This site has been archived on
Image
to CORDIS home page back to FP 5 Management Home Page help and search to FP 5 on CORDIS

Image

GUIDE FOR PROPOSERS

Part 1

Foreword

Section I: The Fifth Framework Programme
I.1. Objectives
I.2. Structure and contents
I.3. Implementation

BOX 1 - Bursaries for Young Researchers from Developing Countries

BOX 2 – The System of Marie Curie Fellowships

Section II for INCO2: Confirming the International Role of Community Research
II.1. Programme objectives

II.2. Programme strategy
II.3. Programme structure and content
II.4. Synergies with other programmes
II.5. Implementation of the programme
Table A – Groups of target countries
Table B - Specific conditions to the INCO Programme

Section III: Participation in activities of the Fifth Framework Programme
III.1. The participants
III.2. Proposal submission
III.3. Proposal evaluation
III.4. Proposal selection
III.5. The contract
III.6. Project follow-up
III.7. Financial contribution of the Community
III.8 Assistance available to proposers

BOX 3 - Co-operation with non-EU Countries and International Organisations

BOX 4 - Participation from non-EU countries in FP5

BOX 5 - Main milestones of the selection process

BOX 6 – Indicative Typology of Contracts

BOX 7 - Methods for the calculation of EC funding

BOX 8 - Intellectual Property Rights

BOX 9 - Key recommendations

Notes PART 1

NB: In section II, the INCO programme is given as example.

Image

BOX 4

Image

to the top of this page

Image

Box 4 - Participation from non-EU countries in FP5 (1)
(Version 07.02.2001)
ASSOCIATED
STATES


may participate

WITH
COMMUNITY
FUNDING

CANDIDATES
FOR EU-
MEMBERSHIP

BULGARIA, REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS, CZECH REPUBLIC, ESTONIA, HUNGARY, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, MALTA 2 , POLAND, ROMANIA, SLOVAKIA, SLOVENIA: in force.

For

Turkey , please see footnote 3
EFTA-EEA

ICELAND, LIECHTENSTEIN, NORWAY: in force.

OTHERS

ISRAEL: in force.

THIRD STATES 6

may participate

WITHOUT
COMMUNITY
FUNDING

(exceptionally with Community funding when duly justified as being essential for achieving the objectives of the project)

OTHER EUROPEAN

ALBANIA, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, CROATIA, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF YUGOSLAVIA, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, SWITZERLAND 4

TURKEY 3 is also shown under Mediterranean Partnership

MICROSTATES AND TERRITORIES IN EUROPE 5

EUROPEAN
NIS

ARMENIA, AZERBAIJAN, BELARUS, GEORGIA, MOLDOVA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE.

MEDITERRANEAN PARTNERSHIP

ALGERIA, EGYPT, JORDAN, LEBANON, MOROCCO, WEST BANK AND GAZA STRIP, SYRIA, TUNISIA, TURKEY 3

All above countries may participate project by project if in conformity with the interests of the Community and on a self financing basis.

COUNTRIES
WITH COOPERATION
AGREEMENT

ARGENTINA, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, CHINA, RUSSIA, SOUTH AFRICA, USA: in force.

INDIA: agreement signed

BRAZIL, CHILE: negotiations under way

UKRAINE: negotiation mandate to be approved by the Council

The above countries may participate in the fields covered by the Co-operation Agreement, once in force, and on a self financing basis.

ANY OTHER COUNTRY May participate project by project if in conformity with the interests of the Community and on a self financing basis, only if its participation is also of substantial added value for implementing all or part of the specific programmes in accordance with its objectives.
INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS 7 May participate project by project if in conformity with the interests of the Community and on a self financing basis.

Participation from third States and of International Organisations must take place together with the minimum number of legal entities from the Community and any Associated States.

1 Different rules apply for the specific programme ‘Confirming the international role of Community research’ (except for Associated States) and the EURATOM Framework Programme
2 Association agreement with Malta entered provisionally into force on 1 st March 2001. For latest information, please consult: /fp5/src/3rdcountries.htm and
http://europa.eu/comm/enlargement/pas/ocp/ocp_index.htm



3 Turkish research entities participate to the activities of FP5 as "other European" as well as candidate countries non associated in FP5. They are still also shown under Mediterranean Partnership. For latest news, /fp5/src/3rdcountries.htm and
http://europa.eu/comm/enlargement/pas/ocp/ocp_index.htm .

4 This association agreement is expected to enter into force sometimes in 2002. Once associated, that status shall take precedence over any other and Switzerland shall not be considered as an "Other European" country anymore. For more information on Swiss participation, /inco2/src/p-swiss.htm .


5 Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City State (Holy See), Faeroe Islands (DK), Channel Islands (GB), Isle of Man (GB), Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands (NO).

6 In the case of a country becoming associated to FP5, that status takes precedence over any other.

7 Community funding may also be granted if it is foreseen to use the facilities of an international organisation that are based in a third country, should this use be essential for achieving the objectives of the project.

to the top of this page

Participation of non-EU legal entities to EURATOM FP ( 1 )
ASSOCIATED
STATES


may participate

WITH
COMMUNITY
FUNDING
to the
Nuclear Fission programme and the Fusion programme once the Association Agreement is in force
CANDIDATES
FOR EU-
MEMBERSHIP

BULGARIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, HUNGARY, LATVIA, ROMANIA, SLOVAKIA, SLOVENIA.
: In force.
OTHERS

SWITZERLAND :

  • Currently associated to the Fusion programme
  • Agreement signed. Entry into force expected in 2001( 2 ).
THIRD STATES

may participate on a project by project basis if in conformity with the interests of the Community
and


WITHOUT
COMMUNITY
FUNDING

(exceptionally with Community funding for the Nuclear Fission programme
when duly justified and if provided for in the programme)

OTHER CEECs ALBANIA, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, CROATIA, ESTONIA, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF YUGOSLAVIA, FYROM, LITHUANIA, POLAND
Funding possibilities for Nuclear Fission Safety.

NIS

ARMENIA, AZERBAIJAN, BELARUS, GEORGIA, KAZAKHSTAN, KYRGYZSTAN, MOLDOVA, MONGOLIA, RUSSIA, TAJIKISTAN, TURKMENISTAN, UKRAINE, UZBEKISTAN
Funding possibilities for Nuclear Fission Safety.
COUNTRIES
WITH COOPERATION
AGREEMENT

USA : Agreement in force

CANADA: Agreement in force

ARGENTINA: Agreement in force

JAPAN:
- Currently in force for Fusion

- Negotiations underway for Nuclear Fission

KAZAKHSTAN, RUSSIA, UKRAINE: Negotiations underway

The above countries may participate according to the Cooperation Agreement once in force and on a self financing basis.

ANY OTHER COUNTRY
&
INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

Including Switzerland until Association Agreement is in force (2 )

May participate project by project on a self financing basis if in conformity with the interests of the Community.

Participation from third States and of International Organisations must take place together with the minimum number of legal entities from the Community and any Associated States.

1 . Different rules apply for the EC Framework Programme.

2. This association agreement is expected to enter into force sometimes in 2001, but with financial implications no sooner than 1.1.2002. Once associated, that status shall take precedence over any other and Switzerland shall not be considered as "Any Other Country" anymore More information on Swiss participation .

Image Image