Why do I need to sign a Consortium Agreement in addition to the Grant Agreement?

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The Grant Agreement establishes the main rights and obligations of participants towards the European Commission and is, generally, based on models prepared to be applied in all projects. This agreement does not have, therefore, detailed provisions on the specific project and consortium.

Thus, it is highly recommended (if not mandatory) that participants sign between them a Consortium Agreement aimed to establish in detail the rules on the internal management of the consortium. This agreement shall have inter alia additional rules on dissemination, use and access rights.