Call for proposals- Integrating Europe's neighbours into the ERA – Activity ERA-WIDE FP7-INCO-2010-6 Closed!


The present call for proposals aims to build strategic R&D partnerships with non-EU countries, in order to integrate Europe's neighbours into the European Research Area.

"Capacities" Specific Programme contributes to meeting the overarching objective for European research policy of developing an open, competitive and excellent European Research Area (ERA).

In adition to our useful documents section, further information about the call FP7-INCO-2010-6 can be found at Cordis website.


INCO.2010-6.1 Eastern Europe and South Caucasus: Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan.

Coordination and Support Action (supporting action)

NCO.2010-6.2 Mediterranean Partner Countries: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Palestinian-administered Areas, Lebanon, Syria.

Coordination and Support Action (supporting action)

Coordination (or networking) actions may cover activities such as:

  • Organisation of events including conferences, meetings, workshops or seminars, related studies, exchanges of personnel, exchange and dissemination of good practices
  • Definition, organisation and management of joint or common initiatives, together with management of the action.

Supporting actions may cover activities such as:

  • Monitoring and assessment.
  • Conferences.
  • Seminars. workshops.
  • Working or expert groups or individual expert appointment letters.
  • Studies.
  • Fact finding.
  • Strategy development.
  • High level scientific awards and competitions.
  • Operational support.
  • Data access and dissemination,
  • Information and communication activities.
  • Management activities. Specific services activities related to research infrastructures, such as for example transnational access.
  • Preparatory technical work, including feasibility studies for the development of new infrastructures.
  • Contribution to the construction of new infrastructures.
  • Cooperation with other European research schemes
  • Combination of these topics.


European community funding

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

  • 7,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 19 January 2010 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Programme 2010 - Activities of International Cooperation (Work programme)
  • Call - Integrating Europe's neighbours into the ERA (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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