are five main categories of criteria relating to:
The Project Technical Reports (PTR) form the key tool of planning and presenting the projects in the Operational Programme. They are brochures that:
It is a network application integrating the total management framework and relating to all Operational Programmes of the 3rd CSF. In specific, the IIS covers all key functions relating to: