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Specific Support Actions

The Specific Support Actions are a continuation of the Accompanying Measures available in FP5.

Aims and Objectives: Their main purposes is:
  • To support the implementation of FP6
  • To potentially help the preparation of future Framework Programme
  • To stimulate, encourage and facilitate the participation of:

    • SMEs
    • Small research teams
    • Newly developed and remote research centres
    • Organizations from the Candidate Countries
Project components: The projects within the priority themes may cover the following for example:
  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Studies and analysis
  • Working and Expert Groups
  • Operational support and dissemination
  • Information and communication

  • or a combination of these as appropriate.
Type of funding: Grant to the budget up to 100%
Related document:

Specific support actions - European Commission background document - 25.06.03