Framework Programme 7 is the funding stream for research administered by the European Commission. A total of 50 521 billion EUR is available from 2007-2013. Click on the title to read about the areas that the European Commission is funding through FP 7 and how to see and apply to calls for proposals.
The European Commission's main tool for funding research is via the Directorate-General for Research through the Framework Programmes. Every few years a new Framework Programme is developed to respond to Europe’s changing research needs, according to how the Commission and their advisory bodies perceive these needs. Click title to read more.