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This webpage has been set up to assist course participants. You are welcome to link to this webpage.

Official Websites for Framework 7 and CIP

Background to Framework 7

                  Technology Platforms

Websites for Research Priorities

The Funding Schemes

Legal and Financial Rules

How to Find the Best Partners

How Proposals are evaluated

How to Write the 'Potential Impact'

Project Management and Implementation

A Strategy for Writing Proposal

Annex     Enterprises in Framework 7

Annex     Who's Who in Framework 7

Annex     How EU Policy is Prepared (Example FP7)

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Module 1 Websites: Official Websites for Framework 7 

bulletCORDIS Website on Framework 7 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/home.html
bulletEuropa Website on Framework 7 http://ec.europa.eu/research/future/index_en.cfm 
bulletCORDIS (General) http://cordis.europa.eu 
bulletProjects Funded in Framework 7 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/projects_en.html

How to Stay up-to-date with Framework 7 

bullet CORDIS News http://cordis.europa.eu/news/en/home.html 
bullet CORDIS Rapidus http://cordis.europa.eu/guidance/email_en.html  (News alert system)
bullet IPR Help-Desk eNews: Register on www.ipr-helpdesk.org 
bullet EU R&D Associations www.hyperion.ie/euassociations.htm 
bullet National R&D Offices in Brussels www.iglortd.org 
bulletRegional R&D Office in Brussels www.errin.eu
bullet National Contact Points http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ncp_en.html 
bulletWho's Who in Framework 7 www.hyperion.ie/fp7whoswho.htm 
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European Commission Staff Directory http://ec.europa.eu/staffdir/plsql/gsys_tel.display_search?pLang=EN

Useful Magazines on Framework 7

bullet Research EU http://ec.europa.eu/research/research-eu/ (Free)
bullet CORDIS Focus http://cordis.europa.eu/news/focus/home_en.html (Finished in 2008)
bulletRTD Info http://ec.europa.eu/research/rtdinfo/  (Free)
bulletEnterprise and Industry Magazine http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/e_i/index_en.htm
bulletEuroabstracts http://cordis.europa.eu/aoi/list_publ.cfm?Pub=2&r=1 (Free)
bullet Research Europe www.researchresearch.com  (Commercial service)

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What is your Strategy for Framework 7?

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Become a Proposal Evaluator  https://cordis.europa.eu/emmfp7/index.cfm?fuseaction=wel.welcome   

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

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Identify projects Funded in Framework 6 on http://cordis.europa.eu/fp6/projects.htm 

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Identify Projects Funded in Framework 7 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/projects_en.html

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Participate in EU R&D Conferences Research Conferences http://cordis.europa.eu/fetch?CALLER=EN_NEWS_EVENT

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Beginners Website www.hyperion.ie/beginners.htm

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Strategy for Enterprises www.hyperion.ie/fp7-enterprises.htm  

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 Other European Sources of Funding for R&D and Innovation

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EU Guided on R&D Funding (2008) http://ec.europa.eu/research/consultations/pdf/practical_guide_eufunding_en.pdf

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Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (Europa) http://ec.europa.eu/cip/index_en.htm

bulletEnterprise Grants http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/funding/files/themes_2008/grants_pgm.htm
bulletLife + http://ec.europa.eu/environment/life/index.htm  (Life NCPs http://ec.europa.eu/environment/life/contact/nationalcontact/lifeplusnat.htm)
bulletStructural Funds for Innovation http://europa.eu.int/comm/regional_policy/events/ifi/doc/workshops/salle1/belleminsaragossi.ppt (PowerPoint)
bulletStructual Funds for Innovation(Eurab Report) http://europa.eu.int/comm/research/eurab/pdf/eurab_05_041_wg3_finalreport-nov05_en.pdf  + http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/funds/2007/index_en.htm 
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JASPERS ( Joint Assistance in Supporting Projects in European Regions) http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/funds/2007/jjj/jaspers_en.htm 

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JEREMIE (Joint European Resources for Mico-to-Medium Enterprises) http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/funds/2007/jjj/jeremie_en.htm 

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JESSICA (Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas) http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/funds/2007/jjj/jessica_en.htm 

bulletLife Long Learning Programme http://ec.europa.eu/education/programmes/newprog/index_en.html and http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/index.htm (web page of the Executive Agency)
bulletPROGRESS - Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity:
http://ec.europa.eu/employment_social/progress/index_en.html
bulletThe Tacis programme is now part of the European Neighbourhood
and Partnership Instrument (ENPI): http://ec.europa.eu/world/enp/funding_en.htm
bulletPhare belongs to the IPA Programme: http://ec.europa.eu/enlargement/financial_assistance/ipa/index_en.htm
bulletEU Grants and Loans http://ec.europa.eu/grants/index_en.htm      
bulletEurostars (Eureka) www.eurostars-eureka.eu  
bulletEuropean Economic Area Grants (for New Member States) http://www.eeagrants.org/

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Public Support/Services for Participation in Framework Programmes

bullet National Contact Points http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ncp_en.html 
bulletContact Points in Third Countries http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/third-countries_en.html 
bulletNational 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://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/objective1/regions_en.htm  )
bulletToolbox for CRAFT Proposals www.taftie.org 
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Meeus (Discussion Forum) www.meeusfp7.eu

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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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Module 2: Background to Framework 7

Key Websites for EU Policy for Framework 7  

bulletEuropa General Search Engine http://europa.eu/geninfo/query/advSearch_en.jsp 
bulletEurostat http://ec.europa.eu/comm/dgs/eurostat/index_en.htm
bulletOECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)  www.oecd.org 
bulletIPTS (Institiute for Prospective Technological Studies) www.jrc.es 
bulletCOST Action Reports http://www.cost.esf.org/ 
bulletEURAB (Pre-April 2008) http://ec.europa.eu/research/eurab/index_en.html 
bulletERAB (April 2008 +) http://ec.europa.eu/research/erab/
bulletWhite Papers http://europa.eu/documents/comm/white_papers/index_en.htm 
bulletGreen Papers http://europa.eu/documents/comm/green_papers/index_en.htm 

Other Important Policy Reports Relevant to Framework 7

bulletSeven Expert Groups on Future of ERA (2008) http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/progress-on-debate/expert-groups-analyses_en.html
bulletLead Market Initiative http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/leadmarket/leadmarket.htm
bulletAho Report -Creating an Innovative Europe(2006) http://ec.europa.eu/invest-in-research/action/2006_ahogroup_en.htm
bullet5 Year Assessment Report (Dec 2004) http://ec.europa.eu/research/reports/2004/fya_en.html
bullet5-Year Assessment Report (1999) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp5/5yr_reports.htm 
bulletAdvisory Groups Framework 7 http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp7/advisory_en.html 
bulletGrowth Initiative http://europa.eu/eur-lex/en/com/rpt/2003/com2003_0690en01.pdf
bulletGrowth and Jobs http://ec.europa.eu/growthandjobs/index_en.htm
bulletTowards a European Research Area http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/index_en.html 
bulletHigh Level Groups (Kok Report) http://ec.europa.eu/growthandjobs/group/index_en.htm
bulletLisbon Action Plan (2004) http://ec.europa.eu/growthandjobs/pdf/COM2005_024_en.pdf
bulletGreen Paper on Innovation http://cordis.europa.eu/innovation-fp4/grnpap1.htm 

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Documents used in the Preparation of Framework 7

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Key Technologies (Foresight Reports) http://www.cordis.lu/foresight/reports.htm 

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Key Technologies Working Group http://cordis.europa.eu/foresight/kte_expert_group_2005.htm

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Key Technologies for Europe (Conference) http://www.cordis.lu/foresight/conference_2005.htm

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Coordination Actions: Search on  http://www.cordis.lu/fp6/projects.htm

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ERA-Net Projects: Search on  http://www.cordis.lu/fp6/projects.htm

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ERA-Net Projects also on http://cordis.europa.eu/coordination/projects.htm 

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IST FET Studies www.cordis.lu/ist/fet/7fp.htm 

bulletTechnology Foresight in FP7 http://ec.europa.eu/research/future/foresight/index_en.cfm
bulletForesight Activities in Framework 7 http://ec.europa.eu/research/foresight/07/article_2402_en.htm  

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    Technology Platforms (Background Documents)
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Individual Technology Platforms http://cordis.europa.eu/technology-platforms/individual_en.html

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Evaluation of Technology Platforms (2008) ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/technology-platforms/docs/evaluation-etps.pdf

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EURAB Recommendations on Technology Platforms http://europa.eu.int/comm/research/eurab/pdf/recommendations9.pdf 

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Report on European Technology Platforms and Joint Technology Initiatives http://europa.eu.int/comm/research/future/pdf/tp_report_council.pdf#page=2 

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Eureka Clusters www.eureka.be 

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Module 3: Websites for Research Programmes/Priorities

The Research Priorities 
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Thematic Priorities in FP7 http://ec.europa.eu/research/future/themes/index_en.cfm  

Background to 'Cooperation' Programme
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Priority 1: Health

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Priority 2: Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology

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Priority 3: Information and Communication Technologies

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Priority 4: NMP ( Nano   Materials    Production Technologies)

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Priority 5: Energy

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Priority 6: Environment and Climate Change

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Priority 7: Transport (including Aeronautics)

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Priority 8: SSH (Socio-Economic Sciences and the Humanities)

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Priority 9: Space

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Priority 10: Security

 
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ERA-Net Plus

Background to 'Ideas ' 
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Frontier Research

Background to 'People ' 
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Marie Curie Fellowships

Background to 'Capacities ' 
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Research Infrastructures

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Research for SMEs and Associations

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Regions of Knowledge

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Research Potential

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Science and Society

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International Cooperation (INCO)

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Contribution to EU Policies

Background to 'Euratom ' 
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Euratom

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Frontier Research 
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European Research Council website http://erc.europa.eu 

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Scientific Council Members http://ec.europa.eu/research/press/2005/pr1807en.cfm

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Frontier Research: the European Challenge (April 2005) http://ec.europa.eu/research/future/pdf/hleg_fullreport_frontier_research_april2005.pdf

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Max Planck Publication: Building Excellence http://www.mpg.de/pdf/brussels/buildingExcellence.pdf

 

    Launch of Frontier Research 
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ERC Launch Strategy (May 2006) http://erc.europa.eu/index.cfm

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Peer Review Process http://ec.europa.eu/erc/pdf/erc-scientific-council_strategy_note_peerreview_panels_en.pdf 

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Launch Strategy http://ec.europa.eu/erc/pdf/launch-strategy_en.pdf 

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Starting Independent Researcher Grant http://ec.europa.eu/erc/pdf/sir-grant-strategy_en.pdf 

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ERC Panels http://erc.europa.eu/pdf/all_panels_2006_11_07_en.pdf 

 

    Other Background Reports to Frontier Research www.hyperion.ie/fp7-frontierresearch.htm 

 

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Module 4: The Funding Schemes
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Report on FP6 Instruments (preparing for FP7) http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp6/pdf/compillation_rapports_fp6_intruments_workshops_en.pdf 

bullet Review of Instruments (Marimon Report)  http://www.cordis.lu/fp6/instruments_review/home.html 
bullet Statistics on FP6 Instrument size www.hyperion.ie/instrumentstatistics.htm 
bulletArticle 169 of the Amsterdam Treaty http://europa.eu.int/abc/obj/treaties/en/entoc.htm 
bulletArticle 169 Pilot Project: http://ec.europa.eu/research/info/conferences/edctp/edctp_en.html 
bulletArticle 169 EDCTP Project www.edctp.org 
bulletArticle 169 http://www.cordis.lu/coordination/art169.htm
bulletArticle 171 (Galileo) www.hyperion.ie/galileo.htm  
bulletEuropean Investment Bank www.eib.org 
bulletJoint Technology Initiatives (JTI) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/jtis/
bulletRisk Sharing Financing Facility (RSFF) http://ec.europa.eu/invest-in-research/funding/funding02_en.htm
bullet Risk Sharing Financing Facility (EIB) http://www.eib.org/products/loans/special/rsff/index

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Module 5: Legal and Financial Rules

bulletFinancial Guidelines ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/financialguide_en.pdf 

bulletModel Grant Agreement (Jan 2007) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/calls-grant-agreement_en.html 

bulletRules of Participation (FP7) ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/calls/ecrules_en_pdf.zip

bulletLetter of Intent to submit a proposal http://www.kowi.de/en/2/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-77/ 

bulletIPR Help-Desk www.ipr-helpdesk.org 

bulletConsortium Agreements on www.ipr-helpdesk.org  (Click on 'Documents')

bulletDESCA (Simplified Consortium Agreement for FP7) www.desca-fp7.eu 

bulletEICTA model for the Consortium Agreement (ICT Projects) www.eicta.org

bulletIMG4 Consortium Agreement (Aerospace projects) http://www.aerosme.com/news/article.asp?article=250

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Finance Help-desk  http://www.finance-helpdesk.org/ 

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Unique Registration Facility http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/urf_en.html

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FP7 Project Budget Calculator http://www.ncpwallonie.be/le-ncp/dernieres-nouvelles/CalculatorSME.xls

bulletGuideline on Certificates on the Financial Statement and Methodology ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/guidelines-audit-certification_en.pdf

 

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Module 6: How to Find the Best Partners
bulletExisting Coordinators/Partners (FP7) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/projects_en.html
bullet Existing Coordinators/Partners (FP6) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp6/projects.htm
bulletCordis Marketplace (Results from Framework Projects) http://cordis.europa.eu/marketplace/
bulletResults from ICT Projects http://cordis.europa.eu/ictresults/
bullet EU R&D Associations www.hyperion.ie/euassociations.htm 
bulletTechnology Platforms  http://cordis.europa.eu/technology-platforms/individual_en.html
bullet COST Actions http://www.cost.esf.org/index.php 
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
bulletCENSTAR Technical Committees www.cenorm.be 
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
bulletEuropean Patent Office http://ep.espacenet.com/quickSearch?locale=en_EP
bulletResearch Infrastructures in Europe www.riportal.eu
bulletResearchGATE https://www.researchgate.net
bulletScience Search Engine www.scirus.com

Support Services for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

bulletSME Definition http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/enterprise_policy/sme_definition/decision_sme_en.pdf 
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 
bulletHelp SMEs join Health projects www.smesgohealth.org
bulletIST (Information Society) Partner Search www.ideal-ist.net 

How to Find Partners in Different Countries

bullet Associated Countries http://cordis.europa.eu/inco/agreements_fp7_en.html  
bullet CORDIS Partner Search Service http://cordis.europa.eu/partners-service/
bulletNational R&D Offices in Brussels www.iglortd.org 
bulletResearch Infrastructures (FP6) http://www.cordis.lu/infrastructures/projects.htm
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 
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

International Partners

bulletList of ICPC Countries ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/icpc-list.pdf
bulletAustralia: Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology Cooperation www.feast.org  
bulletNew Zealand Partners in FP7 http://www.frenz.org.nz/ 
bulletChina Partners http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/eu-china/about_en.html   and http://cordis.europa.eu/fetch?CALLER=FP6_PROJ&ACTION=D&RCN=75891
bulletIndia Partners http://www.euroindia-it.org/ and http://www.inciteproject.org/ and http://www.delind.cec.eu.int/en/stcoop/sthome.htm
bulletCanada -EU Cooperation www.era-can.ca and http://www.crc.ca/en/html/crc/home/partners/ncp/news/era_can_mar2005
bulletEU-Argentina R&D Cooperation http://www.abest.secyt.gov.ar/
bulletEU-Mexico R&D Cooperation http://www.conacyt.mx/uemexcyt/
bulletEU-South Africa R&D Cooperation http://www.esastap.org.za/esastap/home/index.php
bulletEU - Tunisia R&D Cooperation http://www.stren.ind.tn/index.php?accueil_en
bulletEU-USA R&D Cooperation http://cordis.europa.eu/eralink/
bulletPartners from NIS Countries http://researchers.nisnest.gr/
bulletWestern Balkan Partners http://www.erawestbalkanplus.net/
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

International Partners (ICT Coopertation)

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/

 

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Module 7: How Proposals are Evaluated
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FP7 Evaluation Procedures ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/fp7-evrules_en.pdf

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FP7 Expert Evaluator Database  https://cordis.europa.eu/emmfp7/index.cfm?fuseaction=wel.welcome 

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Evaluators used in Framework 7 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/experts_en.html

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Evaluators used in Framework 6 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp6/experts.htm

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Redress Procedure http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/redress_en.html

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Example of Individual Assessment Report (Health) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/health/library_en.html#evaluation

    Evaluation of ERC Proposals

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ERC Redress Procedure  http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ideas/redress_en.html

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ERC Review Procedures http://erc.europa.eu/pdf/GuideForERCPeerReviewers_AdG.pdf

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Guide for ERC Peer Reviewers http://erc.europa.eu/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.display&topicID=23

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Module 8: How to Write the ‘Potential Impact’ of the Proposal

EURAB Report on 'Impact Assessment' http://ec.europa.eu/research/eurab/pdf/eurab-07-015_impact_assessment-final_july_2007_en.pdf

How to Write the State of the Art

bulletThe European Patent Office http://www.epo.org/
bulletFor Life Sciences use PUBMED http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/ 

Impact on Technology 

bulletThe Institute for Prospective Technologies and Studies Reports www.jrc.es
bulletThe R&D Scoreboard (Published annually by DTI, UK) http://www.innovation.gov.uk/finance/ 
bulletEuropean Information Technology Observatory www.eito.com 
bullet Foresight in Framework 6 http://www.cordis.lu/rtd2002/foresight/home.html 
bullet ESF Forward Look http://www.esf.org/esf_activity_home.php?language=0&domain=0&activity=8 

   Impact on the Economy and the Market

bulletOrganisation for Economic Cooperation and Development www.oecd.org  (Brilliant!)
bulletThe Economist   www.economist.com 

    Market Research Organisations

bulletDataquest   www.dataquest.com 
bulletFrost and Sullivan  www.frost.com 
bulletOvum  www.ovum.com
bulletIDC  www.idc.com 
bulletForrester Research www.forrester.com 
bullet Datamonitor www.datamonitor.com
bullet Espicom (Pharmaceutical) www.espicom.com
bullet Mintel www.mintel.com 

   Impact on Standards

bullet CENORM and CENSTAR  www.cenorm.be  
bulletCENELEC  www.cenelec.be 
bulletISO              www.iso.ch
bulletETSI            www.etsi.org 
bulletASTM         www.astm.org 
bulletAcademic Institutions involved in research and training on standardization http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/standards_policy/index_en.htm
bulletStudy on the Impact of Standardization www.standardsimpact.org 
bulletIntegrating Research and Standards www.interest-fp6.org 
bullet Standardisation issues http://www.ipr-helpdesk.org/documentos/docsPublicacion/html_xml/8_ES_Standardisation[0000006331_00].html  

Funding for Exploitation of Results

bulletEU Grants and Loans http://ec.europa.eu/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 

Ethics in Framework 7

bulletEthics in Framework 7 webpage http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ethics_en.html 
bulletEuropean Group on Ethics in Research http://ec.europa.eu/european_group_ethics/index_en.htm

Gender Issues in Framework 7

bulletGender Website in Framework 7
bulletGender policy websites www.hyperion.ie/gender.htm 

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Module 9: Project Management
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Commission Website on Project Management http://cordis.europa.eu/fp6/project-management.htm 

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EURAB Report on Research Management of Framework Projects http://ec.europa.eu/research/eurab/pdf/eurab_07_07_may_2007_en.pdf

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Templates for Management and to avoid repetition www.hyperion.ie/templates.htm

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Templates for Pert Charts, Work Breakdown Structure .. ( PowerPoint File )

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Template for Gantt Chart ( Excel File )   Gantt Chart (Supplied by EC) ( Excel File )

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Good PM text in Consortium Agreements on www.ipr-helpdesk.org 

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Certification for Project Management http://www.pmi.org/info/default.asp 

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Logical Framework (example) http://ec.europa.eu/comm/europeaid/qsm/project_en.htm 

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Prince2 Project Management http://www.ogc.gov.uk/methods_prince_2.asp

    Organisations of  Research Managers
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EARMA (European Association for Research Managers and Administrators) www.earma.org

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HUMANE www.humane.eu

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SRA International www.srainternational.org (USA)

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NCURA www.ncura.edu  (USA)

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Research Management Consultancies www.hyperion.ie/researchmanagers.htm

   Research Management Software (specific to Framework Programmes)
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GABO:milliarium mbH & Co. KG  http://www.gabo-mi.com

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EFAMT Professional http://www.efamt.eu/

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PRODIGE www.prodige.com

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Vitamib www.vitamib.com 

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Project Coordinator http://www.designtech.se

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Eurescom (IST projects) http://www.eurescom.de/services/ 

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Armines http://www.armines-euromanagement.fr

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BAL.PM  www.bal-pm.com

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MinEUPA® www.minadminn.eu

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Module 10: How to Write the Proposal
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The One Page Proposal www.hyperion.ie/onepageproposal.htm  

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Templates for Pert Chart etc. ( PowerPoint File )

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Division of Work between Partners ( Word Template

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Enterprises in Framework 7

bulletWebsites relevant to Enterprises www.hyperion.ie/fp7-enterprises.htm 

bulletSME Definition http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/enterprise_policy/sme_definition/decision_sme_en.pdf

bulletEURAB SME Report http://ec.europa.eu/research/eurab/index_en.html 

bulletUEAPME position paper, http://www.ueapme.com/docs/pos_papers/2005/FP7_PositionPaper.doc

bulletFP7 Enterprises Websites www.hyperion.ie/fp7-enterprises.htm 

bulletAssistance for SMEs http://sme.cordis.lu/home/index.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 http://www.sme-mpower.net/index.htm

bulletDetect  IT www.detect-it.org 

 

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Websites for 'Relevance to EU Policies'

bulletEuropa (Official EU Website) http://europa.eu/

bulletSINAPSE (Scientific Advice for Policy) http://europa.eu/sinapse/sinapse/index.cfm

bulletEuropa General Search Engine http://europa.eu/geninfo/query/advSearch_en.jsp

bulletEU Studies and Legislation (ECLAS,IDEA,EUR-LEX) http://europa.eu.int/geninfo/search/databases_en.htm 

bulletWhite Papers http://europa.eu/documents/comm/white_papers/index_en.htm

bulletGreen Papers http://europa.eu/documents/comm/green_papers/index_en.htm

bulletTreaties http://europa.eu/abc/treaties/index_en.htm 

bulletEurostat http://europa.eu.int/comm/eurostat/

bulletEuropean Commission (DG Research) http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm

bulletEuropean Parliament http://www.europarl.europa.eu/

bulletCouncil of Ministers http://www.consilium.europa.eu/

bulletSTOA http://www.europarl.europa.eu/stoa/default_en.htm  

bulletCONECCS Database (Lobby Groups) http://ec.europa.eu/civil_society/coneccs/index_en.htm

bulletThe Centre for European Policy Studies www.ceps.be

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