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How to Find the Best Partners for Framework 7 Proposals

Researchers already active in the Framework Programmes
bulletExisting Coordinators/Partners (FP7) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/projects_en.html
bullet Existing Coordinators/Partners (FP6) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp6/projects.htm
bulletLife Sciences Projects funded http://www.healthcompetence.eu/converis/publicweb/area/1353
bulletCordis Marketplace (Results from Framework Projects) http://cordis.europa.eu/marketplace/
bulletResults from ICT Projects http://cordis.europa.eu/ictresults/
bullet CORDIS Partner Search Service http://cordis.europa.eu/partners-service/

European R&D Networks/Associations/Platforms

bullet EU R&D Associations www.hyperion.ie/euassociations.htm 
bullet Technology Platforms http://cordis.europa.eu/technology-platforms/individual_en.html
bullet COST Actions  http://www.cost.esf.org/domains_actions/all_actions
bulletEuropean Science Foundation www.esf.org
bulletCheck Conferences that have been funded in your area http://cordis.europa.eu/fetch?CALLER=EN_NEWS_EVENT and http://ec.europa.eu/research/headlines/archives_diary_en.cfm and http://ec.europa.eu/research/conferences/index_en.cfm
bulletCheck Networks (Coordination and Support Actions) on http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/projects_en.html
bulletNational R&D Offices in Brussels www.iglortd.org 
bulletNetworks of Research Infrastructures http://ec.europa.eu/research/infrastructures/index_en.cfm?pg=ri_projects_fp7
bulletNetworks of Research Infrastructures  http://ec.europa.eu/research/infrastructures/index_en.cfm?pg=ri_projects
bulletDatabase of European Research Centres (MERIL) http://portal.meril.eu/converis-esf/publicweb/startpage?lang=1

Evaluators from Framework 6 and 7

bulletEvaluators used in Framework 7 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/experts_en.html
bulletEvaluators of Framework 6 Proposals  http://cordis.europa.eu/fp6/experts.htm

European Researchers involved in Standards and Patents

bulletCENSTAR Technical Committees www.cenorm.be 
bulletEuropean Patent Office http://ep.espacenet.com/quickSearch?locale=en_EP

European Commission initiatives on finding partners

bullet Official Website for NCP Networks is http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ncp-networks_en.html
bulletFET Networking (Cafeteria) http://cafeteria.ning.com/
bulletJTI IMI Partnering Initiative http://www.imi-partnering.eu/
bulletNMP Partner Search Facility www.nmpteam.com
bulletHealth NCP Network http://www.healthncpnet.eu/jahia/Jahia/
bulletSecurity NCP Network http://www.seren-project.eu/
bulletSME NCP Network http://www.ncp-sme.net/partner-search
bulletSSH NCP Newtork (NET4SOCIETY) http://www.net4society.eu/public/
bulletTransport NCP Network http://www.transport-ncps.net/
bulletICT NCP Network (Ideal-IST) http://www.ideal-ist.eu/
bulletSPACE NCP Network (COSMOS) http://www.fp7-space.eu/about-cosmos-1.phtm
bulletENVIRONMENT NCP Network http://www.env-ncp-together.eu/
bulletKBBE NCP Network  (Bionet) http://www.ncp-bio.net/
bulletEnergy NCP Network http://www.c-energyplu .eu/
bulletPeople NCP Network http://www.fp7peoplenetwork.eu/
bulletEuratom NCP Network www.nucleu.net
bulletResearch Potential NCP Network
bulletScience in Society NCP Network http://www.eurosis-project.eu/

Identifying Scientific Organisations in Europe

bulletResearch Infrastructures in Europe www.riportal.eu
bulletScience Search Engine www.scirus.com
bulletGoogle Scholar www.scholar.google.com
bulletScopus http://info.scopus.com/
bulletWeb of Knowledge http://isiwebofknowledge.com/
bulletPubmed http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
bulletWorldwidescience http://worldwidescience.org/
bulletMendeley http://www.mendeley.com/
bulletCiteulike http://www.citeulike.org/
bulletSpires (High Energy Physics) http://www.slac.stanford.edu/spires/

Social Media for European Research

bulletLinkedin www.linkedin.com
bulletFacebook www.facebook.com
bulletResearchGATE https://www.researchgate.net
bulletAcademia www.academia.edu
bulletDatabase of Female Scientists www.academia-net.org

Support Services for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

bulletSME Definition http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/enterprise_policy/sme_definition/decision_sme_en.pdf 
bulletNCP SME Network http://www.ncp-sme.net/partner-search
bulletEuropean Enterprise Network http://www.enterprise-europe-network.ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm
bulletSME Techweb http://ec.europa.eu/research/sme-techweb/index_en.cfm
bulletSME Update News http://ec.europa.eu/research/sme-techweb/newsletter/issue1/index_en.html
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 http://www.sme-mpower.net/index.htm
bulletDetect  IT www.detect-it.org 
bulletHelp SME Partners join Security Projects www.secure-force.eu 
bulletFit for Health http://www.fitforhealth.eu/
bulletIST (Information Society) Partner Search http://www.ideal-ist.eu/
bulletEureka Partner Search http://www.b2match.com/profactory/

How to Find Partners in Different Countries

bullet Associated Countries http://cordis.europa.eu/inco/agreements_fp7_en.html  
bulletJRC (Joint Research Centre) http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/jrc/index.cfm
bulletJRC in Framework 7 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/jrc/home_en.html
bulletEIRO Fourm www.eiroforum.org 

International Partners

bulletList of ICPC Countries ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/icpc-list.pdf
bulletEU International Scientific Cooperation Policy http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/index_en.cfm 
bulletEuropean Neighbourhood Policy http://ec.europa.eu/world/enp/index_en.htm
bulletAccess4EU (Guide to International R&D Cooperation) www.access4.eu
bulletAustralia: Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology Cooperation www.feast.org  
bulletNew Zealand Partners in FP7 http://www.frenz.org.nz/ 
bulletNew Zealand http://www.access4.eu/newzealand/685.php
bulletChina http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/eu-china/about_en.html   and http://cordis.europa.eu/fetch?CALLER=FP6_PROJ&ACTION=D&RCN=75891
bulletChina: Programmes open to EU researchers http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/index.cfm?lg=en&pg=access4eu
bulletIndia    http://www.euroindia-it.org/ and http://www.inciteproject.org/ and http://www.delind.cec.eu.int/en/stcoop/sthome.htm  and   New Indigo http://www.newindigo.eu/
bulletCanada -EU Cooperation www.era-can.ca and http://www.crc.ca/en/html/crc/home/partners/ncp/news/era_can_mar2005
bulletArgentina-EU R&D Cooperation http://www.abest.secyt.gov.ar/
bulletMexico-EU R&D Cooperation http://www.conacyt.mx/uemexcyt/
bulletSouth Africa-EU R&D Cooperation http://www.esastap.org.za/esastap/home/index.php
bulletTunisia-EU R&D Cooperation http://www.stren.ind.tn/index.php?accueil_en
bulletUSA-EU R&D Cooperation http://cordis.europa.eu/eralink/
bulletUSA BILAT-USA and Link2US: http://www.euussciencetechnology.eu/
bulletEU-US Task force on Biotechnology Research http://ec.europa.eu/research/biotechnology/ec-us/index_en.html
bulletNIS Countries http://researchers.nisnest.gr/
bulletWestern Balkan Partners http://www.erawestbalkanplus.net/
bulletWestern Balkans Research Database http://wbc-inco.net/object/link/83446.html
bulletSouth East Europe Information www.seerecon.org 
bulletSouth East Europe Education Network www.see-educoop.net
bulletRussia EU R&D Cooperation http://www.rusera-exe.ru/internal_call.php
bulletSouth East Asia http://www.eurosoutheastasia-ict.org/index.html
bulletSouth East Asia Network http://www.sea-eu.net/
bulletEastern European and Central Asian Cooperation http://www.eecalink.eu/
bulletKorea-EU Science Cooperation http://www.koranet.eu/index.php
bulletCaribbean - EU Cooperation http://www.eucarinet.eu/

International Partners (ICT Coopertation)

bulletIdeal-list Partner Search http://www.ideal-ist.eu/
bulletChina                     Chinacoop http://www.eurochina-ict.org/
bulletCanada                  IST-EC2 http://www.crc.ca/en/html/crc/home/partners/ncp/istec2/istec2
bulletMediterranean Partners MED-IST http://www.map-it-med.eu/home.php
bulletWestern Balkans     SCORE http://www.score-project.eu/
bulletLatin America          SOLAR ICT http://www.solar-ict.eu/
bulletAfrica                      START http://www.euroafrica-ict.org/
bulletRussia and ICT        ISTOK.RU http://istok.zaltana.eu/
bulletEastern European and Central Asia (EECA) in ICT www.eeca-ict.eu

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