FP7 Programme

 FP7 Programme (2007-2013)


Budget: The total budget amounts to 50.5 billion euros for the FP7 Programme as well as an additional 2.7 billion euros for the five-year Euratom Programme for nuclear research.

The fundamental idea within the framework of this programme is creating an integrated European Research Area.

'Framework programmes' (FPs) have been the main financial tools through which the European Union supports research and development activities covering almost all scientific disciplines. FPs are proposed by the European Commission and adopted by Council and the European Parliament following a co-decision procedure (view the FP7 approval process).

FPs have been implemented since 1984 and cover a period of five years with the last year of one FP and the first year of the following FP overlapping. The current FP is FP6, which runs up to the end of 2006. It has been proposed for FP7, however, to run for seven years. It will be fully operational as of 1 January 2007 and will expire in 2013. It is designed to build on the achievements of its predecessor towards the creation of the European Research Area, and carry it further towards the development of the knowledge economy and society in Europe.

In the Commission's amended proposals for FP7, it was proposed that the maximum overall amount for Community financial participation in the EC Seventh Framework Programme should be EUR 50 521 million for the period 2007 - 2013. For nuclear research and training activities carried out under the Euratom treaty EUR 2751 million are foreseen for 2007-2011. The broad objectives of FP7 have been grouped into four categories: Cooperation, Ideas, People and Capacities. For each type of objective, there is a specific programme corresponding to the main areas of EU research policy. All specific programmes work together to promote and encourage the creation of European poles of (scientific) excellence.

Includes 4 large groups:

  •  (COOPERATION) – Cooperation in research
  •  (IDEAS) – Border research
  •  (PEOPLE) – Human resources
  •  (CAPACITIES) – Research capacities
And two complementary aspects:
    Euratom, and

  • JRC
    Under the JRC section
    Enlargement and Integration Actions (E&IA), employment opportunities are provided for certain countries, Croatia among tdostupne su prilike za zapošljavanje koje se odnose isključivo na nekoliko zemalja, izmedju ostalog RH.

    •    Albania
    •    Croatia
    •    Macedonia
    •    Israel
    •    Montenegro
    •    Switzerland
    •    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    •    Farsi Islands
    •    Island
    •    Moldavia
    •    Serbia
    •    Turkey

    Experts from the following fields are required:

    Implementation of European Standards for Construction (Eurocodes) in the Balkan countries

    Applications are sent to the following address:

    Republic of Croatia
    Diplomatic chancellery
    Belgium-1000 Bruxelles, Avenue des Arts 50
    Telephone: 02 507 54 11
    Fax: 02 646 56 64
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