FP7 (2007-2013)

FP7 (2007-2013)

Basic information about the FP7 program

The 7th Framework program is divided into four major building blocks (Specific Programs):

  • Cooperation - fosters collaborative research across Europe and other partner countries through projects by transnational consortia of industry and academia.
  • Ideas - support "frontier research" solely on the basis of scientific excellence. Research may be carried out in any area of science or technology, including engineering, socio-economic sciences and the humanities.
  • People - provides support for education, researcher mobility and career development, both for researchers inside the European Union and internationally.
  • Capacities – provide support for improvement and optimal use of the research abilities and innovation capacities across Europe

Each specific program has:

  • Typical goals and subprograms
  • Work programs defining the participating rules
  • Budget
  • Calls for proposals
  • Evaluation commission
  • Program Committees
  • National Contact Points for advising support and administrative help to researchers submitting their proposal

Detail information on http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/home_en.html