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Contract Preparation Forms

The Contract Preparation Forms are designed to elicit essential administrative and financial information for use during negotiations to establish contracts with the European Commission.

There are forms for each of the major types of actions: RTD (cost shared research, demonstration or combined research and demonstration projects); Accompanying Measure contracts; Concerted Action/Thematic Network contracts; CRAFT contracts.

Instructions on how to fill in the forms are included in the guidelines to the forms together with explanatory notes to the fields that need to be filled in.

You can also use "ELECTRA", which is an Excel application to assist Coordinators complete their contract preparation forms (see the details on each of the Form pages).

Financial Data for their organisation. Annex 2 should be used for this purpose. (See the notes on Annex 2 in the CPF forms for the different types of actions to see which organisations has to send in Annex 2 on financial data). Note that Annex 2 has to be downloaded separately from the Annex 2 page. Note: New version 5 of the CPF forms with new form for banking information. Note that banking information needs to be validated by the bank.

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PDF files: In order to view documents in Portable Document Format, you will need to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 or above (free of charge).

DOC files: In order to view documents in WORD97, you will need to download the WORD97 Viewer (free of charge).

XLS files: In order to view documents in EXCEL97, you will need to download the EXCEL97/2000 Viewer (free of charge).

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