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Council Decision concerning the specific programme 'People' implementing the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities

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Abstract

Council Decision concerning the specific programme 'People' implementing the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007 to 2013)
In accordance with Article 166(3) of the Treaty, Decision No 1982/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities, (2007 to 2013) is to be implemented through specific programmes that define detailed rules for their implementation, fix their duration and provide for the means deemed necessary.
The Framework Programme is structured into four types of activity: trans-national cooperation on policy-defined themes (Cooperation), investigator-driven research based on the initiative of the research community (Ideas), support of training and career development of researchers (People), and support of research capacities (Capacities). Activities under 'People' as regards indirect actions should be implemented by this specific programme. The rules for the participation of undertakings, research centres and universities and for the dissemination of research results, for the framework programme should apply to this specific programme.
The Framework Programme should complement the activities carried out in the Member States as well as other Community actions that are necessary for the overall strategic effort for the implementation of the Lisbon objectives, alongside in particular those on structural funds, agriculture, education, training, culture, competitiveness and innovation, industry, health, consumer protection, employment, energy, transport and environment.

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Record Number: 8493 / Last updated on: 2007-04-23
Category: SUPP