Tag: European research funding

  • EU research: Dealing with FP7 complexities

    The FP7 programme and application process are so immensely complicated and difficult that it basically takes a dedicated FP7 expert to identify the appropriate call and to draft a proposal to match the strict format and eligibility criteria officially prescribed for it.

  • EU research: Why some FP7 projects fall short

    The European Union disburses more than 7 billion euro a year for research. However, funding programmes and application procedures are also very complex and demanding. In this two-part article, I will discuss several related issues.