FP7 Guide for U.S. Users
Policy/Strategy Document & Report
This leaflet is a brief guide to American applicants to the Seventh Framework Programme for Research of the European Community (FP7). It outlines the stages and issues
Associated with the submission of an FP7 project proposal.
An introduction to EU-U.S. research cooperation is given in Section I. Section II provides an explanation of the overall application process, while examples of current collaborations are contained in Section III. With the intent to help ensure the smooth negotiation of American participation in FP7 projects, Section IV clarifies a number of particular issues previously encountered by U.S. partners during the conclusion of contractual arrangements. A list of useful resources and informative web sites is given in Section V.