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Coordination Actions

Coordination Actions are a reinforced form of the Concerted Actions/Thematic Networks available under FP5.

Aims and Objectives: They aim to promote and support the networking and coordination of research and innovation activities.
Project components:

Coordination actions should cover:

  • definition
  • organization
  • management

of joint or common initiatives.

They will cover activities such as:

  • the organization of conferences
  • meetings
  • the performance of studies
  • exchange of personnel
  • the exchange and dissemination of good practices
  • setting up common information systems and expert groups.
Research spectrum:

A single project may span over the whole research spectrum (i.e. from basic to applied research).

Expected funding:

Up to several hundreds of thousands of euros

Type of funding:

Grant to the budget up 100% of actual costs.

Related document:

Coordination actions - European Commission background document - 25.06.03