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FP7

FP7 is the short name for the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. This is the EU's main instrument for funding research in Europe and it will run from 2007-2013. FP7 is also designed to respond to Europe's employment needs, competitiveness and quality of life.

The broad objectives of FP7 have been grouped into four categories plus a fifth specific programme on nuclear research (2007-2013 : € 50.5 billion) :

> Cooperation - Collaborative research (€32 billion)
Health, Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology, Information and Communication Technologies, Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies, Energy, Environment (including climate change), Transport (including Aeronautics), Socio-economic sciences and Humanities, Security, Space

> Ideas - European Research Council (€7.4 billion), Frontier research actions

> People - Human Potential, Marie Curie actions (€4.7 billion)
• Initial training of researchers - Marie Curie Networks
• Life-long training and career development - Individual fellowships
• Industry-academia pathways and partnerships
• International dimension - outgoing and incoming fellowships,
international cooperation scheme, reintegration grants
• Excellence Awards

> Capacities - Research capacities (€4.2 billion)
• Research infrastructures
• Research for the benefit of SMEs
• Regions of Knowledge
• Research Potential
• Science in Society
• Support to the coherent development of research policies
• Specific activities of international cooperation

> Nuclear researchand training (€2.7 billion)
• Fusion energy - ITER
• Nuclear fission and radiation protection

For better understanding of the Seventh Framework Programme download the pocket guide

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