New practical guide to EU funding opportunities for research and innovation
Competitive European regions through research and innovation
Research and innovation are the heart of the Europe 2020 strategy. This new edition includes a full up-to-date picture of the three main sources of funding (7th Research Framework Programme, Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme and Structural Funds) completed with information on the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and on the European Fisheries Fund and Lifelong Learning programme and LIFE+ in the field of the environment. It also describes the research and innovation funding opportunities offered to countries and territories beyond the European Union, in the... framework of Pre-accession Assistance and within the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument. This updated practical guide allows potential beneficiaries to quickly identify exactly how they can access European funding at any stage of a project.