FP7-KBBE-2007-1

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Dr. Antonio DI GIULIO -
Head of Unit
Unit E.3 : Food – Health – Well-being
Directorate E : Biotechnolog
ies
, Agriculture and Food
DG Research - European Commission
The 7th Research Framework Programme
in the area “Food, Agriculture, Fisheries
and Biotechnology”
Not legally binding

Cooperation Theme 2

The Knowledge Based BioEconomy

Work Programme 2007 Calls

Topics & Expected Impacts by Activity

International Co-operation

Proposal Evaluation

FP7 Grant Agreement
Not legally binding
1.
Health
2.
Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology
3.
Information and Communication Technologies
4.
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials
and new Production Technologies
5.
Energy
6.
Environment (including Climate Change)
7.
Transport (including Aeronautics)
8.
Socio-Economic Sciences and the Humanities
9.
Space
10.
Security
* Council's agreement of July 2006
Cooperation
|

Collaborative res
earc
h
10 Thematic Priorities

M *
6.050
1.935
9.110
3.500
2.300
1.900
4.180
610
1.430
1.350
Not legally binding
WHITE

BIOTECH
CLEAN BIOPROCESSES
RAW MATERIALS/WASTE
Sustainable production and management of biological resources from
land, forest, and aquatic environments

Fork to Farm”
Food, health and well-
being
SOCIETAL NEEDS
Life sciences &
biotechnology for
sustainable
non-food products +
processes

GREEN
/BLUE
BIOTECH
OPTIMISED RAW MATERIALS
PRODUCTION
PROCESSING
ADVANCED FOOD TECHNOLOGIES,
FOOD QUALITY DETERMINANTS,
NUTRITION
LOW INPUT FARMING - BIODIVERSITY
ANIMAL HEALTH - RURAL DEVT.
QUALITY ASSURANCE
STRATEGIES TRACEABILITY,
CONSUMER SCIENCE
STABILITY -
BIODEGRADABILITY

FUNCTIONALITY (Chirality)
The European
K
nowledge-
B
ased
B
io
E
conomy
Not legally binding
Food, Agriculture, Fisheries
and Biotechnology


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Rationale

Build a European
Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy
(KBBE)

Respond to
social and economic challenges
:

High quality food and sustainable food production

Food-related disorders (cardiovascular, obesity …)

Infectious animal diseases and zoonoses

Sustainable agriculture/fishery and climate change

Clean biomaterials from renewable bio-resources

Involve all stakeholders (incl. industry) in research

Support CAP and CFP

Respond quickly to emerging research needs

4 Fs: Food, Fiber, Fuel and Feed
Not legally binding
2. Food, Agriculture, Fisheries

and Biotechnology
2. Food, Agriculture, Fisheries

and Biotechnology
2.1.
Sustainable production and management of biological resources
from land, forest, and aquatic environments
2.1.
Sustainable production and management of biological resources
from land, forest, and aquatic environments
2.2.

Fork to farm”: Food (including sea-food), health and well being
2.2.

Fork to farm”: Food (including sea-food), health and well being
2.3.
Life sciences, biotechnology and biochemistry for sustainable

non-food products and processes
2.3.
Life sciences, biotechnology and biochemistry for sustainable

non-food products and processes
Not legally binding

NEW
Pillar 1 “Sustainable production and management of biological resources” and
Pillar 3 “Life sciences and biotech for sustainable non-food products and processes”

Technology Platforms
and their input in the area of plant biotechnology, forestry,
industrial biotechnology, animal breeding, global animal health, and food

Integration
of some FP 6 activities outside the Thematic priorities in the FP 7 Themes,
such as :

NEST
Integration of new and emerging science and technologies

Support to policy
development (CAP, CFP, public
& animal
health, food safety
)

International co-operation (SICA
)

ERA-Nets, ERA-Nets +

Ne
ed to
prioritise

because much broader scope and comparable (or lower) budget :

New areas/topics not (little) covered in previous FPs.

Continue/follow-up on successful EU research activities
(for
maximum impact
)

Preparatory actions for identifying priority topics/activity areas for future call
Food, Agriculture, Fisheries
and Biotechnology


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What’s New?
Not legally binding
CALL KBBE-2007-1

Publication: 22 Dec 2006

CSA, SCP, LCP & NoE covering all activities and areas

covering full 2007 budget (190.09 M €)

1 stage evaluation procedure (exceptionally also for LCP & NoE !!)

Deadline for proposal submission: 2 May 2007
CALL KBBE-2007-2A

Publication: May 2008
but already part of WP 2007 !!!

LCP & NoE covering all activities and areas

2 stages evaluation procedure

Deadline for proposal submission: 11 Sep 2007, 31 Jan 2008

Final evaluation (Feb 2008)
CALL ERANET-2007-RTD

2.0 M € for Theme 2
Work Programme 2007
Theme 2

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Calls
Not legally binding

3+3 Specific participation rules

for Coordination and Support Actions
(coordinating type) applied for Specific International Co-operation Actions (SICA):
3 entities established in a Member States or Associated Countries plus 3 partners
in International Co-operation Partner Countries (ICPC
)

List of SICAs with indications on type/region and minimum number of third
countries being requested

Funding thresholds
(to be regarded as an eligibility criterion !):
Small Collaborative Projects:
up to 3 M€
Large Collaborative Projects, Networks of Excellence: between 3 and 6 M€
Coordination and Support Actions
:
up to 1 M€

One project per topic will be funded

2 ERA-NETs
(mediterranean agriculture, animal health
) and
4 NoE
(zoonoses,
consumer sciences, high-tech food processing, ‘pharming’) in KBBE-1 and -2A

Footnotes on
complementary topics
open in other ‘Themes’

Indicative topics
of the 2008 work programme outlined in 2007 work programme
WP2007 Theme 2

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Specific or Important aspects
Not legally binding
Activity
1
:

Sustainable
production and management
of biological resources
from land, forest and aquatic
environments
Not legally binding

Enabling research (‘omics’, converging
technologies, bio-informatics, biodiversity) for
micro-organism, plants and animals

Competitive, sustainable and multifunctional
agriculture, forestry, fishery and aquaculture

Animal health production and welfare; animal
diseases incl. zoonoses

Marine resources, fishery, aquaculture

Development of policy strategies for
knowledge based bio-economy, agriculture,
fishery as well as rural and coastal areas
Sustainable production and
management of biological resources

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Challenges
Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1

Development of new tools and processes to support R&D in 
crop plants: 
molecular breeding
 

Mining 
genomics
 information of farm animals to generate 
new information on the genetic basis of phenotypes important 
to sustainable agriculture 
FP7-KBBE-2007-2A

Development of genetic systems for crop improvement 
through a 
systems biology 
approach 

Development of technologies and tools for the exploitation of 
livestock genomes
 

Using new technologies to identify (re­)
emerging pathogens
 
from wildlife reservoirs Using new technologies to identify 
(re­)emerging pathogens from wildlife reservoirs 
Area 2.1.1
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Technologies
Not legally binding
Area 2.1.1
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Technologies

Expected impact

Breeding of crop plants
for sustainable and competitive
agriculture

Improve efficiency, profitability, competitiveness of
animal
production
(framework on sustainability, animal health and
welfare)

Outcomes in
crop improvement programmes
, domestication of
new crops, contribution of the genetic variation

EU positioned to take advantage of the genomics revolution in
livestock production

Development of appropriate
epidemilogicals tools
to proactively
anticipate and rapidly respond to
new and emerging animal
diseases, including zoonoses
.
Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1
*

Annual Food crops with improved tolerance to multiple
abiotic stresses


Genomics for

cereal improvement
for food and non-food
uses

Development of more efficient risk analysis techniques for
pests and pathogens of phytosanitary
concern

Novel forest tree breeding


Coordination of Agricultural Research in the
Mediterranean


Reduction of
N
itrogen
excretion in ruminants

From capture based to
self-sustained aquaculture


Improved indicators of the relationship between
organic/low-input farming

and biodiversity

Improving
water stress tolerance
in European food crops

The structure of
fish populations and traceability
of fish
and fish products
* see work programme for exhaustive list
Area 2.1.2
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Increased sustainability
of all production systems (agriculture,
fisheries and aquaculture);
Plant health and crop protection
Not legally binding
Area 2.1.2
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Increased sustainability of all
production systems (agriculture, fisheries and
aquaculture);
P
lant health and crop protection

Expected impact

Improve productivity and
sustainable production
in the
Mediterranean region (mutual benefit with EU)

Adapt agricultural practises to
future needs and constraints

(climate proof)

More effective
Pest Risk Analysis

Develop viable income from forests, secure future stability of
European forest
and contribute to a
sustainable rural
development

Develop sustainable
ruminant farming systems
and help reduce
ammonia emissions

Improve competitivenes of
aquaculture
and ensure sustainability
of capture based aquaculture


Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1
*

Breeding tools
for improved livestock products

Coordination of European research in the area of
animal health, including emerging threats, infectious
diseases and surveillance

Optimising research efforts for the development of the
most effective tools for controlling

infectious animal
diseases


Development of rational strategies for the eradication of
bovine tuberculosis

Evaluating and controlling the
risk of African Swine
Fever in the EU

Emerging vector-borne diseases
: ‘in particular’ West
Nile fever, Rift Valley Fever and Crimean-Congo
haemorrhagic fever

* see work programme for exhaustive list
Area 2.1.3
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Optimised animal
health, production and welfare
accross agriculture fisheries
and aquaculture

Not legally binding
Area 2.1.3
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Optimised animal
health, production and welfare
accross agriculture fisheries and
aquaculture


Expected impact

Support competitiveness of the
livestock breeding

Deliver improved
control tools of diseases
of major
importance to the EU and the rest of the world

Reduce public health risks, reduce morbidity and
mortality towards
tuberculosis

Improve EU’s response to outbreaks of
emerging
vector-borne diseases


Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1
*

Developing the knowledge-based bio-economy (
KBBE
)

The farm of tomorrow


GMO cost effective
and crop-specific co-existence measures

Containment of
Sharka virus
in view of EU-expansion

Establishment of an information platform on the protection
and
welfare of animals


Models for the extrapolation of maximum residue limits
(
MRLs
) in the food chain

External costs of
pesticides


Governance for an operational regional ecosystem approach
to
fisheries management

Enlargement network
- Agro-economic policy analysis of the
accession and the candidate states and the countries of the
Western Balkans

Policy and institutional aspects of
sustainable agriculture
and rural development
in the Mediterranean partner
countries

Cost of production using
FADN
data
* see work programme for exhaustive list
Area 2.1.4
|

Socio-economic
research and support to policies
Not legally binding
Area 2.1.4
|

Socio-economic
research and support to policies

Expected impact

Develop and establish a
Europe wide system
to
identify
innovation
and enhance the
transfer
to
commercial companies for further expoitation (increase
competitiveness of the European industry)

Provide analytical tools to increase effectiveness of EC
measures in support of
agriculture and rural
development
(accession process)

Efficient certification systems for
organic farming

Support implementation of the
Community Action
Plan
on the Protection and Welfare of Animals 2006-
2010


Not legally binding
Activity 2 :

‘Fork to farm’
Food (including seafood),
health and well being
Not legally binding
Increasing world 
population
Ageing population
Metabolic disorders
Food, health and
w
ell being

|

Challenges
0
5
10
15
20
25
30
35
40
45
2005
2010
2015
2020
2025
2030
Year
%
Projected trend for BMI>30 in EU over 25 years
IOTF projection 2005
Fresher, healthier safe foods, lower
on fats and others, incorporating
new ingredients, bioactive
components, with enhanced
availability
Interactive,
personalised food
Not legally binding
environmenta
l science
nutritiona
l science
Knowledge integration
Food
Science
Enabling
technolgies
Converging
technologie
s
Food
technologie
s
microbiology
Toxicolog
y
Social
sciences

PRODUCTION
PROCESSING

CONSUMPTION
PACKAGING

DISTRIBUTION
Not legally binding
Food, health and
w
ell being

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Policy support

EU policies
in the fields of
health
,
nutrition
and
food safety:

obesity

nutritional claims

supplementation

new food technologies

consumer

food labelling and health claims

food additives, flavourings

food contact materials

contaminants

chemical and microbiological safety

Better informed decisions taken by policy and regulatory bodies

Better regulation’
strategy of EU

EU Platform
for Action on
Diet, Physical Activity and Health

Not legally binding
CONSUMER
NUTRITION
TECHNOLOGIES
ENVIRONMENT
FOOD CHAIN INTEGRITY
TOTAL FOOD CHAIN
Consumer, societal, industrial and health
aspects of food and feed
Nutrition, diet related diseases and disorders,
including obesity.
Innovative food and feed technologies,
including packaging
Food and feed safety and environmental impact
Traceability and chain management
Control of the food chain
Activity 2:

Fork to farm

-
Food, health and well being
INTERN
ATIONAL CO-OPERATION
Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1

Networking of food consumer science in Europe
and development and application of

social and
behavioural sciences

to food research


Food labelling

and consumer behaviour
Area 2.2.1
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Consumers

Not legally binding
Area 2.2.1
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Consumers
Expected impact

Development of a
critical mass
in
food consumer science

Increased dialogue between consumers and food producers,
including industry

Enhanced cooperation in the area of consumer science with
EU and neighbouring countries

Assessment of inter-relationship between
food labelling

information and its ‘attractiveness’

Knowledge on
consumer habits
with respect to
established food-related health issues
Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1

Effect of diet on

mental performance
of children
and
on
ageing


Malnutrition in

developing countries

Optical technologies

for monitoring the human nutrition
status

Diet for patients in hospitals and at home:

disease-
related malnutrition

Impact of exogenous factors in the development of

allergy
FP7-KBBE-2007-2A

Diet and its

effect on the development of intestinal
microflora and on the

immune system

through the entire
life span

Systems Biology and

bioanalytical to
ols

for nutrition
research
Area 2.2.2
|
Nutrition

Not legally binding
Area 2.2.2
|
Nutrition

Expected impact

Harmonised
dietary recommendations
for specific population
groups

Increase the excellence and innovation potentials of the
European nutrition research communities by means of stronger
links to
cognitive
-
and
neuro-sciences

Promoting health and quality of life of
allergy
sufferers by
addressing health determinants such as diet and lifestyle
conditions

Development of
nutrigenomics
and
personalised nutrition
concepts
Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1

Smart control

for improved food and feed
technologies

Assessment and improvement

of existing food and feed
technologies

(Bio-)Technologies for the production of

food additives,
colorants, and flavours

Nano-devices

for quality assurance, food safety and product
properties
FP7-KBBE-2007-2A

Harmonising and
integrating research on food technology,
safety and nutrition through commonly shared

food models


Network for facilitating the

implementation

of high-tech
processing at industrial scale

Area 2.2.3
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Food processing

Not legally binding
Area 2.2.3
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Food processing

Expected impact

Sustainable

processes
:

Reduce energy and waste,

performance improvement

reduce production costs

Supporting the
competitiveness
of European food, in particular
SMEs


Sustainable bioprocesses for
new and innovative

food
ingredients
from biological sources

Replacing chemically synthesised
additives
by
natural
ones

Innovative process/product control systems based on robust and
reliable
sensor technologies
compatible with food systems
Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1

Exposure to food additives, flavourings, and migrants
coming from
food contact materials


Dietary intake
models


Detecting

contaminants

in the food and feed chain

New methods for the monitoring and
control of
food-borne viruses


Innovative and safe

packaging

FP7-KBBE-2007-2A

Food sampling strategies for

risk analysis


Protecting animal and human health from

prions

in food,
feed and the environment
Area 2.2.4
|

Food Quality and Safety


Not legally binding
Area 2.2.4
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Food Quality and Safety


Expected impact

Risk management
tools

Improved
toxicological exposure assessments
for key potential
hazards

Assessing the hazard posed by
chemical risks

Validated predictive models for behaviour of relevant hazards in foods
and feed.

Prevention and control contamination of food and feed with
new and
emerging viruses.

Validated models to minimise risks from
food-borne viruses


Novel food packaging
technologies.

Improved and harmonised
sampling techniques
along the food chain

Estimation of
past
and current exposure risk
t
o humans from
TSE

Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1
Assessment of short and long term effects of

GMOs

on
human and animal health

Converging technologies

and their potential for the
food area
Development and application of

computational biology
as a complementary tool to
in vivo
and/or
in vitro
trials
FP7-KBBE-2007-2A
Sustainability

of the food chain
Redu
cing

mycotoxin
contamination

in the food and feed
chain

Area 2.2.5

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Environmental impacts
and total food chain
Not legally binding
Area 2.2.5

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Environmental impacts
and total food chain

Expected impact

Techniques for post market monitoring of
GMOs

Converging technologies
in the food sector

Devices and methods for practical and industrial applications in the
food sector (e.g. novel structures, processes, and/or systems)

Computational methods
for the massive flow of data emerging from
modern experimental approaches in the food sector

New biological hypotheses for web-lab research on
complex
biological systems

Studying simultaneously many variables of the food, nutrition and
biology domains (e.g. numeric, sensory and perceptions, structure,
biological, chemical and vision food-related data)

Improving the
sustainability of food chains
Not legally binding
Activity
3
:

Life Sciences and
Biotechnology

for Sustainable
Non-Food Products and
Processes
Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1

Understanding

Plant Cell Walls

for optimizing Biomass potential

Energy Plants
Novel plants for

energy production


Green Oil

Plants providing oils of the future

Forest Products

New forest based products and processes

Bio-Vet Pharming

Plant made recombinant pharmaceuticals for
animals

Biopolymers
Biological Polymers from plants

Future Crops

Technical, socio-economic, geographic and regulatory
aspects of future non-food crop systems in particular related to co-
existence and safety of agri-food chains

Identification of optimal terrestrial and aquatic
biomass
and waste for
Bioproducts
FP7-KBBE-2007-2A

Green Factory

The expression and accumulation of valuable
industrial compounds in plants
Area 2.3.1
|

Improved biomass
and plant based renewables

Not legally binding
Area 2.3.1
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Improved biomass

Expected impact


Plant factory’
- Essential generic knowledge for exploitation of
plant material in the production of industrial products including
food

Apply the post genomic knowledge base in the production of:

energy crops

oil seed crops

derived forest products

Industrially expoitable technology production of
new
pharmaceuticals
derived from plants

Replacement of chemical-based production towards
biopolymer

production
(environmental benefit)

Use of industrial and agricultural
waste as resources added
value
products

Sustainable industrial production
and better resource uses.
Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1

Lignocellulosic enzymes
-
Development of cellulases for
lignocellulosic biomass pre-treatment

Lipid enzymes
-
Development of enzymes for lipid modification and
activation

Designer enzymes
-
Improved biocatalysts for bioprocesses

Study of
microbial stress
for more robust industrial micro-
organisms

Improved Microbes
-
Metabolic engineering and modelling
FP7-KBBE-2007-2A

Bioethanol and beyond
-
Novel enzymes and microorganisms for
biomass conversion to bioethanol

The search of
novel enzymes
and microorganisms for different
bioprocesses

Microbial genomics and
bio-informatics


Biorefinery
-
Biotechnology for the conversion of biomass and
waste into value-added products
Area 2.3.2
|

Bioprocesses

Not legally binding
Area 2.3.2
|

Bioprocesses

Expected impact

Knowledge on either
waste or dedicated forestry/plant based
feedstock streams

Knowledge on the use of
lipid feedstocks
in the production of
industrial products

Improved enzymes systems
, purer products

Boost development of exploitable ‘tailor made’
microbial strains

High performance micro-organisms and enzymes for bioethanol
production

Discovery and development of
micro-organisms and enzymes
for specific applications
, increasing EU competitiveness and
production diversity

Metabolic pathways database
to
strengthen EU competitivenes

Demonstration of
working biorefinery
Not legally binding
FP7-KBBE-2007-1

The use of
Synthetic Biology
for the solution of
environmental problems

Improved Microbes -
Microbial gene expression under
condition of stress

Novel methods of treatment of
animal by-products
for the
production of substances with biologically valuable functional
properties
FP7-KBBE-2007-2A

Useful waste
-
Novel biotechnology approaches for utilizing
wastes, including aquaculture wastes, to make high added
value products

Activity mining in metagenomes
-
Exploring molecular
microbial diversity in aquatic environment or the soil
Area 2.3.3
|

Environmental
biotechnologies; Use of waste
and by-products

Not legally binding
Area 2.3.3
|

Environmental

biotechnologies
Expected impact
KNOWLEDGE FUTURE
APPLICATIONS
IMPROVING THE ENVIRONMENT
ADDED VALUE PRODUCTS
ENERGY PRODUCTION
EXPLORING MOLECULAR
MICROBIAL DIVERSITY
SYNTHETIC
BIOLOGY
IMPROVED
MICROBES
ANIMAL
BY-PRODUCTS
USEFUL WASTE

Create completely new pathways to
bio-produce new molecules
not
synthesised as such in nature

Provide
environmental solutions
exploitable by industry (including
SME)

Lowering pressure of
industrial waste
on the environment
Not legally binding
FOOD & FEED
TECHNOLOGIES
BIOTECHNOLOGY
PROCESS
TECHNOLOGIES
BIOCATALYSIS
BIOMASS PROCESSING
Product

embedded
knowledge
optimized
biomass
FOOD
FOOD
PRODUCTS
FEED
GREEN
CHEMICALS
BIOFUELS
BIOMATERIALS
FOOD, AGRICULTURE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH: DEVELOPING THE KBBE
AGRICULTURE
FISHERIES &
AQUACULTURE
FORESTRY
MICROBIAL
PRODUCTION
BIO-WASTE
BIOMASS DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION
KNOWLEDGE
BIOECONOMY
KNOWLEDGE
EMPLOYMENT
PRODUCTS
CHOICE
SUSTAINABILITY
Not legally binding
International Co-operation
in

Food
, Agriculture and
Fisheries,

and Biotechnology
Not legally binding
Opening
Opening of all activities to participation by Third Countries
Certain topics particularly encourage international co-operation
the minimum number of participants shall be
3
independent legal entities

established in three different Member States or Associated countries.
Specific International Co-operation Actions (SICA)

on selected topics
,
with priority partner countries / regions
the minimum number of participants shall be
4
independent legal entities of which:
at least
2
are established in two different Member States or Associated countries,
an
d

+
at least
2
are established in two different International Cooperation Partner
Countries
.
Third Countries as ADDITIONAL partners
Third Countries (ICPC) as COMPULSORY partners
International Co-operation
|

Opening of all activities
Not legally binding
Submission & Evaluation
of a Proposal
Not legally binding
Eligibility Check

As always: deadline, completeness, minimum participation

NEW
Now includes “out of scope” (clear cut cases only)
E
xperts Evaluators

E
xpertise, and experience are paramount

Geography, gender and “rotation” also considered

Conflicts of interest (disqualifying and potential)
Evaluation
|

Eligibility Check
& Experts Evaluators


Not legally binding

Criteria adapted to each funding scheme
as
specified in the work programme (annex 2)
and
Guide for applicants

Divided into three main criteria:

S&T Quality
(relevant to the topic of the call)
min threshold 3/5
Concept, objective, work-plan

Implementation
min threshold 3/5
Individual participants and consortium as a whole
Allocation of resources

Impact
min threshold 3/5

Contribution to expected impacts listed in work programme
Plans for dissemination/exploitation
overall threshold min 10/15
Evaluation
|

Criteria & Scoring


Not legally binding
FP7 Grant Agreement
Basic principles
Not legally binding

Terminology


Contract’ becomes

Grant Agreement



Contractor’ becomes

Beneficiary



Instruments’ become
‘Funding Schemes



Audit certificate’ becomes

Certificate on Financial
Statement

FP6 Contract - FP7 GA
|

Differences and Improvements
Not legally binding

Eligible


Actual **

during duration of project

in accordance with its usual accounting and
management principles

recorded in the accounts of beneficiary

used for the sole purpose of achieving the
objectives of the project

Non-eligible
(identifiable indirect taxes including
VAT…)
*JO L391/1 of 30.12.2006
** average personnel costs may be used if they are consistent with the
management principles and accounting practices of the participant and do
not differ significantly from actual costs.
FP7 GA
|

Eligible costs
Article 31 of the Rules for Participation*
Not legally binding
Maximum
reimbursement
rates of
eligible costs


Research and
technological
development

(*)



Demonstration
activities


Management
of the
consortium
activities


Other
activities

(
*
*)


Network of
excellence



50%

75% (*
*
*)



100%


100%


Collaborative
proje
ct



50%

75% (*
*
*)


50%



100%


100%


Coordination
and support
action





100%
(****)



100%
(****)



(*) Research and technological development includes operational activities directly related to the protection of foreground and
coordination of research
activities.


(**) Other activities means any "specific activity" covered by Annex I.

(***) For
beneficiaries
that are non profit public bodies, secondary and higher education establishments, research organisations and
SMEs

(****) The reimbursement of indi
rect eligible costs, in the case of coordination and support actions, may reach a maximum 7% of the
direct eligible costs, excluding the direct eligible costs for subcontracting and the costs of reimbursement of resources made
available by third parties wh
ich are not used on the premises of the beneficiary.

FP7 GA
|

Eligible costs (2)
Article 33 of the Rules for the Participation
Not legally binding

For all:

either actual overhead or simplified method

flat rate of
20%
of direct costs minus
subcontracting and 3rd parties
not used on the
premises of the beneficiary.

For Non profit Public Bodies, Secondary and
Higher Education establishments, Research
Organisations and SMEs unable to identify real
indirect costs, may apply for a flat rate of
60%
for
funding schemes with RTD
.

For CSA limit of
7%
of direct costs
FP7 GA
|
I
Indirect costs
Article 32 of the Rules for the Participation
Not legally binding

EU research:
http:// e
c.europa.eu
/research

Sixth Framework Programme:
http://cordis.europa.eu/fp6/home.html

Seventh Framework Programme:
http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/home.html

Research DG Site:
http://
e
c.europa.eu
/research/index_en.html

RTD info magazine:
http://e
c.europa.eu
/research/rtdinfo/

Information requests, Europe Direct
http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=enquiries
Further Information
Not legally binding