Websites for Enterprises in FP7
 

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SME Definition http://europa.eu.int/comm/enterprise/enterprise_policy/sme_definition/decision_sme_en.pdf 

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How to Find the Best Partners

bulletCountries that can Participate: www.cordis.lu/inco2/src/participation.htm 
bulletFind existing researchers involved in Framework 6 http://www.cordis.lu/fp6/projects.htm 
bulletSpeakers at EU Research Conferences http://europa.eu.int/comm/research/conferences/index_en.cfm
bulletJoin the relevant EU R&D Associations www.hyperion.ie/euassociations.htm Existing 
bulletExternal Advisory Groups (FP6) www.cordis.lu/fp6/eags.htm

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Public Support for Participation in Framework Programmes

bulletNational Contact Points (FP6) www.cordis.lu/fp6/ncps.htm 
bulletList of National Support for writing Framework Proposals www.hyperion.ie/nationalsupport.htm 
bulletBonus Scheme for Object 1 Regions http://www.cordis.lu/era/bonus.htm (Objective 1 Regions are http://europa.eu.int/comm/regional_policy/objective1/regions_en.htm )
bulletIPR Help-Desk eNews: Register on www.ipr-helpdesk.org 
bulletFinance Help-desk  http://www.finance-helpdesk.org/ 
bulletNational R&D Offices in Brussels www.iglortd.org 

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Support Services Specific to Enterprises

bulletSME Techweb http://ec.europa.eu/research/sme-techweb/index_en.cfm
bulletEPISTEP (SMEs in IST ) www.epistep.org 
bulletNAOMITEC (SMEs in Nano projects) http://www.airi.it/NAOMITEC/ 
bulletHelping SMEs join IST Projects http://www.patentproject.org/ 
bulletEPRI-Start http://www.epristart.org/epristart/content/index.php 
bulletSME-Empower www.sme-empower.net 
bulletDetect  IT www.detect-it.org 
bulletAssistance for SMEs http://sme.cordis.lu/home/index.cfm 
bulletToolbox for CRAFT Proposals www.taftie.org 

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Commercial Support for Proposal Writing

bulletList of Proposal Writers www.hyperion.ie/proposalwriters.htm 
bulletList of Proposal Reviewers www.hyperion.ie/proposalreviewers.htm 
bulletList of Research Managers www.hyperion.ie/researchmanagers.htm 

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Statistics on Framework Projects

bulletFramework 6 Proposal Statistics www.hyperion.ie/fp6statistics.htm 
bulletStatistics on Contract Size  www.hyperion.ie/instrumentstatistics.htm 

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How to Protect Intellectual Property in Framework Projects

bulletModel Consortium Agreements on IPR-Help-desk www.ipr-helpdesk.org 
bullet Consortium agreement checklist http://www.cordis.lu/fp6/consortiumchecklist/ 
bulletLetter of Intent to submit a proposal http://www.kowi.de/rp/download/loi_en.pdf 
bulletModel Framework 6 Contract  http://europa.eu.int/comm/research/fp6/working-groups/model-contract/index_en.html
bulletLambert Agreements (Models for University/Industry) http://www.innovation.gov.uk/lambertagreements/ 
 

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Other Sources of European Funding for Enterprises

bulletEU Grants and Loans http://europa.eu.int/grants/index_en.htm 
bullet European Investment Bank www.eib.org
bullet Innovation 2000 Initiative (i2i) www.eib.org 
bullet European Investment Fund www.eif.org 
bullet Eureka www.eureka.be 

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Technology Platforms www.hyperion.ie/technology-platforms.htm 

 

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Strategy for Framework 7
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Evaluate Framework Proposals: Expert Database on http://www.cordis.lu/experts/fp6_candidature.htm 

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Join Existing R&D Networks: Search for Co-ordination Actions on  http://www.cordis.lu/fp6/projects.htm    

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Join Relevant European R&D Association: Examples on www.hyperion.ie/euassociations.htm 

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Identify projects already funded in your area on http://www.cordis.lu/fp6/projects.htm  

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 Open Innovation in Philips http://www.research.philips.com/newscenter/archive/2004/open-innovation.html

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