Fp7 Frameworks NW - Funding for Collaborative Projects

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Fp7 Frameworks NW - Funding for Collaborative Projects

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<ul><li> 1. European FP7 Funding for Collaborative Projects Ritchie HeadFrameworks NW</li></ul> <p> 2. Role of Frameworks NW </p> <ul><li>Promote the involvement of NW organisations in FP7 </li></ul> <ul><li>Assist North West organisations to access funds </li></ul> <p> 3. What is FP7? EC mechanism for funding research &amp; technological development (RTD) Seven Year Programme 2007 2013 ~ 50 billion Objectives: Creating new knowledge Improve competitiveness Resolve societal issues Developing the European Research Area 4. How does it work? </p> <ul><li>Collaborative R&amp;D projects</li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Min. 3 partners / 3MS </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Topics: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>EU identified specific field areas </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Open topics </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Competitive </li></ul> <ul><li>Long term (ambitious) </li></ul> <ul><li>Grant (no profit) </li></ul> <p>FP7 supports research in selected priority areas with the aim of making (or keeping) the EU as a world leader in those sectors 5. How much is the grant? Activities Direct Eligible Costs % Grant RTD Up to 50 or75* * SMEs; HEIs; RTOs DEMO Up to 50% OTHER Up to 100% MAN Up to 100% 6. Where does Collaboration fit in? Fundamental ResearchApplied Research Prototyping &amp; Demonstration Commercial Product/Service Customer Universities Research Org. Company R&amp;D Implementation Research Exploitation Investment Clear vision FP7 7. Why get Involved? Funding Collaboration Industry IP Shared cost &amp; risk of research Network opportunities Access new ideas Share knowledge Access new markets Profile 8. FP7 Structure COOPERATION IDEAS(European Research Council) PEOPLE(Marie Curie) CAPACITIES COOPERATION Tackling major research themes together IDEAS(European Research Council) Putting bright ideas to work for Europe PEOPLE(Marie Curie) Want a scientific career in Europe? CAPACITIES Top facilities for top scientists COOPERATION Health Food, Agriculture &amp; Biotechnology ICT NMP Energy Environment (inc. Climate change) Transport (inc. Aeronautics) Socio-econ. Science &amp; Humanities Security &amp; Space IDEAS(European Research Council) Starting independent researcher grants Advanced investigator grants PEOPLE(Marie Curie) Initial training of researchers Lifelong learning &amp; career development Industry-academia partnerships International dimension Specific actions CAPACITIES Research infrastructures Science in society Research for the benefit of SMEs Activities of INCO Regions of knowledge Coherent development of policies Research potential 9. Funding Schemes </p> <ul><li>Collaborative Projects </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>developing new knowledge, new technology </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Size and scope can vary 3+ partners</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>small or medium projects 4m grant funding </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Coordination and Support Actions </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>support to coordinating or supporting policies/research activities (networking, exchanges, research infrastructures etc..) </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Networks of Excellence </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>support to joint integration of activities/research teams </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 10. Research for the Benefit of SMEs </p> <ul><li>Outsource research to research performer </li></ul> <ul><li>Topics not defined by EC </li></ul> <p>Research for SMEs 5-10 participants 0.5 1.5 million ~1-2 years duration (Improved products/processes etc..) Research for SME associations 10-15 participants (+ 2-5 SME end-users) 1.5 4.0 million ~2-3 years duration (standards/regulations common to large groups of SMEs) 11. Process European Union The Seventh Framework Programme Calls for proposals Evaluation of project Project idea Proposal writing Project start Response Submission Approval Partners Negotiation TIME:2-3 months preparation 2-3 months writing 3 months evaluation 3 months negotiation Long term ambitious collaborative R&amp;D 12. Case Study Partnership Company A - Biocide Company B Coating binderCompany C Marine CoatingsRTD AAdditives in Coatings RTD BAntifouling Experts Critical Mass New Clean Marine Coating 13. How we can helpYOU Enquiry from client Proposal submission Awareness raising of opportunity Direct contact 1.Highlight opportunities 3.Consortium building (partners) 5.Proposal clinic 2.Shape ideas into project 4.Writing guidance 6.Pre-submission report 14. Dont touch it with a barge pole..The Myths..?! </p> <ul><li>The UK doesnt get our fair share </li></ul> <ul><li>I have to give away all my IP </li></ul> <ul><li>The EC always pay lateif at all </li></ul> <ul><li>Consortiums are a nightmare </li></ul> <ul><li>Academics take all the money </li></ul> <ul><li>It isnt about helping business </li></ul> <ul><li>You have to lobby Brussels to stand a chance </li></ul> <p> 15. </p> <ul><li>More information </li></ul> <ul><li>Frameworks NW - http://www.frameworksnw.co.uk </li></ul> <ul><li>CORDIS- http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/home_en.html </li></ul> <ul><li>DTi FP7UK-http://www.fp7uk.dti.gov.uk </li></ul> <ul><li>EEN - Enterprise Europe Network </li></ul> <p>Frameworks NW RTC North,Stanley Grange, Ormskirk Road,Knowsley L34 4AR UK T: +44 (0)151 6328888 Web:www.frameworksnw.co.uk [email_address]</p>

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