This topic is a linked part of a larger work: “Horizon2020 Project Coordination Manual”
The Funding and Tenders portal is the new single point of interaction between beneficiaries of EU research grants and the European Commission. It replaces the Participants portal, which at the time of writing is still active but is scheduled to be mothballed.
The Commission demands that beneficiaries engage in something called continuous reporting. The idea is this: project proposals contain a timeline for deliverables (like reports and websites) and milestones (like “prototype software up and running” or “500 signups achieved”). Each of these is expected to happen at a specific point in time. Traditionally, EU projects count in months starting from the project date. So, M10 for a project that starts on October 1st, 2020 corresponds to the and of July 2021.
As deliverables are submitted and milestones cleared, they should be reported on the Funding and Tenders portal. This is normally the responsibility of the project manager. To do so:
Log in. As project manager, you will need an account with the appropriate level of access to the project in question.
Click on “My projects” in the “My Area” menu item.
Locate the title of the project you are reporting on, then click on the MP (“Manage Project”) icon on the corresponding row.
Click on “Continuous reporting”
Locate the deliverable you are reporting on, and click on the green Upload icon.