Call for proposals under the "Capacities" work programme of the 7th EC Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities FP7-INFRASTRUCTURES-2009-1 Closed!


Notice has been given of the launch of FP7-INFRASTRUCTURES-2009-1 Call for Proposals under the ‘Capacities’ work programme of the 7th Framework Programme of the European Community for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities (2007 to 2013).

This Call for Proposals is embedded under theme “Research Infrastructures” of the Capacities Work Programme, aiming at optimising the use and development of the best research infrastructures existing in Europe, and helping to create in all fields of science and technology new research infrastructures of pan-European interest needed by the European scientific community to remain at the forefront of the advancement of research, and able to help industry to strengthen its base of knowledge and its technological know how.


1.1. Support to existing research infrastructures:

  • 1.1.2. ICT based e-Infrastructures: INFRA-2009-1.2.3: Scientific Information Repository supporting the European FP7 Research Programme.

1.3. Support to policy development and programme implementation:

  • INFRA-2009-3.1: ERA-NET supporting cooperation for research infrastructures in all S&T fields.
  • INFRA-2009-3.3: Studies, conferences and coordination actions supporting policy development in the context of international cooperation for e-Infrastructures.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 9,60 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2009)

All the important deadlines

  • 17 March 2009 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals under the "Capacities" work programme of FP7 (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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