Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities 2007-2013 FP7 Closed!


The Seventh Framework Programme will be carried out to pursue the general objectives described in Article 163 of the Treaty, to strengthen industrial competitiveness and to meet the research needs of other Community policies, thereby contributing to the creation of a knowledge-based society, building on a European Research.



Supporting the whole range of research actions carried out in trans-national cooperation.


Supporting ‘investigator-driven’ research carried out across all fields by individual national or transnational teams in competition at the European level.


Strengthening, quantitatively and qualitatively, the human potential in research and technological development in Europe.


Supporting key aspects of European research and innovation capacities such as research infrastructures.

The Seventh Framework Programme shall also support the non-nuclear direct scientific and technical actions carried out by the Joint Research Centre (‘JRC’).

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 50.521,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)