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► Preparation of Application

Implementation of the preparatory work:
  • Launch of operations of the structures to support or lead the preparatory work
  • Building on the strategies prepared in earlier stage of :
  • Bringing together the constituent blocks of the Application dossier
  • Decision on uses to apply for (collectively or separately)
  • Preparation of an Application that is sound and clear
  • Maintaining trust and adaptability to unforeseen challenges
  • Preparation for challenges during the examination of the Applications: alternatives, weaknesses of arguments and data

► Defence of Application

This phase will typically involve a smaller team of highly devoted experts
  • Anticipation of very technical questions
  • Maintaining the capacity to react quickly to information requests
  • Briefing Member States
  • Keeping channels of communication open with the European Commission

► Compliance

Anticipating a positive decision, the future needs to be prepared

Applicants separately:
  • Communication to value chain
  • Implementation of Substitution Plan or R&D plan
Applicants collectively:
  • Assessment of the process as it unfolded, taking in learning lessons
  • Keeping alive the value chain dynamics and contacts
  • Start planning for the review process (maybe in 4 years!)

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