Call for proposals under the 2009 work programme ‘People’ of the 7th EC Framework Programme for industry-academia partnerships and pathways VII FP - PEOPLE Closed!


The European Commission has launched a call for proposals under the specific work programme "People" 2009 for the Seventh Framework Program for research, technological development and demonstration (2007-2013). Marie Curie Industry-academia partnerships and pathways aim to provide financial support for training and career development of researchers.


  • Cooperation programmes between one or more noncommercial research institutions (e.g. universities/research centres) and one or more commercial enterprises from at least two different Member States or Associated countries will be funded.
  • Those cooperation actions may belong to any area of research and technological development within the EC.

European community funding

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

  • 65,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 27 July 2009 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals under the 2009 work programme ‘People’ of the 7th FP - FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IAPP (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Universities
  • Any legal organisation
  • Non profit organisations
  • Non-governmental organization

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)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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