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Research infrastructures

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Main objectives:

Promoting the development of a fabric of research infrastructures of highest quality and performance in Europe and their optimum use on a European scale color identification

Work Programme Calls for this activity

Activity areas:

  • 1. Transnational access to major research infrastructures for research teams and individual researchers
  • 2.1 Integrating activities combining cooperation networks with transnational access and research projects
  • 2.2 Integrating activities including networking activities only
  • 3. Communication network development in conjunction with thematic priority 2 (Information Society Technologies) to establish a high-capacity and high-speed communications network for all researchers in Europe (GÉANT) and specific high performance Grids and test-beds (GRIDs).
  • 4. Design studies: feasibility studies and technical preparatory work for new infrastructures with European dimension
  • 5. Development of new infrastructures: optimising of European infrastructures by providing limited support in duly justified cases, alongside with other funding agencies

Budget:

The indicative budget allocated to the Structuring activity Research infrastructures for the duration of FP6 is EUR 715 million .

Links to previous activities:

Work undertaken on FP5 related to this area can be found at the following web pages:

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