European Research Area Networks of the 6th and 7th framework programmes
The FP7-funded Coordination Action PLATFORM brings together all existing Bioeconomy coordination networks from FP6 and FP7 with the aim to improve exchange and cooperation between all relevant actors within related initiatives with the aim of strengthening their contribution to the European Research Area. The PLATFORM consortium consists of 13 partners from eight European Member and Associated countries. Started in January 2012 the project runs for 36 months. PLATFORM has three distinct and mutually reinforcing objectives: establish a networking platform (through common workshops and a... discussion forum), stimulate mutual learning (through a master class and a guidance based on good practices) and delivering of a Vision Paper and Roadmap for long-term cooperation and synergy among and between ERA-NETs and other research policy actors such as JPIs, SCAR, and KBBE Technology Platforms. This publication contains factual information on all ERA-NET and ERA-NET+ projects supported by the KBBE theme of FP7 as well as related ERA-NET predecessors funded under FP6.