Call for Proposals - Infraestructures 2011-2 Specific Programme "Capacities" Programme RTD FP7-INFRASTRUCTURES-2011-2 Closed!


The European Commission has given notice of the launch of calls for proposals under the 2011 People work programmes of the Seventh Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities (2007 to 2013).

The overall objective of the Research Infrastructures part of the 'Capacities' specific programme is to optimise the use and development of the best research infrastructures existing in Europe, and to help 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.


The speficic topics to be developed, according to the workprogramme are:

1.1 Support to existing research infrastructures

1.1.2 ICT-based e-Infrastructures

  • INFRA 2011 1.2.1: e-Science environments
  • INFRA 2011 1.2.2: Data infrastructures for e-Science

1.2 Support to new research infrastructures

1.2.3 Construction of new infrastructures (or major upgrades) - implementation phase

  • INFRA-2011-2.3.5: Second implementation phase of the European High Performance Computing (HPC) service PRACE

1.3 Support for policy development and programme implementation

  • INFRA-2011-3.4: Coordination actions, conferences and studies supporting policy development, including international cooperation, for e-Infrastructures
  • INFRA-2011-3.5: Trans-national cooperation among NCP


European community funding

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

  • 95,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 23 November 2010 - 10 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Programme 2011 - Research Infrastructures (Work programme)
  • Call for Proposals - Infraestructures 2011-2 (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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