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Call for proposal FP7 Programme : “Future Internet” 2013

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Call for proposal FP7 Programme : “Future Internet”

Call identifier: FP7-2013-ICT-FI

Date of publication: 28 June 2013

Deadline: 10 December 2013 at 17.00.00 (Brussels local time)

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Topics called:

Challenge 1: Pervasive and Trusted Network and Service Infrastructures which is composed by two objectives:

  • FI.ICT-2013.1.8 Expansion of Use Case funding schemes  CP-CSA
    • FI.ICT-2013 .1.9. Technology Foundation Extension and Usage funding schemes  IP (Large-scale integrating projects )/CSA (Coordination and support action)

Large scale integrating collaborative projects (IPs)  funding schemes that can be used for the following objective: Technology Foundation Extension and Usage

Large scale integrating collaborative projects (IPs) are objective-driven research projects, which aim at generating new knowledge, including new technology, or common resources for research in order to improve European competitiveness, or to address major societal needs. In order to apply for this funding schemes is necessary to  be at least three legal entities established in different EU Member States or Associated countries. Typically the number of participants in IPs for the ICT Theme varies between 10–20 and the total EU contribution is between 4 and 25 M€, with an average around 10 M€.

The activities to be carried out in the context of an IP can include:

  • research and technological development activities, reflecting the core activities of the project, aimed at a significant advance beyond the established state-of-the-art
  • demonstration activities, designed to prove the viability of new technologies that offer a potential economic advantage, but which cannot be commercialised directly (e.g. testing of product-like prototypes)
  • activities to disseminate research results and to prepare for their take-up and use, including knowledge management and IPR protection
  • management activities, over and above the technical management of individual work packages, linking together all the project components and maintaining communications with the Commission
  • training of researchers and key staff, including research managers and industrial executives (in particular for SMEs and any potential users of the knowledge generated by the project). The training should aim to improve the professional development of the personnel concerned
  • other activities if required

Eligible countries for this funding schemes.

  1. EU States Members
  2. 2. The associated countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Faroe Islands, FYR Macedonia, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey

 

 

CSA (Coordination and support action) funding schemes that can be used for the following objectives:

  • Technology Foundation Extension and Usage 
  • Expansion of Use Case

 

The purpose of these projects is to coordinate or create a network between other research actions for a specific purpose over a given time. Coordination actions must involve at least three legal entities, independent of each other, established in three different Member States or Associated countries. Typically the number of participants in CAs for the ICT Theme varies from 13 to 26 participants and the EU contribution varies between 0.5 and 2 M€, with an average around the 1 M€.

 

Activities

 

The coordination or networking actions cover the following activities:  the organisation of events – including conferences, meetings, workshops or seminars -, related studies, exchanges of personnel, exchange and dissemination of good practices, and, if necessary, the definition, organisation and management of joint or common initiatives together of course with management of the action.

 

Eligible countries for this funding schemes.

  1. EU States Members
  2. 2. The associated countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Faroe Islands, FYR Macedonia, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey

 

 

For more information and call documents click here.

 

GOOD LUCK

 

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