With the key objective of strengthening competitiveness, this years calls will make available nearly 7 billion Euro for joint research projects covering a vast range of scientific disciplines, public policy areas and commercial sectors. This funding will contribute to advance scientific boundaries, increase European competitiveness and help solve global societal challenges such as climate change, energy and food security, health and an ageing population. The Seventh EU Framework Programme is open to organisations from outside Europe.
All call information will be available at:
The European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation will organise an Information Meeting on 27 July 2011 at 14:00 about the new calls for proposals under the 2012 Work Programme of the Activities of International Cooperation.