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Koch fp7 - info day - overview

  1. 1. The European Union’s7th Research Framework Programme What’s in it for me ? 1
  2. 2. Benefits from EU research and innovationReduce fragmentation, enable cross-border pooling of resources to achievecritical mass and diffusion of knowledgePromote competition in research and innovation, thereby raising levels ofexcellencePool resources to support and undertake major projects, infrastructures etc.Build international cooperation and raise international attractiveness of EUresearch and innovationProvide a sound scientific basis for European policy challenges (e.g.knowledge economy, sustainable development, security etc)Promote the development of a strong and flexible European Research Areaincluding free flow of knowledge, researchers etc 2
  3. 3. EU research: the story so far1952: ECSC treaty; first projects started March 19551957: Euratom treaty; Joint Research Centre set up1983: ESPRIT programme (ICT)1984: First Research Framework Programme (1984-1987)1987: Second Research Framework Programme (1987-1991)1990: Third Research Framework Programme (1990-1994)1994: Fourth Research Framework Programme (1994-1998)1998: Fifth Research Framework Programme (1998-2002)2002: Sixth Research Framework Programme (2002-2006)2007: Seventh Research Framework Programme (2007-2013) 3
  4. 4. 7 th EU Research FP basic principlesScientific ExcellenceTransnational cooperationPublic calls, peer review evaluation,competitive selectionCost-sharingParticipants own the resultsOpen to international participation 4
  5. 5. The 7th EU Framework Programme (2007-2013)Collaborative Research Frontier Research Human Potential Research Capacity 5
  6. 6. 7 th Framework Programme (2007 – 2013) EURO 53 billion 6
  7. 7. Cooperation Programme – Collaborative Research 10 Thematic Priority Areas1. Health 6050 M€2. Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology 1935 M€3. Information and Communication Technologies 9110 M€4. Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and 3500 M€ new Production Technologies5. Energy 2300 M€6. Environment (including Climate Change) 1900 M€7. Transport (including Aeronautics) 4180 M€8. Socio-Economic Sciences and the Humanities 610 M€9. Space 1430 M€10. Security 1350 M€ 7
  8. 8. Ideas Programme – Frontier ResearchThe European Research Council – first pan-European fundingorganization for basic researchInvestigator driven research /bottom-up approach. No thematic prioritiesGrants for young and senior individual researchers, of any nationality,and their teams, up to five-years. No consortia, no networks. Grantpackages: Starting grant: up to 2.0 mio ( 132 Mio INR)/Advanced grant:up to 3.5 mio (231 mio INR)Promotes high-quality research through competition for funds atEuropean level, also open to researchers from outside EuropeScientific excellence is the only criterion for successEuropean Research Council website: erc.europa.eu 8
  9. 9. Calendar for forthcoming ERC calls for proposals*Starting Independent Researcher Grants Call for Proposals to be published on 19 July 2011 - ERC Starting Grants: Competition targeted at early-career research leaders, of any age, with 2-12 years of experience after their PhD. Applicants can be of any nationality as long as they are working, or moving to work, mainly, in Europe. Team members can also be located and work in Countries outside Europe. Open to proposals in any field of research (from Social Sciences and Humanities to Life Sciences and Physical Sciences). Call budget : 729.97 Mio Euro (50 bn INR) . Individual grant : up to 2 Mio euros (132 Mio INR) Indicative deadlines : October 2011 (for Physical Sciences/Engineering) and November 2011 (for Life Sciences/Social Sciences and Humanities) * To be officially confirmed when the calls are published 9
  10. 10. Marie Curie Actions - Fellowships programme (Programme named after Marie Sklodowska-Curie, double Nobel Prize winners (Physics 1903, Chemistry 1911) Life long training and career development: Initial training Intra European FellowshipsNetworks for Early stage researchers Co-funding of national programmes European Reintegration Grants International dimension Industry dimension Outgoing fellowships Industry-academia partnership and Incoming fellowships pathways International reintegration grants International Staff Exchange Programmes Specific actions Such as: ‘Researchers’ Night’; Marie Curie Awards, ERA-More; networking of NCPs 10
  11. 11. Marie Curie Actions – opportunities http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions5623 opportunities advertised, including 243 Marie Curie vacancies (18 May2011) 11
  12. 12. Marie Curie Actions – Calls for Proposals currently openMarie Curie Incoming International Fellowships Call identifier FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IIF Date of Publication 16 March 2011 Deadline 11 August 2011 at 17:00 Brussels local time Indicative Budget: 40 M€ For more information:http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/dc/index.cfm?fuseaction=UserSite.FP7DetailsCallPage&call_id=396Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowships Call identifier FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IOF Date of Publication 16 March 2011 Deadline 11 August 2011 at 17:00 Brussels local time Indicative Budget: 40 M€ For more information:http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/dc/index.cfm?fuseaction=UserSite.PeopleDetailsCallPage&call_id=397 12
  13. 13. Capacities – Research CapacityThis part of the FP will enhance research and innovationcapacities throughout Europe and ensure its optimal usethrough:Development of research infrastructuresResearch for the benefit of SMEsSupporting development of regional research-driven clustersUnlocking research potential in the EU regionBringing science and society closerActivities of targeted international cooperation to supportinternational participation across the whole of FP7 13
  14. 14. How to get started? Finda call http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7 14