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Negotiation guidance notes for coordinators of collective research projects [FP6]. Version 1: July 2003

Funded under: FP6


This document is provided for proposers who have been invited for negotiation following the evaluation of proposals for Collective Research Projects within the EC's Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) of research, technological development and demonstration for the period 2002-2006. It outlines the information and work necessary in the preparation of a contract for Collective Research Projects under FP6.

Section 2 gives an overview of the process whereby a Commission contract is negotiated and signed. Section 3 briefly explains the different steps of the negotiation process. Section 4 describes the completion of the Contract Preparation Forms. Section 5 covers the preparation of the Annex I "Description of Work" of the Commission contract. Section 6 details some relevant elements concerning the later management of the contract.

Similar negotiation guidance notes are available for the following types of instruments:
- (Integrated Projects)
- (Networks of Excellence)
- (Networks of Excellence for Priority 2, IST)
- (Coordination Actions)
- (Specific Support Actions)
- (Specific Targeted Research or Innovation Projects)
- (Integrated Infrastructure Initiatives)
- (Co-operative Research Projects)

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