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Learn how to set up and manage your partnership in line with the rules.

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The partnership is a key component of all North Sea projects and crucial for project success. It is all about coming together as a group to make a real difference through conducting joint activities and finding common ground and common solutions.

Each partner has a clear role in the project. They are committed for the entire project lifetime and are even prepared to support activities after project closure.

The partnership has an important role to play in engaging the main users of project outputs and results and securing their support. For example, a project developing new ways of encouraging SME innovation must involve effective feedback from SMEs to back up the credibility of the results.

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Fact Sheet 14 - roles and responsibilities

Fact Sheet 27 – small-scale projects

National Contact Point guidance on partnership

Read the National Contact Points Partnership Building Checklist here. The checklist is based upon their experiences in the field of project development and delivery.