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Question:

What is the lead partner principle and who can act as lead partner?

Answer:

The “lead partner principle” means that each partnership appoints one organisation to act as lead partner. The lead partner takes full financial and legal responsibility for the implementation of the entire project.

The following institutions can act as lead partners if located in the programme area:

  • public bodies
  • private institutions
  • international organisations acting under national law