Presentation on theme: "Click to edit Master subtitle style Framework Programme 7 Overview Samantha McGregor UK National Contact Point for SSH Stephanie Remola UK National Contact."— Presentation transcript:
Click to edit Master subtitle style Framework Programme 7 Overview Samantha McGregor UK National Contact Point for SSH Stephanie Remola UK National Contact Point for SIS
Framework Programme 7 What is FP7 ? The ‘building blocks' Budget Sucess rate Submission and evaluation process Writing a good proposal Why participate
What is FP7? 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development 2007 – 2013 Budget of over €50 billion Two main strategic objectives: to strengthen the scientific and technological base of European industry; to encourage international competitiveness while promoting research that supports EU policies.
FP7 Success Rates (from 2007/08) 33,919 eligible proposals submitted €56.7 billion requested 5,477 proposals retained for funding (worth EUR 10 billion) Overall success rate: 16 % Co-operation: 18% Ideas: 4% (skewed by first starting grant call) People: 29% Capacities: 18% UK: second highest participation after Germany – 2,546 participations worth EUR 910 million UK overall success rate: 23%
Click to edit Master subtitle style FP7 submission Process Overview Call One/two stage e-submission Eligibility Check Individual Evaluation Consensus Panel Review Feedback (ESR) Commission Ranking Report to PMC Negotiation of Proposals Ethics FP7 submission Process Overview
Writing a good proposal Make sure you have all the necessary documents (see Cordis site) Familiarise yourself with the Call Fiche and Work Programme Check eligibility requirements for your Call Check evaluation criteria IMPACT Look at previous funded projects on Cordis site Make use of all available resources
Why participate ? Build and maintain international networks Support and develop your own research Strategic positioning for your own research centre and against future EU programmes Esteem/impact/profile Learn new techniques and approaches Unforeseen publication opportunities