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Coordination of research activities

Activity Service Main objectives:

The objectives of Community action in this field is to contribute to the creation of the European Research Area by stimulating and supporting programme coordination and joint activities conducted at national or regional level, as well as among European organisations, and thus help to develop the common knowledge base necessary for the coherent development of policies. These activities may be in any scientific and technological area, including in the thematic priority areas.

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Thematic areas:

:: Coordination of national activities

  • Networking of national or regional programmes (ERA-NET); Actors: Programme Managers; Open call for proposals 2002-2005; budget €148 million.
    Provisions for implementing the ERA-NET scheme - background document of 29.04.03

  • Development of an integrated information system on national and regional research programmes programmes. Actor: Commission

:: Coordination at European level

  • Coordination and cooperation between Framework Programme and COST, EUREKA and other thematic international organisations (CERN, ESA, ESO, EMBL, ESRF, ILL etc.)

The indicative budget allocated to Co-ordination of research activities for the duration of FP6 is EUR 292 million .