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FP7 - EU Framework programme for research, technological development and demonstration activities

7th Framework Programme for Research and Technology (2007-2013) aiming at better exploiting research capacities in Europe and transforming scientific results into new products, processes and services.

Access to the grants of the new programming schemes 2014 - 2020


This fund is a framework programme, organised in different strands (sub-programmes)

?A framework programme is an umbrella structure intended to serve various funding schemes (strands / sub-programmes). Each strand includes specific themes and funding rules.

You will find here the outline of EU subsidies synthetised in an easy-to-read format. This section answers all your critical questions on EU grants (How much can I get? Does my project match with this grant? When must I submit my application? …)


7th Framework Programme for Research and Technology (2007-2013) aiming at better exploiting research capacities in Europe and transforming scientific results into new products, processes and services.

Does my project meet the priority requirements of this fund?

FP7 2007-2013 is made up of 4 sub-programmes. In 2014 the programme to succeed is called HORIZON 2020 with 80 billion euro available.
1. COOPERATION Programme - 32.36 billion euro: supporting the whole range of research actions carried out in transnational cooperation in the following thematic ...

Find here more information on sub-programmes or actions of framework programme

Contact - Funds Manager

Find here more information on official contact points and get the contact details of the programme officer. This will be useful to get further information on open calls for proposals.

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