Seventh FP7 Monitoring Report

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Seventh
FP7 Monitoring Report
MONITORING REPORT 2013
EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
Directorate A — Policy Development and Coordination
Unit A.5 — Evaluation
Contact: Rosalinde van der Vlies
E-mail: [email protected]
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European Commission
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EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Seventh
FP7 Monitoring Report
MONITORING REPORT 2013
DG Research and Innovation – Evaluation Unit (A.5)
11 March 2015
Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
2015 - Evaluation
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ............................................................................................. 1
1 INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................... 4
2 FP7 PARTICIPATION PATTERNS IN 2013 ................................................................ 6
2.1
Overall participation .................................................................................. 7
2.2
Participation by funding scheme .............................................................. 12
2.3
Participation by type of organisation ....................................................... 13
2.3.1 Academia participation ....................................................... 15
2.3.2 Participation of research organisations.................... 16
2.3.3 Industry participation ......................................................... 16
2.4
International and regional dimensions of FP7 ......................................... 19
2.4.1
2.4.2
2.4.3
2.4.4
2.5
EU Member States .................................................................. 20
Candidate and Associated Countries .......................... 22
Third Countries ........................................................................ 23
Regional dimension ............................................................... 27
Participation of women and the gender dimension in FP7 ....................... 31
2.5.1 Patterns of women participation in FP7
projects......................................................................................... 31
2.5.2 Participation of women in FP7 advisory groups,
panels and committees ....................................................... 34
3 FP7 IMPLEMENTATION IN 2013 ............................................................................ 37
3.1
Dissemination activities ........................................................................... 37
3.1.1. Internet ........................................................................................ 37
3.1.2 National Contact Points meetings ................................ 38
3.2
Quality assessment of proposal evaluation and the redress procedure ... 39
3.2.1 Proposal evaluation .............................................................. 39
3.2.2 Redress procedure ................................................................. 39
3.3
The FP7 Ethics Framework - Ethics reviews, audits, trainings and
toolkits .................................................................................................... 40
3.4
Time-To-Grant ......................................................................................... 42
3.5
Independent assessment of FP7 implementation by National Contact
Points ...................................................................................................... 44
3.5.1 FP7 relevance, European Added Value and
Scientific Excellence ............................................................. 44
3.5.2 Role of FP7 in global context........................................... 44
3.6 Simplification measures in FP7 ................................................................... 45
3.7. Monitoring sustainable development in FP7 ............................................... 46
4 FP7 IMPLEMENTATION IN 2013 – SPECIAL FOCUS ................................................ 48
4.1
European Research Council...................................................................... 48
4.2 The Research Executive Agency (REA) ........................................................ 54
4.3. Marie Curie Actions .................................................................................... 57
4.4
EURATOM ................................................................................................. 59
4.4.1 Nuclear fission and radiation protection .................. 59
4.4.2 Fusion energy ........................................................................... 60
4.5
Joint Technology Initiatives..................................................................... 61
4.5.1.
4.5.2.
4.5.3.
4.5.4.
4.5.5.
Clean Sky Joint Undertaking ........................................... 61
Innovative Medicines Joint Undertaking (IMI) ... 64
ARTEMIS (Embedded Computing Systems) ........... 66
ENIAC (Nanoelectronics) Joint Undertakings ....... 67
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH
JU) ................................................................................................... 69
4.6. Article 185 (ex-169) Initiatives ................................................................. 71
4.7
Risk-Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF) ....................................................... 73
4.7.1 Rationale and aim .................................................................. 73
4.7.2. Risk-Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF) in 2013 ...... 73
4.7.3. Transition from FP7 to Horizon 2020 ......................... 76
4.8. Participation of SMEs ................................................................................. 77
4.8.1 Overview of SME Participation in FP7 ........................ 77
4.8.2 Funding for SMEs under the Cooperation
Programme ................................................................................. 77
5 FP7 ACHIEVEMENTS AND FIRST PROJECT OUTCOMES ........................................... 79
5.1 Data reported through RESPIR ................................................................... 79
5.2 Data on achievements not covered by RESPIR ............................................ 85
ANNEX A:
MONITORING SYSTEM FOR FP7 .................................................. 90
ANNEX B:
STATISTICAL TABLES ON PARTICIPATION PATTERNS ................ 93
ANNEX C:
STATISTICAL RESULTS OF THE NCP SURVEY ON FP7 IN 2013 .. 102
ANNEX D:
GLOSSARY ................................................................................ 105
ANNEX E:
KEY REFERENCES ...................................................................... 108
ANNEX F:
FP7 COUNTRY PROFILES (EU MEMBER STATES) ........................ 110
0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
This Seventh – and last - FP7 Monitoring Report focuses on the Framework Programme
implementation in 2013, provides an integrated view on the different strands of FP7
activities and also presents a comparative analysis of FP7 implementation during 20072013.
The document structure is similar to the one used in the previous reports. In section 2
this document provides a detailed analysis of FP7 participation patterns in 2013, and for
the overall period from 2007 to 2013. FP7 implementation management and quality
issues are the focus of section 3 and include the current situation with regard to the
simplification process and also the results of an annual National Contact Points (NCPs)
survey on FP7 implementation and simplification. Section 4 presents some of the
elements of the Framework Programme which deserve special focus. Section 5 looks at
the achievements of the Framework Programme.
The main new feature in this report is the presentation of results from the enlarged
SESAM Research Performance and Impact Reporting tool (RESPIR). This application
provides, for the first time in the history of the Framework Programme’s implementation,
a solid quantitative and some qualitative basis for assessing the outputs of Framework
Programme projects. More specifically, the tool presents statistical data on bibliometrics,
intellectual property rights, workforce statistics, gender and ethical issues based on FP7
project final reports. For the time being, RESPIR does not cover all research family and
reports on data derived from 17.861 projects administered by the services.
Furthermore, a new annex (F) has been added to the (full version of the) report
providing key data and information on FP7 – in particular on participation – per country,
notably on the EU Member States.
Section 2 provides information on FP7 participation patterns in 2007-2013. The following
selected facts and figures highlight some of the main features of this chapter:
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The magnitude of FP7 is illustrated by the impressive participation figures: during
seven years of FP7, 487 concluded calls received nearly 136.000 proposals, involving
more than 601.000 applicant organisations and individuals of which more than
25.000 proposals involving more than 130.000 participants – were finally retained for
negotiations. Proposals and applicants had an average success rate of 19% and 22%
respectively.
The aggregate project cost of the retained proposals for the period 2007-2013 is
€ 62,9 billion and the corresponding EU financial contribution requested is
€ 41,7 billion with a corresponding average success rate of 19% in terms of EU
financial contribution.
More than half of all recorded calls in 2013 were launched under the Cooperation
Specific Programme. Higher and secondary education institutes (HES) remained in
2013 the main beneficiaries of FP7, both in terms of numbers of applicants and
requested EU funding.
SMEs organisations account 46% of all industry organisations participating in grant
agreements for the period 2007-2013. In 2013, 18,6% of all participants in signed
grant agreements were SMEs. The average EU contribution to SMEs participating in
the FP7 for the period of 2007-2013 is € 259.772.
The top 50 HES organisations represent 12 countries (10 Member States and 2
Associated Countries). The highest number comes from the United Kingdom (14), the
Netherlands (7) and Germany (6) followed by Sweden (5).
The top 50 research organisations represent 16 countries (12 Member States, the JRC
of the European Commission and 3 Associated Countries). The highest number comes
from France (9), Italy (6) and Germany (6) followed by the Netherlands (5).
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The top 50 private-for-profit organisations represent 14 countries (11 Member States
and 3 Associated Countries). The highest number comes from France (14) and
Germany (10) followed by Italy (6) and Spain (5).
As regards industry participation, the highest business sector participation in absolute
numbers is recorded in the ICT thematic area, where the business sector takes just
over one-third of participations and budget of FP7.
86% of the applicants in retained proposals are from the Member States, 8% from
the Candidate and Associated Countries and 6% from the third countries. Over a
period of seven years it funds projects with participant organisations from as many as
170 countries. Outside the group of EU and Associated Countries the biggest
participants are the USA, Russia, China, Brazil and India.
The top 50 regions represent 16 Member States. The highest number comes from the
United Kingdom (8), Germany (7) and the Netherlands (7) followed by France (5). EU
funding to the Top 50 regions accounts nearly 50% of total EU funding over 20072013
There is a considerable variation of female participation shares as the contact person
for scientific aspects role among different thematic areas. The highest female
participation was recorded in Science in Society (40,7%), Regions of Knowledge
(33,3%), Socio-economic sciences and Humanities (32,5%) and activities in
International Cooperation (30,8%) areas with more than a third of the total. The
lowest female participation was recorded in Transport (15,7%), Research
Infrastructure (15,7%) and Space (14,3%) areas. Furthermore in the thematic areas
of the Cooperation Programme, 16 % of Project Coordinators reporting on gender
aspects declared that the gender dimension was associated with the research
content.
The mobility of researchers supported by the People Programme has strongly
contributed to enhancing international networking and collaboration and attracting
research talent. In fact, nearly 24% of all researchers funded by the Marie Curie
Actions are nationals of Third Countries.
Section 3 focuses on FP7 implementation management and quality issues.
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For the whole of FP7 the redress and ethical review procedures, out of the 3.683
requests for redress received, only 10 led to a re-evaluation, whereas 2.094 ethical
reviews were organised so far with no project having been stopped.
The average Time-to-Grant for the whole of FP7 is 313 days representing an
improvement compared to previous years.
Section 4 gives special attention to individual sub-programmes and sections of FP7.
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The executive agencies and Joint Technology Initiatives continued in its successful
implementation of FP7 delegated actions and tasks in 2013.
Under the Marie Curie actions, for the whole of FP7 fellowships have been awarded to
approximately 50.000 researchers of nearly 140 different nationalities and
organisations from more than 80 different countries. Nearly 24% of MCA fellows are
researchers from third countries. Furthermore, over the lifetime of FP7, the
programme has provided structured doctoral training to more than 10.000 new PhD
candidates in Europe.
For the whole of FP7 by the end of 2013 in the Risk-Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF),
127 RSFF operations had been approved by the EIB, with a total loan volume of
€16,2 billion, and the EIB signed loan agreements with promoters of 114 RDI
projects, with a total loan volume of €12,8 billion. The participation rate in RSFF loan
finance has risen steadily to 25 countries.
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The SME participation in the Cooperation Programme in 2013 again exceeded the
15% target with 16,8% (representing €4,6 billion) of the EU contribution going to
SMEs. For FP7 overall in the cooperation programme, the share of the budget going
to SMEs reached 14,6% (€6,2 billion) spread over almost 24.000 SME participations.
Section 5 provides information on achievements of the Framework Programme.
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By December 2014, 48% of all FP7 research projects were completed and over
43.000 publications were reported by the 7.288 projects for which the final reports
have been processed. Almost half of these reported publications were published in
High Impact Peer Reviewed Journals.
Similarly, for the whole of FP7 and by December 2014, these projects reported more
than 1.500 patent applications
Annex B provides more detailed statistical information on various aspects of FP7
implementation.
A novelty of this last monitoring report on FP7 is that Annex F (only available in the full
version of this report) provides country specific information on FP7 participation during
the entire FP7 period.
Though a substantial number of FP7 projects had not been finalised in 2013 with some of
them continuing until 2018 or beyond, the present report constitutes the last Monitoring
Report dedicated to FP7 solely. The next (annual) Monitoring Report on the EC research
framework programmes will be implemented under Article 31 of the Horizon 2020
decision. Since however, the FP achievements represent an essential input to monitoring
the implementation of the EC research programmes, the following Monitoring Reports
under H2020 will also continue to report on the main FP7 achievements. Feedback from
readers and users is therefore most welcome as it will help to improve the further
Monitoring Reports to be produced.
Please send your comments to:
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1 INTRODUCTION
The legislative basis for FP7 states that "the overriding aim of the Seventh Framework
Programme is to contribute to the Union becoming the world's leading research area.
This requires the Framework Programme to be strongly focused on promoting and
investing in world-class state-of-the-art research, based primarily upon the principle of
excellence in research [...] The objectives [...] should be chosen with a view to building
upon the achievements of the Sixth Framework Programme towards the realisation of the
European Research Area and carrying them further towards the operation of the
European Research Area to underpin the development of a knowledge-based economy
and society in Europe which will meet the goals of the Lisbon strategy in Community
policies." 1
A new structure was designed to capture the broad range of research activities funded by
the European Union under FP7. The objectives of FP7 have been grouped into four
categories: "Cooperation", "Ideas", "People" and "Capacities". For each type of objective,
there is a specific programme that corresponds to one of the main areas of EU research
policy. In addition, the Joint Research Centre's (JRC) direct actions relating to nonnuclear research are grouped under a specific programme with its own budget allocation.
The JRC's direct actions in the field of nuclear research and the indirect actions supported
by the EURATOM 7th Framework for Programme for Nuclear Research and Training
Activities comprise distinct strands of FP7.
That structure can be further broken down into the general headings given in the
diagram below. In broad terms:
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The Specific Programme Cooperation provides project funding for collaborative,
transnational research. The programme is organised through themes such as health,
energy, transport etc.
The Specific Programme Ideas provides project funding for individuals and their
teams engaged in frontier research. This programme is implemented by the European
Research Council (ERC).
The Specific Programme People funds actions to improve the training, career
development, and mobility of researchers between sectors and countries worldwide. It
is implemented through the Marie Curie Actions and Specific Actions to Support ERA
policies (in particular EURAXESS).
The Specific Programme Capacities funds actions that are designed to improve
Europe's research infrastructure and the research capacity of SMEs. It also hosts
smaller programmes relating to Science in Society, Regions of Knowledge, Research
Potential, International Cooperation, and the Coherent Development of Research
Policies.
This structure of FP7 is illustrated in Table 1 below. The total budget is € 50.6 billion;
Figure 1 shows the budget breakdown for FP7.
FP7 builds on the achievements and good practice of earlier Framework Programmes with
a good deal of continuity both at an operational level and in terms of strategic objectives.
There are however, a number of novelties which represent a significant change compared
to previous Framework Programmes. These novelties were presented in more detail in
the First FP7 Monitoring Report.
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Decision No 1982/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning
the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for Research, Technological Development
and Demonstration Activities (2007-2013).
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Table 1:
Structure of FP7 – Specific Programmes and Thematic Areas.
COOPERATION
Specific
Programmes
CAPACITIES
PEOPLE
IDEAS
EURATOM
Abbreviation
used in
graphs
Thematic Areas
Health
Health
Food, Agriculture, and Biotechnology
KBBE
Information and Communication Technologies
ICT
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies
NMP
Energy
Energy
Environment (including Climate Change)
ENV
Transport (including Aeronautics)
Transport
Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities
SSH
Space
Space
Security
Security
General Activities
General
Starting Independent Researcher Grants
ERC
Advanced Investigator Grants
ERC
Consolidator Grants
ERC
Synergy Grants
ERC
Proof of Concept Grants
ERC
Initial Training of Researchers
Marie Curie
Lifelong Training and Career Development
Marie Curie
Industry - Academia Partnerships and Pathways
Marie Curie
The International Dimension
Marie Curie
Specific Actions
SA
Research Infrastructures
INFRA
Research for the Benefit of SMEs
SME
Regions of Knowledge
Regions
Research Potential
Potential
Science in Society
Society
Coherent Development of Research Policies
Policies
Activities of International Cooperation
INCO
Indirect Actions
Direct Actions
Fusion Energy
Fusion
Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection
Fission
Nuclear Field (undertaken by JRC)
Prosperity in a Knowledge Intensive Society
JRC (Direct
Actions)
Solidarity and the Responsible Management of Resources
Security and Freedom
Europe as a World Partner
Figure 1: FP7 budget breakdown in € million (FP7 EURATOM budget of € 2,7 billion over 5 years not included).
COOPERATION
32.413
IDEAS
7.510
PEOPLE
4.750
JRC
1.751
CAPACITIES
4.097
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2 FP7 PARTICIPATION PATTERNS IN 2013
This section aims to provide a comprehensive statistical overview of FP7 implementation
in 2013 as well as a comparative overview of the period 2007-2013. The data used in
this section are exclusively drawn from the Common Research Data (CORDA)
warehouse; the cut-off dates may however slightly vary (see details mentioned at the
respective sub-section). This notion is in particular relevant when comparing data of
section 2 to other sections of this report (i.e. section 4) since for various purposes and in
different organisational entities alternative monitoring systems exist and again different
cut-off dates may be used for this report.
Some of the terms used throughout this section which require definition or clarification
are the following:
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A call for proposal is concluded when data on the evaluation and selection outcome
are available and have already been communicated to the respective FP7 Programme
Committees at the time of data extraction.
The dataset of included proposals, on which the analysis of participation patterns
and success rates in this section is based, consists of eligible proposals, i.e.
submitted proposals that fulfil the formal eligibility criteria set by the respective calls
for proposals, without taking into account:
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duplicate and withdrawn proposals;
eligible proposals in the first stage in the case of two-stage calls.
Success rates are always calculated as ratios of retained to included proposals.
This report is based on statistical data on calls for proposals with closure dates in 2007 2013, which have been concluded by October 2014. The reported numbers of concluded
calls are final. The reported statistical data for past years are always retrospectively
updated in subsequent Monitoring Reports; this is also applied in this report to the data
for 2011 and 2012, which have been updated according to the latest available
information.
The signed grant agreements were continuously added in the CORDA database in the
course of the Framework Programme implementation, and figures on signed grant
agreements were updated accordingly. Due to the constantly changing picture of grant
agreement statistics, the time lag of this procedure, the Monitoring Reports presents
cumulative statistics on grant agreements instead of statistics on a year by year basis.
Box 1: Data issues and methodology
The Monitoring Report 2013 is based on data from the E-CORDA. Data extraction for most figures was carried
out on 6 October 2014, for some sub-sections the cut-off dates may however slightly vary (see details
mentioned at the respective sub-section). This notion is in particular relevant when comparing data of section 2
to other sections of this report (i.e. section 4) since for various purposes and in different organisational entities
alternative monitoring systems exist and again different cut-off dates may be used for this report.
The presented tables and data analysis are based on 487 calls. It should be noted that the proposals figures for
2013 are based on the calls concluded in 2013, while signed grant agreement figures are based on the grants
signed in 2013. For EURATOM, data for collaborative projects on Fusion is not included. Data on Galileo
financing is also not included in the report.
The FP7 proposals and participants database contains information on calls for proposals for which validated
evaluation and selection data is available centrally and has already been communicated to the respective FP7
Programme Committee configurations. Call-specific evaluation and selection results enter the system almost on
a daily basis and are then validated by the responsible Commission services. Commission services cannot be
held responsible for the quality and content of applicant-supplied information contained in submitted proposals.
The problem of the existence of multiple entries on participants is addressed by the introduction of a 'Unique
Registration Facility' (URF) for participants.
Information on the type of activity and legal status, including SME status, at the proposal submission phase is
provided by the applicant organisation; this information is not verified by Commission services before the
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proposal is retained for negotiation and, consequently, could be subject to identification and measurement error
that might limit the reliability of this type of data. It is expected that such inconsistencies (where relevant) will
be sorted out with the introduction of more intelligent data acquisition system, such as a revised version of the
Electronic Proposal Submission System (EPSS).
Summary statistics on FP7 including proposals, applicants and success rates by funding scheme, applicant
activity type and nationality are based on (i) eligible proposal and participants data submitted to single stage
calls for proposals and (ii) second stage eligible proposal and participants data for FP7 calls for proposals
involving two-stage proposal submission and evaluation procedures, without taking into account data from
proposals submitted to the first stage of the calls. First-stage proposals are, in most cases, reduced or outline
versions of the full proposal and they do not provide data on participants other than the coordinator and,
therefore, no meaningful statistics on participant nationality or type of activity can be compiled. Following
evaluation, each proposal is associated to an Evaluation Summary Report (ESR) and the resulting evaluation
outcome. Those proposals that pass to the second stage of the evaluation are submitted in full together with
complete participants' data thus allowing for statistical analysis, and first stage data are overwritten by second
stage data. Following the second stage evaluation each proposal is once again associated with the
corresponding ESR, evaluation outcome and, finally, an EC decision.
The following limitations in the availability of financial data in "Ideas" and "People" proposals need to be
carefully considered when drawing conclusions on the basis of reported statistics:
Applicants' data in proposals submitted under the Ideas (ERC) and People (Marie Curie Actions) specific
programmes generally refer to hosting organisations rather than to individual applicants. In proposals
submitted under Ideas/Capacities no activity types are specified for the hosting organisations. Information on
activity type is available only when the grant agreement is signed.
In proposals submitted under People data on total cost and requested EU contribution are generally not
provided; the only exception is a limited number of People related calls for proposals for Coordination and
Support Actions (CSA), which contain data on total cost and requested EU contribution both at proposal and
applicant level.
2.1 Overall participation
Calls, proposals, applicants and corresponding success rates
The 54 calls for proposals with call closures dates in 2013 recorded in CORDA by October
2014 attracted a total of 20.739 applications for funding. The majority of submitted
proposals (97%) was 'included' (as defined above), and less than a sixth of those (3.093)
were retained for funding negotiations representing an overall (proposal) success rate of
15%. In October 2014, submitted and retained proposals involved a total of 69.248 and
13.392 applicants respectively with an overall (applicant) success rate of 19%.
Figure 2:
Numbers of eligible and retained proposals, applicants for FP7 calls concluded in 2007 - 2013
The aggregate figures for the period 2007-2013 show that for a total of 487 concluded
calls, 135.716 proposals were submitted (involving 601.024 applicants), out of which
also approx. 97% were included, and 25.127 proposals (involving 130.801 applicants)
were retained for negotiations. The average success rate for the period 2007-2013 was
19% in terms of proposals and 22% in terms of applicants. (For more detailed statistics
see Table B1 in Annex B.)
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Project costs, requested EU contribution and corresponding success rates
The 20.739 submitted proposals, which correspond to the 54 recorded calls in 2013,
involved a total project cost of € 36,4 billion with a requested EU contribution of € 28,4
billion. After the evaluation and selection stage the requested EU contribution is
€ 4,7 billion, corresponding to a success rate of 17%, slightly lower than the average for
the seven years (19%).
The aggregate project cost of the retained proposals for the period 2007-2013 is € 62,9
billion and the corresponding EU financial contribution requested is € 41.7 billion with a
corresponding average success rate of 19% in terms of EU financial contribution.
For more detailed statistics on the numbers of included and retained proposals,
applicants, budgets and the corresponding success rates see also Figure 3 below, as well
as Tables B1 and B7-B9 in Annex B2.
Figure 3:
Numbers of proposals, applicants and amounts of requested EU financial contribution (in €million)
in retained proposals for FP7 calls concluded in 2007 - 2013 by specific programme.
Retained proposals (counts)
Applicants in retained proposals
(counts)
12.000
80.000
10.000
70.000
8.000
60.000
50.000
6.000
40.000
4.000
30.000
20.000
2.000
10.000
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2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2010
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
EURATOM
CAPACITIES
PEOPLE
IDEAS
0
COOPERATION
EURATOM
CAPACITIES
PEOPLE
IDEAS
COOPERATION
0
2010
When comparing the information provided for the different years, it should be kept in mind that in 2007, European Research
Council (ERC) calls were heavily oversubscribed: Out of the 9.167 submitted proposals addressing the two-stage ERC calls,
only 6% (547) were admitted to the second stage and as little as 2% (299) were retained.
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Specific Programme COOPERATION
More than half (36) of all recorded calls in 2013 were launched under the Specific
Programme Cooperation. 25 calls were single stage calls and 11 calls two-stage calls.
Under Cooperation, almost a third of all submitted (5.321) and retained (1.031)
proposals were received, involving approx. 70% of all applicants (47.905 and 9.857
respectively) and – for retained proposals - approx. 79 % of the requested EU
contribution (€17,8 million and €3,8 million respectively).
More than one third of all retained proposals under Cooperation in 2013 come from the
thematic area of Information and Communication Technologies followed by Health (11%
of proposals). The average success rate in terms of retained proposals in 2013 is 19%.
The highest success rates were recorded in Energy, the lowest in Socio-economic Science
and Humanities.
For the entire period of FP7 (2007-2013) the average success rate for the Cooperation
Programme is 22% in terms of applicants, 20% in terms of proposals and 22% in terms
of requested EU contribution.
Specific Programme IDEAS (European Research Council)
As recorded in the CORDA database by October 2014, the 4 calls with closure dates in
2013, which were launched by the European Research Council (ERC), attracted 4.321
proposals but only 368 of those were retained with a corresponding success rate of 9% in
terms of retained proposals and 8% in terms of applicants. For the entire period of FP7
(2007-2013) the average success rate for the IDEAS Programme is 11% in terms of
applicants and 12% in terms of proposals. Thus, in 2013 as well as during the entire
2007-2013 period, the specific programme IDEAS was the most competitive compared to
all FP7 specific programs.
In 2013, the requested EU contribution amounts to an estimated € 717 million or € 1,71
million per applicant with a success rate in terms of requested EU financial contribution of
7%. For the entire period 2007-2013, the requested EU contribution amounts to an
estimated € 7.721 million or € 1.66 million per applicant with a success rate in terms of
requested EU financial contribution of 12%
As already indicated and in accordance with the approach throughout the entire section
2, the above figures are extracted from the CORDA database on 6 October 2014. To
complete the picture, in the case of the IDEAS it is however important to note that in late
2013 a further, fifth call was launched by the European Research Council (ERC).
Altogether, the 5 calls attracted 10.151 proposals, of which 9.928 were included in the
evaluation and 984 were retained for funding with a corresponding success rate of 9.9%
in terms of retained proposals. For more details please also refer to section 4.1 of this
report.
Specific Programme PEOPLE (Marie Curie Actions and specific policy initiatives)
8 concluded calls with closure dates in 2013 were launched under the Specific
Programme People. The calls received more than half of all included and retained
proposals (10.838 and 1.538 respectively).
The recorded average success rates in 2013 were 14% at the level of proposals and 18%
at the level of applicants. For the entire period of FP7 (2007-2013) the average success
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rate for the PEOPLE Programme is 21% in terms of applicants and 19% in terms of
proposals.
Due to the specific design of a number of the Marie Curie Actions (financial support to
individual researchers in liaison with a 'host organisation' as legal entity – see box 1 for a
more detailed explanation) the CORDA database does not provide comprehensive
information on projects costs and corresponding EU financial contribution.
Specific Programme CAPACITIES
The 6 calls with call closure dates in 2013, which were launched under the Specific
Programme Capacities, attracted around 1% of all included and retained proposals (181
and 74 respectively). In 2013, the numbers of applicants and amounts of requested EU
contributions were significantly lower than the average of the entire 2007-2013 period.
The ineligible proposals accounted for more than 5% in 2013. The ERA Chairs Pilot Call in
2013 recorded by far the largest share of included proposals (54%) with the highest
number of retained proposals (65% of proposals). Due to the very few calls recorded
under the Capacities programme in 2013, the corresponding success rate in 2013 (41%)
is not a representative figure for the overall success rate over the 2007-2013 period
(19%).
FP7 Success rates
Overall, the FP7 success rate (proposals) is moving around the average of 19% over the
years of the FP7 implementation, but is varying across different programmes (see in the
individual sections above and table B1).
Figure 4:
Trend in the FP7 success rates (proposals) by specific programme 2007-2013.
Success rates across FP7 research themes also vary significantly from the overall global
FP7 proposal success rate. In some cases, this is a result of different types of call
procedures. In two-stage calls (mostly in Health, Environment, Nanosciences,
Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies), first stage proposals are
excluded from calculations; these thematic priorities therefore generally record higher
success rates.
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Signed grant agreements, participants and EU contribution
For the concluded calls with closure dates in 2007-2013 as of October 2014, 25.053
grant agreements have been signed, which involve 132.392 grant holders and will be
funded by the EU with an amount of € 44,4 billion. For details please refer to table 2 and
Figure 5 below as well as table B1 in Annex B.3
Table 2:
Numbers of FP7 signed grant agreements, participants and EU contribution (in € million) for
concluded FP7 calls with closure dates in the period 2007-2013 by specific programme.
SPECIFIC
PROGRAMME
GRANTS
GRANT
HOLDERS
EU
CONTRIBUTION
(€ Million)
AVERAGE EU
CONTRIBUTION
PER GRANT
(€ Million)
TOTAL COST
(€ Million)
EU
CONTRIBUTION
in % of total
PROJECT COST
(in signed grant
agreement)
COOPERATION
7,834
87,623
28,336
3.62
44,342
63.90%
IDEAS
4,525
5,405
7,673
1.70
7,677
99.95%
10,716
19,515
4,778
0.45
5,600
85.32%
2,025
19,047
3,772
1.86
5,227
72.16%
138
2,025
358
2.59
662
54.09%
25,238
133,615
44,917
1.78
63,508
70.73%
PEOPLE
CAPACITIES
EURATOM
TOTAL
Numbers of signed grant agreements and participants for FP7 calls concluded during the period
2007-2013
Grant agreements (counts)
90.000
10.000
80.000
70.000
8.000
60.000
6.000
50.000
4.000
40.000
EURA…
CAPA…
0
PEOPLE
10.000
IDEAS
EURATOM
20.000
CAPACITIES
0
IDEAS
30.000
PEOPLE
2.000
COOPERATION
3
Participants (counts)
12.000
COOP…
Figure 5:
As explained in the introductory paragraph of this section, participation data in this
section generally related to participation in FP7 calls during the respective year, in
particular until negotiation stage (retained proposals). Data in the following
subsection refers to those proposals that successfully passed the evaluation stage and
were signed in the respective year. Figures on the no. of retained proposals and
grants (including applicants) therefore can deviate. The deviation in the amount of EU
funding between requests in retained proposals (EUR 41.7 bn) and signed grants
however, is caused by the fact that in the PEOPLE programme for the majority of
contracts no requested EU contribution at the level of retained proposals is recorded
following the specifities of the Marie Curie Programme.
11
Figure 6 below shows the ratio between total project cost and EU contribution for all FP7
calls. The differences in the ratio between the various specific programs is due to the
different funding schemes; Cooperation, Capacities and Euratom projects are usually
agreed on a shared cost basis, whereas Ideas and People in general provide full project
funding by the EU contribution.
Figure 6:
Total project cost and EU Contribution in signed grant agreements for FP7 calls concluded during
the period 2007-2013
Project costs & EU contribution (€billions)
50,00
40,00
30,00
20,00
10,00
,00
COOPERATION
IDEAS
Project cost
PEOPLE
EURATOM
CAPACITIES
EC contribution
2.2 Participation by funding scheme
This report examines the following funding schemes which have been employed in FP7:
Collaborative Projects, including combinations
Coordination and Support Actions (CP)
Coordination and Support Actions (CSA)
Networks of Excellence (NoE)
Research for the Benefit of Specific Groups (BSG)
European Research Council (ERC)
Marie Curie Actions (MCA)






of
Collaborative
Projects
and
Similarly to previous years, in 2013 Marie Curie Actions attracted by far the largest
number of included and retained proposals (slightly more than half of the total) followed
by Collaborative Projects with a quarter of the total. However, Collaborative Projects
made up more than half of the total number of applicants and more than two thirds of
the total requested EU contribution in retained proposals.
No retained proposals were recorded under the Networks of Excellence and Research for
the Benefit of Specific Groups funding schemes in 2013.
Table 3:
Funding
Scheme
Number of retained proposals, applicants and requested EU contribution by funding scheme
for 2013 and the period 2007-2013.
Number of retained proposals
2013
2007-2013
Number of applicants
2013
Requested EU contribution
(in Million EUR)
2007-2013
2013
2007-2013
CP
733
5.590
7.653
63.573
4.508
26.094
CSA
377
2.222
2.064
17.910
449
2.447
NoE
0
55
0
983
0
322
BSG
0
562
0
5.149
0
731
ERC
363
2.629
412
2.965
715
5.172
MCA
1.485
10.273
2.322
19.039
NA
NA
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Figure 7:
Numbers of retained proposals, numbers of applicants and amounts of requested EU
contribution (in € million) in retained proposals for FP7 calls concluded in 2007 - 2013 by
funding scheme
Applicants in retained
proposals (counts)
Retained proposals
(counts)
70.000
12.000
EU contribution in
retained proposals
(€M)
30000,00
60.000
25000,00
10.000
50.000
20000,00
8.000
40.000
6.000
15000,00
30.000
4.000
2.000
20.000
10000,00
10.000
5000,00
0
0
CP CSANoEBSGERC MC
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2010
CP CSANoEBSGERC MC
,00
CP CSA NoE BSG ERC
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2010
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2010
2.3 Participation by type of organisation
Data on the type of activity of participating organisations in FP7 is collected according to
a classification scheme which groups organisations in the following categories:





Higher or secondary education (HES)
Private for profit (excluding education) (PRC)
Public body (excluding research and education) (PUB)
Research organisations (REC)
Other (OTH)
Figure 8 below presents a breakdown of the numbers of applicants and amounts of
requested EU contribution (in € million) in retained proposals during the period 20072013 by type of organisation. Table 4 provides the corresponding figures for the entire
period 2007-2013. For further details please also refer to table B8 in Annex B.
13
Figure 8:
Numbers of applicants and amounts of requested EU financial contribution (in € million) in
retained proposals for FP7 calls concluded in 2007 - 2013 by type of organisation
Applicants in retained proposals
(counts)
EU contribution to retained
proposals (€M)
45.000
10000,00
40.000
9000,00
35.000
8000,00
30.000
7000,00
25.000
6000,00
5000,00
20.000
4000,00
15.000
3000,00
10.000
2000,00
5.000
1000,00
0
HES PRC PUB REC OTH
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2010
,00
HES PRC PUB REC OTH
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2010
The amount of FP7 financial contribution has been steadily growing over the years of FP7
implementation. With the exception of public bodies excluding education (PUB) with
relatively marginal and stable growth trend and Research organisation (REC) in 2012, all
other organisation types are recording a stable growth in FP7 financial contribution over
the years of FP7 implementation. Higher and secondary education organisations (HES) also the biggest beneficiary of FP7 funds - record higher growth than other types of
organisations, which all show a similar trend of more than € 100 million increase in FP7
financial contribution per year.
Table 4: Number of applicants and requested EU contribution by type of organisation for the period 20072013.
Type of organisation
Number of applicants
Requested EU contribution (in
Million EUR)
Higher or secondary education (HES)
45.285
10.996
Private for profit (excluding education) (PRC)
36.408
10.827
6.757
1.345
28.650
8.814
9.090
1.959
Public body (excluding research and education) (PUB)
Research organisations (REC)
Other (OTH)
14
€ million
Figure 9:
EU financial contribution (in € million) in the signed grant agreements for FP7 calls concluded in
2007 -2013 by type of organisation.
Trend in FP7 financial contribution by type of organisation
signed grant agreements (2007-2013)
4.000
3.800
3.600
3.400
3.200
3.000
2.800
2.600
2.400
2.200
2.000
1.800
1.600
1.400
1.200
1.000
800
600
400
200
PUB
PRC
HES
REC
Other
SME
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2.3.1 Academia participation
Higher and secondary education institutes (HES) remain in 2013 the main beneficiaries of
FP7, in terms of both numbers of applicants and requested EU funding, with 39% and
33% respectively of the total in retained proposals. On average for the period 20072013, HES also represented 39% of the applicants and 31% of the requested EU funding.
Top academic participants
Table 5 below presents the general and within-group rankings of the 10 higher or
secondary education institutions with the highest numbers of FP7 participations in signed
grant agreements during the period 2007-2013. In 2013, there was just one change in
the top 10 HES list compared to the previous year –Technische Universiteit Delft (NL),
which was in 11th place in 2012, instead of Kobenhavns Universitet (DK), which moved to
11th place.
Table 5:
Ranking of top 10 HES organisations in FP7 signed grant agreements in terms of counts of
participations for the period 2007-2013.
HES
rank
Overall
rank
1
2
4
5
3
9
4
10
5
11
6
12
7
13
8
9
10
18
19
20
Organisation
THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE,
TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
EIDGENOESSISCHE TECHNISCHE
HOCHSCHULE ZUERICH
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE
LAUSANNE
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
Country
Participations
EU Financial
Contribution
UK
UK
737
719
424,033,731.50
437,211,509.18
UK
UK
657
610
325,246,663.64
352,748,161.54
CH
BE
562
545
336,886,752.92
263,002,585.14
CH
DK
NL
UK
508
409
406
405
304,732,532.76
186,622,061.55
195,158,867.07
225,972,665.75
15
Table B3 in Annex B provides a list of the 50 higher or secondary education institutions
with the highest numbers of FP7 participations in signed grant agreements during the
period 2007-2013. The top 50 HES organisations represent 12 countries (10 Member
States and 2 Associated Countries). The highest number comes from the United Kingdom
(14), the Netherlands (7) and Germany (6) followed by Sweden (5). In 2013, there are
no substantial changes compared to the previous year. Only two new HES organisations
are in the top 50 list 2013. The biggest jump was demonstrated by Technische
Universiteit Eindhoven (NL) - from 45th position in 2012 to 31st position in 2013. The
other institutions remained approximately in the same positions throughout the whole
FP7 period.
2.3.2 Participation of research organisations
Top research organisation participants
Table 6 below presents the general and within-group rankings of the top 10 research
organisations with the highest numbers of participations in FP7 signed grant agreements
during the period 2007-2013. In 2013, there were no changes in the top 10 research
organisations list compared to the top 10 list in 2012 and 2011. It is worth noting that all
these organisations also occupy top 20 positions in the overall ranking of participations in
FP7.
Table 6 Ranking of top 10 REC organisations in FP7 signed grant agreements in terms of counts of
participations for the period 2007-2013
REC
Rank
1
2
Overall
rank
1
2
3
3
4
6
5
7
6
8
7
8
14
15
9
16
10
17
Organisation
Country
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT
COMMISSARIAT A L’ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES
ALTERNATIVES
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE
INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER
WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V.
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST
NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK - TNO
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA SANTE ET DE LA RECHERCHE
MEDICALE
FR
DE
FR
ES
IT
DE
FI
DE
NL
FR
Participations
1.524
1.228
745
701
696
665
471
430
429
423
EU Financial
Contribution
793,225,130.05
581,811,909.66
422,915,212.07
259,532,907.43
231,028,794.70
412,347,025.81
194,828,078.17
191,188,192.08
187,829,231.70
299,026,799.42
Table B4 in Annex B provides a list of the top 50 research organisations. The top 50
research organisations represent 16 countries (12 Member States, the JRC of the
European Commission and 3 Associated Countries). The highest number comes from
France (9), Italy (6) and Germany (6) followed by the Netherlands (5). In 2013, there is
no significant change compared to the top list of the previous year. Only 3 new research
organisations are in the top 50 compared to the previous year.
2.3.3 Industry participation
Industry participation in the context of this report means the participation of private-forprofit organisations (PRC), with SMEs being a sub-group. Similarly to previous years, in
2013 private-for-profit organisations (PRC) account a quarter of the total number of
applicants and a third of the total amount of requested EU contribution in retained
proposals.
16
Figure 10 shows PRC sector participation shares over different FP7 thematic areas. The
business sector dominates in the Research for the benefit of SMEs, the thematic area
that was originally set-up to boost business sector participation in FP7. However, this
sector is also strongly present in its traditional strongholds, such as Transport, Energy
and Security thematic areas where it takes about almost half of all participations and the
budget. High participation but with a somewhat lower budget share for the business
enterprise sector is recorded in NMP/Industrial Technologies. The highest business sector
participation in absolute numbers is recorded in the ICT thematic area, where the
business sector takes just over one-third of participations and budget of FP7.
Figure 10:
PRC participation and budget share by research themes in signed agreements 2007 -2013
90%
80%
70%
60%
50%
40%
30%
20%
10%
0%
PRC participation share
PRC budget share
Top industry participants
Table 7 below presents the general and within-group rankings of the top 10 private-forprofit organisations with the highest numbers of FP7 participations in signed grant
agreements during the period 2007-2013. The previous three years (2010, 2011 and
2012) the top 10 list consisted of the same companies. Airbus Defence and Space GmbH
and Selex ES SPA are new in the top 10 list of 2013. Airbus Defence and Space GmbH
also demonstrated the highest jump compared to the previous year with a more than
doubled participation counts.
Table 7: Ranking of top 10 PRC organisations in FP7 signed grant agreements in terms of counts of
participations for the period 2007-2013
PRC
Rank
Overall
rank
Country
Participations
EU Financial
Contribution
1
118
2
127
ATOS SPAIN SA
ES
141
51.948.726,85
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
THALES COMMUNICATIONS & SECURITY
SAS
DE
132
56.889.078,96
3
149
4
159
FR
117
60.352.385,21
D'APPOLONIA SPA
TELEFONICA INVESTIGACION Y
DESARROLLO SA
IT
111
5
162
31.175.942,48
6
ES
109
52.620.460,39
164
STMICROELECTRONICS SRL
IT
109
42.701.588,98
7
165
AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE GMBH
DE
109
39.809.035,94
8
173
ACCIONA INFRAESTRUCTURAS S.A.
ES
107
30.563.210,26
9
180
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NEDERLAND B.V.
NL
103
51.724.950,41
10
191
SELEX ES SPA
IT
98
30.492.717,32
Organisation
17
Table B5 in Annex B provides a list of the top 50 private-for-profit organisations with the
highest numbers of FP7 participations in signed grant agreements during the period
2007-2013. It is interesting to note that none of the companies figure among the top 100
participants in the overall ranking and only 10 among the top 200. The same situation
was recorded in 2012.
The top 50 private-for-profit organisations represent 14 countries (11 Member States and
3 Associated Countries). The highest number comes from France (14) and Germany (10)
followed by Italy (6) and Spain (5). In 2013, there are some changes compared to the
top list of the previous year as 12 new companies are in the top 50 list compared to the
previous year (2012).
SME participation
For the period 2007-2013, 62% of distinct organisations participating in FP7 signed grant
agreements have participated only once, while 94% of the organisations have
participated less than 10 times and 6% have participated more than 10 times.
SMEs organisations account 46% of all industry organisations participating in grant
agreements for the period 2007-2013. 69% of distinct SME organisations participating in
FP7 signed grant agreements, have participated only once while 98.4% of the
organisations have participated less than 10 times, with only 207 SMEs, 1,6%,
participating 10 or more times.
The average EU contribution to SMEs participating in the FP7 for the period of 2007-2013
is € 259.772. This is about two thirds of the average EU contribution to non-SME
participants, which is €391.772.
Table 7a: Ranking of top 10 SME participant organisations in FP7 signed grant agreements in terms of EU
contribution for the period 2007-2013.
EU
Funds
rank
Participation
rank
1
56
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
2
3
4
13
12
18
10
74
10
28
Legal Name
DELIVERY OF ADVANCED NETWORK TECHNOLOGY TO
EUROPE LIMITED (DANTE)
ARTTIC
GABO:MI GESELLSCHAFT FUR ABLAUFORGANISATION:
INSTITUT VON KARMAN DE DYNAMIQUE DES FLUIDES
GEIE ERCIM
INSTITUTO DE MEDICINA MOLECULAR
C-TECH INNOVATION LIMITED
ATHENS TECHNOLOGY CENTER SA
NORDUNET A/S (NORDUNET A/S)
UNION INTERNATIONALE DES TRANSPORTS PUBLICS UITP
NUTS
code
Number of
Participations
EU Financial
Contribution
(euro)
UK
UKJ14
12
84.505.878,50
FR
DE
BE
FR
PT
UK
EL
DK
FR101
DE212
BE241
FR823
PT171
UKD22
EL300
DK011
61
45
41
30
31
27
34
7
25.096.870,25
18.627.089,51
16.065.897,56
14.329.177,88
12.447.378,03
11.106.244,92
10.793.332,00
10.390.176,00
BE
BE100
20
9.907.863,95
Count
ry
Table 7a above presents the general and the within-group rankings of the 10 private-forprofit SMEs with the highest EU financial contribution in FP7 signed grant agreements
during 2007-2013.
Table 7b below presents the general and the within-group rankings of the 25 private-forprofit SMEs with the highest numbers of participations in FP7 signed grant agreements
during 2007-2013. The top 25 private-for-profit SMEs represent 8 Member States. The
highest number comes from France (5) and Spain (4) followed by Belgium (4).
18
Table 7b: Ranking of top 25 SME participant organisations in FP7 signed grant agreements in terms of counts
of participations for the period 2007-2013.
SME
rank
EU
Funds
rank
1
2
91
2
3
3
4
5
6
7
4
33
73
11
8
17
9
36
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
8
26
6
5
24
45
20
35
7
19
70
20
12
21
64
22
23
22
14
24
75
25
63
Legal Name
ATEKNEA SOLUTIONS CATALONIA, SA
ARTTIC
GABO:MI GESELLSCHAFT FUR
ABLAUFORGANISATION:MILLIARIUM MBH & CO KG
INSTITUT VON KARMAN DE DYNAMIQUE DES FLUIDES
SIGMA ORIONIS SA
INSTITUTO DE BIOMECANICA DE VALENCIA
ECOLOGIC INSTITUT GEMEINNÜTZIGE GMBH
ASOCIACION DE INVESTIGACION DE MATERIALES
PLASTICOS Y CONEXAS - AIMPLAS
INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO DEL EMBALAJE, TRANSPORTE Y
LOGISTICA
ATHENS TECHNOLOGY CENTER SA
UNION INTERNATIONALE DES CHEMINS DE FER
INSTITUTO DE MEDICINA MOLECULAR
GEIE ERCIM
INSTITUTO DE BIOLOGIA EXPERIMENTAL E TECNOLOGICA
UNION DES INDUSTRIES FERROVIAIRES EUROPEENNES
ITTI SP ZOO
INSTITUTE OF OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
C-TECH INNOVATION LIMITED
CENTRE SCIENTIFIQUE & TECHNIQUE DE L'INDUSTRIE
TEXTILE BELGE
EURICE EUROPEAN RESEARCH AND PROJECT OFFICE
GMBH
CENTRE DE RECHERCHE EN AERONAUTIQUE ASBL CENAERO
THE SCOTTISH ASSOCIATION FOR MARINESCIENCE LBG
FUNDACION CENER-CIEMAT
INASCO - INTEGRATED AEROSPACE SCIENCES
CORPORATION O.E.
LGI CONSULTING
Country
NUTS
code
Number of
Participations
EU Financial
Contribution
(euro)
ES
FR
ES511
FR101
66
61
5.075.940,04
25.096.870,25
DE
DE212
45
18.627.089,51
BE
FR
ES
DE
BE241
FR823
ES523
DE300
41
36
36
35
16.065.897,56
7.287.620,50
5.645.555,40
9.565.614,95
ES
ES523
35
8.521.421,09
ES
ES523
35
7.231.690,66
EL
FR
PT
FR
PT
BE
PL
UK
UK
EL300
FR101
PT171
FR823
PT171
BE100
PL415
UKM25
UKD22
34
32
31
30
29
29
28
28
27
10.793.332,00
7.523.781,97
12.447.378,03
14.329.177,88
7.577.336,52
6.432.749,22
7.830.708,70
7.238.970,87
11.106.244,92
BE
BE100
27
5.692.544,25
DE
DEC01
26
9.418.650,56
BE
BE322
26
5.879.204,25
UK
ES
UKM63
ES220
24
23
7.698.227,28
8.971.614,78
EL
EL300
23
5.593.096,65
FR
FR101
22
5.943.853,00
2.4 International and regional dimensions of FP7
The Framework Programme by conception is a collaborative programme with global
outreach open to all researchers and research organisations irrespective of their country
of origin. During its years of implementation FP7 has attained unprecedented levels of
international participation by involving researchers in retained proposals from as many as
170 countries from all continents.
For analytical and comparative purposes participating countries are conventionally
grouped in this section in four groups, namely EU Member States, Candidate and
Associated Countries, Third Countries with Science and Technology (S&T) agreements,
and other Third Countries. It should be emphasised that these groups are largely
heterogeneous in terms of the socio-economic characteristics and the scientific and
technological capacities of their members, as well as in terms of their FP7 participation
levels and performance.
For detailed statistical figures on participation by country or group of countries see Table
B6 in Annex B. Furthermore, the (full version of this) report in Annex F provides key data
and information on FP7 – in particular on participation – per country, notably for the EU
Member States.
Figure 11 below shows the shares of each of the above groups of countries in applicants
and requested EU financial contribution.
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Figure 11:
Numbers of applicants and amounts of requested EU financial contribution (in € million) in
retained proposals for FP7 calls concluded in 2007-2013 by country group.
Applicants in retained proposals
(counts)
EU contribution to retained
proposals (€M)
120.000
35000,00
100.000
30000,00
25000,00
80.000
20000,00
60.000
15000,00
40.000
10000,00
20.000
5000,00
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2010
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
Third (Other)
Third (S&T agreement)
Associated & Candidate
,00
Member States
Third (Other)
Third (S&T agreement)
Associated & Candidate
Member States
0
2010
86% of the applicants in retained proposals are from the Member States, 8% from the
Candidate and Associated Countries and 6% from the third countries. The Member States
account 90% of the EU contribution to retained proposals followed by the Candidate and
Associated Countries (9%) and 1% to the third countries.
In the NCP survey conducted in the context of the 2013 monitoring exercise, FP7
National Coordinators and FP7 Coordinators for Specific Fields were asked to assess if
FP7 provides sufficient opportunity for international Science, Technology and Innovation
(STI) cooperation. A majority of the 197 respondents (68%) consider that FP7 provides
'very good' and 'good' opportunities for international STI cooperation.
2.4.1 EU Member States
Participation in terms of applicants and EC contribution to retained proposals has
remained very stable for most Member States throughout the entire duration of FP7. The
numbers and 'ranking' broadly follows the size and economic power of the 28 countries.
Average success rates of applicants and EC contribution by Member States during FP7
range between 14% to 26% for applicants and 9% and 26% for EU contribution.
Figures 12, 13 and 14 below present the numbers of applicants from the EU28 Member
States and the amount of requested EU financial contribution in retained proposals, the
corresponding success rates as well as the amounts of EU contribution per applicant in
calls with closure dates in the period 2007-2013. For further details please also refer to
tables B6 and B7 and Annex F..
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Figure 12:
Average success rates of EU28 applicants and requested EU financial contribution for FP7 calls
concluded during the period 2007-2013 by country.
Average success rates (2007-2013)
30%
25%
20%
15%
10%
05%
00%
AllATBEBGCYCZDEDKEEELES FI FRHRHUIE IT LTLULVMTNLPLPTROSE SISKUK
Applicants
Figure 13:
EU contribution
Numbers of EU28 applicants and requested EU financial contribution (in € million) in retained
proposals for FP7 calls concluded in 2007-2013 by country.
Applicants in retained proposals
(counts)
EU contribution to retained
proposals (€M)
DE
UK
FR
IT
ES
NL
BE
SE
AT
EL
DK
FI
PL
PT
IE
HU
CZ
RO
SI
BG
EE
CY
SK
LT
HR
LV
LU
MT
0
5.000
10.000
15.000
20.000
DE
UK
FR
IT
NL
ES
BE
SE
AT
DK
EL
FI
IE
PT
PL
HU
CZ
SI
RO
BG
EE
CY
SK
HR
LT
LU
LV
MT
,00
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2010
2000,00
4000,00
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
6000,00
8000,00
2010
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Figure 14:
Requested EU financial contribution per applicant (in € thousand) in retained proposals for
FP7 calls concluded in 2007-2013 by country.
Average EU contribution per applicant (2007- 2013) (€K)
450
400
350
300
250
200
150
100
50
0
DENLFRDKSEUK FI ATBE IT ES IE EL PTLU SI HRHUPLEECZCYSKROBGLT LVMTAll
2.4.2 Candidate and Associated Countries
For FP7, there are 14 Associated Countries, mainly European countries, currently
associated, including all of the Western Balkan States. This makes FP7 a true PanEuropean programme and strongly underpins the objective of building a wider ERA.
Figures 15-17 present the situation in terms of numbers of applicants and requested EU
contribution in retained proposals, corresponding success rates, and EU contribution per
applicant from Candidate and Associated Countries in the period 2007-2013.For further
details please also refer to tables B6 and B7.
Figure 15:
Numbers of applicants from candidate and associated countries and requested EU financial
contribution (in € million) in retained proposals for FP7 calls concluded in 2007-2013 by country.
EU contribution to retained
proposals (€M)
Applicants in retained proposals
(counts)
CH
NO
IL
TR
RS
IS
MK
ME
MD
BA
AL
FO
0
1.000
2.000
3.000
4.000
CH
IL
NO
TR
RS
IS
MK
ME
BA
MD
FO
AL
,00
2007
2011
2008
2012
2009
2013
2010
500,00
1000,00
1500,00
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2000,00
2010
Candidate and Associated Countries constitute a heterogeneous group 4, which in 2013
accounted for around 8% of the total number of applicants (no change from the last two
4
In 2013, the Candidate and Associated Countries were Albania (AL), Bosnia-Herzegovina (BA), Faroe Islands, (FO) Former
Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK), Iceland (IS), Israel (IL), Liechtenstein (LI), Montenegro (ME), Moldova (MD),
Norway (NO), Serbia (RS), Switzerland (CH), and Turkey (TR).
22
years) and 9% of the requested EU financial contributions in retained proposals. The
overall success rates (applicants and EU financial contributions) are 21,9% and 19,2%
respectively – which are similar to those of the EU28 Member States (21,6% and 18,7%)
during FP7 implementation.
Figure 16:
Average success rates of applicants from Candidate and Associated Countries and of
requested EU financial contribution for FP7 calls concluded during the period 2007-2013 by country.
Average success rates (2007-2013)
50%
40%
30%
20%
10%
00%
FO CH NO ME
IS
Applicants
IL
MD TR MK RS AL BA ALL
EU contribution
Figure 17:
Requested EU financial contribution per applicant (in € thousand) in retained proposals for
FP7 calls concluded in 2007 - 2013 for candidate and associated countries.
Average EU contribution per applicant (2007- 2013) (€K)
500,00
400,00
300,00
200,00
100,00
IL
CH NO IS
RS FO TR MK ME BA MD AL ALL
Switzerland, Norway and Israel rank in the top three positions for the number of
applicants and requested EU contribution among this group of countries. The top 5
collaborative links for these 3 countries are exactly the same – Germany, United
Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain. In Switzerland, the biggest number of grant holders is
in the Information and Communication technologies thematic sector, followed by Marie
Curie Actions and Health. In Norway, the leading thematic areas are Information and
Communication Technologies, Research for the benefit of SMEs and Environment
(including Climate change). Israel is most active in Information and Communication
Technologies, followed by Marie Curie Actions, ERC and Health thematic sectors. There
are no structural changes compared to the previous year in collaborative links. There are
small changes of the leading thematic priorities in Norway and Israel, Information and
Communication Technologies being the most active FP7 research priorities.
2.4.3 Third Countries
For FP7, a new approach towards international cooperation was developed, aiming to
reinforce international research collaboration throughout the Framework Programme.
Special instruments (SICA - Specific International Cooperation Actions, coordinated calls,
twinning of projects, etc.) were established to implement these objectives allowing both
Since 1 July 2013 Croatia has joined the European Union as 28th Member State.
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geographical and thematic targeting5. In addition, a specific programme dedicated to
international cooperation provides funding to support activities (INCO-NETs, BILATs,
ERA-NETs, NCP networks, etc.) designed to underpin the S&T policy dialogue and
promote cooperation opportunities under FP7 for international partners.
International Cooperation activities are also reinforcing the external dimension of the
European Research Area (ERA), particularly through the implementation of the Strategic
European Framework for International S&T Cooperation6 and the establishment of the
Strategic Forum for International S&T Cooperation (SFIC), consisting of high-level
representatives from the Member States and the Commission.
The mobility of researchers supported by the People Programme has strongly contributed
to enhancing international networking and collaboration and attracting research talent. In
fact, nearly 24% of all researchers funded by the Marie Curie Actions are nationals of
Third Countries. 7
In addition, the 'EURAXESS Links' initiative8 (funded under the Specific Actions part of
the People Programme) helps to maintain the link with European Researchers abroad to
keep them updated on research policy, funding and cooperation opportunities in Europe,
while reinforcing their role as catalysts to boost cooperation with their host countries
(USA, Japan, China, Singapore and India).
This approach, together with the general opening of all activities to Third Country teams,
has reinforced the international dimension of FP7, which has grown in volume and focus.
In 2013, there were 866 applicants from as many as 87 Third Countries with a total
requested EU financial contribution of €52,5 million in retained proposals and
corresponding success rates of 23% and 17,5% respectively. These figures represent just
6,4% of the total number of applicants and 1,1% of the total amount of requested EU
contribution in retained proposals.
19 Third Countries concluded S&T cooperation agreements 9 with the European Union.
This group of countries includes all the industrialised and emerging economies and
several developing countries. In 2013 these countries accounted for more than three
quarters (83,3%) of the total number applicants from Third Countries and for 81,2% of
the total requested EU contribution to Third Countries in retained proposals, with success
rates of 22,3% and 21% respectively.
In terms of numbers of successful applicants, the 10 biggest Third Country participants in
FP7 have been (in descending order) the USA, Russia, China, Brazil, India, Australia,
Canada, South Africa, the Ukraine and Argentina. In terms of EU financial contribution,
the 10 biggest beneficiaries (in descending order) have been the USA, Russia, India,
China, South Africa, Brazil, the Ukraine, Egypt, Argentina and Mexico. All of these
countries have S&T agreements with the EU. Figures 18, 19 and 20 below present the
situation of the 19 Third Countries with S&T agreements in terms of numbers of
applicants and requested EU financial contribution (in € million) in retained proposals, the
5
6
7
Further details, also on targeted opening activities, can be found in: SEC (2007) 47 "A New Approach to
International S&T Cooperation in the EU's 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013)", 12.01.2007.
European Commission (2008): Communication "A strategic European Framework for International Science and
Technology Cooperation". COM (2008) 588.
The figure excludes short-term exchanges under IRSES scheme. With IRSES figures included, the share of
third country nationals supported by FP7 MCA increases to nearly 34%
8
http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/links/index_en.htm
Argentina (AR), Australia (AU), Brazil (BR), Canada (CA), Chile (CL), China (CN), Egypt (EG), India (IN),
Japan (JP), Jordan (JO), Mexico (MX), Morocco (MA), New Zealand (NZ), Russia (RU), South Africa (ZA),
South Korea (KR), Tunisia (TN), Ukraine (UA), United States (US).
The agreement with Algeria, signed on 19 March 2012 and provisionally applied since that date, entered into
force on 11 June 2013
9
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corresponding success rates and the EU financial contribution per applicant (in €
thousand). The ranking is according to the cumulative performance of the countries
during the period 2007-2013. For further details please also refer to tables B6 and B7. 10
Figure 18:
Numbers of applicants from third countries with S&T agreements and amounts of requested
EU financial contribution (in € million) in retained proposals for FP7 calls concluded in 2007 2013.
EU contribution to retained proposals (€M)
US
RU
IN
CN
ZA
BR
UA
EG
AR
MA
MX
CA
TN
AU
JP
CL
JO
NZ
KR
-
2007
2008
20,000
2009
40,0002010
2011
60,000
2012 80,000
2013
100,000
Applicants in retained proposals (counts)
US
RU
CN
BR
IN
AU
CA
ZA
UA
AR
MX
JP
MA
EG
NZ
TN
CL
KR
JO
-
500,0
2007
10
2008
1000,0
2009
2010
1500,0
2011
2012
2000,0
2013
It is important to again recall that – as in the entire part 2 - the section above reflects the situation at the stage
of retained proposals not at the stage of signed grants (see also the comments under section 2.1). While for
the vast majority of cases the resulting differences and consequences are minor, in this subjection on Third
Countries a significant deviation is noted, which alters the picture when taking at the no. of signed grants as
a basis. For the period 2007-2013, the no. of applicants in retained proposals (8.041) significantly succeeds
the no. of applicants in signed grants (5.428)..This difference is also valid for the individual countries; for
the US for instance the no. of applicants in retained proposals (1.603) has to be compared to a lower number
of applicants in signed grant agreements (527).
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Figure 19:
Success rates of applicants from third countries with S&T agreements and of requested EU
financial contribution for FP7 calls concluded in 2007 - 2013.
Average success rates (2007-2013)
40%
30%
20%
10%
00%
AR AU BR CA CL CN EG IN JO JP KR MA MX NZ RU TN UA US ZA ALL
Applicants
Figure 20:
EU contribution
Requested EU financial contribution per applicant from third countries with S&T agreements
(in € thousand) in retained proposals for FP7 calls concluded in 2007 – 2013
Average EU contribution per applicant (2007- 2013) (€K)
120,00
100,00
80,00
60,00
40,00
20,00
US NZ RU TN EG IN JO JP CA CN AU CL MX ZA UA AR KR BR MA All
The USA, Russia and China rank in the top three positions for number of applicants, while
the USA, Russia and India are in the top three positions for requested EU contribution
among this group of countries. Top 3 collaborative links for these 4 countries are the
same – Germany, United Kingdom and France followed by Italy, Spain and the
Netherlands. In the USA, the biggest number of grant holders is in the Health theme,
followed by Information and Communication technologies and by Food, Agriculture and
Biotechnology. In Russia, the leading Themes are Transport (including Aeronautics),
Space and Nanoscience, Nanotechnologies. India is most active in Health, Environment
(including Climate change) and Information and Communication technologies. In China,
the most active research areas are Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology, Information and
Communication technologies and Environment (including Climate change).
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2.4.4 Regional dimension
The European Union has developed a geocode standard for referencing the subdivisions
of countries for statistical purposes. The Nomenclature of Units for Territorial Statistics
(NUTS) is instrumental, for instance, in the European Union's Structural Fund delivery
mechanisms. For each EU Member State, a hierarchy of three NUTS levels has been
established11. It should be noted that the subdivisions in some levels do not necessarily
correspond to administrative divisions within the country.
This report presents information on FP7 participation by European region, based on
NUTS3 regions identified in CORDA. There are currently 1.294 NUTS3 EU28 regions and
1.188 NUTS3 regions recorded in CORDA, covering 92% of the total EU (the remaining
participations not being attributed to a specific region, but at NUTS2 or the national
level), so coverage is complete and reliable.
Top 50 regions as participants
The top 5 are the same as in the previous years. The top 50 regions represent 16
Member States. The highest number comes from the United Kingdom (8), Germany (7)
and the Netherlands (7) followed by France (5). EU funding to the Top 50 regions
accounts nearly 50% of total EU funding over 2007- 2013.
Maps 1 and 2 illustrate FP7 participation (number) and the EU financial contribution
(million Euro) at NUTS3 level. Table B2 in Annex B provides statistics on collaborative
projects for EU28.
11
http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/nuts_nomenclature/introduction;
The NUTS subdivides each Member State into a whole number of NUTS 1 regions, each of which is in turn
subdivided into a whole number of NUTS 2 regions and so on. The NUTS Regulation lays down the following
minimum and maximum thresholds for the average size of the NUTS regions. NUTS 1 - from 3 million to 7
million, NUTS 2 - from 800 000 to 3 million and NUTS 3 - from 150 000 to 800 000
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Table 8: Ranking of top 50 EU28 NUTS3 (NUTS2 where NUTS3 is not available) regions in terms of counts of
participations and in terms of EU financial contribution in FP7 signed grant agreements for the period
2007-2013.
Rank
by
partici
-pation
Rank
by EU
contribution
Membe
r State
NUTS
code
1
1
FR
FR101
2
4
DE
DE212
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
5
2
3
6
11
10
9
12
7
19
14
8
13
24
15
21
18
22
28
122
23
27
32
39
36
20
33
37
41
30
26
16
35
63
UK
ES
IT
ES
SE
IT
AT
FI
EL
UK
NL
BE
DE
UK
FR
BE
NL
SE
NL
FR
IE
DK
NL
DE
UK
IT
DE
BE
DE
NL
ES
PT
UK
NL
UKI11
ES300
ITE43
ES511
SE110
ITC45
AT130
FI181
EL300
UKJ14
NL326
BE100
DE300
UKH12
FR105
BE242
NL333
SE232
NL310
FR421
IE021
DK011
NL414
DE125
UKM25
ITC11
DEA23
BE234
DE600
NL221
ES212
PT171
UKI12
NL226
37
62
NL
NL331
38
44
FR
FR103
39
46
UK
UKD31
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
52
56
37
17
49
42
25
53
50
66
69
SE
FR
DE
HU
SE
AT
PL
UK
DE
DK
UK
SE121
FR714
DE111
HU101
SE224
AT221
PL127
UKK14
DE122
DK042
UKE32
Region
Paris
München, Kreisfreie
Stadt
Inner London - West
Madrid
Roma
Barcelona
Stockholms län
Milano
Wien
Uusimaa
Attiki
Oxfordshire
Groot-Amsterdam
Arr. de Bruxelles-Capital
Berlin
Cambridgeshire CC
Hauts-de-Seine
Arr. Leuven
Delft en Westland
Västra Götalands län
Utrecht
Bas-Rhin
Dublin
Byen København
Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
Heidelberg, Stadtkreis
Edinburgh, City of
Torino
Köln, Kreisfreie Stadt
Arr. Gent
Hamburg
Veluwe
Guipúzcoa
Grande Lisboa
Inner London - East
Arnhem/Nijmegen
Agglomeratie Leiden en
Bollenstreek
Yvelines
Greater Manchester
South
Uppsala län
Isère
Stuttgart, Stadtkreis
Budapest
Skåne län
Graz
Miasto Warszawa
Swindon
Karlsruhe, Stadtkreis
Østjylland
Sheffield
Participations
Grant
agreement
EU financial
contribution
SMEs
Participation
s
5.572
4.405
2.637.070.926
468
3.045
2.711
1.494.910.084
199
2.888
3.483
3.050
2.622
1.716
1.838
1.854
1.708
2.191
1.038
1.363
2.143
1.410
957
1.220
1.013
1.068
986
809
215
985
847
697
556
616
1.037
677
583
546
727
848
1.125
630
424
2.555
2.646
2.330
2.034
1.440
1.466
1.489
1.323
1.636
1.000
1.101
1.633
1.224
923
994
905
952
776
734
204
840
778
538
512
573
774
655
537
473
603
656
901
600
403
1.302.731.153
1.089.206.084
925.783.694
852.212.718
678.003.134
621.746.961
614.974.901
608.669.525
589.743.687
586.495.845
582.519.695
525.393.759
503.780.150
490.035.497
448.708.263
443.140.558
443.139.375
369.414.827
352.063.783
340.103.688
333.269.062
328.124.084
323.583.537
304.908.616
286.046.803
278.705.029
275.559.271
252.989.165
248.874.137
247.371.392
246.845.338
239.849.182
228.947.140
226.830.067
241
416
399
603
226
361
315
171
523
236
153
499
330
129
104
161
130
146
99
32
228
80
96
59
68
173
54
71
107
104
121
186
135
96
432
391
224.510.602
86
528
472
216.205.687
33
526
504
213.147.544
58
468
453
583
1.098
516
543
908
461
504
416
388
427
353
534
880
469
455
820
448
449
376
365
212.915.946
210.179.676
208.162.284
204.093.759
203.400.452
192.634.691
189.199.677
185.897.665
182.124.556
171.392.699
170.342.233
58
139
83
308
94
123
104
7
65
63
49
28
Map 1 – FP7 Participation (number) 2007-2013 at NUTS 3 level
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Map 2 – EU Financial contribution (Euro million) 2007-2013 at NUTS 3 level
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2.5 Participation of women and the gender dimension in FP7
In 1999, early in FP5, the Commission adopted a Communication in which it undertook the
commitment to develop a coherent approach towards promoting women in research
financed by the European Union12. The Commission's stated aim was to achieve at least a
40% representation of women in Marie Curie fellowships, Advisory Groups, Assessment
Panels and Monitoring Panels of FP5. This target was subsequently expanded to include all
groups, panels, committees and projects involved in the Framework Programmes. The
40% target remained in place for FP6 and is also valid for FP7.
2.5.1 Patterns of women participation in FP7 projects
The CORDA database contains data on individuals with assigned contact person roles for
each of the organisations participating in FP7 funded projects, for which grant agreements
have already been signed. This data includes gender identity. In the thematic area
Information and Communication Technologies data of this type is recorded in the CORDA
database only for the 'Contact Person' role. 13
At the moment of data extraction (October 2014) the database contained an estimated
total of 433.115 individuals from EU28 participant organisations with assigned contact
person roles, whose gender identity has been registered in the database, of which
116.714, or 26,95%, were women. Of all individuals with assigned contact person roles in
coordinator organisations, 31,18% (34.613) are women; in participant (non-coordinating)
organisations the corresponding share of women is 25,49% (82.101).
Table 9:
Gender of individual participants with contact person roles in signed grant agreements from FP7
calls concluded during the period 2007-2013*.
Coordinator
Role
Participant
F
M
%F
F
11.678
13.799
45,84%
38.462
66.823
36,53%
50.140
80.622
38,34%
Contact Person for
Legal Aspects
6
4
60,00%
12
11
52,17%
18
15
54,55%
Contact Person for
Scientific Aspects
3.685
14.702
20,04%
17.068
63.246
21,25%
20.753
77.948
21,03%
Fellow
8.861
15.413
36,50%
1.749
2.887
37,73%
10.610
18.300
36,70%
First Administrative
Officer
5.075
17.816
22,17%
12.975
69.795
15,68%
18.050
87.611
17,08%
Principal Investigator
883
3.525
20,03%
286
1.002
22,20%
1.169
4.527
20,52%
Secondary
Administrative Officer
4.425
11.135
28,44%
11.549
36.243
24,17%
15.974
47.378
25,21%
34.613
76.394
31,18%
82.101
240.007
25,49%
116.714
316.401
26,95%
Contact Person
Total
M
All
%F
F
M
%F
*figures valid for the number of persons linked to the participants in signed FP7 contracts
*data for People programme is available only for individual fellowships.
*E-CORDA does not contain gender information in ICT projects
Source: E-CORDA as of 06/10/2014
Among coordinators, a fifth (20,04%) of all individuals characterised as contact person for
scientific aspects in signed grant agreements are women. Women represent more than a
third (36,5%) of individuals in the category fellow, which corresponds to the specific
programme People (Marie Curie Actions).
12
European Commission (1999): Communication "Women and Science: Mobilising women to enrich European
research", COM(1999)76. Brussels.
13
This is due to differences in the reporting format of the contract management systems used by the different
Commission services: DG RTD and DG ENTR use the Contract and Project Management (CPM) Module, while
DG CNECT uses the Phoenix Contract Management Application.
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Figure 21 presents the participation share of women in contact person roles in FP7 signed
grant agreements from 2007 to 2013 by country of origin of the participating organisation,
for the group of EU28 Member States.
Figure 21:
Participation share of women from project participant and project coordinator organisations in
contact person and contact person for scientific aspects roles in FP7 signed grant agreements
during the period 2007-2013 by EU28 Member State.
Women in CP role
Women in CP for Scientific Aspects
role
EU…
EU28
LT
RO
UK
MT
FI
SI
RO
BG
SE
LV
PL
LT
FR
PT
BE
EE
HU
PL
ES
CY
EL
LU
DE
FI
PT
IT
CZ
BE
IT
SK
IE
IE
SK
ES
CY
FR
LV
NL
SE
HR
DK
EE
HU
DK
UK
SI
AT
AT
DE
MT
NL
BG
EL
LU
CZ
00%
20%
Coordinator
40%
Participant
60%
00%
20%
Coordinator
40%
60%
Participant
Source: E-CORDA
Figure 22 presents the participation share of women in contact person roles in FP7 signed
grant agreements from 2007 to 2013 by thematic area. There is a considerable variation
of female participation shares as the contact person for scientific aspects role among
different thematic areas. The highest female participation was recorded in Science in
Society (40,7%), Regions of Knowledge (33,3%), Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
(32,5%) and activities in International Cooperation (30,8%) areas with more than a third
of the total. The lowest female participation was recorded in Transport (15,7%), Research
Infrastructure (15,7%) and Space (14,3%) areas.
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Figure 22:
Participation share of women in contact person and contact person for scientific
aspects roles in FP7 signed grant agreements from EU28 during 2007-2013 by
thematic area.
Source: E-CORDA
Female participation in the European Research Council
With 13 completed calls, around one fifth of the more than 4.300 selected projects have a
female Principal Investigator. The share is substantially higher in the Starting/Consolidator
Grant competitions with 25 % women grantees, compared to 13 % in the Advanced Grant
competitions (respectively 24% and 13% in previous years). These relatively low shares
are partly due to the lower proportion of women applying to each of the two grant
schemes, with an average of 30 % in the Starting/Consolidator Grants and 15 % in the
Advanced Grants (respectively 29% and 15% in 2012).
Following up on the implementation of the ERC gender equality plan, the ERC has
continued to raise awareness about ERC gender policy among potential applicants and to
challenge any potential gender bias in evaluation procedures. The numbers of female
applicants and their success rates have slightly increased in 2012, particularly with regard
to Starting Grants. The ERC is continuously working towards achieving gender balance in
the composition of its evaluation panels. The share of women among ERC panel members
is, overall, equal to or larger than the share of female applicants, with 31% of women
among the panel members for Starting Grant calls and 25% for Advanced Grant calls.
In parallel, the ERC is continuously working towards achieving gender balance in the
composition of its evaluation panels. On the whole, the relative share of women in panels’
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composition, (evaluated) applicants and funded applicants is higher in Social Sciences and
Humanities and relatively low in Physical Sciences and Engineering.
Recent data on the composition of ERC teams, gives an additional dimension to the
contribution toward gender balance. Following an analysis of almost 1.000 funded
projects, it appears that grantees employ on average around six team members of which
some 39% are women. The share of female team members varies significantly across
scientific domains with 53% women in Life Sciences and in Social Science and Humanities,
and 23% in Physical Science and Engineering. This is a very encouraging sign for future
better share of women in research.
The working group of the Scientific Council dealing with gender balance issues has been
monitoring and analysing the gender distribution of applicants to the ERC and the success
rates of men and women since 2007. Taking into consideration the different ERC granting
schemes and countries, the group came to the following conclusions:





the proportion of applications from women is 30% for the Starting Grants and 15%
for Advanced Grants;
the proportion of women applying to the different granting schemes is lower on
average than the potential pool of qualified women at these levels in Europe;
this mismatch is not homogeneous throughout the different European countries: in
some the numbers are similar while in others fewer women apply than are
potentially qualified to do so;
the success rates of women is on average two percentage points below that of men
and this difference has been relatively stable since 2007;
no correlation between the number of women in the evaluation panels or the
gender of the panel chair and the success rate of women applying to these panels
was found, suggesting that improving the gender balance in panels will not be
critical in solving the issue.
2.5.2 Participation of women in FP7 advisory groups, panels and committees
The share of women in FP7 evaluation panels, i.e. of registered FP7 evaluation experts,
was 40,4% an increase from 37,5% in 2012. Out of the existing 14 Advisory Groups under
FP7, the percentage of women was with 33%, almost the same as in previous years.
Table 10:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Gender of individual participants in FP7 Advisory Groups
Advisory Group
Energy
Environment (including Climate Change)
Health
Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology
International Cooperation
NMP
People
SME
Security
SSH
Space
Transport
Regional aspects
ICT
TOTAL
Total
23
18
20
27
10
25
17
15
22
13
23
21
14
27
275
F
10
7
8
10
4
6
7
5
6
5
6
6
5
7
92
M
13
11
12
17
6
19
10
10
16
8
17
15
9
20
183
%F
43%
39%
40%
37%
40%
24%
41%
33%
27%
38%
26%
29%
36%
26%
33%
In 2013 the percentage of female members of FP7 Programme Committees was 38% (no
change compared to the previous year). In the same year female members of the ERC
Scientific Council represented 32% of the total number of members (a slight decrease
from 36,3% in 2012). The corresponding figure for the European Research Area Board
(ERAB) – the consultative body responsible for advising the EU on the realisation of the
ERA – was 45,5% (no change from 2012), which is higher than the respective figure (33%
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until 2006) for the European Advisory Board (EURAB) – the high-level advisory board
established for FP6.
Figure 23 below presents in more detail the shares of the participation of women in
groups, panels and committees from FP4 to FP7 (1998-2013).
Figure 23:
Participation share of women in advisory groups, panels and committees in FP7
50,0%
45,0%
40,0%
35,0%
30,0%
25,0%
20,0%
15,0%
10,0%
5,0%
0,0%
Evaluation
Experts
2007
Advisory
Groups
2008
2009
Programme
Committees
2010
ERC
Scientific
Council
2011
EURAB /
ERAB
2012
2013
* For Evaluation Panels, the data presented for each year of FP7 are cumulative.
Following the evolution of FP7 monitoring and the implementation of the SESAM Research
Performance and Impact Reporting tool (RESPIR see section 5), indicators on gender
aspects have been gathered through the final reports of projects of the Cooperation and
Capacities Programmes. Gender aspects have been split into two major categories. The
first focuses on Gender Equality Actions as further detailed in table 11, while the second
relates to the gender dimension in the research content (as shown in table 12). Of the
1.989 completed Cooperation projects, the Gender aspects section of the Final report was
filled in for 1.845 projects, 878 and 876 respectively for Capacities specific programme.
Out of the 2.721 completed projects with a gender aspects report, 667 (25%) declared
having undertaken Gender Equality actions. Actions most frequently undertaken were
aimed at designing and implementing equal opportunity policies and at setting targets and
measures to improve work life balance. Project coordinators declared that they were
effective in most of the cases.
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Table 11:
FP7 Cooperation and Capacities programmes - completed projects (by December 2014) that
reported gender aspects and with Specific Gender Equality Actions and Gender Action Types
Projects
with a
gender
aspects
report
Priority Area
CAPACITIES
COOPERATION
HEALTH
KBBE
NMP
ENERGY
ENV
Transport
SSH
Space
Security
Total: COOPERATION
Infrastructures
SME
REGIONS
Research Potential
Science in Society
Support for
policies
International
Coop.
Total: CAPACITIES
Total
Projects
with
Gender
Equality
Actions
398
185
348
105
210
280
129
111
79
1.845
87
470
46
107
90
136
53
107
20
58
36
41
25
14
490
23
73
2
37
26
16
2
60
876
2.721
14
177
667
Gender Action Types
Design and
implement an equal
opportunity policy
Set targets to achieve
a gender balance in
the workforce
Actions to improve
work-life balance
Effective
122
41
84
12
37
23
26
16
13
374
17
63
2
35
20
Effective
99
35
57
9
34
23
34
13
10
314
15
46
4
32
20
6
2
Effective
78
33
59
11
31
19
26
11
7
275
11
60
2
23
13
3
31
89
8
117
392
Not Eff.
10
4
9
2
2
8
2
1
38
3
14
8
1
Not Eff.
12
5
19
2
5
7
2
5
1
58
2
18
Not
Eff.
8
4
4
1
4
7
1
4
33
1
12
5
1
7
144
518
2
28
66
10
128
442
2
20
53
Source: E-CORDA
As shown in table 12, on average 16% of the projects that reported on gender aspects in
the Cooperation Programme developed the gender dimension in the content of the
research. It should be noticed that this percentage varies across priority areas and it
ranges from the lowest values of 1% for Space and 5% in the Nanosciences,
Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies (NMP) to 50% for Socioeconomic Sciences and Humanities (SSH). The average figures for Capacities Programme
are lower than for Cooperation Programme from lowest 2% in Regions of Knowledge
theme to 36% in Science and Society theme.
Table 12:
FP7 Cooperation and Capacities programmes - completed projects (by December 2014) that
reported gender aspects and number of projects where gender dimension was associated with
research content
COOPERATION
Priority Area
Health
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology - KBBE
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new
Production Technologies
Energy
Environment (including Climate Change)
Transport (including Aeronautics)
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
Space
Security
CAPACITIES
Total : COOPERATION
Research Infrastructures
Research for the benefit of SMEs
Regions of Knowledge
Research Potential
Science in Society
Support for the coherent development of research policies
Activities of International Cooperation
Total : CAPACITIES
No. of projects
that filed a
gender aspects
report
No. of projects where gender
dimension was associated with
the research content
398
185
No.
110
28
%
28%
15%
348
105
210
280
129
111
79
16
7
33
30
65
1
13
5%
7%
16%
11%
50%
1%
16%
1.845
87
470
46
107
90
16
60
303
9
25
1
4
32
2
2
16%
10%
5%
2%
4%
36%
13%
3%
876
75
9%
Source: E-CORDA
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3 FP7 IMPLEMENTATION IN 2013
3.1 Dissemination activities
3.1.1. Internet
The European Commission’s Research & Innovation web site on EUROPA provides up-todate information on the latest decisions and latest advances in European Research. The
structure for the site as successfully implemented in 2012 and continuously used in 2013
reinforced its mission, and provides a user-centric approach.
The Participant Portal also on EUROPA has become the central portal for the participants in
EU Research & Innovation Framework Programmes. It is the only interface for the
participants to find EU R&I funding, submit proposals to the Commission, sign a grant
agreement, manage projects throughout their life span and read participation related
documents and guidance.
CORDIS, the Community Research and Development Information Service, is run
separately from EUROPA and its focus is on the dissemination of information about the EUfunded projects, their results as well as their exploitation. This change in mission with
corresponding transfers of services between CORDIS, the Research & Innovation site on
EUROPA and the Participant Portal is a gradual process and will take place over a number
of years.
The figures shown below come from different providers: for the Research & Innovation site
on EUROPA they are taken from the Europa Analytics system provided by DG COMM/DIGIT
whereas those for CORDIS are provided by the Publications Office. The reorientation of the
websites, including the relocation of services, has an effect on the comparability of
statistics across the years. In this sense, the 2012 and 2013 figures for R&I on EUROPA
include the Participant Portal statistics.
Table 13:
Internet usage statistics (DIGIT/DG COMM statistics for R&I on Europa, CORDIS statistics).
INTERNET USAGE
STATISTICS
VISITS (total)
R&I on Europa
CORDIS
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
24,9
million
14,8
million
11,9
million
12,6
million
18,1 million
19,3
million
8,5 million
6,9 million
7,3 million
7.9 million
11,7 million
13,8 million
16,4 million
7,9 million
4,6 million
4.7 million
6,4 million
5,5 million
48,9
million
22 million
57,5
million
28 million
Page views
(total)
R&I on Europa
16,2 million
53,7
million
21 million
46 million
94,5
million
61 million
CORDIS
41,8 million
32,7 million
26,9 million
29,5 million
34,5 million
33,5 million
Visitors per
month (average)
419.078
>566.000
549.566
557.104
743.545
812.043
R&I on Europa
125.000
>300.000
340.000
357.000
485.000
528.000
CORDIS
294.078
266.396
209.566
200.104
258.545
284.043
58 million
80,5 million
Figures 24 and 25 below present the distribution of visits by country- For the significant
figures for Belgium it should be kept in mind that the latter is likely to be the result of the
fact that many European institutions are based in Brussels.
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Figure 24:
Distribution of visits to the Research & Innovation web site by country
Figure 25:
Distribution of visits to CORDIS sites by country
3.1.2 National Contact Points meetings
National Contact Points (NCP) play an important role in providing information and
assistance to potential applicants and hence are vital for ensuring transparency and equal
access to the Framework Programmes. Moreover, by transnational networking and by
facilitating EU wide integration of research they can contribute significantly to the
implementation of the Framework Programmes. 14
The FP7 legal and Financial NCPs met in April 2013. This meeting was mainly dedicated
legal and financial questions raised by the NCPs and related to FP7. The meeting was also
dedicated to the presentation of the state of play of the adoption of the H2020 legal
framework. The purpose of this presentation was to benefit from the experience of the
NCP network under FP7 in the preparation of the legal framework for H2020. Furthermore,
14
In December 2007, guidelines for establishing and operating the NCP systems for FP7 and for their relations
with the Commission services and each other have been published. These guidelines address the network
architecture, the nomination and recognition process and the operational modalities.
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a set of Minimum Standards and Guiding Principles for NCPs under Horizon 2020 was
finalised and agreed at a meeting of national officials in early 2013, triggering the
nomination process for the new NCP system. A two-day-training for national coordinators
and legal/financial NCPs under Horizon 2020 was held in Brussels in October 2013.
3.2 Quality assessment of proposal evaluation and the
redress procedure
3.2.1 Proposal evaluation
In order to receive the independent experts' opinion on the quality of the proposal
evaluation process and the procedures applied, an anonymous on-line survey of all experts
who participated in the evaluation of proposals was carried out. Similar surveys had
already been conducted in 2007 -2012. The data collected for the last year of FP7 confirms
the positive picture of the quality of the evaluation process. Key figures are presented in
Table 14 below.
Table 14:
Key figures of Evaluators' Survey 2008-2013
EVALUATORS' SURVEY
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
Experts invited to participate
3.492
4.612
3.972
3.409
6.728
7.939
Responses received
1.682
2.373
1.744
1.926
2.282
3.137
Respondents finding the quality of the
evaluation overall satisfactory to
excellent
97,6%
97,6%
97,4%
98,2%
98,4%
98,3%
Respondents rating the quality of the
evaluation overall excellent
26,5%
29%
28,8%
27,1%
33%
30,2%
Respondents, having previously
evaluated research proposals for
national or international research
funding schemes, finding the EU
evaluation process better or much
better
61,3%
61,0%
60,8%
63,9%
65,7%
64,9%
The results continuously demonstrate that the high quality of the evaluations has been
maintained. Evaluators were very satisfied with the way in which the evaluations were
conducted with respect to impartiality, confidentiality and fairness. In particular the level
of efficiency of the evaluation task has been rated as excellent, good or satisfactory by
98,3% of the respondents.
3.2.2 Redress procedure
The FP7 rules for participation stipulate that the Commission shall provide a redress
procedure for applicants. The intention of the legislator was to formalise the ad hoc
approaches for dealing with complaints that existed in previous programmes.
In line with these requirements, a redress procedure has been set up that aims to be both
efficient and consistent with the principles of transparency and equal treatment that
underpin all Commission evaluations. Corresponding redress guidelines set out the more
operational aspects of the new procedure. The redress committee meets in various
configurations according to the different calls for proposals. The configurations work
independently, and deliver their advice to the responsible directors. A redress office is
responsible for registering and tracking redress requests, supporting the committee
configurations, and ensuring that policy is coherent and consistent over time, based on
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case histories. These guidelines have since been endorsed by the Legal Service, and some
of the most salient guidelines have been incorporated into the evaluation rules. 15
Table 15 shows the results of the redress procedure for FP7 calls launched in 2007-2013.
The figures presented below do not include redress cases related to ERC calls and
managed by the European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA, section 4.1.2), but
include the redress cases managed by the Research Executive Agency (REA, section
4.2.2).
It should be noted that the figures for previous years have also been updated, given that
more redress requests have been solved and closed in the meantime.
Table 15:
Key figures for the redress procedure in 2007-2013
REDRESS PROCEDURE
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
TOTAL
17.380
10.059
13.166
11.757
17.978
18.654
17.948
106.942
772
403
443
487
573
482
523
3.683
Redress cases upheld
but not leading to reevaluation
41
25
26
10
89
14
82
287
Redress cases leading
to re-evaluation
8
7
9
6
32
10
29
101
0,046
0,069
0,068
0,051
0,177
0,053
Proposals received
Redress requests
received
Redress cases leading
to re-evaluation (% of
proposals received)
0,162
0,094
Problems leading to a re-evaluation were, for example, perceived cases of eligibility of
proposals (scope, number of participants), or to serious factual errors, or to insufficient
specialist expertise on the part of the experts.
3.3 The FP7 Ethics Framework - Ethics reviews, audits,
trainings and toolkits
The Commission implements a thorough Ethics Review process for all proposals that raise
ethical questions and are likely to receive Community funding. The process safeguards the
protection of fundamental rights and the respect of ethical principles. It guarantees that no
funding is allocated to research that does not comply with the relevant EU and national
legislation and the ethical considerations specified in the Framework Programme.16
The Ethics Review is the responsibility of the Ethics Sector of Directorate General for
Research and Innovation, which also coordinates the methodological and implementation
aspects of the Screening phase.
15
European Commission (2008): Rules for submission of proposals, and the related evaluation, selection and
award procedures (Version 3, 21 August 2008), COM (2008) 4617, 21.08.2008
16
It is described in detail in the "Rules for submission of proposals, and the related evaluation, selection and
award procedures". Version 3, 21 August 2008, COM (2008)4617 (see Annex A, 'Ethical Review Procedures'). The
"Rules" published on 22 March 2011 offer a detailed description of the new Ethics Review process, including the
Ethics Screening and the Ethics Follow-up and Audit (2011/161 EU, L75)
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All proposals that are selected for funding and raise ethical issues undergo an Ethics
Review by independent experts in research ethics coming from a variety of scientific
disciplines. The Review is split in two phases: the Ethics Screening and the Ethics Review.
Research proposals involving interventions on human beings (such as surgical
interventions, clinical trials etc.), non-human primates, or human embryos/embryonic
stem cells are automatically referred for Ethics Review at EC level. Particular attention is
also paid to research involving children, research undertaken in developing countries, and
security-related research.
All FP7 funded projects can request specific assistance on ethics issues from the Ethics
Review Helpdesk, accessible through the "get support function" of the CORDIS site.
Proposals that undergo an Ethics Screening and an Ethics Review can be flagged by the
reviewers as requiring an Ethics Audit/Follow-Up. The objective of the Audit procedure is
to assist researchers in dealing with the ethics issues that are raised by their work and if
necessary to take corrective measures. During 2013 a number of audits have taken place,
regarding among others Security, HESC and Child Health Intervention Projects.
The table below presents an overview on Ethics Reviews organised during FP7 until the
end of 2013. The number of Ethics Screenings is approximately three times higher than
the number of Ethics Reviews indicated below.
Table 16:
Key figures for ethics reviews in 2007-2013
ETHICS REVIEWS
2007
2008
2009
2010
Number of Ethics Reviews
245
294
232
298
organised
Projects stopped as a result of
0
0
0
0
the Ethics Review
Project proposals found to have
insufficient safeguards in place,
requested to modify project
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82
122
172
following contractually binding
requirements
Proposals flagged for Ethics Audit
N/A**
7
12
27
* There were 22 resubmissions (proposals that were considered not to fulfil
of first submission).
2011
2012
2013
TOTAL
343
354
328*
2.094
0
0
0
0
182
203
202
1.007
58
54
51
209
the ethics requirements at the time
** Ethics audits represent a rather recent addition to the FP7 ethics framework.
The project proposals that were reviewed cover a broad variety of issues under different
thematic areas and specific programmes. In 2013 People is the area with the highest
number of Ethics Reviews, which is due to the higher number of applications for funding
received by this programme, followed by ICT (Information and Communication
Technologies) and IDEAS. The table below provides more details.
Table 17:
Ethics Reviews by FP7 Specific Programmes and thematic area in 2013.
ETHICS REVIEWS IN 2013 BY FP7 SPECIFIC PROGRAMMES & THEMATIC AREAS
COOPERATION
Environment
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology
Health
ICT (Information and Communication Technologies)
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies
Security
SiS
SSH
SMEs
Transport
IDEAS (ERC)
PEOPLE (Marie Curie Actions)
CAPACITIES (Research Infrastructures)
TOTAL
2
10
12
66
8
25
6
4
24
1
64
102
4
328
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Majority of the ethical issues were related to data protection and privacy, research on
humans and research on animals.
In 2013 a Mutual Learning and Mobilisation (MML) action on Ethics was launched, following
the 2012 call for proposals. The MML puts together European shareholders in the ethics
review procedure (such as Research Ethics Committees, research associations etc.) in
order to discuss and propose common approaches and a common framework for the ethics
review framework at the European level.
As in 2012 also in 2013, the Ethics Review Sector of DG RTD has organised a number of
specialised workshops and focused training activities in order to facilitate the uptake of the
ethics review procedures by all research related Commission and Executive agencies staff.
The issues covered involve inter alia Research Ethics and Integrity, Innovation, Ethics
Issues in Space and Security Research.17
Overall and by December, 2014, 7.288 FP7 project Final Reports were approved and
recorded in RESPIR database. In total, the completed projects reported 2.624 ethical
issues.
Table 18:
Ethical Issues reported in the FP7 Projects by Priority Area
Programme
Approved
Final Reports
Projects with at
least one ethical
issue reported
COOPERATION
PEOPLE
CAPACITIES
EURATOM
Total
1.989
4.361
878
60
7.288
772
5
225
9
1.011
Ethical issues in the
projects that underwent
an Ethics Review
(and/or Screening)
1.243
0
108
16
1.367
Ethical
issues
2.215
5
379
25
2.624
A majority of the ethical issues were related to research on humans (1.493 issues or
56,9%), followed by research involving developing countries (487), privacy (1363) and
research on animals (201).
3.4 Time-To-Grant
Time-to-Grant (TTG) is defined as the time elapsed from the deadline of the call for
submission of proposals until the signature of the grant agreement. In the case of twostage calls for proposals, it is the second stage call deadline that is used in the calculation
of the Time-to-Grant. TTG is expressed in calendar days. A signed grant agreement is
defined as signed by means of its status (grant indicated as signed) or by the prefinancing information (grant not indicated as signed but potentially signed).
17
Under the aegis of the Ethics Review Sector of DG RTD, Guidance Notes have been prepared to serve as a
support for those writing or reviewing research proposals, on Human Security in Research, Risk-Benefit
Analyses and Ethical Issues, the Roles and Functions of Ethics Advisors/Ethics Advisory Boards in European
Commission-funded Projects, on 'How to complete your ethics Self-Assessment' and also on Data Protection
and Privacy. These toolkits are valuable guidance documents for researchers, evaluators, Commission and
Executive Agencies staff as well as anyone interested in the ethical issues in research.
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Figure 26:
Time-to-Grant (TTG) stages
The latest available data for 2013 (taken in September 2014) indicates the following
average times (in calendar days): for the periods from T1 to T3 (131) and T4+T5 (143) =
Total TTG (274).
Table 19:
COOPERATION
SP
CAPACITIES
IDEAS
PEOPLE
Euratom
Minimum, average, and maximum Time-to-Grant (in days) for FP7 grant agreements
signed in 2007 - 2013 by thematic area (December 2014)
Priority Area
Health
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and
Biotechnology
Information and Communication
Technologies
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies,
Materials and new Production
Technologies - NMP
Energy
Environment (including Climate Change)
Transport (including Aeronautics)
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
Space
Security
General Activities
ERC
Marie-Curie Actions
Research Infrastructures
Research for the benefit of SMEs
Regions of Knowledge
Research Potential
Science in Society
Support for the coherent development of
research policies
Activities of International Cooperation
Fusion Energy
Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection
Total
Signed
Grants
Average
TTG
Minimum
TTG
Maximum
TTG
967
351
142
804
509
366
204
650
2.316
259
141
629
793
336
483
609
243
240
294
20
4.175
10.089
321
954
64
176
153
329
346
373
409
394
399
527
341
358
271
341
371
317
326
385
146
142
185
154
223
281
228
112
7
107
200
202
229
239
210
755
1.206
651
1.997
748
724
914
493
785
671
641
809
589
473
696
12
150
3
122
308
307
414
315
180
227
409
167
538
717
422
638
23.029
313
7
1.997
TTG statistics capture a cumulative picture. The average TTG for the whole FP7 is 313
days (median 296 days). This figure represents an improvement compared to 2012. In
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2012 the average TTG was 324 days (median 307days). In 2011 the average TTG was 331
days (median 320 days). In 2010 the average TTG was 348 days (median 334 days). The
2009 TTG figures were higher than in the first two Monitoring Reports (2008: average TTG
333 days, median 318; 2007: average TTG 291 days, median 287), hence reflecting the
fact that at the time of reporting in the first two Monitoring Reports several lengthier grant
agreement negotiations had not been concluded and, therefore, had not been included in
the sample on which the 2009 TTG statistics were based. The more detailed information on
Time-to-Grant statistics is presented in the table above.
3.5 Independent assessment of FP7 implementation by
National Contact Points
Similarly to previous years an annual survey was conducted among National Contact
Points (NCP) to collect their views, comments and suggestions on FP7 with special regard
to the overall FP7 achievements. This year the questionnaire was dispatched to 945 FP7
National Coordinators and FP7 Coordinators for Specific Fields from the 41 EU Member
States and Associated Countries. As a result, 129 responses were received from 34
different countries (response rate of 13,7%). The complete (statistical) results of the NCP
survey are presented in Annex C.
3.5.1 FP7 relevance, European Added Value and Scientific Excellence
The questionnaire, in addition to gathering information on the contribution of FP7 to ERA
(Section 4.9) and opinions on the user-friendliness of FP7 in international comparison
(Section 3.6.2), posed in particular questions on the achievement of the overall FP7
objectives and principles. Figure 27 below summarise the results of this specific part of the
survey (see Annex C for detailed statistics).
Figure 27:
NCP Assessment on FP7 relevance – extent of achievement of FP7 strategic objectives
3.5.2 Role of FP7 in global context
In addition to commenting on the role of FP7 for shaping national research policy (see
above), the NCPs were further invited to provide a more detailed assessment of the role of
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FP7 in a rather global context. Figure 28 below summarise the results (for statistics, see
Annex C).
Figure 28:
NCP Assessment of the role of FP7 in global context.
3.6 Simplification measures in FP7
The European Commission has undertaken a number of initiatives to simplify the
implementation of the Framework Programmes and significant advances have been made
towards achieving this major political objective in FP7.
Information and highlights in 2013
During 2013, continued simplification efforts led to a significant improvement in certain
areas, and in particular to a considerable reduction in the delays to providing grants and
payments. The annual average Time-to-Grant in DG-RTD was reduced from more than a
year at the launch of FP7 in 2007, to 250 days by the end of 2013.
In particular, the revised Financial Regulation that entered into force on 1 January 2013
provided new, specific simplification measures for FP7. These included:
o the removal of the obligation to report and recover interest on pre-financing;
o the introduction of paperless grant management with the acceptance of electroniconly signature and submission of documents. As a first pilot, paperless submission
of FP7 financial statements (form C) was introduced on 1 January 2013.
The technical solution for electronic-only grant management, including electronic signature
of grant agreements was provided for by further development of the Participant Portal, a
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common IT platform which provides a unique, single entry point for interaction with the
Research Programmes of the European Commission.
In addition, work to enhance the user-friendliness of the Participant Portal has helped to
further reduce the administrative burden, by maximising ease of access to information
both on FP7 funding calls, and on the transactions necessary for managing proposals and
projects throughout their lifecycle.
3.7. Monitoring sustainable development in FP7
A specific monitoring system FP7-4-SD has been used to measure how FP7 meets R&D
expectations expressed in the EU Sustainable Development Strategy (EU SDS) and has
allowed aligning EU-funded cooperative research with sustainability goals. 18 For Horizon
2020 the monitoring system for tracking expenditure for sustainable development
objectives will be adapted to international standards, using the 'Rio Markers' methodology,
consistent with the method used for tracking EU expenditure for climate action and
biodiversity.
About 68% of the topics (289 out of 423) in the 2013 Cooperation Work Programmes are
deemed to have a positive impact on one or several objectives of the EU SDS. Since 2007,
in total, 73% of the topics (2.366 topics out of 3.234) in the Cooperation Specific
Programme are deemed to have a positive impact on at least one of the operational
objectives of the EU SDS. One can see in Figure 29 that all (10) Themes of the
Cooperation Specific Programme contribute to this effort. In absolute numbers, the
"Transport" Theme includes the largest number of topics with positive expected impacts on
EU SDS objectives (415 topics), followed by the Themes "Health" (413 topics) and
"Agriculture" (359 topics). It should be noted, that it is a screening process which only
takes into account the themes without their financial allocations.
Figure 29:
Number of topics contributing to EU SDS objectives in the Cooperation WPs 2007-2013*
700
600
500
no impact
400
undetermined
300
200
100
0
413
415
359
239
115
272
positive impact
300
111
41
101
* The above figure generally refers to 'Materials', please note that the full title should read NMP-Nanosciences,
Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies
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This online monitoring system, available at www.fp7-4-sd.eu, is based on qualitative text analysis of the Work
Programmes of the FP7 Cooperation Specific Programme at topic level . Each topic is cross-referenced with
the 78 operational objectives of the EU SDS. Based on the decomposition of the EU SDS into 78 operational
objectives, the FP7-4-SD system also allows for monitoring FP7 contribution to the grand challenges
identified in the EU 2020 Strategy: climate change, energy security, health and social cohesion .
The database of FP7-4-SD contains data on 3.234 topics, drawn from the analysis of the Work Programmes of the
Cooperation Specific Programme published between 2007 and 2013, and on 6.967 research projects with
79.756 project participations and a total European Commission contribution of € 25,7 billion (Work
Programmes of the Cooperation Specific Programme, 2007 to 2013).
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In terms of projects and budget, 69% of the projects (4.742 out of 6.967) funded under
the Cooperation Specific Programme in the six years of FP7 implementation (2007-2013),
are deemed to have a positive impact on one or several objectives of the Renewed EU
Sustainable Development Strategy, as illustrated in figure 30. This amounts to € 19,2
billion, i.e. 75% of the total EU-funded cooperative research.
Figure 30:
Share of projects and of EC contribution to project cost contributing to at least one of the
78 EU SDS operational objectives in the Cooperation Work Programmes 2007-2013*
* The above figure generally refers to 'Materials', please note that the full title should read NMP-Nanosciences,
Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies
From a longitudinal perspective, and as Figure 31 illustrates, the share of the European
Commission contribution to projects with expected impacts on EU SDS objectives over the
Work Programmes 2007 and 2013 has significantly increased, shifting from 57,7% to
77,5%. In the meantime, the share of projects with positive impacts on EU SDS objectives
has increased from 53% in 2007 to 69% in 2013.
Figure 31:
Share of projects (%) and share of European Commission contribution to projects (%) contributing
to EU SDS objectives in the Work programmes 2007 – 2013
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4 FP7 IMPLEMENTATION IN 2013 – SPECIAL FOCUS
4.1 European Research Council
The European Research Council (ERC) marks a new approach to investing in frontier
research in Europe. Funded through the European Community’s Seventh Framework
Programme (FP7) as the implementation of the ‘Ideas’ Specific Programme (€ 7,51 billion
over the period 2007-2013), the ERC aims at reinforcing excellence, dynamism and
creativity in European research by funding investigator-driven projects of the highest
quality at the frontiers of knowledge. 19
In 2013, in response to the rapidly rising number of applications, the Starting Grant
scheme has been divided into two separate calls, ‘starters’ and ‘consolidators’.
Consolidator Grants (CoG) support researchers who are at the early stage of their careers
but very often already working with their own group, while the ‘starters’ are usually still in
the process of setting up their own research group.
A relatively small part of the ERC budget is dedicated to the Proof of Concept (PoC),
offering to existing ERC grant holders the possibility to establish the innovation potential of
ideas stemming from their existing ERC grants. This funding scheme is aimed at covering
the funding gap known as ‘the valley of death’ which occurs in the very early stages of the
commercialisation process of potentially innovative ideas.
The ERC Synergy Grant (SyG), a new funding opportunity launched in 2012 on a pilot
basis by the ERC Scientific Council, was continued also in 2013. It specifically aims at
enabling small groups of outstanding principal investigators and their teams to bring
together complementary skills, knowledge and resources in new ways that will help them
jointly address research problems that go beyond what could be achieved without such
synergies.
The ERC Scientific Council
The 22 members of the Scientific Council who served in 2013 include six of the founding
members whose term of mandate was renewed in 2011; the seven new members
appointed in 2011 for the first staged renewal of approximately one third of the Scientific
Council; two members who were appointed in 2009; and the eight members appointed at
the end of 2012 as part of the second staged renewal and who started in early 2013.
On 17 December 2013, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, an internationally respected
mathematician — who was Director of the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques near
Paris from 1994 to 2013 — was announced as the new President of the ERC to take office
from 1 January 2014 as successor to the president in charge since 2010, Helga Nowotny
Prof Bourguignon was appointed by the Commission following a transparent recruitment
process based on the recommendations of an independent dedicated search committee
and with the approval of the Scientific Council.
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Commission Decision No 134/2007/EC of 2 February 2007 establishing the European Research Council.
OJ L 57, p.14.
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The role of the president is to chair the Scientific Council and ensure its leadership, to
work closely with the ERC Executive Agency (ERCEA) and to act as an ambassador for the
ERC in the world of science.
The ERC Executive Agency (ERCEA)
The ERCEA was set up by the Commission for the management of the Ideas specific
programme. It is an autonomous Executive Agency that handles the operational
management of the ERC according to the strategic principles established by its Scientific
Council. It is in charge of day-to-day grant administration, call coordination, managing
peer review evaluation, communication activities and supporting the ERC’s Scientific
Council’s strategic thinking.
In 2013 the Grant Management Department was reorganised to better face business
needs. The original structure was made up of three units, each responsible for one phase
of the grants’ life-cycle (preparation, management and audit). This functional separation
was becoming suboptimal with the ever-increasing workload. The existing staff was then
reorganised into four units, with three units dealing with the complete life-cycle of just one
type of grant each (StG, CoG, AdG) plus a fourth unit still in charge of the audit
implementation. PoC and SyG grants were attributed to the CoG unit, as they are very
limited in number.
The reorganisation will allow to be even more resource-efficient, to balance the distribution
of the workload between the units, to broaden the knowledge base of the staff, to be
better prepared to process the legacy of the ‘Ideas’ programme and the arrival of Horizon
2020, and to offer a better service to host institutions and principal investigators.
At the end of December 2013, the agency employed a total of 379 agents: 99 temporary
agents, 270 contract agents and 10 seconded national experts (35 % men and 65 %
women).
ERC in 2013
In the implementation of the programme, commitment credits of EUR 1,8 billion (global
commitment) and payments of EUR 1,1 billion were fully executed in 2013. Around 2.3 %
of the operational budget was spent on administration.
The ERC schemes have been well received by the research community. Since its start in
2007, the ERC has completed 13 calls for proposals for the Starting, Consolidator and
Advanced Grant schemes. The competitions yielded a total of over 40.000 proposals. More
than 4.300 projects have been selected for funding through a rigorous peer review process
based at almost 600 prestigious research institutions in Europe.
In response to the 2013 calls for Starting, Consolidator and Advanced Grants, the ERC
received a total of 9.410 proposals, representing a 34 % increase compared to 2012 (48
% increase for Starting/Consolidator and 4 % increase for Advanced Grant). Around 900
new awards were granted to individual investigators hosted in universities and other public
and private institutions throughout the EU and associated countries, for a total budget of
approximately EUR 1,7 billion. Some 9.222 proposals were finally evaluated, divided as
usual into 25 different evaluation panels per call, involving almost 1.000 panel reviewers
and more than 5.000 external reviewers.
In response to the second Synergy Grant call, launched in October 2012, just fewer than
450 applications were submitted in 2013, and after a two-step evaluation procedure
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specifically designed for this purpose, 13 projects were selected for funding and will share
a total of EUR 150 million. The projects, at the crossroads of many disciplines, will receive
funding of up to EUR 15 million each for the coming six years. Each project brings together
two to four outstanding researchers, which means that 45 scientists based in 11 countries
are supported through these prestigious grants.
The third call for Proof of Concept grants was launched in January 2013, with a first
deadline to submit in April and a second one in October 2013. Of the 292 proposals
received, 279 were declared eligible and evaluated, with 67 of them selected for funding.
Distribution of ERC grants
ERC competitions are open to any researcher anywhere in the world who wants to conduct
research in an EU Member State or FP7 associated country.
Almost 600 prestigious research institutions from 29 EU Member States and FP7
associated countries host at least one ERC grantee after the completed ERC calls of 2007–
13. One third of the host research organisations have at least five ERC grantees.
The majority of the ERC grantees are hosted by institutions located in the EU (86%), and
14% have a host institution in an FP7 associated country.
Table 20: Top 10 host institutions
Host Institution
National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
University of Oxford
University of Cambridge
Max Planck Society
University College London
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)
Weizmann Institute
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Imperial College
County of HI
FR
UK
UK
DE
UK
CH
CH
IL
IL
UK
Total Grants
208
121
118
112
86
81
80
79
73
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ERC Calls Evaluation
The number of proposals received by the ERC in 2013 represents a steady increase of
around 29%. In particular, the combined increase of Starting and Consolidator Grant
schemes represents 47,7% compared to the 2012 Starting Grant.
However, despite this 2013 remarkable but unpredictable increase of the demand for ERC
funding, the “Time-to-Inform” remained stable since 2011 compared to management’s
target of 160 days (+/- 3%) and well below the target deriving from the Financial
Regulation (FR) (180 days), thanks in particular to the split of its core funding instrument,
the StG, into StG and CoG.
Management performance indicators
The “Time-to-Grant” target (from invitation to signature) has been reduced from 105 days
in 2012 to 90 in 2013, as to comply with article 128 of the new Financial Regulation .
However, this target was only binding for calls launched in 2013 under the new Financial
Regulation and therefore not applicable to calls reported in this report, launched in 2012.
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Furthermore, looking ahead, article 20.3 of the Horizon 2020 Rules of Participation grants
a derogation for actions of the ERC, as the common "Time-to-Grant" of 90 days referred to
in article 20.2 “… may be exceeded for actions of the European Research Council and in
exceptional, duly justified cases, in particular for complex actions, where there is a large
number of proposals or where requested by the applicants". As a consequence, the target
to be retained as the “Time-to-Grant (from invitation to signature)” is 105 days, like in
2012, for all calls reported in this report.
ERC Management performance indicators
Table 21:
Management Performance indicators
1.Time to Grant - from call closure (median value)
Starting grants
Advanced grants
2.Time to Grant - from invitation date (median value)
Starting grants
Advanced grants
3. Time to Pay - grants (average number of days) Pre-financing
Target
YEAR
2012
2013
270
270
351
359
363
390
90
90
105
119
104
140
20
10
10,5
16,2
Interim payments
90
14
Final payments
90
34,6
30,9
4. Time to Pay – experts (average nb days)
21
15,4
16,7
3%
0,6%
5. Scientific follow-up (average nb days)
Starting grants (518 reports in 2013)
Advanced grants (240 reports in 2013)
0% exceeding
60 days
0% exceeding
60 days
0%
0%
The "Time-to-Contract" deviation from the 105 days target related to the Advanced Grants
2012 and 2013 is due to their evaluation schedule.
Time to pay grants figures show that 100 % of the payments were executed on time,
compared to the contractual time limits defined in the ERC Grant Agreements (i.e. 20 days
for pre-financing and 90 days for interim and final payments).
Time-to-Pay – experts figures confirms the remarkable decrease of 2012 (from an
average of 21,9 days in 2011 to 15,4 days in 2012 and 16,7 in 2013) which is due to a
reallocation of resources within the expert management team; this new organisation
avoids bottle necks in the process of initiation, verification and authorisation of payments.
The percentage of scientific reports assessed within the 60-day legal limit was 99,4% for
StG and 100% for AdG, very close to the AWP 2013 targets of 100% for both Calls. The
reports were assessed by ERCEA scientific officers.
Redress
The total number of redress cases increased from 204 to 264 (+29%), corresponding to a
similar percentage increase of grant proposals received (by 29% from 7.899 in 2012 to
10.171 in 2013). The number of redress cases leading to a re-evaluation increased from 1
in 2012 to 16 in 2013. Only one of the re-evaluated proposals led to funding.
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Table 22: ERC Redress statistics in 2013
Total number of grant proposals received (eligible and non-eligible)
Number of redress requests received
Redress requests % of the proposals received
Number of redress requests treated
Number of redress requests pending
Number of redress cases which led to re-evaluation
Redress cases which led to re-evaluation (% of proposals received)
Number of re-evaluations leading to funding
Number of re-evaluations pending
10.171*
2,59%
264
0
16
0,15%
1
0
* 19 not eligible= Total eligible 1052
Ethics
Screening and ethics reviews of retained proposals aiming to ensure compliance with
ethical principles and relevant legislation were carried out without significant issues: four
proposals (StG2012 and AdG2012) involving research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells
were cleared following ethics reviews and regulatory comitology executed by DG RTD.
Regarding
Embryonic
comitology
Embryonic
comitology
the 2013 calls, one proposal (AdG2013) involving research on Human
Stem Cells has been cleared in 2014 following ethics reviews and regulatory
executed by DG RTD. Two proposals (AdG2013) involving research on Human
Stem Cells underwent Ethics Reviews and their dossiers have been sent to
in 2014.
As regards the monitoring of ethics aspects in running grants, the internal control system
has been reinforced by a procedure which was drafted, adopted and is implemented in
collaboration with the scientific and granting departments of the ERCEA. At present, 1,027
projects are listed as requiring ethics monitoring during their life span and 300 Ethics
Monitoring Clearance Notes were produced in 2013.
Dissemination
The ERCEA has increased its efforts to further the visibility of ERC calls and raise
awareness of the ERC’s various funding opportunities both in the EU and overseas,
implementing the ERC 2013 external communication strategy.
The year 2013 saw significant key initiatives which were developed in the context of the
future Horizon 2020 programme and aimed at raising the ERC’s visibility in Europe and
overseas. The ERCEA intensified efforts with many press announcements covering the
various ERC 2013 calls, as well as a great number of stories featuring ERC-funded
research, videos, events involving the ERC, and other dissemination activities, which were
all actively shared on social media networks.
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
Some 30 ERC press releases and highlights were published in 2013 and the media
coverage of the ERC reached more than 4 350 items. The publication of call results
attracted extensive media attention, with reports by various press agencies. In
addition, selected ERC stories were proposed to journalists alongside
complementary audio-visual material (video, podcast and/or images)
On the ERC website, more than 30 stories or special features on ERC-funded
research were published and promoted in cooperation with the European
Commission and its representation offices in the EU Member States. During 2013,
more than 460.000 visits to the ERC website were recorded.
With a view to increase the ERC’s visibility and to attract more applicants from
overseas, the international awareness-raising campaign, ‘ERC goes Global’, led by
ERC Secretary General Donald Dingwell, continued to Argentina, Chile, Mexico,
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India, China as well as Australia and New Zealand to inform researchers about the
ERC funding and to forge closer ties with key representatives and researchers from
the leading universities in these countries. The campaign was well covered by the
press, especially the visit to India, with reports by major Indian press agencies.
Four issues of the ERC’s external electronic newsletter, ‘Ideas’, were published to
inform more than 24.000 subscribers about ERC developments, its presence at
events worldwide, as well as ERC-funded research and grantees.
The National Contact Points (NCPs), based across Europe and serving as
information multipliers to potential applicants, were continuously kept informed
about ERC calls and changes also through biannual meetings organised in Brussels
(in June and November 2013). For the first time, an ad hoc meeting for NCPs based
outside the European Research Area was organised in Brussels.
Concerning the presence on social media, the ERC has more than 5.500 followers on
Twitter and 4.100 likes on Facebook. In particular Facebook was increasingly used as a
flexible tool to showcase ERC projects: on the occasion of the Month of the Brain; the EU
Year of Citizens 2013; for promoting grantees’ achievements and their publications in
scientific journals such as Science and Nature; and following press releases announcing
ERC call results.
Overall appreciation for 201320
This curiosity-driven, competitive approach in research promoted by the ERC has allowed
the ‘Ideas’ programme to fund a broad project portfolio, including projects which address
current grand challenges as well as fundamental questions.
A glance at the list of ERC grant holders who received international scientific prizes and
awards in 2013 provides a good example of how ERC funding schemes have attracted also
this year top researchers. Several ERC grantees have received prestigious international
scientific prizes and awards. Also noteworthy is the fact that the ERC already counts
among its grantees eight Nobel Prize winners and three Fields medallists.
ERC-funded projects are highly productive and ERC-funded research is largely present in
high-impact journals. By the end of 2013, the ERCEA collected from Thomson Reuters’
Web of Knowledge more than 20.000 journal articles acknowledging ERC funding.
20
For further information on achievements please also see section 5.2 of this report.
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4.2 The Research Executive Agency (REA)
During 2013, the Agency capitalised on the investments made in previous years and
further improved its performance most areas, which enabled it to deal with a significant
budget increase with a less than proportional increase in staff. Table 23 shows the REA's
performance with respect to one of its Key Performance Indicators (KPI) – Time-to-Grant
(TTG).
Table 23: Time-To-Grant (TTG) 2011-2013 (measured in days from call closure to signature of grants
accounting for 75% of the call budget(in m€))
Action
Budget
People21
SMEs
Space & Security
Total
2011
Days 75%
Budget
2012
Days 75%
Budget
2013
Days 75%
825,70
218,95
274,56
344
361
408
966,45
245,77
227,54
298
378
580
1.059,64
290,55
390,89
265
440
461
1.319,21
360
1.439,75
356
1.741,08
338
For most calls considerable improvements can be noted compared to previous calls. For
some calls – i.e. SMEs, Space and Security– the temporary non-availability of payment
appropriations prolonged the TTG.
Table 24: Time-To-Pay (TTP) 2011-2013 – share of payments made within contractually defined deadlines
Time-to-Pay
2011
Pre-financing
Interim payments
Final payments
2012
98%
82%
100%
2013
97%
94%
94%
98%
90%
98%
With respect to TTP, the REA maintained its favourable performance of the previous years
or slightly improved it – most considerably in processing interim payments. This is shown
in table 24.
The following table 25 provides an overview of the calls launched under the Work
Programme 2013, the budget allocated and the success rates.
Table 25: Overview – calls launched, budget (in m€) and proposals success rates for the calls 2013
Action
People
Number
of calls
10
Total
budget
Number of proposals
Evaluated
Retained
Main list
Success
rate
1.059,64
12.072
9.311
1.717
14%
SMEs
3
290,55
1.355
467
215
16%
Space & Security
2
390,89
641
368
112
17%
1.741,08
14.068
10.146
2.044
15%
Total
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During 2013, the REA managed calls of a total value of € 1.714 million. The success rate
was somewhat varying from call to call, while the average success rate amounted to 15%.
For these calls 14.068 funding requests were submitted and of these, 2.044 proposals
were retained for funding on the basis of assessments made by independent external
experts and the budget available.
In total, 1.452 FP7 projects were closed in 2013 and 2.157 new projects started. At the
end of 2013 the Agency managed a portfolio of 7.129 running projects.
21
The statistics refers to calls implemented by REA and excluding calls implemented by the Commission.
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Redress
Applicants wishing to contest the unfavourable outcome of the evaluation may request an
evaluation review (redress). Such requests are assessed by internal redress panels,
composed of REA and Commission staff not directly involved in the particular evaluation
process. The overview of redress cases handled for the calls 2011-2013 are presented in
the following table.
Table 26: Redress cases for the calls 2010 - 2013
Action
People
SMEs
Space & Security
Total
2011
2012
2013
Filed
Upheld
Filed
Upheld
244
34
16
294
73
2
0
75
227
27
19
273
31
2
4
37
Filled
313
30
17
360
Upheld
71
10
2
83
The number of requests for redress filed increased from 2012, reflecting the fact that the
number of proposals submitted in 2013 was also significantly higher than in previous
years. In relative terms the share of redress cases filed from the proposals evaluated
remained stable between 2012 and 2013 (2,5%). Out of 360 redress cases filed for 2013
calls, 83 have been partially or fully upheld. This represents an increase since 2012 when
only 37 cases were upheld. As a percentage of the proposals evaluated, the upheld redress
cases amount to 0,6% in 201322. The most common reasons for upheld redress cases
include misleading drafting and factual mistakes made in the Evaluation Summary Reports
(ESRs) as well the inclusion of a shortcoming in a proposal under several evaluation
criteria. The increase in the number of upheld redress cases is a consequence of the
increase in number of proposals to be evaluated. It should be noted also that the upheld
cases also include those that are partially upheld and not all lead to re-evaluation of the
proposal.
Two redress-II cases (appeal against the termination of a grant agreement or of the
participation of a beneficiary) concerning projects running respectively under a Space call
and a Security call have been handled in 2013. The redress-II committee carefully
assessed the files and in both cases did not find any grounds to uphold the appeals.
Support Services
A selection of key performance indicators and key figures to illustrate the scale of the
tasks undertaken by the REA throughout 2013 in support of the whole of the FP7 People,
Capacities and Cooperation Programmes is presented below:
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The REA supervised the FP7 evaluation activities involving 17.236 experts assisting the
Commission for the evaluation of proposals;
With respect to the contracting and payment of these experts, a new release of the IT
application for expert management EMPP went into production supporting the
electronic signature of expert contracts and the electronic submission of requests for
payments. 6.321 "expert appointment letters" were produced for both REA and RTD
calls; 5.065 payments to experts were made for the calls managed by REA and 3.028
payment files were prepared for DG RTD. Over the year an average 69% of
payments were made within the target of 30 days due to some staff shortage in
14,068 proposals were evaluated in 2013.
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Spring, but the issue has been solved allowing for an improved performance of 99%
during the last quarter 2013;
The REA also provided support for Financial Viability Checks (FVCs), which consist of
centralising financial data from coordinators and selected beneficiaries and verifying
summary financial information against supporting documents. During the year, 2.825
FVCs were performed;
The SEP proposal submission tool was set up on time for online submission of 89 FP7
calls. 23.543 submitted proposals were supported by SEP in 2013. Towards the end
of the year the first bulk publication of H2020 calls was prepared and a new release
went into production to meet the new features of H2020;
The validation services validated 4.524 legal entities participating in research projects.
All validation requests necessary for the execution of the 2013 budget commitments
of the research DGs and the REA were done in good time to allow the grant
agreements to be signed on time. A further 6.787 corrections were implemented and
6.287 LEARs were validated during the year. The REA Validation services have also
worked on a new release of PDM, the application for participant management. It now
allows applicants to declare their SME status via a questionnaire supporting a selfdeclaration. The Research Enquiry Service received 4.587 enquiries and responded to
4.488 queries, relating to calls for proposals, legal and financial matters, Horizon
2020 and other inquiries of general interest.
Overall appreciation for 2013
In 2013 the REA continued its excellent performance with regard to the management of
the programmes delegated and to the support services delivered. The REA has managed
all its different tasks to the satisfaction of the grant beneficiaries and the Commission
services involved. It has improved considerably the performance for TTG and TTP and the
quality of the support services since the beginning of FP7.
In 2013, the REA also finalised an online client satisfaction survey for beneficiaries and
applicants, which will allow the Agency to further improve its services, including
communications with stakeholders. Results show good overall satisfaction levels, in
particular with the availability and responsiveness of REA staff in both the grant
preparation and grant management phases.
Based on the good track record and the positive experience with the six executive
agencies in general, the Commission decided to give a larger role to the executive
agencies in the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014 to 2020 and for the management of
the new Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation in particular.
In December 2013, the Commission decided to extend the mandate and the lifetime of the
Research Executive Agency (REA). In the future, the REA will manage, in addition to the
legacy of FP7, large parts of Horizon 2020, the new framework programme for research
and innovation. It will also provide an extended range of administrative and logistical
support services to an increased number of other Commission services and implementing
bodies.
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4.3. Marie Curie Actions
In FP7, MCA fellowships have been awarded to approximately 50.000 researchers exposed
to international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary environments, and forming a
sustainable core of the European Research Area.
73% of organisations participating in MCA claim that this experience improved or will
improve the quality of training provided to researchers and the quality of supervision (FP7
MCA Interim Evaluation, PPMI, 2013). There is also evidence about the transfer of
knowledge, peer-learning and exchange of best practices at the international level.
More than € 2 billion of FP7 MCA funding has been dedicated to initial and doctoral training
under Initial Training Networks (ITN), recognised as a flagship activity thanks to the highquality training and international network opportunities offered to researchers. There is a
special focus on the employability of fellows and on academia-industry cooperation.
Over the lifetime of FP7, the programme has provided structured doctoral training to more
than 10.000 new PhD candidates in Europe. European Industrial Doctorates (EID), a new
initiatives proposed under the 2012 Work Programme, have proved their high relevance to
preparing doctoral researchers for their future leading positions, by strongly involving
businesses and by providing a meaningful exposure of young researchers to future
employers, thereby enhancing career prospects and employability. The 50th EID project
was selected in August 2013 and will bring researchers over to the industrial sector for at
least 50% of the duration of their PhD, equipping them with the best cutting-edge skills.
Overall, 92% of researchers supported by ITN assess the Marie Curie impact on their
career prospects as “very good” or “good” (PPMI, 2013).
MCA are particularly relevant to promote mobility of researchers across countries and
sectors. Researchers of nearly 140 different nationalities and organisations from more than
80 different countries have been involved in Marie Curie projects. Nearly 24% of MCA
fellows are researchers from third countries. 23
83% of the MCA beneficiaries agree that the programme provides attractive international
mobility opportunities for researchers in their organisations and opportunities to attract
researchers to their organisation from abroad. 81% of the MCA beneficiaries agree that
the programme has helped create new collaboration with academic organisations or
business enterprises (PPMI, 2013).
To increase the international reach of the programme, in 2013 MCA were present at highlevel international conferences, events and workshops: the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate
Meeting, the European Month of the Brain, the Irish Presidency conference on Researcher
Careers & Mobility, the Lithuanian Presidency conferences on Enhancement of European
International Cooperation and Eastern Partnership in R&D&I, and on Human Resources in
Research and Development, the annual meeting of the American Association for the
Advancement of Science (AAAS) held in Boston (USA), the Destination Europe event in
Washington, the European Association for International Education conference in Istanbul
(Turkey), Nature Jobs Career Expo in London.
Over the lifetime of FP7 the Marie Curie funding has supported 18.000 participations of
both academic and non-academic organisations in EU MS, Associated countries and
beyond, creating opportunities for intellectually stimulating exchanges and multiplying
international contacts among universities, research institutions and businesses.
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The figure excludes short-term exchanges under IRSES scheme. Whith IRSES figures included, the share of
third country nationals supported by FP7 MCA increases to nearly 34%
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Enhancing cooperation between universities and industry in terms of knowledge sharing,
training and broad skills development is a key element of MCA. 6,3% of the overall FP7
MCA budget has been dedicated to SMEs. 10,7% of all FP7 MCA participants are from the
private sector – this share is most significant in two main activities dedicated to academiaindustry interactions (Initial Training Networks: 20,8% of participants were from private
sector; Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways: 44,6% of participants were from
private sector). Together ITN and IAPP schemes constituted 50% of the People
Programme's budget.
The Marie Curie co-funding of regional, national and international programmes (COFUND)
has supported more than 160 projects, aligning national and regional resources to the
principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the
Recruitment of Researchers (Charter and Code) and influencing national and regional
fellowship programme design by promoting a systematic openness to transnational
mobility.
MCA are seen as best practice in setting professional standards for researchers. MCA foster
open recruitment procedures, equal opportunities and offer attractive employment and
working conditions for researchers in line with principles of the Charter and Code. 95% of
MCA individual fellows have employment positions two years after the end of their
fellowship.
The programme offers opportunities for researchers to resume their career after a break.
It engages strongly in promoting gender equality in research. All MCA projects have a
dedicated family allowance for researchers with family obligations. Up to December 2013,
36,8% of researchers supported via the MCA were women. Researchers wishing to resume
a career after a break have received support via the Career Restart Panel (100 projects
funded in FP7 MCA; 223 applications received only in 2013, which constitutes an increase
of 48% as compared to 2012).
The FP7 People Programme also finances an initiative for public engagement with science.
Created in 2005 and repeated every year since, the Researchers' Night is a Europe-wide
event, which brings together the public at large and researchers every year on the fourth
Friday of September. In 2013, the Researchers' Night events have occurred
simultaneously in 300 cities in 33 EU and neighbouring countries. They have attracted
more than one million visitors, including 600.000 children, who could take part in
experiments and interactive science shows, as well as try out equipment in research
laboratories that are normally restricted.
Overall appreciation
Marie Curie Actions have boosted researchers’ careers in all fields of science and
humanities. Thanks to their fully bottom-up nature, MCA have financed numerous
interdisciplinary, international and intersectoral projects addressing the entire chain of
research and innovation, covering also major societal challenges.
MCA offered a full range of crucial opportunities for researchers at all levels of their career,
from PhD candidates to highly experienced researchers, both in the public and private
sectors. By building international links and networks between universities, research
institutes and companies, the MCA have strongly contributed to making Europe an
attractive location for best research talents.
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4.4 EURATOM
2013 was a final year of the implementation of the Euratom Framework Programme
(2012-13) for nuclear research and training activities. In order to continue nuclear
research at European level beyond 2013, the Council adopted on 16 December 2013 a
regulation establishing the Euratom Research and Training Programme 2014-18 which
complements Horizon 2020 in nuclear field. This regulation introduces common rules for
participation with Horizon 2020 and simplifies considerably organisation of the Euratom
Programme.
4.4.1 Nuclear fission and radiation protection
The Euratom Framework Programme supports fission research and training with an
emphasis on nuclear safety, sustainable management of radioactive waste, and radiation
protection, including medical applications of radiation. In parallel to fostering research and
training, the Euratom Programme plays also an important role in linking all stakeholders in
nuclear research, including industry, regulatory bodies and civil society. Euratom also
maintains cooperation agreements on nuclear safety and nuclear research with the main
nuclear countries around the world.
In May 2013, a specific monitoring report was presented by the Commission to the
Council, dedicated to the implementation of Euratom research activities in nuclear safety
and security. The report concluded that in line with the 2012 Council's decision on a
reorientation of nuclear research towards safety, the emphasis on safety aspects was
largely increased, reaching more than 90% of the resources devoted to collaborative and
co-operative research actions. The Euratom programme also increased the relative
importance of funding for research infrastructures, human resources and cross-cutting
actions to strengthen the European capacity for the development of the basic knowledge in
the field of nuclear safety.
Discussion on the future directions of nuclear research in Europe was held during a large
symposium (350 participants) co-organised by the European Commission and the
European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels on 26-27 February 2013.
Conclusions of the symposium point out the need for nuclear research at European level
with a further focusing on nuclear safety and improved interaction with civil society.
Results of the symposium were used as input for the Council's discussions on Commission
proposal for the Euratom Research and Training Programme 2014-18.
The FISA 2013 and EURADWASTE’13 conferences were a showcase of the Euratom
Framework Programme covering a broad range of research activities in the areas of
nuclear fission reactor safety systems, waste management and geological disposal, to
which a broad spectrum of stakeholders (420 participants) were able to contribute. They
were held on 14-17 October 2013 in Vilnius under the auspices of the Lithuanian
Presidency of the EU.
One of the interesting research projects selected for funding in 2013, CHANDA (Solving
CHAllenges in Nuclear DAta) aims to develop a pan-European integrated research network
initiative towards high-quality nuclear data measurements for the safety of waste
transmutation and advanced nuclear reactor systems. It supports nuclear data
infrastructures and capabilities, promoted through other Euratom projects such as ANDES,
ERINDA, EUFRAT, CANDIDE, EFNUDAT, NUDAME and EUROTRANS. It will be therefore an
important asset for an effective training of the future generation of scientists in the nuclear
field. One of the projects completed in 2013 is ENEN-III (European Nuclear Education
Network Association), which supported the further development of expertise in the nuclear
field by implementing higher education and training schemes in cooperation with
universities, research organisations, regulatory bodies and industry involved in the
application of nuclear science and ionizing radiation. The ENEN Association is also working
actively to harmonise a European Master of science and to promote PhD studies in the
nuclear field. Other ENEN's tasks include establishment of a framework for mutual
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recognitions of learners’ qualifications and enabling borderless mobility for the scientific
community.
4.4.2 Fusion energy
The Euratom Framework Programme funds a range of research and technological activities
that are paving the way for the industrial implementation of electricity production from
magnetically-confined fusion plasmas.
In 2013 important research activities continued to be supported through the Contracts of
Association and European Fusion Development Agreement (EFDA) instruments. In
particular, the continued exploitation of the Joint European Torus (JET) in Culham (UK) has
enabled further characterisation of the ITER-Like wall, including the demonstration of the
viability of installing a tungsten divertor in ITER from the start of ITER operation, thereby
realising a significant cost saving. Based largely on the results from JET, this approach was
approved by the ITER Council in November 2013.
With Croatia joining the EU and Euratom from 1 July 2013, their research activities in
fusion have been integrated into the UK fusion programme managed under the EuratomCulham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) contract of Association.
The Commission’s Staff Working Document setting out the strategy for the structure and
implementation of the fusion research programme in Horizon 2020, was presented in June
2013 to the Council Research Working Party. The new approach is based on the research
roadmap to the realisation of fusion energy, which was agreed by the national fusion
laboratories at the end of 2012. This roadmap will be implemented through a joint
programme by a consortium of the European fusion research laboratories supported by the
Euratom grant. It should be noted that under this new approach, the main funding
instruments for fusion research, EFDA and the Contracts of Association, expire at the end
of 2013.
Following the decision of the European Council to reintegrate the funding of ITER activities
within the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), the Commission adopted on 28 August
2013 a proposal for a Council Decision amending the original Council Decision establishing
the Fusion for Energy (F4E) Joint Undertaking (JU) and aiming, as such, at financing the
F4E activities over the period 2014-2020. This proposal (COM/2013/607) replaces the
original Commission proposal for an ITER Supplementary Research Programme 2014-2018
which provided for the funding of ITER activities outside the MFF. The proposal has been
adopted by the Council on 13 December 2013.
The Ministerial ITER Council Meeting was convened by Commissioner Oettinger on 6
September 2013 at the ITER Headquarters, in Cadarache (France). The Meeting offered
the Ministerial Representatives of ITER Parties (Euratom, China, India, Japan, the Republic
of Korea, the Russian Federation and the USA) the opportunity to observe the progress
made on the ITER worksite and to discuss the state of play of the project and the way
forward. The ITER Council reiterated the common support towards the successful
completion of ITER.
In the area of industrial policy and intellectual property the Commission and the governing
Board of F4E have adopted rules on industrial policy, intellectual property and
dissemination. These rules are now being implemented by F4E. The Commission Services
have also signed an agreement with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) which
provides for open access to articles in the Nuclear Fusion Journal.
An interesting project FUTTA (Coordination & Support Action) funded by Euratom was
launched in 2013. The objectives of this pilot project are to provide five success stories in
technology transfer from fusion research laboratories to industry and to document the
processes used. If successful then the consortium managing the future fusion research
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programme will be asked to implement a similar process to enhance technology transfer
and innovation in fusion over the period 2014-18.
4.5 Joint Technology Initiatives
Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs) are a pioneering approach to develop public-private
partnerships set up at European level in order to leverage more R&D investments from
Member States, associated countries and industry, to boost European competitiveness and
to reduce fragmentation of EU R&D.
The five JTIs are:
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Clean Sky in the field of aeronautics envisages that innovative, greener technologies
will be demonstrated and validated; new technologies are being developed, test flights
will be conducted; the results of successful demonstrators can be exploited by
aeronautics companies.
Innovative Medicines (IMI) aims to provide new methodologies and tools for
accelerating the development of safer and more effective medicines for patients, by
focusing research on developing and validating new techniques and methods.
ARTEMIS aims to help European industry consolidate and reinforce its world
leadership in Embedded Computing Systems technologies, allowing building computing
systems into various kinds of electronic equipment or machines.
ENIAC seeks to develop key technologies for nanoelectronics, and key components
and devices across different application areas in order to strengthen European
competitiveness and sustainability, and to facilitate the emergence of new markets and
societal applications in sectors such as health, transport and energy.
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen (FCH) with the overall objective of speeding up the
development and deployment of hydrogen supply and fuel cell technologies.
4.5.1. Clean Sky Joint Undertaking
Main activities and achievements in 2013
2013 was the fourth full year of autonomous functioning of the Joint Undertaking. The CS
JU achieved progress in both increasing its operational capacity and in running the Clean
Sky operations.
Clean Sky maintained close links with the SESAR Joint Undertaking, which investigates air
traffic management technologies in line with the Single European Sky initiative, with
dedicated meetings at different levels (ITD, TE, JU).
Two revisions of the budget envelopes allocated to each ITD took place in 2013, the first in
March and the second in October. These revisions also entailed definitions or re-definitions
of priorities within ITDs in view of completing activities at programme end. In the Green
Rotorcraft two demonstrator objectives were upgraded from TRL 24 5 to 6 and in the
Sustainable and Green Engine the revision of the testing environment of an engine was
under consideration (i.e. test on ground and not in fly conditions). The close links with the
SESAR Joint Undertaking were mostly activated through the System for Green Operations
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Technology Readiness Level – TRL 6 is the highest R&D level before entering in the prototyping
and production landscape
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(SGO) ITD and inputs from SESAR were gathered to update the analysis of the SESAR
Concept of operation levels.
At least 25 % of the EU funding to the CS JU must be allocated by Regulation to Partners
selected via Calls for Proposals (CFP) on topics defined by each ITD. They serve the dual
purpose of widening the participation to Clean Sky to other organisations and to identify
R&D performers called in to participate in the mainstream activities of Clean Sky. Partners
selected via Calls for Proposals are being funded in compliance with the upper funding
limits set in the Rules of Participation of the 7th Framework Programme.
Activities to be carried out by Partners selected via CFPs are an essential part of the core
R&D activities of Clean Sky and have to lock in with the activities carried out by CS JU
members other than the Union.
The content of the activities in Clean Sky Calls for Proposals is much more focused than in
FP7 conventional Collaborative research projects, i.e. they are not research themes but
topics with limited duration and specific targeted results are expected mostly at TRLs 4 to
6. The topics are prepared by the Topic Managers of the ITDs and checked by the Project
Officers at the Clean Sky Joint Undertaking.
A total of 130 topics were published in 2013. The average response was over 2.7
proposals per topic, i.e. more than 361 proposals in total for 100 topics. This does not
include call 3, 2013 as it was only launched in December 2013 and the evaluation took
place in 2014. The success rate of topics is on average the same as in 2012 (78%), in
particular influenced by the low performance and success rate in call 14, partially due to
the limited number of proposals submitted at deadline.
The JU has taken all available actions to improve participation, e.g. more accurate
description of some topics, a still wider dissemination, and a dedicated, early
communication with potential applicants for the most critical topics. Several Info Days
were organised with successful participation. For the calls launched and managed in 2013
(i.e. calls 14 and 15) a new instrument was introduced: webinar teleconferences were
used to improve participation in a number of topics.
The number of non-eligible proposals decreased from 26 in 2012 to 24 in 2013. However,
in a few cases this is a consequence of the cancellation of topics during the evaluation, and
not of actual ineligibility of the proposals themselves.
The monitoring of members’ involvement in Calls has continued in 2013, with proper
action to be taken at the JU level to re-balance the € 6 million allocated to them through
calls for proposals. The re-balance will take place at global level, between members and
CFP budget.
Table 27: Aggregated information on calls launched and managed in 2013 (calls 1 and 2)
SUBMITTED PROPOSALS
Call
2013-01
2013-02
Total
Number
of
topics
100
100
EVALUATION RESULTS
Proposals
submitted
Proposals
retained
Above
threshold
Selected
for
funding
Reserve
List
success
rate
169
157
92
37
55
22%
192
180
86
35
51
18%
361
337
178
72
106
19,9%
Considering calls 14 and 15 (calls 1 and 2 2013) for which data are available, Clean Sky
involved 16 Countries in 2013. The participation of organisations selected for funding in
these countries is presented in the figure 32.
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105 Grant agreements (Grant agreements for partners) were signed in 2013 associated to
the previous Calls. The total value of the signed grants is € 80.233.690; the CS Joint
Undertaking contribution is € 55.390.820. The total value of the calls launched and
evaluated in 2013 was € 75,7 million whilst the maximum budget to be allocated to the
proposals submitted at deadline was of €56,8 million.
SMEs participation in 2013, up to call 15 is 36%
Figure 32: Participation by country
35
34
32
30
25
25
20
16
13
15
8
10
8
7
6
3
5
3
3
2
1
1
1
IL
DK
IE
0
IT
ES
FR
DE
UK
NL
EL
SE
PT
PL
CH
BE
AT
Dissemination/communication
The communication activities are managed according to the Communication Strategy
adopted by the Governing Board and updated when necessary. The last update dates back
to December 2012. On the basis of this strategy, an annual action plan is being built
identifying objectives, target audiences, messages and tools.
The awareness of the European institutions about Clean Sky achievements is considered as
a priority. Key communication priorities in 2013 with regard to both the satisfactory
progress towards objectives and wide participation were: raising awareness on the future
of Clean Sky, brand building and visibility, expanding networks and improving printed and
digital communication means.
Actions have continued in 2013 promoting high level of SMEs participation in call for
proposals and attracting them further. This entailed organising an SMEs info day in May
2013 in Brussels and involving the National State Representative Group (NSRG) to boost
synergies at national and local level. Information Days about Clean Sky 2 were held in
Brussels, Lisbon, Birmingham and the Clean Sky General Forum took place in November
2013. Clean Sky participated in June 2013 at the Paris Air Show and in October joined the
"Innovation in Action" event in Brussels. The latter event was organised with the support
of a number of MEPs together with the other JTI JUs and was hosted by the European
Parliament.
The “Skyline” newsletter has continued, with four issues per year, as well as producing
frequent e-news. The website was improved; the technical information on each ITD in
particular was greatly revised and updated. In addition, the official information about the
beneficiaries of grant agreements is periodically updated.
Last but not least, the new communication officer took up duties in February 2013.
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Second Interim Evaluation
Following provisions of the Clean Sky establishment act, a second interim evaluation has
been performed by a panel of independent experts in 2013. This evaluation was meant on
the one hand to assess the improvements against the recommendations issued in the first
interim evaluation and on the other hand to evaluate progress.
This second interim evaluation was run in parallel for the JTIs under the responsibility of
DG RTD and separately for ARTEMIS and ENIAC JUs, which are under the responsibility of
DG CNECT.
Overall the assessments reinforce the results of the first interim evaluations and show that
the existing JUs have successfully demonstrated the viability of the PPP concept for
research in strategic technological areas. JUs have been effective in delivering on the main
objectives and have been able to reinforce Europe’s role in aeronautics, pharmaceutics,
electronic components and systems and fuel cell and hydrogen R&D.
4.5.2. Innovative Medicines Joint Undertaking (IMI)
Main activities and achievements in 2013
The year 2013 demonstrated to be very fruitful and IMI continued to address issues of
great relevance to Europe. IMI launched 3 new Calls for Proposals (9 to 11) and there
were two deadlines for the ENSO25 call. The total IMI JU contribution of € 240,62 million
was matched by the industry with an amount of € 279,45 million and 13 projects were
selected for funding. Concerning calls 7 and 8, which were launched in 2012, evaluation
was finalised in 2013 and all grant agreements with the winning 7 consortia were signed
by December 2013. For the ENSO calls 11 applications were submitted at the deadlines
(i.e. May and December 2013). A first round of amendments to grant agreements were
already finalised in 2013 and projects pre-financed. Today, around 6.000 scientists
collaborate under the IMI public-private partnership umbrella. They have a common
mission, namely to facilitate and accelerate the development of better and safer medicines
for the benefit of patients and society across Europe. The strong interest elicited all over
the world by the IMI programme to tackle anti-microbial resistance and the creation of the
IMI European Lead Factory demonstrates that IMI contributes to restoring European
leadership and competitiveness in the pharmaceutical sector.
Table 28: IMI Aggregated information on call 2013
Call
IMI-JU-09-2013
IMI-JU-10-2013
IMI-JU-11-2013
ENSO 2
ENSO 3
Total
SUBMITTED PROPOSALS
No of
topics
4
1
8
1
1
15
Proposals
submitted
37
2
36
1
10
86
Proposals
retained
33
1
32
1
10
77
EVALUATION RESULTS
Above
threshold
9
1
15
1
10
36
Selected
for funding
4
1
9
1
10
25
Reserve
List
4
0
6
0
0
10
Success
rate
11%
50%
25%
100%
100%
During 2013, the IMI JU has conducted six interim reviews on projects funded in call 2.
The results of these reviews show that expert reviewers are satisfied with results achieved
and provided a set of recommendations, which are to be tackled by consortia. While first
25
Exploitation of new scientific opportunities of ongoing IMI projects
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achievements are very encouraging, their effective translation into standards of care will
require novel innovative approaches, taking advantage of the neutral platform represented
by IMI. To help achieve this goal, over the course of 2013 IMI launched projects focused
on addressing antimicrobial resistance, neurodegeneration and inflammatory conditions
such as rheumatoid arthritis. Projects addressing the rapid assessment of vaccination
benefit/risk in Europe and the incorporation of real-life clinical data into drug development
were also launched. Three other calls were launched encompassing a wide range of
research topics including antimicrobial resistance, sacropenia, osteoarthritis, zoonoses, the
assessment of blood-based biomarker assays for personalised tumour therapy and the
environmental risk assessment of pharmaceuticals. The projects resulting from these calls
will start in 2014.
IMI involved 21 Countries in calls 7 and 8 (i.e. projects selected for funding), the
geographical distribution of participants is presented in the figure below:
Figure 33: Participation by country
30
26
25
20
20
18
15
11 11 11
9
10
7
5
5
5
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
HU LU PT GR AT CY
IL
LT
PL RO
0
UK ES DE FR
SE
NL BE SW DK
IT
FI
Seven grant agreements were signed during the year 2013. The total value of signed
grants is € 416.179.543; the IMI Joint Undertaking contribution is € 221.165.758.
SMEs participations in calls 7 and 8 is about 18% of all beneficiaries and about 29 % of
IMI funding was allocated to SMEs through selected for funding projects. Data on calls 9 to
11 were not yet available at the moment of preparing this report.
Dissemination/communication
By the end of 2013, a total of 657 publications resulting from IMI projects were identified.
In 2013, the IMI communication strategy and key messages focused on communicating
the success of IMI and attracting applicants for calls for proposals. IMI has gained high
visibility through various events (11 major events in 2013), publications and other
communication actions. Besides, it increased substantially its activity on social media.
Second Interim Evaluation
Following provisions of the IMI establishment act, a second interim evaluation has been
performed by a panel of independent experts in 2013. This evaluation was meant to
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assess on the one hand the improvements against the recommendations issued in the first
interim evaluation and on the other hand to evaluate progress.
This second interim evaluation was run in parallel for the JTIs under the responsibility of
DG RTD (in addition to IMI these are CleanSky and Fuel Cells and Hydrogen) and
separately for ARTEMIS and ENIAC JUs, which are under the responsibility of DG CNECT.
Overall the assessments reinforce the results of the first interim evaluations and show that
the existing JUs have successfully demonstrated the viability of the PPP concept for
research in strategic technological areas. JTI JUs have been effective in delivering on the
main objectives and have been able to reinforce Europe’s role in aeronautics,
pharmaceutics, electronic components and systems and fuel cell and hydrogen R&D.
4.5.3. ARTEMIS (Embedded Computing Systems)
Main activities and achievements in 2013
A Multi-Annual Strategic Plans (MASP), with a connected Research Agenda, was approved
in December 2012, including further developments related to AIPPs. In view of the
creation of ECSEL, it includes also some new developments with AENEAS (Attaining
Energy-Efficient Mobility in an Ageing Society) and EPoSS (European Technology Platform
on Smart Systems Integration).
The AIPPs aim to achieve long-lasting and self-sustaining “eco-systems” of actors. One of
the major characteristics of the new research approach promoted by the ARTEMIS JU is
the promotion of cross-fertilization and re-use of technology results in different application
domains. It addressed in 2013 3 main areas: Innovative Integrated care Cycles; Seamless
communication and interoperability; and Computing platforms for embedded systems.
The following AIPP topics were opened in Call 2013: Critical System Engineering Factories;
Production and Energy Systems Automation; and "Intelligent-built" environments and
urban infrastructures for sustainable cities.
The Call 2013 was published on 26 February 2013 and closed on 6 June 2013. This call
had no formal project outline (PO) phase, the consortia must submit directly a full project
proposal (FPP). The consortia could submit a non-mandatory expression of interest (EoI)
by 8 March.
Table 29: Aggregated information on call launched and managed in 2013
SUBMITTED PROPOSALS
Call
ARTEMIS2013-1
Total
EVALUATION RESULTS
No of topics
Proposals
submitted
Eligible
proposals
Above
threshold
Selected
for
funding
Reserve
List
7ASP + 3 AIPP
22
20
12
4
5
10
22
20
12
4
5
Success
rate
18%
18%
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Figure 34: Number of participants in the proposals selected for funding
8 grant agreements were signed during the year 2013. The total value of signed grants is
€ 281.955.880; ARTEMIS Joint Undertaking contribution is € 47.086.631.
In 2013 SMEs participation was: in terms of budget allocated (17%) and in participations
(26%).
Dissemination/communication
During 2013 ARTEMIS participated in 6 major events, including organising 3 call
workshops in London and Brussels.
The ARTEMIS-ITEA Co-summit 2013 took place on 4 - 5 December in Stockholm, Sweden.
It was by far the biggest event organised by ARTEMIS together with ITEA 2, and it was an
important showcase of ARTEMIS’ projects to the ARTEMIS community and the public
authorities, with ARTEMIS presentations and an exhibition space for 27 projects, including
a ‘Walk of Fame’ and a personalised project Recognition Award for the finished projects.
The ARTEMIS Magazines number 14 and 15 were issued and distributed at the several
local events and during the ARTEMIS-IA Summer Camp in Madrid, Spain.
ARTEMIS’ website has been upgraded. The content of specific pages of common interest,
such as “Events”, has been linked between the JU and –Industry Association (IA) sites,
assuring proper synchronisation and harmonisation of the content presented on those
pages. The site has also prepared for full digitalisation of the documents made available
(unified data format), and also for compatibility with the growing number of small-format
display devices (smart-phones and tablet computers).
4.5.4. ENIAC (Nanoelectronics) Joint Undertakings
Main activities and achievements in 2013
In 2013, the ENIAC JU implemented 2 calls for proposals, both using the 2-step procedure
with a project outline submission phase. The first call was published on 5 March 2013 and
was opened to regular projects concentrating primarily on Technology Readiness Levels 2
to 5. The second call was published on 11 April 2013 for KET Pilot Line projects (TRLs 4-8).
Projects selected following the calls in 2013 covered 7 R&I areas, these are:
communication and digital life style; health care and aging society; safety and security;
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energy efficiency; design technology; semiconductor process and integration; equipment,
materials and manufacturing.
Table 30: Aggregated information on calls launched and managed in 2013
Indicative
max
budget
Call
ENIAC-2013-1
ENIAC-2013-2
Total
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183,7
243,7
SUBMITTED PROPOSALS
No of
topics
25
25
50
Proposals
submitted
17
11
28
Eligible
proposals
13
11
24
EVALUATION RESULTS
Above
threshold
12
10
22
Grants
signed
4
9
13
Success
rate
24%
82%
46%
The number of grants signed in 2013 is 13. The total value of signed grants is
€ 1.132.995.728, the ENIAC JU total contribution is of € 169.903.014.
In 2013 SMEs participation was of 22%. SMEs received 30% of EU funding for the first call
and about 7% for the second call, reflecting the role of large companies in hosting and
managing industrial pilot lines. Overall 280 participants took part to funded projects in
2013.
Figure 35: Participation by country
Participations by Country
90
80
70
60
50
40
30
20
10
0
AT
BE
CZ
DE
ES
FI
FR
GR HU
IE
IL
IT
MT NL NO
PL
PT
RO
SE
SK
TR
UK
Dissemination/communication
The ENIAC JU prolonged in 2013 the Service Level Agreement with its member AENEAS
who provides communication and public relations support. The ENIAC JU defined and
executed a Communication Plan in 2013, addressing the same communication goals
defined in previous years:





Organized together with The Parliament Magazine the “Smart Specialisation for
Micro and Nanoelectornics as a Key Enabling Technology” round table event at the
European Parliament on 28 May 2013 hosted by MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij with
participation from ARTEMIS, European Commission and the Industry;
Executed a communication day for the Project Coordinators;
Had numerous exchanges with project coordinators, visited or hosted
representatives from the industry at large including CEA/Leti, IMEC, Silicon
Saxony, SEMI Europe, ESIA, Infineon, SOITEC, Intel, ASML, NEXP, GSA, etc.;
Announced that in 2013 the “ENIAC JU Innovation Award” went to the project
“ESiP”;
Updated the web site, brought the content up to date, added video features;
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

Co-organized the European Nanoelectronic Forum together with the EUREKA
cluster CATRENE and the European Commission;
Participated in public events in Austria, Belgium, Germany, France, and Romania.
Second Interim Evaluation
Following provisions of the ENIAC establishment act, a second interim evaluation has been
performed by a panel of independent experts in 2013. This evaluation was meant on the
one hand to assess the improvements against the recommendations issued in the first
interim evaluation and on the other hand to evaluate progress. This second interim
evaluation was run together for ENIAC and ARTEMIS under the responsibility of DG
CNECT.
Overall the assessment reinforces the results of the first interim evaluations and shows
that the existing JUs have successfully demonstrated the viability of the PPP concept for
research in strategic technological areas. JTI JUs have been effective in delivering on the
main objectives and have been able to reinforce Europe’s role in aeronautics,
pharmaceutics, electronic components and systems and fuel cell and hydrogen R&D.
A report of the Commission to the European Parliament and to the Council, which amiss at
presenting major observations and follow-up actions, was released on November 2013 26.
4.5.5. Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU)
Main activities and achievements in 2013
In 2013, 27 grant agreements were concluded for an amount of € 68,13 million
corresponding to the call for proposals in 2012. In parallel the JU negotiated 21 projects in
call 2013-1 and launched call 2013-2 with the remaining budget of about € 23 million. In
2013 calls FHC JU addressed the following research topics: large-scale demonstration of
buses, hydrogen production & distribution, demonstration of hydrogen production from
biogas, demonstration of portable generators, back-up power, and development of a
European framework for the generation of guarantees of origin for green H2.
During 2013 the FCH JU launched 2 calls and evaluated one (FCH-JU-2013-1) while the
deadline for submission of call 2013-2 was on 27 February 2014.
In call FCH-JU-2013-1 22 proposals were selected for funding and resulted in 21 projects,
as two proposals were merged at the end of the evaluation process.
Table 31: FCH-Aggregated information on call 2013-1
SUBMITTED PROPOSALS
EVALUATION RESULTS
Call
No of
topics
Proposals
submitted
Proposals
retained
Above
threshold
Selected
for funding
Reserve
List
Success
rate
FCH-JU-2013-1
27
70
64
33
22
11
31%
Total
27
70
64
33
22
11
31%
26
COM(2013) 830 final
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Figure 36: Number and origin of participants in the projects of which grant agreements were signed
in 2013 (from Call for Proposals 2012-1)
In projects for which grant agreements were signed in 2013, there were 224
organisations27 involved from 21 countries. In terms of participation by country, Germany,
France and UK performed best, with collectively about 51% of the organisations involved
in projects selected for funding.
27 grant agreements were signed in 2013, uniquely from 2012-1 Call for Proposals. Total
value of the signed grants is € 124.583.867, FCH Joint Undertaking contribution is €
68.134.880. Figure 36 presents the number of participants and origin by country.
In 2013 SMEs participation continued to be very good, both in terms of European
Community contribution allocated (€ 18.530.260 or ~ 27%) and participation (31 %).
2013 is the first year for which the JU can report against 2 main performance indicators
aiming at monitoring patenting and the generation of publications in peer reviewed
journals. 30,8% of funded projects generate one or more patent applications and 69,2%
had publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Dissemination/communication
In 2013, all the activities initiated in the past years have been further developed and
strengthened. FCH JU organised, co-organised, sponsored and attended many
conferences/meetings with a view to foster awareness towards EU & national policy
makers, multipliers’ networks as well as towards opinion leaders and stakeholders of the
FCH sector and related communities. The messages focused on the overall potential and
market readiness of FCH technologies, the progress of the program so far and the
dissemination of projects.
The awareness-raising campaign of the FCH JU has been quite intense over the last years.
In particular in 2013, the Executive Director and/or a Programme Officer representative
27
Single participations are considered
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participated in many meetings, conferences and Info Days in Brussels and in several EU
Member states in order to provide information about FCH JU activities.
Concurrently, FCH JU has coordinated the organization of the 2 nd joint exhibition of the
JTIs which took place from 30 September to 4 October 2013 at the European Parliament
premises. This joint event aimed at conveying important messages to MEPs by stressing
the ability of JUs to facilitate a leverage effect and increase R&D investment in the sectors
concerned.
The FCH JU has also participated in national information sessions in UK, Portugal, Spain,
Italy, France, Belgium, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria to present the annual call for
proposals.
In addition to the existing general leaflet about FCH JU, a new brochure for
communication purposes has been entirely designed and produced. It has been distributed
on the day of the Stakeholders general Assembly 2013.
The FCH JU web site, operational since March 2011, has been regularly updating its
content. Main updates for 2013: adaptation of the Stakeholders’ General Assembly;
Programme Review Days and follow-up of information on Innovation Investment Package
and Horizon 2020.
Second Interim Evaluation
Following provisions of the FCH establishment act, a second interim evaluation has been
performed by a panel of independent experts in 2013. This evaluation was meant on the
one hand to assess the improvements against the recommendations issued in the first
interim evaluation and on the other hand to evaluate progress.
This second interim evaluation was run in parallel for the JTIs under the responsibility of
DG RTD and separately for ARTEMIS and ENIAC JUs, which are under the responsibility of
DG CNECT.
Overall the assessments reinforce the results of the first interim evaluations and show that
the existing JUs have successfully demonstrated the viability of the PPP concept for
research in strategic technological areas. JTI JUs have been effective in delivering on the
main objectives and have been able to reinforce Europe’s role in aeronautics,
pharmaceutics, electronic components and systems and fuel cell and hydrogen R&D.
4.6. Article 185 (ex-169) Initiatives
Article 185 TFEU provides a legal basis for the Union to participate in the joint
implementation of national research programmes undertaken by several Member States. It
thus provides a key building block of ERA because of the possibility it offers to combine the
EU, national and regional efforts into a joint EU-level programme. Article 185 Initiatives
are set up at EU-level to address strategic areas where research and innovation are
essential to European competitiveness. They have been introduced as another means of
implementing the Seventh Framework Programme in areas selected in the Specific
Programmes. The Union provides support beyond simple coordination funding of research
programmes in that it requires a scientific, management and financial integration process
and in the majority of cases co-funds the joint programme on a 50:50 basis. So far, five
Article 185 Initiatives have been set up.
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Art. 185 initiatives are subject to the Co-Decision Procedure with the European Parliament
and Council. Once set up, they usually run for the entire FP duration and beyond.
The Pilot Article 185 initiative for the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials
Partnership (EDCTP, Decision 16/06/2003) is implemented via a grant agreement with an
EU contribution of € 200 million. The four initiatives launched under FP7 are implemented
by a general agreement between the Commission and the Dedicated Implementation
Structure (DIS) and have entered the same pipeline at different times and therefore find
themselves today at various developmental stages:
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


Ambient Assistant Living (AAL, Decision 09/07/2008)
EUROSTARS (Decision 09/07/2008)
European Metrology Research Programme (EMRP, Decision 16/09/2009)
Joint Baltic Sea Research and Development Programme (Bonus, Decision 22/09/2010)
The EU contribution for these 4 initiatives under FP7 is about €500 million.
The initiatives are implemented by indirect centralised management with the DIS being
responsible for the administrative, financial and contractual management of a joint
research programme.
The Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Joint Programme aims to use intelligent products and
provide remote services, to extend the time elderly people can live independently in their
home environment. AAL is implemented by 20 EU Member States and 3 Associated States.
The programme's planned total budget is € 700 million, with € 150 million funded by FP7.
EUROSTARS addresses research and development performing SMEs and is undertaken by
32 countries, in the context of EUREKA, with a planned overall public contribution of € 400
million, and € 100 million coming from FP7.
The European Metrology Joint Research Programme (EMRP) is an initiative undertaken by
22 countries raising € 400 million of public funding with € 200 million coming from FP7. It
responds to growing demands for cutting-edge metrology, particularly addressing grand
challenges like metrology for environment, energy or health or emerging technological
areas, targeting innovation and scientific research and support for policy. EMRP is the first
Article 185 Initiative to be developed using ERA-NET Plus as a bridging measure and
building mainly on in-kind contributions by participating states.
The BONUS Joint Research Programme involves all eight EU countries surrounding the
Baltic Sea with the aim of creating a cooperative, interdisciplinary, well-integrated transnational strategic research programme for the Baltic Sea region. The total FP7 contribution
amounts to € 50 million and is matched equally by contributions from the participating
states. In this case also, and ERA-NET Plus action has been used for the first joint call. The
implementation of the programme is divided into a strategic phase where the operational
modalities are established and an implementation phase (which will last for a minimum of
5 years) which started in 2012.
With regard to EDCTP (European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership),
launched in 2003 under FP6 (providing a total of € 200 million for this initiative) and aimed
at accelerating the development of medical products and interventions against HIV/AIDS,
malaria and tuberculosis in developing countries, in particular in sub-Saharan Africa, the
Commission adopted a Progress Report in October 2008 following a first Independent
Expert Review in 2007. A no-cost extension for the implementation of the FP6 grant until
May 2015 was granted based on the recommendations of the second independent expert
evaluation conducted in 2009/2010. In the Communication from the Belgium Presidency of
the Council of the European Union to the Competitiveness Council in November 2010, the
second phase of the EDCTP with an enlarged scale and scope was called for. To that end,
the FP7 Work Programme for 2012 included a Support Action with the EDCTP as the
named beneficiary of a grant of up to € 10 million for activities in support of the
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preparation of the second phase of the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials
Partnership (EDCTP2) starting in 2014.
The interim evaluations of both Eurostars and AAL were completed during 2010 and the
interim evaluation for EMRP was undertaken in 2011. These evaluations have shown that
the use of Article 185 of the TFEU has created substantial leverage effects and real
European added value by integrating national programmes and pooling resources.
Drawing on the results of their interim evaluations, during 2012, the existing Article 185
Initiatives (with the exception of BONUS which only started its implementation phase in
2012 and intends to follow at a later stage during Horizon 2020) started to prepare for
successor programmes under Horizon 2020. The European Commission has adopted 4 Art.
185 proposals for successor initiatives in its Innovation Investment Package on 10 July
2013. On 27 June 2014, the basic acts of these 4 initiatives entered into force.
After the implementation of the last call, co-funded by FP 7, a final evaluation of each Art.
185 initiative needs to be undertaken by the European Commission.
4.7 Risk-Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF)
4.7.1 Rationale and aim
The RSFF, officially launched in July 2007, is one of the new, innovative funding
mechanisms of FP7. It is a debt finance instrument, jointly developed by the Commission
and the European Investment Bank (EIB). The RSFF facilitates access to finance by
providing loans and guarantees to a wide range of beneficiaries — including SMEs, midsized enterprises, larger companies, research institutions, universities and research
infrastructures —investing in RDI.
4.7.2. Risk-Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF) in 2013
The RSFF has repeatedly been showcased as an example of how EU resources can
leverage private funding for a larger impact in achieving EU objectives. For instance, by
the end of 2013, 127 RSFF operations had been approved by the EIB, with a total loan
volume of €16,2 billion, and the EIB signed loan agreements with promoters of 114 RDI
projects, with a total loan volume of €12,8 billion.
The RSI was first introduced by amendment n°4 to the cooperation agreement between
the EU and the EIB. It is a pilot guarantee scheme which supports the financing of R&D
and/or innovation driven SMEs and small midcaps. The RSI is a joint initiative of the
European Investment Fund (EIF) and the European Commission. It is supported by the
European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological
Development (FP7) and uses EIF's risk-taking capacity. It is part of, and complements, the
existing Risk Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF).
RSFF loans financed projects that comprise research, technological development,
demonstration and innovation activities in the following sectors: energy (mainly renewable
energy technologies), transport, ICT, education, water supply, engineering and automotive
and life science notably. The EIB also signed loans with several research infrastructures,
other ones being in the pipeline.
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Figure 37: Distribution by country of RSFF Operations
Figure 38: Signatures by country as of 31/12/2013
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Figure 39: RSFF Disbursement by country as of 31/12/2013
Source: EIB Operational Report
European added-value is ensured by the geographical distribution of projects: by the end
of 2013, the participation rate in RSFF loan finance had risen steadily to 25 countries.
Moreover, in the actual design of projects, recipients of RSFF loans have often invested in
RDI not only in one country but in several locations involving 3 or 4 different EU member
States and/or Associated Countries. This has directly and indirectly positively impacted
businesses and society in general.
In 2013, the first guarantee agreements under the new RSI facility were signed between
the EIF and 23 banks in 14 eligible countries (EU Member States and countries associated
to FP7): AT, CZ, NL, ES, IE, IT, DE, PT, PL, FR, TR, SE, BG and HU). The total loan volume
was €2.445,9 million (guaranteed amount under RSI: €1.202,9 million equalling nearly
50% of the total loan amount). This high demand from banks willing to lend to researchdriven or innovative SMEs and small midcaps demonstrates the added value of the RSI
guarantee facility addressing the important target group of RDI-driven SMEs and small
midcaps.
A set of key performance indicators were introduced to encourage the EIB and the EIF to
increase the number of beneficiaries and to reach a broader geographical distribution.
More information on the RSFF is available online28.
The table below provides the breakdown by year for the total RSFF portfolio approved and
signed loans respectively. 2013 saw an increased uptake of RSFF financing due to the FLP
portfolio approach, increased market demand, and even greater focus on attaining FP7
priorities.
28
See: http://www.eib.europa.eu/products/rsff/index.htm?lang=en and on the RSI: http://www.eif.org/RSI
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Table 32: RSFF operations approved and signed by the EIB since the launch of the RSFF
Source: EIB Operational Report
In conclusion, the efficient implementation of the above-mentioned changes and finetuning the RSFF were the main objectives and achievements of 2013. The underlying aim
was to pave the way for the new generation of financial instruments under Horizon 2020,
branded "InnovFin".
4.7.3. Transition from FP7 to Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020’s strategic programme for the period 2014-2015 puts emphasis on raising
private investment and access to risk finance through an increased use of loan guarantees
and equity instruments.
In view of the proposed financial instruments under Horizon 2020, which include a
successor to the RSFF and the RSI, 2013 was part of the transition and preparation phase
for the new budgetary period 2014-2020. In 2013, the RSFF’s normal operations and its
RSI part were readied for a smooth transition to the scaled-up debt facility foreseen as
part of the "Access to Risk Finance" component of Horizon 2020.
Points highlighted by the CoA in its 2012-2013 performance audit (such as the need for
mitigation measures regarding the potential risk of crowding out, or greater clarity of the
legal framework) were in particular duly taken into account in the design of the successors
of the RSFF in Horizon 2020, alongside the findings and recommendations of the
Independent Experts Group that undertook the RSFF’s second interim evaluation (whose
final report was provided in July 2013), and an ex ante evaluation of the new instruments.
This in turn allowed DG RTD and other Commission services involved in the RSFF
implementation to refine the design of the new financial instruments, to test new
approaches (such for midcap companies via partner banks), and to optimise their use for
the future.
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4.8. Participation of SMEs
The participation of SMEs in FP7 is closely monitored by the Commission. Particular
attention is given to the funding for SMEs under the Cooperation Programme, in line with
the target established in the FP7 Decision29. The aim is to ensure that at least 15% of the
funding of the Cooperation Specific Programme goes to SMEs. This section focuses on the
implementation of this 15% target.
4.8.1 Overview of SME Participation in FP7
At the end of 2013 there were 23.814 SME participations in the entire FP7. The EU
contribution going to SMEs reached approximately € 6,2 billion. Table 35 gives an
overview of SME participation in FP7 at the end of 2013.
Table 33: FP7 SME participation overview (31/12/2013)
Specific Programme Description
SP1 - Cooperation
Thematic priorities
Other (e.g. Joint Technology Initiatives)
SP2 - Ideas
SP3 - People
SP4 - Capacities
SP5 - Euratom
FP7 - OVERALL
Nr of SME
participations
16.246
15.223
1.023
21
1.107
6.316
124
23.814
% of SME
participations
19,1%
19,1%
20,1%
0,4%
6,1%
34,3%
6,3%
18,6%
EU contribution
to SME's (in
Euros)
4.606.114.738
4.347.746.582
258.368.156
15.271.362
276.614.782
1.264.772.863
19.252.332
6.182.026.077
% of the
budget going
to SME's
16,8%
16,9%
15,6%
0,2%
6,3%
34,5%
5,5%
14,6%
4.8.2 Funding for SMEs under the Cooperation Programme
As mentioned above, under FP7 there was a 15% target for the share of EU contribution
going to SMEs, in the Cooperation Budget. The 15% target was already reached at the end
of 2011, when SMEs received 15,3% of the EU funding in the Cooperation Programme.
This figure progressed further in 2012 and 2013. At the end of 2012, the percentage of EU
contribution going to SMEs in the Cooperation Programme was 16,6%. It remained almost
stable during 2013, with at the end of 2013 a share of 16,8% of the total funding going to
SMEs within the Cooperation Programme. Focusing on the SME participation in the
Thematic Priorities, 4.348 M€ went to SMEs. Figure 40 presents the breakdown by theme
at the end of 2013.
Figure 40: The share of EU contribution going to SMEs for each theme within the Cooperation Programme
29
Decision No 1982/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Seventh
Framework Programme of the European Community for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration activities
(2007-2013). (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2006:412:0001:0041:EN:PDF)
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The main reason for the significant increase in the budget share going to SMEs under the
FP7 Cooperation Programme since the end of 2011 can be attributed to the inclusion of
SME participation strengthening measures in the Work Programmes of 2011 and 2012 (for
instance SME-friendly call topics, ring-fenced budgets etc.).
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5 FP7 ACHIEVEMENTS AND FIRST PROJECT OUTCOMES
5.1 Data reported through RESPIR
The system of FP7 monitoring evolved during programme implementation. By the end of
2012 the first version of the SESAM Research Performance and Impact Reporting tool
(RESPIR) was released by the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD).
RESPIR is a user friendly online reporting tool capable of reading and processing data on
approved FP7 projects’ final reports and presenting a comprehensive summary of statistics
and indicators at various levels of aggregation – from FP7 as a whole to Specific
Programmes, Theme, Priority Areas, and even sub-themes and sub-areas.
This application provides, for the first time in the history of the Framework Programmes
implementation, a solid quantitative and some qualitative basis for properly and
objectively assessing FP7 outputs and results. More specifically, the tool presents
statistical data on research outputs (peer-reviewed applications, applications for patents,
gender, etc.) based on FP7 project Final Reports that are submitted and registered in the
SESAM application.
By December 2014, more than 25.000 grant agreements were signed by the various
Commission Directorates-Generals, executive agencies and other services implementing
the Framework Programme. Chapter 5 presents data derived from projects administered
by DG Research and Innovation (RTD), Enterprise (ENTR), Education and Culture (EAC),
the Research Executive Agency (REA). Furthermore two Joint Technology Initiatives (FCH
and Clean Sky) encoded data in RESPIR. For FP7, RESPIR does not cover the interventions
and activities managed by Directorate-Generals for Communication Networks, Content and
Technology, Energy and Transport and Mobility, the European Research Council (ERC) and
some Joint Technology Initiatives (IMI, ENIAC, ARTEMIS). 30 Some data on achievements
of these activities is not included in chapter 5.1 but presented in chapter 5.2.
By 1 December 2014, 17.861 grant agreements for the research projects implemented by
the services were signed, 8.576 (or 48%) projects were completed and 7.288 (or 41%)
project Final Reports were approved and recorded in RESPIR. This last subset is the basis
for the following analysis.
Table 34: Signed grant agreements and approved Final Reports for the services reporting through
RESPIR by December 1, 2014
Service
CLEAN SKY JTI/ Joint Undertaking
Directorate-General for Education and Culture
Directorate-General for Enterprise
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen JTI/ Joint Undertaking
Research Executive Agency (REA)
Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
Total
30
Number of
projects
Final Reports
Submitted
Processed Final
Reports
No.
%
No.
%
459
4
109
150
12.197
4.942
216
3
32
34
5.855
2.436
47%
75%
29%
23%
48%
49%
117
1
17
4
4.996
2.153
25%
25%
16%
3%
41%
44%
17.861
8.576
48%
7.288
41%
Where the following tables in section 5.1 refer to research topics or fields that are similar in the name (i.e.
energy or transport) please note that the respective data in the tables does 'only' cover the related programmes
implemented by DG RTD or the other services that use RESPIR.
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Table 35: Processed Final Reports in FP7 Grant Agreements by Priority Area and Funding Scheme by
December 1, 2014
Number of Signed
Grant Agreements
Priority Area
COOPERATION
Health
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new
Production Technologies
Energy
Environment (including Climate Change)
Transport (including Aeronautics)
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
Space
Security
General Activities
Joint Technology Initiatives (
Total : COOPERATION
Marie-Curie Actions
Total : PEOPLE
CAPACITIES
Research Infrastructures
Research for the benefit of SMEs
Regions of Knowledge
Research Potential
Science in Society
Support for development of research policies
Activities of International Cooperation
Total : CAPACITIES
Fusion Energy
Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection
Total : EURATOM
Total
Processed Final
Reports
Number
%
1.008
516
400
185
40%
36%
804
239
494
589
253
267
319
25
609
5.123
350
105
216
280
131
111
79
11
121
1.989
44%
44%
44%
48%
52%
42%
25%
44%
20%
39%
10.715
10.715
198
1.030
84
206
183
27
157
1.885
4
134
138
17.861
4.361
4.361
88
471
46
107
90
16
60
878
3
57
60
7.288
41%
41%
44%
46%
55%
52%
49%
59%
38%
47%
75%
43%
43%
41%
Intellectual Property Rights in FP7 Projects
Intellectual property rights (IPR) are legal rights aimed at protecting the creation of the
intellect, such as inventions, appearance of products, literary, artistic and scientific works
and signs, among others.
Types of Intellectual property rights:





Patents and utility models referring to inventions;
Registered designs referring to product appearance;
Trademarks referring to signs - words, phrases, symbols or designs or combination
of these which are used as brands of goods and services;
copyright (referring to literary, artistic and scientific works);
Other related rights or neighbouring rights referring to performances of performing
artists, phonogram recordings by producers, and rights of broadcasters over radio
and TV programmes.
Table 36: Intellectual Property Rights reported in the FP7 Projects by Specific programmes
Cooperation
People
Capacities
Euratom
1.989
4.361
878
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No. of projects with
at least one IPR
reported
376
156
125
7
Total
7.288
664
Specific
Programme
Final Reports
No. of
reported IPR
IPR reported as a Patent
Application
985
268
319
14
822
227
228
14
83%
85%
71%
100%
1.586
1.291
81%
80
1.586 Intellectual property rights were reported in the 7.288 project Final Reports
analysed. 1.291 (or 81%) out of 1.586 reported Intellectual property rights were Patent
applications. Table 39 below presents the Intellectual Property Rights reported in FP7
Projects by Priority Area.
Table 37: Intellectual Property Rights reported in the FP7 Projects by Priority Area
Final
Reports
No. of
projects with
at least one
IPR reported
No. of
reported
Intellectual
Property
Rights
No.
%
Health
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and
Biotechnology
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and
new Production Technologies
400
98
284
254
89%
185
34
89
76
85%
350
139
368
296
80%
Energy
105
33
92
89
97%
Environment (including Climate Change)
Transport (including Aeronautics)
216
280
15
32
21
75
17
55
81%
73%
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
131
0
0
Space
111
7
20
11
55%
79
11
9
1
21
3
11
3
52%
100%
COOPERATION
Priority Area
Security
General Activities
Joint Technology Initiatives (Annex IV-SP1)
IPR reported as a
Patent
Application
-
121
8
12
10
83%
Total : COOPERATION
Marie-Curie Actions
1.989
4.361
376
156
985
268
822
227
83%
85%
Total : PEOPLE
4.361
156
268
227
85%
88
471
46
107
90
7
105
0
12
0
34
232
0
49
0
30
152
88%
66%
94%
-
16
60
0
1
0
4
878
3
57
125
0
7
319
0
14
228
14
71%
100%
60
7.288
7
664
14
1.586
14
1.291
100%
81%
CAPACITIES
Research Infrastructures
Research for the benefit of SMEs
Regions of Knowledge
Research Potential
Science in Society
Support for the coherent development of
research policies
Activities of International Cooperation
Total : CAPACITIES
Fusion Energy - Fusion
Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection - Fission
Total : EURATOM
Total
46
-
Table 38: Top 10 Patent Applications from a Country
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Top 10 Patent Application Office
WO - World Intellectual Property Organization
EP - European Patent Office (EPO)
US - United States
UK - United Kingdom
DE - Germany
ES - Spain
FR - France
IT - Italy
PL - Poland
RU- Russian Federation
No.
249
210
111
61
49
36
36
29
29
8
Table 39: Top 10 coordinating Organisations Reporting Submission of the Patent Applications
Organisation
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG
E.V
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
AALBORG UNIVERSITET
THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V.
POLITECHNIKA SLASKA
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
PIRKANMAA HOSPITAL DISTRICT
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Country
No.
FR
51
DE
FR
DK
UK
DE
PL
IT
FI
BE
39
36
21
21
18
17
15
15
14
81
Publications in FP7 Projects
RESPIR data consist of bibliometrics and FP7 Project Scientific Publications in Peer
Reviewed Journals
Table 40: Publications, publication in Scientific Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals, related to the FP7
Projects by Programme
All Funding Schemes
Specific
Programme
Final
Reports
COOPERATION
PEOPLE
CAPACITIES
EURATOM
Total
1.989
4.361
878
60
7.288
Projects with at
least one
publication
1.273
2.824
314
37
4.448
No. of
publications
Publications in
High Impact Peer
Reviewed Journals
Average
publications
per Project
24.706
12.892
5.182
608
43.388
12.100
6.219
1.925
117
20.361
12,42
2,96
5,90
10,13
5,95
43.388 publications were reported in the 7.288 project Final Reports analysed. 20.361 (or
47%) out of these reported publications were publications in High Impact Peer Reviewed
Journals. High impact journals are defined to be the top 10% (in terms of SJR index) of all
journals within a given scientific category. For a complete list of scientific categories please
visit the Scimago web site. Out of the main activities, the highest average number of
publications for completed projects was recorded for Fusion-Energy (45) followed by the
Research Infrastructure Theme (35) and Health (29). Table 43 below presents publications
reported FP7 Projects by Priority Area.
Table 41: Publications, publication in Scientific Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals, related to the FP7
Projects by Priority Area
COOPERATION
Priority Area
Health
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and
Biotechnology
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies,
Materials and new Production
Technologies
Energy
Environment (including Climate Change)
Transport (including Aeronautics)
Socio-economic sciences and
Humanities
Space
Security
General Activities
Joint Technology Initiatives
Total : COOPERATION
Marie-Curie Actions
CAPACITIES
Total : PEOPLE
Research Infrastructures
Research for the benefit of SMEs
Regions of Knowledge
Research Potential
Science in Society
Support for the coherent development
of research policies
Activities of International Cooperation
Total : CAPACITIES
Fusion Energy
Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection
Total : EURATOM
Total
Number of
Grant
Agreements
Projects
with at
least one
publication
Total
publications
Publications in
High Impact
Peer Reviewed
Journals
Average
publications
per Project
400
344
11.662
6.620
29,16
185
150
2.836
1.220
15,33
350
105
216
280
252
71
151
108
4.046
791
2.896
549
1.982
339
1.273
166
11,56
7,53
13,41
1,96
131
111
79
11
121
86
60
35
1
15
688
693
244
252
49
161
221
39
57
22
5,25
6,24
3,09
22,91
0,4
1.989
1.273
24.706
12.100
12,42
4.361
2.824
12.892
6.219
2,96
4.361
2.824
12.892
6.219
2,96
88
471
46
107
90
52
127
8
81
35
3.024
352
13
1.489
169
1.303
89
4
470
40
34,36
0,75
0,28
13,92
1,88
16
60
1
10
10
125
2
17
0,63
2,08
878
3
57
314
2
35
5.182
136
472
1.925
15
102
5,9
45,33
8,28
60
37
608
117
10,13
7.288
4.448
43.388
20.361
5,95
82
Table 42: Top 20 Peer Reviewed Journals by Number of Publications
Peer Reviewed Journals
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
PLoS One
Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials
Physics
Physical Review Letters
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of
the United States
Applied Physics Letters
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Astrophysical Journal
Nature
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and
Cosmology
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
Optics Express
Journal of High Energy Physics
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Nucleic Acids Research
Nature Genetics
Science
Journal of Applied Physics
Total
SJR
No. of
publications
% of all
publications
1,8
964
2,22 %
2,7
5,1
531
492
1,22 %
1,13 %
5,4
2,3
1,9
3,2
14,5
2,8
447
310
296
287
284
280
1,03
0,71
0,68
0,66
0,65
0,65
%
%
%
%
%
%
2,2
2,4
2,3
2,3
0,9
4,4
1,9
4,6
19,9
11,2
1,1
278
249
242
240
223
204
203
196
188
179
178
0,64
0,57
0,56
0,55
0,51
0,47
0,47
0,45
0,43
0,41
0,41
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
6.271
14,45 %
SJR - Journal Rank Indicator is a measure of journal's impact, influence or prestige. It
expresses the average number of weighted citations received in the selected year by the
documents published in the journal in the three previous years.
Table 43: Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals by top 20 Journal Subject Area
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
Journal Subject Area
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
Medicine
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Chemistry
Materials Science
Engineering
Immunology and Microbiology
Environmental Science
Chemical Engineering
Mathematics
Multidisciplinary
Computer Science
Neuroscience
Social Sciences
Energy
Business, Management and Accounting
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
Economics, Econometrics and Finance
Total
Number of
publications
8.626
4.974
4.328
4.320
3.164
2.995
1.903
1.667
1.568
1.477
1.235
1.024
1.017
953
909
866
678
349
341
285
% of all
publications
19,88 %
11,46 %
9,98 %
9,96 %
7,29 %
6,90 %
4,39 %
3,84 %
3,61 %
3,40 %
2,85 %
2,36 %
2,34 %
2,20 %
2,10 %
2,00 %
1,56 %
0,80 %
0,79 %
0,66 %
42.679
98,37 %
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Use of foregrounds in FP7 Projects
Foreground means the – tangible and intangible – results, including for example
information and knowledge, whether or not it can be protected, which is generated under
the project. Such results include rights related to copyright, design rights, patent rights,
plant variety rights, and similar forms of protection.
Types of use:





General advancement of knowledge
Commercial exploitation of R&D results
Exploitation of R&D results via standards
Exploitation of results through EU policies
Exploitation of results through (social) innovation
950 completed projects reported at least one foreground in their final reports (13% from
all completed projects). By December 2014 3.339 foregrounds were reported by the
projects Final Reports analysed. 1.582 (or 47%) out of 3.339 reported foregrounds were
General advancement of knowledge. Table 44 below presents Foregrounds reported in FP7
Projects by Priority Area.
Table 44: Foregrounds reported in the FP7 Projects by Priority Area
Reported Foreground Types
Priority Area
Health
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries,
and Biotechnology
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies,
Materials and new Production
Technologies
Energy
Environment (including Climate
Change)
Transport (including Aeronautics)
Socio-economic sciences and
Humanities
Space
Security
Commercial
exploitation
of R&D
results
General
advancement of
knowledge
Exploitation
of R&D
results via
standards
Exploitation
of results
through
(social)
innovation
Exploitation
of results
through EU
policies
176
42
105
1
15
6
8
1
1
3
182
79
80
6
2
78
19
57
80
2
30
8
35
82
29
32
2
16
31
3
3
6
13
9
1
5
Reported
foregrounds
2
2
1
22
General Activities
3
Joint Technology Initiatives
0
11
1
3
3
Total : COOPERATION
663
184
308
10
41
90
Marie-Curie Actions - PEOPLE
676
95
469
21
11
27
2
4
Research Infrastructures
Research for the benefit of SMEs
30
22
1.873
1.011
755
Regions of Knowledge
38
2
Research Potential
27
6
Science in Society
6
Support for research policies
Activities of International
Cooperation
Total : CAPACITIES
1
Fusion Energy
Nuclear Fission and Radiation
Protection
Total : EURATOM
Total
78
24
4
9
1
21
13
3
4
3
0
1.975
1.019
802
78
30
33
5
3
10
1
3
0
25
25
5
3
10
1
3
3.339
1.303
1.582
119
83
153
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Projects Workforce and Gender of the Scientific Staff
Table 45: Cooperation - Projects Workforce of the Scientific Staff by gender (excluding PEOPLE)
Priority Area
No. of reported
workforce
Projects with
a workforce
report
No. of Additional
Researchers Recruited
Total
workforce
COOPERATION*
CAPACITIES
EURATOM
1.976
876
60
Total
117.616
34.638
4.116
M
62%
64%
70%
F
38%
36%
30%
Total
14.158
3.222
313
M
55%
58%
60%
F
45%
42%
40%
131.774
37.860
4.429
Total
2.912
156.370
62%
38%
17.693
56%
44%
174.063
* Including General Activities and JTIs Annexe IV-SP1
Table 46: Cooperation - Projects Workforce of the Scientific Staff by gender (excluding PEOPLE)
Specific
Programme
No. of
reported
workforce
COOPERATION*
CAPACITIES
EURATOM
117.616
34.638
4.116
Total
5086
2572
120
M
71%
70%
68%
Total
156.370
7.778
71%
F
29%
30%
32%
Experienced
researcher (i.e. PhD
holders)
Total
M
F
46.651
65%
35%
11.802
67%
33%
2.422
73%
27%
Total
14.180
2.882
474
M
54%
58%
66%
F
46%
42%
34%
29%
60.875
17.536
55%
45%
Scientific manager
65%
35%
PhD student
* Including General Activities and JTIs Annexe IV-SP1
5.2 Data on achievements not covered by RESPIR
As explained above, for FP7, RESPIR does not cover the interventions and activities
managed by some Directorate-Generals, the European Research Council (ERC) and some
Joint Technology Initiatives (IMI, ENIAC, ARTEMIS). Therefore, in the following some data
on achievements is provided in alternative format and detail.
For the three Joint Technology Initiatives IMI, ENIAC and ARTEMIS the data in the
following summary table is available (by end of August 2014) (For further information
please also refer to chapter 4.5 of this report):
Table 47: FP7 achievements – available data for IMI, ENIAC and ARTEMIS
IMI
ENIAC
ARTEMIS
No. of final
reports
processed
No. of patent
applications
(total)
0
20
25
3
132
17
No. of
publications
No. of
Intellectual
Property
Rights
reported
No. of
foregrounds
reported
657
1.680
912
n.a.
8
15
128
408
371
The European Research Council (ERC) uses a combination of automatically collecting
publications which explicitly acknowledge its funding from specialized bibliometric
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databases and publications reported by the Principal investigators to produce to reliable
datasets of publications funded by ERC.
The following data on publication activities relates to 312 projects that were selected
during the first FP7 calls for proposals (186 projects from Starting Grant 2007 and 126
projects from Advanced Grant 2008) and which have been completed in 2013-14. They
represent 62 % and 45 % of all projects funded in those calls respectively.
The publications considered in this analysis are those reported by the grant holders and
which have been validated by a digital object identifier (doi). They represent about 80 %
of all publications which have been reported. In this respect the data presented should be
seen as representative (but still incomplete). Final figures will be available once the
remaining records will be uniquely identified and validated.
Table 48 : publications from ERC funded projects
number of
projects
number of
publications
average
number of
publications
Molecular and structural biology and biochemistry [LS1]
13
246
18,9
Genetics, genomics, bioinformatics and systems biology [LS2]
19
451
23,7
Cellular and developmental biology [LS3]
16
294
18,4
Physiology, pathophysiology and endocrinology [LS4]
11
306
27,8
Neurosciences and neural disorders [LS5]
Scientific panel
Life Sciences
15
288
19,2
Immunity and infection [LS6]
6
134
22,3
Diagnostic tools, therapies and public health [LS7]
7
178
25,4
14
448
32,0
6
89
14,8
107
2.434
22,7
Mathematical foundations [PE1]
26
1.063
40,9
Fundamental constituents of matter [PE2]
17
954
56,1
Condensed matter in physics [PE3]
22
1.073
48,8
Physical and analytical chemical sciences [PE4]
20
708
35,4
Material and synthesis [PE5]
14
691
49,4
Computer science and informatics [PE6]
15
874
58,3
8
578
72,3
Evolutionary, population and environmental biology [LS8]
Applied life sciences and biotechnology [LS9]
Total Life Sciences
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Systems and communication engineering [PE7]
Products and process engineering [PE8]
9
270
30,0
Universe science [PE9]
15
813
54,2
Earth system science [PE10]
10
462
46,2
156
7.486
48,0
13
128
9,8
Institutions, values, beliefs and behaviour [SH2]
6
109
18,2
Environment and society [SH3]
4
63
15,8
14
384
27,4
6
95
15,8
Total Physical Sciences and Engineering
Social Sciences and Humanities
Individuals, institutions and markets [SH1]
The human mind and its complexity [SH4]
Cultures and cultural production [SH5]
The study of the human past [SH6]
Total Social Sciences and Humanities
All
6
97
16,2
49
876
17,9
312
10.796
34,6
86
Table 48 presents an overview of the publication patterns in different research areas (as
defined by the ERC panel structure).It shows in total that the 312 projects have produced,
over their duration (5 years on average), 10.796 publications, an overall average of 35
publications per project. The differences among the research areas are significant: Projects
in Life Sciences have on average 23 publications and in Physical Science and Engineering
the 48. The corresponding figure for Social Sciences and Humanities is 18 publications.
For the below the ERC used the Scopus bibliographic database to assess the citation
performance of the publications. Out of the 10.796 publications produced by the 312
projects completed 7.003 (or 64 %) could be matched to records in SCOPUS using a
digital object identifier. Those records were uploaded in Scival which allows retrieving
several bibliometric indicators for bibliographic records indexed in Scopus. About 6.806
publications - 63 % of the total numbers of records - could be found in Scival: 4.545
publications from projects from Physical Sciences Engineering, 1.816 from Life Sciences
projects and 445 from Social Sciences and Humanities projects. The table 49 shows
selected bibliometric indicators.
Table 49: citation performance of publications from ERC funded projects
Completed
projects
Validated
publications
Publications
in Scival (%
of validated
publications)
% of
publications
in Top 10 %
%
publication
in Top 1 %
Field
Weighted
Citation
Impact
Life Sciences
107
2.434
1.816 (74 %)
67,6
20,6
3,42
Physical Sciences
and Engineering
156
7.486
4.545 (60 %)
41,1
7,9
2,98
49
876
445 (50%)
34,2
9,2
3,11
312
10.796
6.806
Research Domain
Social Sciences and
Humanities
Total
The data show that, in terms of citations, publications from ERC funded projects do
relatively well against global benchmarks: about two thirds of publications from Life
Sciences projects reach the citation threshold of the top 10 % most cited publications
world-wide. Every fifth publication makes it in to the top 1 % of most highly cited
publications world-wide. For Physical Sciences and Engineering, and Social Science and
Humanities the share of publications in the top 10 % are respectively 41 % and 34 %. To
put this into perspective, on the same basis, 14,6% of all EU28 publications were in the
top 10 % most cited publications world-wide. One in seventy (1,4%) make it in to the top
1 % of most highly cited publications world-wide.
Another interesting indicator of citation performance is the Field-Weighted Citation
Impact. This indicator takes into account the average number of citations received by all
other similar publications (i.e. from the same publication year, publication type and from
the same discipline). The indicators is normed to 1 i.e. a Field-Weighted Citation Impact of
1,00 indicates that selected publications have been cited exactly as would be expected
based on the global average for similar publications. A value above 1 indicates that the
selected publications outperform similar publications in terms of publications. The data in
table 2 show that publications from ERC funded projects in Life Sciences have received
more than three times the number of citation that similar publications receive. This pattern
holds roughly for all three research domain.
The Directorate-General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology
carries out an annual survey on patents and publications resulting from FP7 ICT projects.
Outputs reported by participants have been validated in EPO Espacenet, PATSTAT and
Elsevier’s Scopus databases by UNU-MERIT – Maastricht University under the service
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contract SMART 2011/003931. The validation has followed the methodology developed by
KiTES-CESPRI-Bocconi and further expanded by UNU-MERIT – Maastricht University32. The
study has also compared the outputs of FP7 funded projects (Focal sample) against a
similar sample of publications and patents (Control sample).
Over the period 2007-2013, out of the 2.101 projects33 surveyed34, 1.542 responded to
the survey (74%, corresponding to 77% of EC funding35), out of which 1.165 (55%)
reported validated output. The projects resulted in 18.158 publications, out of which 63%
were conference proceedings and 37% journal articles (Table 50). This reflects the fact
that scientists in the field of computers science and ICT have a large propensity for
publishing in conference proceedings.
Table 50: Publications from FP7 funded projects in the field of ICT, cumulated figures 2007-2013, by media type
Media type
Number
of
publications*
Percentage*
Number
publications
of
Percentage
Book
90
0,5%
Book Series
2.440
13,4%
Conference Proceeding
8.943
49,3%
11.473
63%
Journal
6.654
36,6%
6.685
37%
Trade Journal
31
0,2%
Total
18.158
100%
18.158
100%
When looking at impact in terms of citation rates, over three quarters of the citations are
gathered by the journal articles and that less than a quarter is gathered by the
proceedings (Table 12), with an average of 1,98 citations per proceeding paper and 11,18
citations per journal article. 80% of the FP7 ICT articles were cited at least once, whereas
only 42% of the FP7 proceedings are being cited at least once.
Table 51: Distribution of citations across media types for publications from FP7 funded projects in the field of
ICT, cumulated figures 2007-2013
Media type
Times cited*
Percentage*
Times Cited
Percentage
Book
219
0,2%
Book Series
5.913
6,1%
Conference Proceeding
16.556
17,0%
22.688
23%
Journal
74.529
76,5%
74.791
77%
Trade Journal
262
0,3%
Total
97.479
100%
97.479
100%
31
Jacob, J., Bulat, S., Smirnov, E., Wintjes, R., Surpatean, A., Notten, A., & Sasso, S. (Forthcoming). Analysis of
publications and patents of ICT research in FP7. Brussels: European Commission SMART 2011/0039.
32
Technical Report on Publications and Patents for FP7-ICT – D8.3.
33
ICT Cooperation and e-Infrastructures within Capacity, Data January 2015.
34
For a total €7,2 billion of EC funding.
35
When considering the budget spent by projects up to October 2013, the projects responding account for 83%
of EC funding.
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Over the period 2007-2013, FP7 projects in the ICT domain resulted in 295 validated
patents. The database of patents and publications resulting from FP7 is published as an
open dataset36 and the data by research area (strategic objective) within the ICT domain
can be visualised on the Digital Agenda Scoreboard 37.
For further information on FP7 projects in the ICT thematic area, please consult the Digital
Agenda Scoreboard chapter on participation to FP7 and CIP programmes in the ICT
domain38.
36
37
38
http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/inventory-patents-and-publications-fp7-projects-field-ict
http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/digital-agenda-scoreboard
"An overview of participation to FP7 and CIP programmes in the ICT domain", available
http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/scoreboard-2014-overview-participation-fp7-and-cipprogrammes-ict-domain.
at:
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ANNEX A:
MONITORING SYSTEM FOR FP7
Context
The FP7 monitoring system is based on Article 7(1) and 6(1) of the European Community
and Euratom FP7 Decisions which states that39:
"The Commission shall continually and systematically monitor the implementation of the
Seventh Framework Programme and its specific programmes and regularly report and
disseminate the results of this monitoring."
The Ex-ante Impact Assessment on FP7 which was presented by the Commission at the
same time as the FP7 proposal provides further detail40:
"Monitoring of implementation management would be ensured by operational senior
management within the Commission on a continuous basis with annual check points and
using a common set of management performance indicators. Adequate resource would
be given to this process. The annual results of this exercise will be used to inform senior
management and as an input to the ex post assessment exercise."
The 2007 Special Report41 of the European Court of Auditors concerning the
Commission's system for evaluation and monitoring of the Framework Programmes,
where the need for better coordination of evaluation and monitoring activities and the
need to improve the relevance and credibility of these activities in terms of the decisionmaking process were highlighted.
The changes to evaluation and monitoring introduced under FP7 are predominantly
directed towards making these activities better suited to supporting policy and decision
making, to improve their credibility and utility by strengthening the quality and
consistency of the evidence base, and to enhance the overall coherence of the separate
evaluation and monitoring activities carried out. Coherence also means ensuring that
evaluation and monitoring fit with other similar activities for reporting and assessment
such as the Annual Report and the components of the management cycle such as the
Management Plan (MP) and Annual Evaluation Review (AER).
The annual Monitoring exercise already provided input for the Progress Report on FP7
implementation42 and was part of the evidence base for the FP7 Interim Evaluation in
201043. Similarly, the FP7 Monitoring Reports will feed into the FP7 Ex-post Evaluation
during 2015.
39
Decision no. 1982/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning
the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development
and demonstration activities (2007-2013), and Council Decision 2006/970/EURATOM of 18 December 2006
concerning the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) for
nuclear research and training activities (2007 to 2011).
40
This was explained more fully in the Commission staff working paper: Annex to the Proposal for the Council
and European Parliament decisions on the 7th Framework Programme (European Community and Euratom).
Main Report: Overall summary – Impact assessment and ex ante evaluation (SEC (2005) 430).
41
Special report no. 9/2007 concerning 'Evaluating the EU Research and Technological Development (RTD)
framework programmes - could the Commission’s approach be improved'? together with the Commission's
replies (2008/C 26/01)
42
Communication form the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and
Social Committee and the Committee of the regions on the progress made under the Seventh European
Framework Programme for Research (COM (2009) 209, 29.04.2009)
43
http://ec.europa.eu/research/evaluations/index_en.cfm
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Key features, indicators, and coverage
The FP7 monitoring system is an annual exercise, based on a coherent set of
performance indicators, with the resulting report covering the year preceding the report's
publication. It is carried out by the Commission internally and targeted to the needs of
senior Commission management.
In view of the need to minimise burden on services, to maximise the potential impact
and utility of the system, and to promote transparency, further features are desirable:





Complementarity to existing systems of data collecting and monitoring at operational
level and within different DGs; extensive use made of existing data sources and
information from other reports (e.g. Management Plan, Annual Activity Report, Art.
173);
Collection of new data to be kept to a minimum;
Number of indicators to be kept to a minimum;
The indicators selected to allow coverage of the entire range of activities carried out
under the FP, while also ensuring that the assessment is sensitive to the distinctive
character of each element;
Review whenever necessary.
The key indicators for the FP7 monitoring system address priority and sensitive issues,
and taken together, are expected to provide a clear snapshot of the effectiveness and
efficiency of FP7 implementation. They were developed in early 2008 by a working group
comprising participants involved in research evaluation and monitoring activities from the
research family DGs and representing the different structural features and types of
research within the Framework Programmes.
The following table provides the detailed list of indicators including respective sets of
sub-indicators as well as the main data source. The corresponding section in this report is
also indicated.
MAIN DATA
SOURCE
Annual NCP
Survey
Annual NCP
Survey
MONITORING
REPORT
1.3 Commission organised meetings of NCPs
DG RTD
Section 3.1.2
2.1 Success rates overall and by Specific Programme
CORDA
2.2 Success rates in terms of proposals, applicants,
project costs, EU contribution by Specific Programme
CORDA
2.3 Success rate per country
CORDA
3.1 Overall quality assessment of the proposal evaluators
on the FP proposal evaluation process
Annual
Evaluators'
Survey
Section 3.2.1
3.2 Assessment of quality by the evaluators between the
FP evaluation process and other equivalent systems
Annual
Evaluators'
Survey
Section 3.2.1
3.3 Time-to-Grant
CORDA
Section 3.4
3.4 Redress cases upheld (i.e. leading to a re-evaluation)
– numbers and percentages
DG RTD
Section 3.2.2
4.1 Average results of independent project review process
SESAM
see info
Section 5
4.2 Percentage of projects covered by reviews
SESAM
see info
Section 5
INDICATOR / ISSUE
SUB-INDICATOR
1.1 Number of information days
Promotion of FP7
Performance of the calls
Performance of the
proposal evaluation and
redress procedure
Quality of on-going
research projects
1.2 Number of attendees at information days
Section 3.1.2
Section 3.1.2
Section 2
Annex B
Section 2
Annex B
Section 2
Annex B
91
5.1 Average number of publications per project
Project performance by
outputs
FP activity
Achieving gender equality
Observing sound ethical
principles in FP research
Performance of
international cooperation
activities
Simplification
5.2 Average number of open access publications per
project
5.3 Average number of new patent applications per
project
6.1 Total number of active projects by Specific
Programme
6.2 Average financial size of projects by Specific
Programme
6.3 Participation by types of organisation by Specific
Programme
SESAM
SESAM
SESAM
Section 5
see info
Section 5
see info
Section 5
CORDA
Annex B
CORDA
Annex B
CORDA
Section 2,
Annex B
Section 2,
Annex B
6.4 Participation totals per country
CORDA
7.1 Number of male and female coordinators in proposals
CORDA
Section 2.5
7.2 Number of male and female coordinators in projects
CORDA
Section 2.5
7.3 Projects Workforce of the Scientific Staff by gender
CORDA
Section 2.5
DG RTD
Section 2.5
DG RTD
Section 3.3
DG RTD
Section 3.3
DG RTD
Section 3.3
8.4 Number of ethics screenings
DG RTD
Section 3.3
9.1 Total numbers of participations of Third Countries by
priority area and funding scheme
CORDA
9.2 Success rates of Third Countries
CORDA
9.3 EU contribution to Third Countries
CORDA
7.4 Percentage of male and female members in Advisory
Groups and Programme Committees
8.1 Number of projects going through the ethics review
process by Specific Programme and theme
8.2 Number of ethics reviews where the result showed
insufficient attention had been given in proposal
8.3 Number of projects stopped as a results of the ethics
review
10.1 Do stakeholders perceive that the FP is getting
simpler to use in terms of financial and administrative
procedures?
10.2 How do stakeholders find the ease of use of the FP,
compared to similar international research actions and
large national schemes?
10.3 Are there any aspects of FP procedures which are
adversely affecting to a significant extent the quality of
research carried out and the quality of participation in
the FP?
Section 2,
Annex B
Section 2,
Annex B
Section 2,
Annex B
Annual NCP
Survey
Section 3.6.2
Annual NCP
Survey
Section 3.5
Annual NCP
Survey
Section 3.5
The FP7 monitoring system is intended to cover all activities under the Framework
Programme, with the exception of direct (in house) research actions carried out by the
Joint Research Centre (JRC)44. The coverage is predominately for implementation issues
and in a more limited way (reflecting data availability) research outputs.
44
The monitoring of JRC direct actions is carried out through the Annual Activity Reports and by the JRC Board
of Governors based on the information contained in the JRC Annual Report.
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ANNEX B:
EC contribution per
proposal (EUR
million)
EC contribution per
applicant (EUR
million)
Success rate
(proposals)
Success rate
(applicants)
Success rate (EC
funding)
Signed grants
Number of signed
grant agreements
Number of grant
holders
Granted EC funding
(EUR million)
Nb of participants
per grant
EC contribution per
grant (EUR million)
EC contribution per
grant holder (EUR
million)
Total FP7
(excl. IDEAS &
PEOPLE)
Nb of applicants per
submitted proposal
Total FP7
(excl. IDEAS)
Number of
applicants
Requested EC
funding (EUR
million)
Total FP7
EC contribution per
proposal (EUR
million)
EC contribution per
applicant (EUR
million)
Number of
proposals
Euratom
Nb of applicants per
submitted proposal
IDEAS
Requested EC
funding (EUR
million)
PEOPLE
Number of
applicants
CAPAC
Success rate
Retained proposals
Submitted proposals
Number of
proposals
COOP
Proposals, applicants, EU contribution success rates by Specific Programme for FP7
calls concluded in 2013 and in 2007 – 2013
Period
Table B1:
STATISTICAL TABLES ON PARTICIPATION PATTERNS
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
40.158
5.321
376.519
47.905
132.974
10.296
235
75.483
1.247
16.899
49.639
10.857
103.700
14.717
87
35.335
4.321
41.970
5.371
66.870
288
5
3.352
8
771
135.716
20.739
601.024
69.248
217.600
100.381
16.418
559.054
63.877
150.730
50.742
5.561
455.354
49.160
150.644
2013
Total
2013
Total
17.825
9,4
9,0
3,31
469
7,3
5,3
1,64
17
2,1
1,4
-
10.109
1,2
1,2
1,89
1
11,6
1,6
2,68
28.422
4,4
3,3
1,6
18.313
5,6
3,9
1,5
18.296
9,0
8,8
2,97
2013
Total
3,35
0,35
2,00
0,22
-
2,34
1,59
0,30
0,23
1,37
0,36
1,12
0,27
3,29
0,33
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
0,37
7.942
1.031
84.330
9.857
29.442
0,38
2.005
132
18.079
517
4.043
10.838
1.557
21.916
2.591
53
1,88
4.210
368
4.646
419
7.721
0,19
132
5
1.830
8
401
0,41
25.127
3.093
130.801
13.392
41.659
0,29
20.917
2.725
126.155
12.973
33.938
0,37
10079
1168
104239
10382
33886
2013
Total
2013
Total
3.758
10,6
9,6
3,71
243
9,0
3,9
2,02
11
2,0
1,7
-
717
1,1
1,1
1,83
1
13,9
1,6
3,03
4.731
5,2
4,3
1,66
4.014
6,0
4,8
1,62
4003
10,3
8,9
3,36
2013
Total
3,65
0,35
1,84
0,22
-
1,95
1,66
0,30
0,22
1,53
0,32
1,47
0,27
3,43
0,33
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
0,38
20%
19%
22%
21%
22%
0,47
19%
56%
24%
41%
24%
22%
14%
21%
18%
-
1,71
12%
9%
11%
8%
12%
0,19
46%
100%
55%
100%
52%
0,35
19%
15%
22%
19%
19%
0,31
21%
17%
23%
20%
23%
0,39
20%
21%
23%
21%
22%
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
21%
7.779
1.392
86.854
15.130
28.078
5.531
11,2
10,9
3,61
3,97
0,32
52%
2.009
324
18.853
2.951
3.753
627
9,4
9,1
1,87
1,93
0,20
10.683
1.853
19.438
3.615
4.758
1.054
1,8
2,0
0,45
0,57
0,24
7%
4.445
882
5.245
1.001
7.418
1.676
1,2
1,1
1,67
1,90
1,41
100%
137
20
2.002
374
357
60
14,6
18,7
2,61
3,00
0,18
17%
25.053
4.471
132.392
23.071
44.364
8.947
5,3
5,2
1,77
2,00
0,34
22%
20.608
3.589
127.147
22.070
36.946
7.272
6,2
6,1
1,79
2,03
0,29
22%
9.925
1.736
107.709
18.455
32.188
6.218
10,9
10,6
3,24
3,58
0,30
2013
0,37
0,21
0,29
1,67
0,16
0,39
0,33
0,34
E-CORDA extraction date: 2014/10/06 based on 54 calls for 2013 and 487 calls for 2007-2013
For EURATOM, data for collaborative projects on Fusion is not included
For PEOPLE "applicants" refer to hosting organisations/institutions. Data on requested EC financial contribution
on the proposal level are usually not available for Marie-Curie Actions that makes up for the majority of PEOPLE
programme - table cannot be completed entirely.
93
Table B2:
Numbers of EU28 Collaborative links for all programmes
12929 and mo re
2500 - 12929
159 - 2500
80 - 159
94
Map B1:
EU28 Collaborative links for all programmes
95
Table B3:
Ranking of top 50 HES organisations in FP7 signed grant agreements in terms of
counts of participations for the period 2007-2013.
HES
rank
Overall
rank
1
2
4
5
3
9
4
10
5
11
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
26
28
29
30
30
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
40
42
12
13
18
19
20
21
22
25
26
27
28
29
31
32
33
34
35
36
38
39
41
42
43
44
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
43
59
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
Organisation
THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND
MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
EIDGENOESSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE
ZUERICH
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
LUNDS UNIVERSITET
KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN
THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLA AB
AARHUS UNIVERSITET
STICHTING KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT
UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID
UNIVERSITEIT GENT
UNIVERSITEIT UTRECHT
UPPSALA UNIVERSITET
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN
THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
POLITECNICO DI MILANO
STICHTING VU-VUMC
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM-UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
UNIVERSITE DE GENEVE
UNIVERSITAET ZUERICH
HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
UNIVERSITAET STUTTGART
RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE
HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET DRESDEN
TECHNION ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITEIT TWENTE
WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET WIEN
TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY
Country
Participations
EU Financial
Contribution
UK
UK
737
719
424.033.731,50
437.211.509,18
UK
657
325.246.663,64
UK
610
352.748.161,54
CH
562
336.886.752,92
BE
CH
DK
NL
UK
DK
UK
DE
SE
UK
SE
SE
UK
UK
UK
UK
UK
UK
SE
DK
NL
ES
BE
NL
SE
NL
IL
NL
DE
IT
NL
IT
UK
CH
CH
FI
DE
545
508
409
406
405
397
385
340
329
318
317
315
309
306
303
291
289
283
274
269
264
264
261
260
255
255
254
253
250
248
245
244
242
239
236
236
233
263.002.585,14
304.732.532,76
186.622.061,55
195.158.867,07
225.972.665,75
191.354.640,99
176.684.308,77
128.151.957,90
197.864.079,27
125.577.946,05
152.515.675,18
142.814.589,66
126.917.898,98
132.896.106,02
142.125.910,37
175.635.619,46
117.767.270,44
129.717.718,93
126.239.834,88
125.689.930,35
176.492.717,85
81.482.877,59
112.589.147,14
139.399.583,86
148.931.824,03
124.774.322,36
158.307.045,52
97.763.234,50
137.734.471,41
85.968.292,91
142.326.784,00
80.972.131,23
108.301.199,33
138.067.798,29
139.467.452,97
125.767.911,54
92.103.556,85
DE
230
97.904.494,45
DE
DE
IL
NL
IL
AT
IL
224
223
222
217
215
213
212
130.288.370,19
94.690.205,95
93.593.236,38
102.553.943,37
176.889.089,17
78.432.655,16
82.524.000,77
E-CORDA extraction date: 2014/10/06
Report was created for 487 calls
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Table B4:
Ranking of top 50 REC organisations in FP7 signed grant agreements in terms of
counts of participations for the period 2007-2013.
REC
Rank
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
36
38
39
40
41
41
43
43
45
46
47
48
49
50
Overall
rank
1
2
3
6
7
8
14
15
16
17
23
24
30
37
40
45
60
73
76
80
82
85
89
97
103
106
110
114
120
124
128
129
146
148
154
167
169
172
177
192
195
196
199
200
209
212
214
215
223
225
FR
DE
Participations
1.524
1.228
EU Financial
Contribution
793.225.130,05
581.811.909,66
FR
745
422.915.212,07
ES
IT
701
696
259.532.907,43
231.028.794,70
DE
FI
DE
665
471
430
412.347.025,81
194.828.078,17
191.188.192,08
NL
429
187.829.231,70
FR
ES
EU
NL
FR
EL
EL
423
374
363
310
278
268
257
299.026.799,42
113.290.733,95
104.230.127,90
112.320.986,92
127.758.500,03
93.818.844,28
74.712.986,97
FR
NO
IT
DE
BE
DE
AT
TR
229
204
196
184
182
176
173
165
117.380.019,25
117.072.647,46
72.721.041,55
81.470.468,56
107.401.976,74
123.181.407,96
53.597.394,99
25.148.125,97
IT
SI
UK
UK
UK
EL
EL
FR
BE
156
155
151
148
139
135
132
130
119
46.465.224,45
42.264.918,57
62.023.120,67
51.894.326,36
27.355.733,93
52.094.994,17
50.485.650,98
93.492.694,52
47.586.404,50
DE
117
64.354.887,12
FR
BE
NL
CH
CH
115
108
108
107
103
51.465.715,98
67.173.606,32
50.539.042,91
47.037.443,51
115.948.32,.48
CH
IT
97
96
47.969.646,82
49.228.185,29
FR
SE
IT
UK
96
94
94
91
29.060.740,63
44.965.807,20
9.937.815,02
45.736.855,89
FR
89
19.262.156,45
NL
IT
88
86
35.679.032,05
49.247.721,85
ES
NL
83
82
23.189.475,57
39.136.589,23
Organisation
Country
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT
COMMISSARIAT A L’ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES
ALTERNATIVES
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES
CIENTIFICAS
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER
WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V.
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST
NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK - TNO
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA SANTE ET DE LA RECHERCHE
MEDICALE
FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
JRC -JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE- EUROPEAN COMMISSION
STICHTING DIENST LANDBOUWKUNDIG ONDERZOEK
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE
FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS
ETHNIKO KENTRO EREVNAS KAI TECHNOLOGIKIS ANAPTYXIS
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE EN INFORMATIQUE ET EN
AUTOMATIQUE
STIFTELSEN SINTEF
CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT SCPA
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JUELICH GMBH
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELECTRONICA CENTRUM VZW
EUROPEAN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABORATORY
AIT AUSTRIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GMBH
TURKIYE BILIMSEL VE TEKNOLOJIK ARASTIRMA KURUMU
AGENZIA NAZIONALE PER LE NUOVE TECNOLOGIE, L'ENERGIA E
LO SVILUPPO ECONOMICO SOSTENIBILE
INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN
MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL
NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL
TWI LIMITED
INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER SYSTEMS
NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH "DEMOKRITOS"
INSTITUT PASTEUR
VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK N.V.
HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM MUENCHEN DEUTSCHES
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM FUER GESUNDHEIT UND UMWELT GMBH
OFFICE NATIONAL D'ETUDES ET DE RECHERCHES
AEROSPATIALES
VIB
KONINKLIJKE NEDERLANDSE AKADEMIE VAN WETENSCHAPPEN
PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT
EUROPEAN ORGANIZATION FOR NUCLEAR RESEARCH (CERN)
CSEM CENTRE SUISSE D'ELECTRONIQUE ET DE
MICROTECHNIQUE SA - RECHERCHE ET DEVELOPPEMENT
FONDAZIONE ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI TECNOLOGIA
ASSOCIATION POUR LA RECHERCHE ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT DES
METHODES ET PROCESSUS INDUSTRIELS - ARMINES
TOTALFORSVARETS FORSKNINGSINSTITUT
AGENZIA PER LA PROMOZIONE DELLA RICERCA EUROPEA
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL
INSTITUT FRANCAIS DES SCIENCES ET TECHNOLOGIES DES
TRANSPORTS, DE L'AMENAGEMENT ET DES RESEAUX
STICHTING NATIONAAL LUCHT- EN
RUIMTEVAARTLABORATORIUM
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI FISICA NUCLEARE
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS,
MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS
STICHTING ENERGIEONDERZOEK CENTRUM NEDERLAND
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Table B5:
Ranking of top 50 PRC organisations in FP7 signed grant agreements in terms of counts
of participations for the period 2007-2013
PRC
Rank
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
Overall
rank
118
127
149
159
162
164
165
173
180
191
207
216
239
269
276
278
284
298
301
314
315
323
325
334
358
359
360
376
386
30
397
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
413
414
418
429
435
446
448
449
457
479
483
42
485
43
490
44
491
45
46
47
48
49
495
510
515
517
519
50
520
ES
DE
FR
IT
ES
IT
DE
ES
NL
IT
DE
SE
DE
FR
FR
CH
FR
IT
FR
IL
IT
DE
FR
FR
DE
AT
UK
IT
DE
Participations
141
132
117
111
109
109
109
107
103
98
91
85
77
70
68
67
66
61
61
58
58
56
55
54
49
49
49
47
46
EU Financial
Contribution
51.948.726,85
56.889.078,96
60.352.385,21
31.175.942,48
52.620.460,39
42.701.588,98
39.809.035,94
30.563.210,26
51.724.950,41
30.492.717,32
76.749.414,50
34.126.155,59
38.167.485,80
17.394.457,08
24.964.427,76
41.248.295,85
24.004.339,00
31.344.180,30
25.096.870,25
39.147.609,23
19.044.833,00
22.808.936,84
22.703.276,32
17.873.683,98
21.008.975,20
20.306.465,35
20.258.749,04
16.739.836,84
19.496.320,02
DE
NL
FR
UK
SE
AT
BE
FR
ES
FR
IE
DE
45
44
44
43
42
41
41
40
40
40
38
38
18.627.089,51
13.674.967,62
13.386.192,05
19.815.129,34
17.034.935,25
22.732.731,77
11.847.142,98
22.835.007,10
21.887.612,21
10.072.350,09
12.761.302,72
8.888.518,34
BE
FR
37
37
15.701.937,57
10.259.614,68
EL
FR
IS
DE
EL
EL
37
36
34
34
34
34
9.202.632,17
11.931.481,92
23.644.278,59
14.652.446,43
10.793.332,00
10.620.480,50
ES
33
16.858.292,27
Organisation
Country
ATOS SPAIN SA
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
THALES COMMUNICATIONS & SECURITY SAS
D'APPOLONIA SPA
TELEFONICA INVESTIGACION Y DESARROLLO SA
STMICROELECTRONICS SRL
AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE GMBH
ACCIONA INFRAESTRUCTURAS S.A.
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NEDERLAND B.V.
SELEX ES SPA
SAP AG
VOLVO TECHNOLOGY AB
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE S.A.
THALES SA
IBM RESEARCH GMBH
ORANGE SA
ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA INFORMATICA SPA
ARTTIC
IBM ISRAEL - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LTD
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
AIRBUS OPERATIONS SAS
AIRBUS GROUP SAS
VOLKSWAGEN AG
AVL LIST GMBH
NEC EUROPE LTD
ALENIA AERMACCHI SPA
DAIMLER AG
GABO:MI GESELLSCHAFT FUR
ABLAUFORGANISATION:MILLIARIUM MBH & CO KG
NXP SEMICONDUCTORS NETHERLANDS BV
AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE SAS
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC
ERICSSON AB
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRIA AG
SIEMENS INDUSTRY SOFTWARE NV
SNECMA SA
INDRA SISTEMAS S.A.
DASSAULT AVIATION SA
INTEL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IRELAND LIMITED)
BASF SE
EUROPEAN ROAD TRANSPORT - INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT
SYSTEMS & SERVICES EUROPE
INRA TRANSFERT S.A.
SINGULARLOGIC ANONYMI ETAIRIA PLIROFORIAKON
SISTIMATON KAI EFARMOGON PLIROFORIKIS
RENAULT SAS
ISLENSK ERFDAGREINING EHF
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH
ATHENS TECHNOLOGY CENTER SA
GREEK RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY NETWORK S.A.
INGENIERA DE SISTEMAS PARA LA DEFENSA DE ESPANA SAISDEFE
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Table B6:
Numbers of applicants in retained proposals (in € million) and corresponding success
rates for FP7 calls concluded in 2007 - 2013 by country
THIRD (WITH S&T AGREEMENTS)
CANDIDATE & ASSOCIATED
MEMBER STATES
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Czech R.
Germany
Denmark
Estonia
Greece
Spain
Finland
France
Croatia
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Latvia
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Sweden
Slovenia
Slovakia
UK
Subtotal
Albania
Bosnia&Her.
Switzerland
Faroe Isl.
Israel
Iceland
Moldova
Montenegro
FYROM
Norway
Serbia
Turkey
Subtotal
Argentina
Australia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
China
Egypt
India
Jordan
Japan
R. of Korea
Morocco
Mexico
N.Zealand
Russian Fed.
Tunisia
Ukraine
US
South Africa
Subtotal
THIRD (OTHER)
ALL COUNTRIES
Success rates
of applicants
Applicants in retained proposals
COUNTRIES
2007
577
974
161
74
281
3.036
446
108
685
1.438
505
2.194
68
307
269
1.950
70
31
58
49
1.234
423
328
234
823
179
105
2.635
19.242
7
7
694
3
279
38
3
8
20
333
50
141
1.583
33
45
32
49
14
77
11
90
7
19
11
22
17
11
119
13
38
196
52
856
308
2008
350
584
94
49
162
1.835
288
68
397
1.030
294
1.443
39
200
172
1.295
61
17
35
19
856
249
253
133
491
95
61
1.842
12.412
6
5
525
1
217
29
10
10
17
251
31
119
1.221
26
44
55
33
13
54
22
46
3
10
10
21
14
21
128
15
41
169
33
758
157
2009
546
884
93
70
207
2.736
426
70
618
1.651
463
1.906
41
229
324
1.841
53
28
41
21
1.095
347
349
140
644
126
75
2.568
17.592
10
6
765
1
312
30
5
3
10
369
36
183
1.730
33
64
87
60
22
126
42
69
15
32
14
31
58
24
118
24
37
293
69
1.218
297
2010
462
773
91
66
179
2.316
326
64
437
1.444
306
1.581
76
202
255
1.556
60
24
42
22
1.072
340
262
127
611
98
57
2.325
15.174
7
8
552
1
249
34
6
9
13
319
51
206
1.455
30
36
65
39
19
136
34
45
10
21
2
22
28
17
109
24
44
209
61
951
307
2011
557
912
109
45
222
2.661
461
60
519
1.820
400
1.703
63
209
303
1.773
62
26
47
21
1.252
298
352
148
665
135
70
2.600
17.493
2
4
615
6
279
50
6
5
18
307
51
200
1.543
31
44
74
56
18
93
19
46
14
35
11
17
27
17
86
15
42
266
29
940
199
2012
542
958
70
90
188
2.938
447
75
549
2.009
410
1.995
48
222
347
1.796
64
38
43
30
1.417
335
380
151
736
130
65
2.958
19.031
3
7
701
2
323
52
12
5
7
356
49
182
1.699
35
46
64
39
18
90
21
43
10
36
8
32
23
27
80
20
46
267
38
943
196
2013
329
579
54
49
138
1.720
278
50
330
1.199
242
1.153
53
129
251
1.046
41
28
42
21
897
172
264
72
400
95
34
1.788
11.454
6
8
418
3
229
27
11
7
11
209
52
91
1.072
13
60
41
46
15
98
12
20
3
21
10
23
19
12
59
12
26
203
28
721
145
Total
3.363
5.664
672
443
1.377
17.242
2.672
495
3.535
10.591
2.620
11.975
388
1.498
1.921
11.257
411
192
308
183
7.823
2.164
2.188
1.005
4.370
858
467
16.716
112.398
41
45
4.270
17
1.888
260
53
47
96
2.144
320
1.122
10.303
201
339
418
322
119
674
161
359
62
174
66
168
186
129
699
123
274
1.603
310
6.387
1.609
2013
20,3%
23,5%
16,8%
13,0%
20,4%
22,5%
20,7%
18,1%
15,3%
15,8%
16,7%
21,8%
18,5%
18,3%
21,0%
15,9%
19,3%
16,4%
23,6%
18,8%
23,2%
16,4%
15,1%
12,6%
20,8%
14,7%
13,1%
19,2%
19,1%
18,2%
17,4%
21,0%
27,3%
20,6%
17,5%
23,9%
31,8%
15,3%
22,1%
20,5%
13,2%
20,0%
14,9%
24,4%
22,5%
19,7%
23,8%
32,3%
21,1%
13,7%
15,0%
27,6%
21,3%
33,3%
19,6%
21,4%
26,3%
24,5%
22,0%
19,2%
25,2%
22,3%
23,7%
Total
22,3%
26,3%
16,4%
15,0%
20,3%
24,1%
24,2%
20,6%
16,4%
19,0%
21,3%
25,1%
16,9%
20,3%
21,9%
18,3%
20,0%
18,5%
21,6%
18,9%
25,5%
18,5%
18,1%
14,6%
23,6%
15,6%
17,9%
22,6%
21,6%
14,4%
12,3%
24,7%
41,5%
21,0%
22,2%
19,0%
23,9%
15,8%
24,1%
15,3%
16,1%
21,9%
25,0%
27,9%
23,0%
25,6%
22,2%
27,0%
17,7%
21,7%
20,9%
30,3%
24,5%
24,0%
23,3%
36,5%
23,3%
19,8%
19,2%
25,5%
26,7%
24,4%
20,3%
21.989
14.548
20.837
17.887
20.175
21.869
13.392
130.697
19,3%
21,8%
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Table B7:
Numbers of requested EU financial contribution in retained proposals (in € million) and
corresponding success rates for FP7 calls concluded in 2007-2013 by country
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ERC / not applicable
Total FP7
Total FP7 excl. ERC
223.389
27.923
57.164
156.686
15.849
44.110
22.274
2.593
4.703
113.197
12.773
35.331
43.613
4.760
9.435
41.865
5.350
66.858
601.024
69.248
217.600
559.159
63.898
150.742
145.111
13.462
37.568
24%
19%
17%
7.025
0,26
5.256
0,28
575
0,21
4.103
0,31
1.356
0,22
10.108
1.60
28.422
0,36
18.314
0,27
4.051
0,26
14%
-
0,25
45.285
5.082
10.996
0,33
36.408
3.236
10.827
0,22
6.757
779
1.345
0,32
28.650
2.821
8.814
0,28
9.090
1.062
1.959
1,89
4.611
412
7.718
0,41
130.801
13.392
41.659
0,29
126.190
12.980
33.942
0,30
29.079
2.445
7.464
22%
18%
18%
1.350
0,24
1.188
0,30
168
0,20
976
0,31
332
0,22
716
1,67
4.731
0,32
4.015
0,27
817
0,26
17%
-
0,27
20%
18%
19%
19%
49.502
8.484
19.314
3.948
0,39
0,37
23%
20%
25%
23%
40.083
7.376
10.937
2.262
0,27
0,22
30%
30%
29%
29%
6.190
1.020
1.173
264
0,19
0,35
25%
22%
25%
24%
32.552
5.411
11.914
2.314
0,37
0,31
21%
22%
21%
24%
4.065
780
1.026
159
0,25
1,74
11%
8%
12%
7%
0,35
22%
19%
19%
17%
132.392
23.071
44.364
8.947
0,34
0,31
23%
20%
23%
22%
132.392
23.071
44.364
8.947
0,34
0,33
20%
18%
20%
20%
24.531
4.962
6.372
1.492
0,26
19%
22%
14%
17%
-
0,47
0,31
0,26
0,43
0,20
0,39
0,39
0,30
-
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
Total
2013
EC contribution per
applicant (EUR million)
Success rate (applicants)
Success rate (EC funding)
Number of grant holders
Granted EC funding (EUR
million)
EC contribution per Grant
holder (EUR million)
All
countries
Retained
proposals
Success
rates
Requested EC funding
(EUR million)
Third
countries
EC contribution per
applicant (EUR million)
Candidate
countries
Requested EC funding
(EUR million)
Associated
countries
Number of applicants
EU-28
Proposals, applicants, EU contribution success rates by Country type for FP7
calls concluded in 2007 – 2013
Number of applicants
Signed grants
Nb of which SME
(%)
OTH - Other
Total
2013
Total
Period
Submitted
proposals
Table B9:
REC - Research
organisation
Granted EC funding
(EUR million)
EC contribution per
Grant holder (EUR
million)
PUB - Public body
(excl. Research and
Education)
Success rate (EC
funding)
Number of grant
holders
PRC - Private for
profit (excl.
Education)
Number of
applicants
Requested EC
funding (EUR
million)
EC contribution per
applicant (EUR
million)
Number of
applicants
Requested EC
funding (EUR
million)
EC contribution per
applicant (EUR
million)
Success rate
(applicants)
HES - Higher or
secondary education
Proposals, applicants, EU contribution success rates by Organisations for FP7
calls concluded in 2007 – 2013
Period
Signed grants
Success
rates
Retained
proposals
Submitted
proposals
Table B8:
Total
519.787
36.130
11.016
34.091
601.024
2013
60.025
4.181
1.190
3.852
69.248
Total
194.368
16.052
3.463
3.717
217.600
2013
25.912
1.970
276
264
28.422
Total
0,37
0,44
0,31
0,11
0,36
2013
0,43
0,47
0,23
0,07
0,41
Total
112.486
8.470
1.846
7.999
130.801
2013
11.454
884
188
866
13.392
Total
37.346
3.359
304
650
41.659
2013
4.261
377
40
53
4.731
Total
0,33
0,40
0,16
0,08
0,32
2013
0,37
0,43
0,21
0,06
0,35
Total
21,6%
23,4%
16,8%
23,5%
21,8%
2013
19,1%
21,1%
15,8%
22,5%
19,3%
Total
19,2%
20,9%
8,8%
17,5%
19,1%
2013
16,4%
19,1%
14,5%
19,9%
16,6%
Total
116.509
8.693
1.893
5.297
132.392
2013
20.490
1.479
315
787
23.071
Total
39.754
3.637
330
643
44.364
2013
8.043
755
64
85
8.947
Total
0,34
0,42
0,17
0,12
0,34
2013
0,39
0,51
0,20
0,11
0,39
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ANNEX C:
STATISTICAL RESULTS OF THE NCP SURVEY ON FP7 IN 2013
Response statistics for NCP survey for the 2013 FP7 Monitoring Report and
the FP7 Ex post Evaluation
Start date : 2014-09-11
End date : 2014-10-02
Total number of replies: 288
A. Information on responding NCP
This survey was targeted at all designated National Contact Points; the table below shows the number of responses per
country where the NCP is based. Regarding the number of responses per country it has to be noted that for some countries
where only "1" reply is recorded this is due to a centralised response provided by the National Coordinator which accounts
for all NCPs
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
The Netherlands
United Kingdom
Total Member States
Albania
Bosnia&Herzegovina
Faroe Islands
FYR of Macedonia
Iceland
Israel
Liechtenstein
Montenegro
Norway
Serbia
Switzerland
Turkey
Other
Total Associated countries
TOTAL ALL COUNTRIES
Number of records
11
8
14
6
7
12
1
3
9
23
11
9
2
9
10
6
4
3
3
27
1
8
5
7
17
7
2
10
235
1
6
1
6
5
2
0
4
11
2
2
10
3
53
288
% of total records
3,82%
2,78%
4,86%
2,08%
2,43%
4,17%
0,35%
1,04%
3,13%
7,99%
3,82%
3,13%
0,69%
3,13%
3,47%
2,08%
1,39%
1,04%
1,04%
9,38%
0,35%
2,78%
1,74%
2,43%
5,90%
2,43%
0,69%
3,47%
82%
0,35%
2,08%
0,35%
2,08%
1,74%
0,69%
0,00%
1,39%
3,82%
0,69%
0,69%
3,47%
1,04%
18%
100%
FP7 relevance - Strategic Objectives
102
Based on your own observations and the feedback received from researchers and stakeholders in your country, how would
you rate the extent of achievement of these FP7 strategic objectives?
Number of records
7
108
145
20
2
6
5 (= very high)
4 (= high)
3 (= average)
2 (= low)
1 (= very low)
No opinion
% of total records
2,43%
37,50%
50,35%
6,94%
0,69%
2,08%
Based on your own observations and the feedback received from researchers and stakeholders in your country, how would
you rate the role FP7 played in positioning Europe on the global map of science and technology?
5 (= very high)
4 (= high)
3 (= average)
2 (= low)
1 (= very low)
No opinion
31
143
88
15
3
8
10,76%
49,65%
30,56%
5,21%
1,04%
2,78%
FP7 Scientific Excellenc
Based on your own observations and the feedback received from researchers and stakeholders in your country, do you think
that FP7 - in general - contributed to achieving scientific excellence?
5 (= strongly agree)
4 (= agree)
3 (= average)
2 (= disagree)
1 (= strongly disagree)
No opinion
46
189
39
11
0
3
15,97%
65,63%
13,54%
3,82%
0,00%
1,04%
European Added Value of FP7
FP7 was required to assure the complementarity with the other Community funding programmes (Cohesion funds, the EU
programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME), the Competitiveness
and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) etc.). Based on your own observations and the feedback received from
researchers and stakeholders in your country, how would you rate this complementarity of FP7 with these other
programmes?
5 (= very high)
4 (= high)
3 (= average)
2 (= low)
1 (= very low)
No opinion
7
59
102
66
18
36
2,43%
20,49%
35,42%
22,92%
6,25%
12,50%
FP7 and ERA
Based on your own observations and the feedback received from researchers and stakeholders in your country, how would
you rate the FP7 contribution to realising ERA?
5 (= very high)
4 (= high)
3 (= average)
2 (= low)
1 (= very low)
No opinion
26
127
94
22
6
13
9,03%
44,10%
32,64%
7,64%
2,08%
4,51%
Comparison with other funding schemes
Based on your own observations and the feedback received from researchers and stakeholders in your country, how would
you rate the user-friendliness of FP7, compared with similar international research programmes or large national schemes?
5 (= very high)
4 (= high)
3 (= average)
2 (= low)
1 (= very low)
No opinion
18
93
125
41
7
4
6,25%
32,29%
43,40%
14,24%
2,43%
1,39%
Role of FP7 in global context
Based on your own observation and the feedback received from researchers and stakeholders in your country, do you
think that FP7 …
… comprised an effective balance between the university, the industrial (including SMEs) and the non-university research
organisation sectors?
5 (= strongly agree)
18
6,25%
103
4 (= agree)
115
39,93%
3 (= average)
83
28,82%
2 (= disagree)
63
21,88%
1 (= strongly disagree)
2
0,69%
No opinion
7
2,43%
... adequately stimulated the participation of industry?(The term 'industry' refers to companies and profit-driven enterprises
– including SMEs – other than public or private research organisations, universities, individual researchers, NGOs, research
associations and public authorities)
5 (= strongly agree)
11
3,82%
4 (= agree)
89
30,90%
3 (= average)
108
37,50%
2 (= disagree)
65
22,57%
1 (= strongly disagree)
4
1,39%
No opinion
11
3,82%
... adequately stimulated the participation of women?
5 (= strongly agree)
4 (= agree)
3 (= average)
2 (= disagree)
1 (= strongly disagree)
No opinion
23
104
99
36
3
23
7,99%
36,11%
34,38%
12,50%
1,04%
7,99%
... adequately stimulated the participation of young researchers?(The term 'young researchers' refers to post-docs within
their first 9 years after completion of their PhD and/or researchers at their initial stage of activity before gaining of full
scientific independence (e.g. by a tenure position))
5 (= strongly agree)
4 (= agree)
3 (= average)
2 (= disagree)
1 (= strongly disagree)
No opinion
25
151
65
28
1
18
8,68%
52,43%
22,57%
9,72%
0,35%
6,25%
... provided sufficient opportunity for science education and scientific literacy as precursors of growth and jobs?
5 (= strongly agree)
4 (= agree)
3 (= average)
2 (= disagree)
1 (= strongly disagree)
No opinion
13
94
111
44
3
23
4,51%
32,64%
38,54%
15,28%
1,04%
7,99%
33
129
45
61
15
5
11,46%
44,79%
15,63%
21,18%
5,21%
1,74%
... provided sufficient opportunity for a wide participation of all Member States?
5 (= strongly agree)
4 (= agree)
3 (= average)
2 (= disagree)
1 (= strongly disagree)
No opinion
... provided sufficient opportunity for international Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) cooperation?
5 (= strongly agree)
4 (= agree)
3 (= average)
2 (= disagree)
1 (= strongly disagree)
No opinion
33
164
56
19
0
16
11,46%
56,94%
19,44%
6,60%
0,00%
5,56%
Role of FP in your country
Based on your own observations and the feedback received from researchers and stakeholders in your country, how would
you rate the importance of FP7 in your country for shaping national/regional research and innovation policy?
5 (= very high)
4 (= high)
3 (= average)
2 (= low)
1 (= very low)
No opinion
50
103
78
46
8
3
17,36%
35,76%
27,08%
15,97%
2,78%
1,04%
104
ANNEX D:
GLOSSARY
AAL
Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme
AC
Associated Countries
AdG
ERC Advanced Grants
AENEAS
Association for European Nanoelectronis Activities
AER
Annual Evaluation Review
AIP
Annual Implementation Plan
ARTEMIS
Embedded Computing Systems Joint Technology Initiative
ARTEMIS-ETP
ARTEMIS European Technology Platform
ARTEMIS-ITEA
ARTEMIS Information Technology for European Advancement
BILATs
Projects supporting the coordination for the enhancement and development of
S&T Partnerships
BONUS
Joint Baltic Sea Research and Development Programme
BSG
Research for the Benefit of Specific Groups
CATRENE
Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe on Nanoelectronics
CDT
Central Design Team
Clean Sky
Aeronautics and Air Transport Joint Technology Initiative
COFUND
Marie Curie Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes
CORDA
Common Research Data Warehouse
E-CORDA
CORDA External
CORDIS
Community Research and Development Information Service for Science
CP
Collaborative Project
CP/CP-CSA
Combination of Collaborative Project & Coordination and Support Action
CPM
Contract and Project Management
CS-JU
Clean Sky (Joint Undertaking)
CSA
Coordination and Support Action
DG CONNECT
Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology.
DG EAC
Directorate-General for Education and Culture
DG ENTR
Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry
DG RTD/
Research
DIGIT
DG
Directorate-General for Research & Innovation
Directorate-General for Informatics
DIS
Dedicated Implementation Structure
EC
European Commission
ECSEL
Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership
EDCTP
Article 185 initiative for European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials
Partnership
EFDA
European Fusion Development Agreement
EFPIA
European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
EIB
European Investment Bank
EID
European Industrial Doctorates
EMRP
European Metrology Joint Research Programme
ENIAC
Nanoelectronics Technologies 2020 Joint Technology Initiative
ENV
Environment (including Climate Change)
EPO
European Patent Office
105
EPSS
Electronic Proposal Submission System
ERA
European Research Area
ERAB
European Research Area Board
ERA-NETs plus
European Research Area Networks
ERC
European Research Council
ERCEA
European Research Council Executive Agency
ESFRI
European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures
ESR
Evaluation Summary Report
EU SDS
EU renewed Sustainable Development Strategy
EURAB
European Advisory Board
EURAXESS
Researchers in Motion
EUROSTARS
European Joint Programme dedicated to the R&D performing SMEs
EUROSTAT
The Statistical Office of the European Union
F4E
Fusion for Energy European Joint Undertaking
FCH
Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Technology Initiative
FET
Future & Emerging Technologies
FP
Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development
FPP
Full Project Proposals
FTB
Flying Test Bed
GISCO
Geographic Information System of European Commission
HES
Higher or Secondary Education Organisation
IAPP
Marie Curie Industry-Academia Pathways and Partnerships
ICT
Information and Communication Technologies
IGD-TP
Implementing Geological Disposal Technology Platform
IIF
International Incoming Fellowships
IMI
Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Technology Initiative
INCO
Activities of International Cooperation
INCO-NETS
Activities of International Cooperation - Networks
INFRA
Research Infrastructures
IPR
Intellectual Property Rights
ITD
Integrated Technology Demonstrator
ITER
International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
ITN
Marie Curie Initial Training Networks
JET
Joint European Torus
JRC
Joint Research Centre
JTI
Joint Technology Initiative
JU
Joint Undertaking
KBBE
Knowledge Based Bio-Economy
KET
Key Enabling Technology
KPI
Key Performance Indicator
LS
Life Sciences
MASP
Multi-Annual Strategic Plan
MCA
Marie Curie Action
MSCA
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action
106
MP
Management Plan
MYRRHA
A fast spectrum irradiation facility within ESFRI
NCP
National Contact Point
NEF
Negotiation Form Facility
NERIS-TP
Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Response and Recovery
NMP
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies
NoE
Network of Excellence
NUSHARE
Project for Sharing & Growing Nuclear Safety
NUTS
Nomenclature of Units for Territorial Statistics
OTH
Other
PIC
Participant Identification Code
PPP
Public Private Partnership
PRC
Private for Profit Organisation
PoC
Proof of Concept
PUB
Public Body
R&D
Research and Development
REA
Research Executive Agency
REC
Research Organisation
RESPIR
SESAM Research Performance and Impact Reporting tool
RSFF
Risk Sharing Financial Facility
RSI
Risk Sharing Instrument
SESAR-JU
Single European Sky ATM Research programme
S&T
Science and Technology
SET-Plan
Strategy Energy Technology Plan
SFIC
Strategic Forum for International Cooperation
SiS
Science in Society
SCK-CEN
Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
SJR
Journal Rank Indicator
SLA
Service Level Agreement
SME
Small and Medium Enterprise
SNETP
Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform
SRA
Strategic Research Agenda
SRIA
Strategic Research &Innovation Agenda
SSH
Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities
StG
ERC Starting Grants
SWG
Simplification Working Group
TFEU
Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
TTG
Time-to-Grant
TTP
Time-to-Pay
URF
Unique Registration Facility
107
ANNEX E:
KEY REFERENCES
FP MONITORING REPORTS
European Commission (2009): First FP7 Monitoring Report (Monitoring Report 2007).
European Commission (2009): Second FP7 Monitoring Report (Monitoring Report
2008).
European Commission (2010): Third FP7 Monitoring Report (Monitoring Report 2009).
European Commission (2011): Fourth FP7 Monitoring Report (Monitoring Report
2010).
European Commission (2012): Fifth FP7 Monitoring Report (Monitoring Report 2011)
European Commission (2013): Sixth FP7 Monitoring Report (Monitoring Report 2012)
EVALUATIONS, STUDIES
European Commission (2008): Second Progress Report on SMEs in the Seventh R&D
Framework Programme.
European Commission (2008): Subscription and performance in the FP7 "Cooperation"
and "Capacities" Specific Programmes – EU12 vs. EU15.
European Commission (2009): Ex-post evaluation
Programmes (Report of Expert Group, 2009).
of
the
Sixth
Framework
European Commission (2009): FP7 subscription and performance during the first year
of implementation. European Commission, June 2008.
European Commission (2009): FP7 subscription, performance, implementation during
the first two years of operation, 2007-2008. European Commission, June 2009.
European Commission (2009): Third Progress Report on SMEs in the Seventh R&D
Framework Programme.
European Commission (2010): Interim Evaluation of the Seventh Framework
Programme – Report of the Expert Group (FP7 Interim Evaluation - Report of the
Expert Group, 2010).
European Commission (2011): Interim Evaluation of the Seventh Framework
Programme – Commission Response (FP7 Interim Evaluation - Commission Response,
2011).
European Commission (2011): Commission response to the recommendations put
forward in the first interim evaluation of IMI, Clean Sky and FCH: Communication on
Partnering in Research and Innovation (Commission response to the First Interim
evaluation).
POLICY DOCUMENTS
European Commission (1999): Women and science: Mobilising women to enrich
European research. COM (1999) 76, 17.02.1999.
European Commission (2005): Annex to the proposal for the Council and European
Parliament decisions on the 7th Framework Programme (European Community and
108
Euratom) - Main report: Overall summary – Impact assessment and ex ante
evaluation. Commission Staff Working Paper, SEC (2005) 430, 4.6.2005.
European Parliament and Council (2006): Decision no. 1982/2006/EC of the
European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Seventh
Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological
development and demonstration activities (2007-2013). OJ L 412, 30.12.2006.
European Commission (2007): A new approach to international S&T cooperation in
the EU's 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013). SEC (2007) 47, 12.01.2007.
European Commission (2007): Guiding principles for setting up systems of National
Contact Points for the Seventh EU Framework Programme on Research and
Technological Development.
European Commission (2008): A strategic European framework for international
science and technology cooperation. COM (2008) 588.
European Commission (2008): Rules for submission of proposals, and the related
evaluation, selection and award procedures. COM (2008) 4617, 21.08.2008.
European Commission (2009): On the progress made under the Seventh European
Framework Programme for Research (FP7 Progress Report - Communication and Staff
Working Document). COM (2009) 209, 29.4.2009; SEC (2009) 589, 29.4.2009.
European Commission (2009): Mobilising private and public investment for recovery
and long term structural change: developing Public-Private Partnerships. COM (2009)
615, 19.11.2009.
Court of Auditors (2008): Evaluating the EU Research and Technological Development
(RTD) framework programmes — could the Commission's approach be improved?
(Special Report No 9/2007 together with the Commission's replies). OJ C 26,
30.1.2008.
JTI Sherpas' Group (2010): Designing together the 'ideal house' for public-private
partnerships in European research (final report).
OECD (2002): Frascati manual. Proposed standard practice for surveys on research and
experimental development. Paris, 2002.
Further information and reports can be found on the DG RTD Evaluation
website.
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ANNEX F:
FP7 COUNTRY PROFILES (EU MEMBER STATES)
110
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
AT - Austria
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
Applications:
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
11.114 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
involving 15.057 applicants from Austria (2,90% of EU-28*) and
requesting EUR 5.333,14m of EC contribution (2,74% of EU-28*)
Among the EU-28* Austria (AT) ranks:
- 10th in terms of number of applicants and
- 11th in terms of requested EC contribution
Success rates:
The AT applicant success rate of 22,4% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
20,5%.
The AT EC financial contribution success rate of 20,9% is higher than the EU-28* rate of
19,2%.
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
2.393 proposals were retained for funding (21,5%)
involving 3.368 (22,4%) successful applicants from Austria and
requesting EUR 1.115,21m (20,9%) of EC financial contribution
Among the EU-28*, Austria (AT) ranks:
- 8th in terms of applicants success rate and
- 6th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
Signed grant agreements
As of 2014/10/06, Austria (AT) participates in
2.436 signed grant agreements
involving 30.617 participants of which 3.516 (11,48%) are from Austria
benefiting from a total of EUR 8.974,99m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 1.184,21
m ( 13,19 %) is dedicated to participants from Austria.
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Austria (AT) ranks:
- 10th in number of participations and
- 9th in budget share
SME performance and participation
The AT SME applicant success rate of 20,14% is similar to the EU-28* SME applicant success
rate of 20,19%.
The AT SME EC financial contribution success rate of 19,83% is similar to the corresponding
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
Specifically,
4.602 AT SME applicants requesting EUR 1.262,27m
927 (20,14%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 250,26m (19,83%)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
792 AT SME grant holders, i.e., 22,53% of total AT participation
EUR 217,84m, i.e., 18,40% of total AT budget share
AT - Austria at Glance
Country Profile
AT - Austria
EU-28*
Indicators
**GERD as % of GDP
2.71%
2.02%
(2009)
**Nr. of Researchers
as % of population
0,71%
0,46%
(2009)
Rank in EU-28*
- 9th
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
15.057
519.997
(% EU-28*)
(2,90%)
Req. EC contribution
5.333,14
by FP7 applicants
194.371
in EUR million
(2,74%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of successful FP7
3.368
applicants
112.593
(2,99%)
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
1.115,21
applicants
37.348,46
(2,99%)
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
22,4%
20,5%
applicants
Success rate
20,9%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
3.516 (2,99%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
1.184,21
to FP7 grant holders
40.261,60
in EUR million
(2,94%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
675
22.473
(% of grant holders)
(19,20%)
(19,10%)
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
792
22.803
holders
(22,53%)
(19,39%)
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
SME
217,84
5.968,93
grant holders in EUR
(18,40%)
(14,83%)
million
(% of grant holders)
AT - Austria - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
69 AT Principal Investigator(s) (1,91% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 118,60m (1,96% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
642 AT Marie Curie Fellow(s) (3,38% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 1.039,51m (5,89% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (7.874)
2. UK - United Kingdom (4.329)
3. IT - Italy (4.017)
4. FR - France (4.011)
5. ES - Spain (3.380)
FP7 Number of participants
927 and more
200 - 927
106 - 200
1 - 106
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
AT - Austria - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
18,01 %
Information and Communication Technologies
3.957
1.568,25
685
17,31 %
282,41
Marie-Curie Actions
2.185
n/a
426
19,50 %
n/a
n/a
Research for the benefit of SMEs
1.007
143,40
165
16,39 %
22,65
15,80 %
Health
937
429,64
251
26,79 %
117,34
27,31 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
866
256,35
200
23,09 %
51,06
19,92 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
780
228,27
164
21,03 %
39,11
17,13 %
AT - Austria - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all AT EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to AT
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
747
21,25%
274,56
23,19 %
ERC
127
3,61%
185,50
15,66 %
Health
281
7,99%
118,20
9,98 %
Marie-Curie Actions
444
12,63%
118,18
9,98 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
242
6,88%
73,94
6,24 %
Joint Technology Initiatives (Annex IV-SP1)
213
6,06%
55,46
4,68 %
AT - Austria - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
5.665
1.531,00
1.169
20,64%
314,27
20,53%
1.288
503,54
42,52%
PRC
4.175
1.220,69
1.029
24,65%
349,79
28,66%
1.186
376,45
31,79%
REC
2.835
914,68
638
22,50%
196,40
21,47%
800
256,42
21,65%
OTH
1.072
231,03
225
20,99%
48,91
21,17%
73
9,05
0,76%
PUB
545
121,72
210
38,53%
39,38
32,35%
169
38,74
3,27%
Total
14.292
4.019,12
3.271
N/A
948,75
N/A
3.516
1.184,21
100,00%
SME
4.602
1.262,27
927
20,14%
250,26
19,83%
792
217,84
18,40%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
AT - Austria - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all AT - Austria
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to AT
Wien (AT130)
1.854
52,73%
614,97
51,93%
Graz (AT221)
543
15,44%
192,63
16,27%
Innsbruck (AT332)
223
6,34%
95,42
8,06%
Linz-Wels (AT312)
161
4,58%
45,13
3,81%
Klagenfurt-Villach (AT211)
133
3,78%
49,07
4,14%
AT - Austria region
AT - Austria - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all AT
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to AT Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
UNIVERSITAET WIEN (UNIVIE)
HES
181
5,15%
81,59
6,89%
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET WIEN (TU WIEN)
HES
213
6,06%
78,43
6,62%
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
REC
173
4,92%
53,60
4,53%
MEDIZINISCHE UNIVERSITAET WIEN (MUW)
HES
108
3,07%
49,33
4,17%
UNIVERSITAET INNSBRUCK (UIBK)
HES
98
2,79%
48,04
4,06%
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET GRAZ (TU GRAZ)
HES
134
3,81%
47,72
4,03%
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)
HES
32
0,91%
27,65
2,34%
OESTERREICHISCHE AKADEMIE DER WISSENSCHAFTEN
(OEAW)
REC
70
1,99%
27,32
2,31%
JOANNEUM RESEARCH FORSCHUNGSGESELLSCHAFT
MBH
REC
63
1,79%
25,87
2,18%
UNIVERSITAET FUER BODENKULTUR WIEN (BOKU)
HES
83
2,36%
25,65
2,17%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
BE - Belgium
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
BE - Belgium at Glance
Country Profile
BE - Belgium
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
2.03%
2.02%
15.836 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 21.544 applicants from Belgium (4,14% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 7.606,59m of EC contribution (3,91% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,52%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Belgium (BE) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 5th
- 7th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
- 8th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
21.544
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The BE applicant success rate of 26,3% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(4,14%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The BE EC financial contribution success rate of 23,8% is higher than the EU-28* rate of
7.606,59
by FP7 applicants
194.371
19,2%.
in EUR million
(3,91%)
(% EU-28*)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
Nr. of successful FP7
5.676
3.829 proposals were retained for funding (24,2%)
applicants
112.593
(5,04%)
involving 5.676 (26,3%) successful applicants from Belgium and
(% EU-28*)
requesting EUR 1.808,27m (23,8%) of EC financial contribution
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
1.808,27
Among the EU-28*, Belgium (BE) ranks:
applicants
37.348,46
(4,84%)
- 1st in terms of applicants success rate and
in EUR million
- 2nd in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
Signed grant agreements
26,3%
20,5%
applicants
As of 2014/10/06, Belgium (BE) participates in
Success
rate
3.652 signed grant agreements
23,8%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
involving 46.114 participants of which 5.458 (11,84%) are from Belgium
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
benefiting from a total of EUR 13.963,05m of EC financial contribution of which EUR
5.458 (4,64%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
1.814,89 m ( 13,00 %) is dedicated to participants from Belgium.
EC contribution
1.814,89
to FP7 grant holders
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Belgium (BE) ranks:
40.261,60
in EUR million
(4,51%)
- 7th in number of participations and
(% EU-28*)
- 7th in budget share
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
919
22.473
SME performance and participation
(% of grant holders)
(16,84%)
(19,10%)
The BE SME applicant success rate of 26,15% is higher than the EU-28* SME applicant success Nr. of FP7 SME grant
1.239
22.803
rate of 20,19%.
holders
(22,70%)
(19,39%)
The BE SME EC financial contribution success rate of 25,79% is higher than the corresponding (% grant holders)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
EC contribution to FP7
SME
343,47
5.968,93
Specifically,
grant holders in EUR
(18,92%)
(14,83%)
5.774 BE SME applicants requesting EUR 1.608,10m
million
1.510 (26,15%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 414,70m (25,79%)
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
1.239 BE SME grant holders, i.e., 22,70% of total BE participation
EUR 343,47m, i.e., 18,92% of total BE budget share
BE - Belgium - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
183 BE Principal Investigator(s) (5,07% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 296,12m (4,88% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
476 BE Marie Curie Fellow(s) (2,50% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 555,64m (3,15% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (9.682)
2. UK - United Kingdom (8.112)
3. FR - France (7.240)
4. IT - Italy (6.239)
5. ES - Spain (5.718)
FP7 Number of participants
1,071 and more
250 - 1,071
140 - 250
1 - 140
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
BE - Belgium - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Requested
EC
Nr.
of
EC
Success
Nr. of
contribution
contribution mainlisted
Rate
applicants
by mainlisted
by applicants applicants (applicants)
applicants
(M euro)
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Success Rate
(requested
EC
contribution)
Information and Communication Technologies
4.446
1.793,33
886
19,93 %
361,78
Marie-Curie Actions
3.249
n/a
611
18,81 %
n/a
20,17 %
n/a
Transport (including Aeronautics)
1.727
432,18
612
35,44 %
144,13
33,35 %
Health
1.564
733,41
453
28,96 %
211,69
28,86 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
1.378
409,17
416
30,19 %
111,33
27,21 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production
Technologies - NMP
1.213
417,14
474
39,08 %
153,94
36,90 %
BE - Belgium - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all BE
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to BE
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
889
16,29%
338,32
18,64 %
ERC
172
3,15%
243,82
13,43 %
Health
465
8,52%
202,23
11,14 %
Marie-Curie Actions
614
11,25%
186,26
10,26 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
449
8,23%
135,95
7,49 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
592
10,85%
126,35
6,96 %
BE - Belgium - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
6.724
1.834,73
1.430
21,27%
415,52
22,65%
1.646
724,06
39,90%
PRC
5.504
1.518,95
1.511
27,45%
425,72
28,03%
1.609
426,52
23,50%
REC
4.359
1.420,19
1.328
30,47%
454,08
31,97%
1.165
435,88
24,02%
OTH
3.076
720,82
953
30,98%
230,75
32,01%
846
179,70
9,90%
PUB
719
170,67
302
42,00%
46,04
26,98%
192
48,74
2,69%
Total
20.382
5.665,37
5.524
N/A
1.572,11
N/A
5.458
1.814,89
100,00%
SME
5.774
1.608,10
1.510
26,15%
414,70
25,79%
1.239
343,47
18,92%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
BE - Belgium - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all BE - Belgium
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to BE
Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad (BE100)
2.143
39,26%
525,39
28,95%
Arr. Leuven (BE242)
1.013
18,56%
443,14
24,42%
Arr. Gent (BE234)
583
10,68%
252,99
13,94%
Arr. Antwerpen (BE211)
291
5,33%
129,48
7,13%
Arr. Nivelles (BE310)
256
4,69%
95,69
5,27%
BE - Belgium region
BE - Belgium - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all BE
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to BE Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN (KU Leuven)
HES
545
9,99%
263,00
14,49%
UNIVERSITEIT GENT (UNIVERSITEIT GENT)
HES
261
4,78%
112,59
6,20%
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELECTRONICA CENTRUM VZW
(IMEC)
REC
182
3,33%
107,40
5,92%
UNIVERSITE CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN (UCL)
HES
176
3,22%
69,49
3,83%
VIB
REC
108
1,98%
67,17
3,70%
UNIVERSITEIT ANTWERPEN (UANTWERPEN)
HES
124
2,27%
64,98
3,58%
UNIVERSITE LIBRE DE BRUXELLES (ULB)
HES
151
2,77%
58,62
3,23%
VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL (VUB)
HES
117
2,14%
51,37
2,83%
VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK
N.V. (VITO)
REC
119
2,18%
47,59
2,62%
UNIVERSITE DE LIEGE (ULG)
HES
106
1,94%
45,60
2,51%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
BG - Bulgaria
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
BG - Bulgaria at Glance
Country Profile
BG - Bulgaria
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
0.53%
2.02%
3.263 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 4.110 applicants from Bulgaria (0,79% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 933,70m of EC contribution (0,48% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,19%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Bulgaria (BG) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 27th
- 20th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 20th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Modest innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
4.110
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The BG applicant success rate of 16,4% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(0,79%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The BG EC financial contribution success rate of 10,2% is lower than the EU-28* rate of
933,70
by FP7 applicants
194.371
19,2%.
in EUR million
(0,48%)
(% EU-28*)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
Nr. of successful FP7
673
533 proposals were retained for funding (16,3%)
applicants
112.593
(0,60%)
involving 673 (16,4%) successful applicants from Bulgaria and
(% EU-28*)
requesting EUR 95,18m (10,2%) of EC financial contribution
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
95,18
Among the EU-28*, Bulgaria (BG) ranks:
applicants
37.348,46
(0,25%)
- 25th in terms of applicants success rate and
in EUR million
- 26th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
Signed grant agreements
16,4%
20,5%
applicants
As of 2014/10/06, Bulgaria (BG) participates in
Success
rate
528 signed grant agreements
10,2%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
involving 7.961 participants of which 702 (8,82%) are from Bulgaria
benefiting from a total of EUR 1.847,85m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 98,63 m ( Nr. of FP7 grant holders
702 (0,60%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
5,34 %) is dedicated to participants from Bulgaria.
EC contribution
98,63
to FP7 grant holders
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Bulgaria (BG) ranks:
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,24%)
- 20th in number of participations and
(% EU-28*)
- 20th in budget share
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
46
22.473
SME performance and participation
(% of grant holders)
(6,55%)
(19,10%)
The BG SME applicant success rate of 15,21% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success Nr. of FP7 SME grant
152
22.803
rate of 20,19%.
holders
(21,65%)
(19,39%)
The BG SME EC financial contribution success rate of 12,30% is lower than the corresponding (% grant holders)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
EC contribution to FP7
SME
27,25
5.968,93
Specifically,
grant holders in EUR
(27,63%)
(14,83%)
1.446 BG SME applicants requesting EUR 266,00m
million
220 (15,21%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 32,72m (12,30%)
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
152 BG SME grant holders, i.e., 21,65% of total BG participation
EUR 27,25m, i.e., 27,63% of total BG budget share
BG - Bulgaria - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
7 BG Principal Investigator(s) (0,19% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 7,78m (0,13% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
219 BG Marie Curie Fellow(s) (1,15% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 141,87m (0,80% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. UK - United Kingdom (967)
2. DE - Germany (857)
3. IT - Italy (826)
4. ES - Spain (712)
5. FR - France (632)
FP7 Number of participants
262 and more
50 - 262
44 - 50
1 - 44
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
BG - Bulgaria - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
Information and Communication Technologies
735
162,06
79
10,75 %
16,87
10,41 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
454
64,24
66
14,54 %
9,51
14,80 %
Marie-Curie Actions
396
n/a
108
27,27 %
n/a
n/a
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
387
53,53
27
6,98 %
2,37
4,43 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
298
46,43
54
18,12 %
6,48
13,95 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
281
42,08
48
17,08 %
5,11
12,14 %
BG - Bulgaria - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
Participations
FP7 Priority Area
% of all BG
Participations
EC contribution
(EUR million)
% of total EC
contribution to BG
Research Potential
16
2,28%
20,38
20,67 %
Information and Communication Technologies
88
12,54%
15,77
15,99 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
80
11,40%
11,23
11,38 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
54
7,69%
6,25
6,33 %
Research Infrastructures
59
8,40%
5,48
5,56 %
Marie-Curie Actions
99
14,10%
5,47
5,55 %
BG - Bulgaria - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
1.173
257,04
207
17,65%
29,89
11,63%
219
32,48
32,93%
REC
999
251,78
173
17,32%
22,66
9,00%
203
30,83
31,25%
PRC
950
163,21
153
16,11%
25,63
15,70%
184
28,19
28,59%
OTH
555
85,02
77
13,87%
9,04
10,64%
49
4,38
4,44%
PUB
263
33,97
60
22,81%
4,58
13,49%
47
2,76
2,79%
Total
3.940
791,02
670
N/A
91,81
N/A
702
98,63
100,00%
SME
1.446
266,00
220
15,21%
32,72
12,30%
152
27,25
27,63%
HES - Higher or secondary education, REC - Research organisations, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
BG - Bulgaria - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all BG - Bulgaria
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to BG
Sofia (stolitsa) (BG411)
525
74,79%
76,63
77,70%
Varna (BG331)
53
7,55%
6,61
6,70%
Plovdiv (BG421)
53
7,55%
7,87
7,98%
Ruse (BG323)
25
3,56%
1,90
1,93%
Stara Zagora (BG344)
12
1,71%
0,87
0,88%
BG - Bulgaria region
BG - Bulgaria - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all BG
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to BG Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
SOFIISKI UNIVERSITET SVETI KLIMENT OHRIDSKI (
. )
HES
45
6,41%
9,02
9,14%
INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION
TECHNOLOGIES
HES
35
4,99%
6,86
6,96%
ONTOTEXT AD (ONTOTEXT AD)
PRC
15
2,14%
5,00
5,07%
INSTITUTE OF SOLID STATE PHYSICS BULGARIAN ACADEMY
OF SCIENCES (ISSP)
REC
3
0,43%
4,50
4,56%
UNIVERSITY OF PLOVDIV
HES
11
1,57%
2,75
2,79%
INSTITUTE OF OCEANOLOGY - BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF
SCIENCES (IO-BAS)
REC
21
2,99%
2,33
2,37%
INSTITUTE OF POLYMERS - BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF
SCIENCES
REC
2
0,28%
2,23
2,26%
Pensoft Publishers Ltd (PENSOFT)
PRC
8
1,14%
1,81
1,84%
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOFIA
HES
22
3,13%
1,77
1,79%
NEW BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY
HES
2
0,28%
1,59
1,61%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
CY - Cyprus
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
CY - Cyprus at Glance
Country Profile
CY - Cyprus
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
0.49%
2.02%
2.434 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 2.944 applicants from Cyprus (0,57% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 812,63m of EC contribution (0,42% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,21%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Cyprus (CY) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 13rd
- 21st in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 21st in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
2.944
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The CY applicant success rate of 15,0% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(0,57%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The CY EC financial contribution success rate of 9,7% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
812,63
194.371
in EUR million
(0,42%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
384 proposals were retained for funding (15,8%)
Nr. of successful FP7
443
involving 443 (15,0%) successful applicants from Cyprus and
applicants
112.593
(0,39%)
requesting EUR 78,86m (9,7%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Cyprus (CY) ranks:
by successful FP7
78,86
- 27th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(0,21%)
- 27th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Cyprus (CY) participates in
15,0%
20,5%
applicants
388 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 5.644 participants of which 460 (8,15%) are from Cyprus
9,7%
19,2%
benefiting from a total of EUR 1.426,23m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 92,88 m ( FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
6,51 %) is dedicated to participants from Cyprus.
460 (0,39%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Cyprus (CY) ranks:
92,88
to FP7 grant holders
- 23rd in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,23%)
- 22nd in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
74
22.473
The CY SME applicant success rate of 13,44% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(16,09%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
142
22.803
The CY SME EC financial contribution success rate of 11,58% is lower than the corresponding holders
(30,87%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
28,64
5.968,93
1.310 CY SME applicants requesting EUR 271,27m
grant holders in EUR
(30,84%)
(14,83%)
176 (13,44%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 31,40m (11,58%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
CY - Cyprus - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
142 CY SME grant holders, i.e., 30,87% of total CY participation
EUR 28,64m, i.e., 30,84% of total CY budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
12 CY Principal Investigator(s) (0,33% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 19,02m (0,31% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
114 CY Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,60% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 69,61m (0,39% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. UK - United Kingdom (598)
2. DE - Germany (543)
3. ES - Spain (497)
4. IT - Italy (465)
5. EL - Greece (437)
FP7 Number of participants
460
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
CY - Cyprus - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Nr. of
applicants
Requested
EC contribution
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Information and Communication Technologies
730
218,01
74
10,14 %
20,33
9,33 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
524
82,87
76
14,50 %
9,79
11,81 %
Marie-Curie Actions
413
n/a
80
19,37 %
n/a
n/a
Environment (including Climate Change)
174
34,30
23
13,22 %
3,42
9,96 %
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
162
32,61
11
6,79 %
0,97
2,98 %
European Research Council
153
266,89
8
5,23 %
12,26
4,59 %
FP7 priority area
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
CY - Cyprus - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all CY
Participations
EC contribution
(EUR million)
% of total EC
contribution to CY
Information and Communication Technologies
85
18,48%
21,02
22,63 %
ERC
10
2,17%
14,15
15,24 %
Marie-Curie Actions
74
16,09%
12,99
13,99 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
84
18,26%
10,58
11,39 %
Research Infrastructures
25
5,43%
4,79
5,15 %
Security
15
3,26%
4,16
4,48 %
FP7 Priority Area
CY - Cyprus - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
1.048
200,92
167
15,94%
27,27
13,57%
179
47,35
50,98%
PRC
1.044
226,57
143
13,70%
28,08
12,40%
176
34,76
37,42%
OTH
378
58,56
72
19,05%
5,76
9,84%
49
1,93
2,08%
REC
162
30,28
31
19,14%
3,99
13,18%
23
5,80
6,25%
PUB
159
29,42
22
13,84%
1,50
5,10%
33
3,04
3,27%
Total
2.791
545,75
435
N/A
66,61
N/A
460
92,88
100,00%
SME
1.310
271,27
176
13,44%
31,40
11,58%
142
28,64
30,84%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), OTH - Others, REC - Research organisations, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
CY - Cyprus - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
CY - Cyprus region
Number of
Participations
% of all CY - Cyprus
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to CY
460
100,00%
92,88
100,00%
Kypros / Kibris (CY000)
CY - Cyprus - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all CY
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to CY Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS (UCY)
HES
105
22,83%
30,34
32,66%
THE CYPRUS RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
(CREF CYI)
HES
23
5,00%
8,18
8,80%
CYPRUS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CUT)
HES
24
5,22%
4,65
5,01%
THE CYPRUS FOUNDATION FOR MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
RESEARCH (CING)
REC
9
1,96%
4,58
4,93%
eBOS Technologies Ltd (eBOS)
PRC
6
1,30%
2,74
2,95%
O.M. OFFSHORE MONITORING LIMITED (Offshore
Monitoring)
PRC
4
0,87%
2,39
2,57%
PRIMETEL PLC (PRIMETEL)
PRC
11
2,39%
2,26
2,44%
THE CYPRUS INSTITUTE LIMITED (CYI)
HES
6
1,30%
1,91
2,05%
WLB LIMITED (WLB)
PRC
9
1,96%
1,76
1,89%
HYSTORE TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (HYSTORE)
PRC
2
0,43%
1,62
1,75%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
CZ - Czech Republic
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
CZ - Czech Republic at Glance
Country Profile
CZ - Czech
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
Republic
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
1.47%
2.02%
5.460 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 6.778 applicants from Czech Republic (1,30% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 1.684,90m of EC contribution (0,87% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,41%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Czech Republic (CZ) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 17th
- 18th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 17th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
6.778
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The CZ applicant success rate of 20,3% is similar to the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(1,30%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The CZ EC financial contribution success rate of 14,8% is lower than the EU-28* rate of
1.684,90
by FP7 applicants
194.371
19,2%.
in EUR million
(0,87%)
(% EU-28*)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
Nr. of successful FP7
1.378
1.125 proposals were retained for funding (20,6%)
applicants
112.593
(1,22%)
involving 1.378 (20,3%) successful applicants from Czech Republic and
(% EU-28*)
requesting EUR 250,05m (14,8%) of EC financial contribution
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
250,05
Among the EU-28*, Czech Republic (CZ) ranks:
applicants
37.348,46
(0,67%)
- 13th in terms of applicants success rate and
in EUR million
- 15th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
Signed grant agreements
20,3%
20,5%
applicants
As of 2014/10/06, Czech Republic (CZ) participates in
Success
rate
1.139 signed grant agreements
14,8%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
involving 16.688 participants of which 1.415 (8,48%) are from Czech Republic
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
benefiting from a total of EUR 4.560,80m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 288,45
1.415 (1,20%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
m ( 6,32 %) is dedicated to participants from Czech Republic.
EC contribution
288,45
to FP7 grant holders
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Czech Republic (CZ) ranks:
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,72%)
- 17th in number of participations and
(% EU-28*)
- 17th in budget share
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
119
22.473
SME performance and participation
(% of grant holders)
(8,41%)
(19,10%)
The CZ SME applicant success rate of 19,13% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success Nr. of FP7 SME grant
320
22.803
rate of 20,19%.
holders
(22,61%)
(19,39%)
The CZ SME EC financial contribution success rate of 18,32% is lower than the corresponding (% grant holders)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
EC contribution to FP7
SME
60,09
5.968,93
Specifically,
grant holders in EUR
(20,83%)
(14,83%)
2.070 CZ SME applicants requesting EUR 394,67m
million
396 (19,13%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 72,30m (18,32%)
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
320 CZ SME grant holders, i.e., 22,61% of total CZ participation
EUR 60,09m, i.e., 20,83% of total CZ budget share
CZ - Czech Republic - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
17 CZ Principal Investigator(s) (0,47% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 22,15m (0,37% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
263 CZ Marie Curie Fellow(s) (1,38% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 193,54m (1,10% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (2.969)
2. UK - United Kingdom (1.934)
3. FR - France (1.913)
4. IT - Italy (1.778)
5. ES - Spain (1.661)
FP7 Number of participants
379 and more
101 - 379
2 - 101
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
CZ - Czech Republic - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Information and Communication Technologies
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
14,23 %
1.083
315,22
156
14,40 %
44,85
Marie-Curie Actions
930
n/a
179
19,25 %
n/a
n/a
Research for the benefit of SMEs
642
89,62
106
16,51 %
16,85
18,80 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
513
103,49
118
23,00 %
21,00
20,29 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
424
90,85
92
21,70 %
15,99
17,59 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
396
82,71
71
17,93 %
10,78
13,03 %
CZ - Czech Republic - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all CZ EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to CZ
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
162
11,45%
39,09
13,55 %
Marie-Curie Actions
192
13,57%
29,41
10,20 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
145
10,25%
29,16
10,11 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
114
8,06%
25,83
8,96 %
Joint Technology Initiatives (Annex IV-SP1)
75
5,30%
23,71
8,22 %
Health
83
5,87%
19,77
6,85 %
CZ - Czech Republic - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
2.536
532,88
474
18,69%
82,74
15,53%
486
120,99
41,95%
PRC
1.912
382,32
442
23,12%
84,57
22,12%
477
85,45
29,62%
REC
1.162
214,44
277
23,84%
45,41
21,17%
360
68,46
23,73%
OTH
603
93,55
118
19,57%
15,00
16,04%
48
4,98
1,73%
PUB
232
32,00
56
24,14%
6,56
20,49%
44
8,57
2,97%
Total
6.445
1.255,20
1.367
N/A
234,28
N/A
1.415
288,45
100,00%
SME
2.070
394,67
396
19,13%
72,30
18,32%
320
60,09
20,83%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
CZ - Czech Republic - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all CZ - Czech Republic
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to CZ
Hlavni mesto Praha (CZ010)
758
53,57%
142,21
49,30%
Jihomoravsky kraj (CZ064)
265
18,73%
82,06
28,45%
Stredocesky kraj (CZ020)
116
8,20%
16,56
5,74%
Plzensky kraj (CZ032)
39
2,76%
5,59
1,94%
Jihocesky kraj (CZ031)
38
2,69%
10,12
3,51%
CZ - Czech Republic region
CZ - Czech Republic - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Legal Name
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
EC
% of all CZ
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to CZ Participations
VYSOKE UCENI TECHNICKE V BRNE (BRNO UNIVERSITY OF
TECHNOLOGY)
HES
51
3,60%
26,97
9,35%
UNIVERZITA KARLOVA V PRAZE (CUNI)
HES
117
8,27%
21,78
7,55%
CESKE VYSOKE UCENI TECHNICKE V PRAZE (CESKE VYSOKE
UCENI TECHNICKE V PRAZE)
HES
90
6,36%
19,41
6,73%
Masarykova univerzita (MU)
HES
62
4,38%
18,35
6,36%
VYSOKA SKOLA CHEMICKO-TECHNOLOGICKA V PRAZE (VSCHT)
HES
30
2,12%
7,41
2,57%
Biologicke centrum AV CR, v. v. i. (Biologicke centrum AV CR)
REC
15
1,06%
7,35
2,55%
FYZIKALNI USTAV AV CR V.V.I (IP-ASCR)
HES
24
1,70%
6,78
2,35%
VYZKUMNY A ZKUSEBNI LETECKY USTAV A.S. (VZLU)
REC
18
1,27%
6,06
2,10%
USTAV ORGANICKE CHEMIE A BIOCHEMIE, AV CR, V.V.I. (UOCHB
AVCR)
REC
11
0,78%
5,46
1,89%
FAKULTNI NEMOCNICE U SV. ANNY V BRNE (ICRC Brno)
HES
2
0,14%
4,73
1,64%
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
DE - Germany
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
Applications:
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
40.718 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
involving 71.609 applicants from Germany (13,77% of EU-28*) and
requesting EUR 29.918,94m of EC contribution (15,39% of EU-28*)
Among the EU-28* Germany (DE) ranks:
- 2nd in terms of number of applicants and
- 2nd in terms of requested EC contribution
Success rates:
The DE applicant success rate of 24,1% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
20,5%.
The DE EC financial contribution success rate of 23,3% is higher than the EU-28* rate of
19,2%.
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
8.690 proposals were retained for funding (21,3%)
involving 17.263 (24,1%) successful applicants from Germany and
requesting EUR 6.972,34m (23,3%) of EC financial contribution
Among the EU-28*, Germany (DE) ranks:
- 5th in terms of applicants success rate and
- 4th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
Signed grant agreements
As of 2014/10/06, Germany (DE) participates in
8.782 signed grant agreements
involving 90.369 participants of which 18.088 (20,02%) are from Germany
benefiting from a total of EUR 28.729,77m of EC financial contribution of which EUR
7.136,48 m ( 24,84 %) is dedicated to participants from Germany.
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Germany (DE) ranks:
- 1st in number of participations and
- 1st in budget share
SME performance and participation
The DE SME applicant success rate of 22,91% is higher than the EU-28* SME applicant
success rate of 20,19%.
The DE SME EC financial contribution success rate of 23,26% is higher than the
corresponding EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
Specifically,
16.720 DE SME applicants requesting EUR 4.866,53m
3.830 (22,91%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 1.131,77m (23,26%)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
3.317 DE SME grant holders, i.e., 18,34% of total DE participation
EUR 966,45m, i.e., 13,54% of total DE budget share
DE - Germany at Glance
Country Profile
DE - Germany
EU-28*
Indicators
**GERD as % of GDP
2.82%
2.02%
(2009)
**Nr. of Researchers
as % of population
0,59%
0,46%
(2009)
Rank in EU-28*
- 3rd
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
(2011)
- Innovation leader
Nr. of FP7 applicants
71.609
519.997
(% EU-28*)
(13,77%)
Req. EC contribution
29.918,94
by FP7 applicants
194.371
in EUR million
(15,39%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of successful FP7
17.263
applicants
112.593
(15,33%)
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
6.972,34
applicants
37.348,46
(18,67%)
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
24,1%
20,5%
applicants
Success rate
23,3%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
18.088 (15,38%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
7.136,48
to FP7 grant holders
40.261,60
in EUR million
(17,73%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
3.121
22.473
(% of grant holders)
(17,25%)
(19,10%)
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
3.317
22.803
holders
(18,34%)
(19,39%)
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
SME
966,45
5.968,93
grant holders in EUR
(13,54%)
(14,83%)
million
(% of grant holders)
DE - Germany - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
697 DE Principal Investigator(s) (19,30% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 1.212,05m (19,98% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
2309 DE Marie Curie Fellow(s) (12,15% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 2.245,62m (12,72% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. UK - United Kingdom (26.300)
2. FR - France (24.411)
3. IT - Italy (20.876)
4. ES - Spain (17.506)
5. NL - Netherlands (15.499)
FP7 Number of participants
1,522 and more
250 - 1,522
49 - 250
1 - 49
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
DE - Germany - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Requested
EC
Nr.
of
EC
Success
Nr. of
contribution
contribution mainlisted
Rate
applicants
by mainlisted
by applicants applicants (applicants)
applicants
(M euro)
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Success Rate
(requested
EC
contribution)
Information and Communication Technologies
18.510
8.454,80
3.588
19,38 %
1.693,68
Marie-Curie Actions
10.896
n/a
2.052
18,83 %
n/a
20,03 %
n/a
Health
5.239
2.726,28
1.518
28,97 %
759,10
27,84 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production
Technologies - NMP
4.945
2.080,00
1.708
34,54 %
691,30
33,24 %
European Research Council
4.542
7.826,06
629
13,85 %
1.147,81
14,67 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
4.485
637,84
923
20,58 %
128,48
20,14 %
DE - Germany - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all DE EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to DE
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
3.844
21,25%
1.630,69
22,85 %
769
4,25%
1.136,44
15,92 %
Health
1.697
9,38%
778,65
10,91 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
1.833
10,13%
656,94
9,21 %
Marie-Curie Actions
2.116
11,70%
566,10
7,93 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
1.386
7,66%
454,80
6,37 %
ERC
DE - Germany - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
23.481
7.273,06
5.066
21,57%
1.650,07
22,69%
6.092
2.689,56
37,69%
PRC
21.125
6.768,61
5.768
27,30%
2.020,14
29,85%
6.241
1.912,48
26,80%
REC
17.192
6.764,47
4.530
26,35%
1.827,09
27,01%
5.127
2.379,36
33,34%
OTH
3.669
903,75
821
22,38%
232,32
25,71%
259
64,21
0,90%
PUB
1.610
384,22
454
28,20%
95,72
24,91%
369
90,88
1,27%
Total
67.077
22.094,11
16.639
N/A
5.825,35
N/A
18.088
7.136,48
100,00%
SME
16.720
4.866,53
3.830
22,91%
1.131,77
23,26%
3.317
966,45
13,54%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
DE - Germany - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all DE - Germany
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to DE
München, Kreisfreie Stadt (DE212)
3.045
16,83%
1.494,91
20,95%
Berlin (DE300)
1.410
7,80%
503,78
7,06%
Köln, Kreisfreie Stadt (DEA23)
677
3,74%
275,56
3,86%
Stuttgart, Stadtkreis (DE111)
583
3,22%
208,16
2,92%
Heidelberg, Stadtkreis (DE125)
556
3,07%
304,91
4,27%
DE - Germany region
DE - Germany - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Legal Name
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
EC
% of all DE
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to DE Participations
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER
ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V (Fraunhofer)
REC
1228
6,79%
581,81
8,15%
MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER
WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V. (MPG)
REC
665
3,68%
412,35
5,78%
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV (DLR)
REC
430
2,38%
191,19
2,68%
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN (TUM)
HES
250
1,38%
137,73
1,93%
LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN (LMU MUENCHEN)
HES
224
1,24%
130,29
1,83%
Karlsruher Institut fuer Technologie (KIT)
HES
340
1,88%
128,15
1,80%
EUROPEAN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABORATORY (EMBL)
REC
176
0,97%
123,18
1,73%
RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
(RWTH AACHEN)
HES
230
1,27%
97,90
1,37%
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET DRESDEN (TUD)
HES
223
1,23%
94,69
1,33%
UNIVERSITAET STUTTGART (USTUTT)
HES
233
1,29%
92,10
1,29%
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
DK - Denmark
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
Applications:
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
8.491 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
involving 11.055 applicants from Denmark (2,13% of EU-28*) and
requesting EUR 4.342,09m of EC contribution (2,23% of EU-28*)
Among the EU-28* Denmark (DK) ranks:
- 14th in terms of number of applicants and
- 12th in terms of requested EC contribution
Success rates:
The DK applicant success rate of 24,2% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
20,5%.
The DK EC financial contribution success rate of 22,5% is higher than the EU-28* rate of
19,2%.
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
1.983 proposals were retained for funding (23,4%)
involving 2.674 (24,2%) successful applicants from Denmark and
requesting EUR 978,16m (22,5%) of EC financial contribution
Among the EU-28*, Denmark (DK) ranks:
- 4th in terms of applicants success rate and
- 5th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
Signed grant agreements
As of 2014/10/06, Denmark (DK) participates in
2.011 signed grant agreements
involving 25.485 participants of which 2.754 (10,81%) are from Denmark
benefiting from a total of EUR 7.982,37m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 1.060,60
m ( 13,29 %) is dedicated to participants from Denmark.
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Denmark (DK) ranks:
- 11th in number of participations and
- 10th in budget share
SME performance and participation
The DK SME applicant success rate of 24,35% is higher than the EU-28* SME applicant
success rate of 20,19%.
The DK SME EC financial contribution success rate of 27,16% is higher than the
corresponding EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
Specifically,
2.402 DK SME applicants requesting EUR 759,71m
585 (24,35%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 206,33m (27,16%)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
486 DK SME grant holders, i.e., 17,65% of total DK participation
EUR 166,09m, i.e., 15,66% of total DK budget share
DK - Denmark at Glance
Country Profile
DK - Denmark
EU-28*
Indicators
**GERD as % of GDP
3.16 i%
2.02%
(2009)
**Nr. of Researchers
as % of population
0,98%
0,46%
(2009)
Rank in EU-28*
- 2nd
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
(2011)
- Innovation leader
Nr. of FP7 applicants
11.055
519.997
(% EU-28*)
(2,13%)
Req. EC contribution
4.342,09
by FP7 applicants
194.371
in EUR million
(2,23%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of successful FP7
2.674
applicants
112.593
(2,37%)
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
978,16
applicants
37.348,46
(2,62%)
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
24,2%
20,5%
applicants
Success rate
22,5%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
2.754 (2,34%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
1.060,60
to FP7 grant holders
40.261,60
in EUR million
(2,63%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
503
22.473
(% of grant holders)
(18,26%)
(19,10%)
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
486
22.803
holders
(17,65%)
(19,39%)
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
SME
166,09
5.968,93
grant holders in EUR
(15,66%)
(14,83%)
million
(% of grant holders)
DK - Denmark - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
78 DK Principal Investigator(s) (2,16% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 140,22m (2,31% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
172 DK Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,91% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 141,25m (0,80% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (4.920)
2. UK - United Kingdom (4.412)
3. FR - France (2.762)
4. ES - Spain (2.739)
5. IT - Italy (2.602)
FP7 Number of participants
423 and more
191 - 423
4 - 191
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
DK - Denmark - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
Marie-Curie Actions
2.282
n/a
417
18,27 %
n/a
n/a
Information and Communication Technologies
1.610
709,42
290
18,01 %
114,01
16,07 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
1.064
367,74
275
25,85 %
84,02
22,85 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
991
175,48
216
21,80 %
37,13
21,16 %
Health
855
460,23
248
29,01 %
137,06
29,78 %
European Research Council
766
1.363,27
88
11,49 %
161,23
11,83 %
DK - Denmark - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all DK
Participations
EC contribution
(EUR million)
% of total EC
contribution to DK
Marie-Curie Actions
433
15,72%
152,23
14,35 %
ERC
95
3,45%
146,27
13,79 %
Health
265
9,62%
136,57
12,88 %
Information and Communication Technologies
297
10,78%
105,69
9,96 %
Energy
164
5,95%
92,46
8,72 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
285
10,35%
84,40
7,96 %
FP7 Priority Area
DK - Denmark - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
5.396
1.541,35
1.224
22,68%
365,51
23,71%
1.356
605,44
57,09%
PRC
2.687
796,72
729
27,13%
244,83
30,73%
797
255,28
24,07%
REC
1.006
303,70
291
28,93%
88,42
29,11%
343
105,75
9,97%
OTH
689
172,44
162
23,51%
51,70
29,98%
59
19,15
1,81%
PUB
514
164,95
182
35,41%
66,62
40,39%
199
74,97
7,07%
Total
10.292
2.979,15
2.588
N/A
817,08
N/A
2.754
1.060,60
100,00%
SME
2.402
759,71
585
24,35%
206,33
27,16%
486
166,09
15,66%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
DK - Denmark - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all DK - Denmark
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to DK
Byen København (DK011)
847
30,76%
328,12
30,94%
Østjylland (DK042)
416
15,11%
171,39
16,16%
Nordjylland (DK050)
214
7,77%
70,05
6,60%
Nordsjælland (DK013)
210
7,63%
75,73
7,14%
Fyn (DK031)
136
4,94%
47,47
4,48%
DK - Denmark region
DK - Denmark - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET (UCPH)
HES
397
14,42%
191,35
18,04%
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET (DTU)
HES
409
14,85%
186,62
17,60%
AARHUS UNIVERSITET (AU)
HES
269
9,77%
125,69
11,85%
AALBORG UNIVERSITET (UNIVERSITY OF AALBORG)
HES
136
4,94%
49,08
4,63%
SYDDANSK UNIVERSITET (SDU)
HES
81
2,94%
31,40
2,96%
REGION HOVEDSTADEN (REGIONH)
PUB
61
2,21%
28,57
2,69%
TEKNOLOGISK INSTITUT (DTI)
REC
59
2,14%
21,80
2,06%
STYRELSEN FOR FORSKNING OG INNOVATION
PUB
35
1,27%
13,74
1,30%
DONG ENERGY WIND POWER HOLDING AS (DE WIND
PO)
PRC
10
0,36%
13,72
1,29%
COPENHAGEN BUSINESS SCHOOL (CBS)
HES
31
1,13%
11,28
1,06%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
% of all DK EC contribution % of total EC contribution
Participations
(M euro)
to DK Participations
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
EE - Estonia
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
EE - Estonia at Glance
Country Profile
EE - Estonia
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
1.43%
2.02%
2.044 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 2.408 applicants from Estonia (0,46% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 552,93m of EC contribution (0,28% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,56%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Estonia (EE) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 14th
- 23rd in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 24th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
2.408
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The EE applicant success rate of 20,6% is similar to the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(0,46%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The EE EC financial contribution success rate of 16,3% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
552,93
194.371
in EUR million
(0,28%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
434 proposals were retained for funding (21,2%)
Nr. of successful FP7
495
involving 495 (20,6%) successful applicants from Estonia and
applicants
112.593
(0,44%)
requesting EUR 90,22m (16,3%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Estonia (EE) ranks:
by successful FP7
90,22
- 12th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(0,24%)
- 10th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Estonia (EE) participates in
20,6%
20,5%
applicants
451 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 6.592 participants of which 543 (8,24%) are from Estonia
16,3%
19,2%
benefiting from a total of EUR 1.566,90m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 94,26 m ( FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
6,02 %) is dedicated to participants from Estonia.
543 (0,46%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Estonia (EE) ranks:
94,26
to FP7 grant holders
- 21st in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,23%)
- 21st in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
56
22.473
The EE SME applicant success rate of 17,34% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(10,31%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
179
22.803
The EE SME EC financial contribution success rate of 14,35% is lower than the corresponding holders
(32,97%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
33,04
5.968,93
969 EE SME applicants requesting EUR 198,51m
grant holders in EUR
(35,05%)
(14,83%)
168 (17,34%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 28,49m (14,35%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
EE - Estonia - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
179 EE SME grant holders, i.e., 32,97% of total EE participation
EUR 33,04m, i.e., 35,05% of total EE budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
5 EE Principal Investigator(s) (0,14% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 6,99m (0,12% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
81 EE Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,43% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 64,18m (0,36% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (703)
2. UK - United Kingdom (683)
3. IT - Italy (503)
4. ES - Spain (463)
5. FR - France (446)
FP7 Number of participants
144 and more
107 - 144
2 - 107
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
EE - Estonia - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
95
22,57 %
12,33
19,41 %
47
12,77 %
16,69
17,26 %
n/a
58
21,56 %
n/a
n/a
246
41,31
34
13,82 %
3,87
9,37 %
Health
205
64,10
48
23,41 %
12,46
19,44 %
Science in Society
126
16,84
34
26,98 %
2,90
17,19 %
Nr. of
applicants
Requested
EC contribution
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Research for the benefit of SMEs
421
63,54
Information and Communication Technologies
368
96,70
Marie-Curie Actions
269
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
FP7 priority area
EE - Estonia - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
Participations
FP7 Priority Area
% of all EE
Participations
EC contribution
(EUR million)
% of total EC
contribution to EE
Information and Communication Technologies
48
8,84%
15,50
16,45 %
Health
58
10,68%
12,37
13,12 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
105
19,34%
12,23
12,98 %
Marie-Curie Actions
65
11,97%
10,07
10,68 %
Research Potential
8
1,47%
9,56
10,14 %
ERC
5
0,92%
4,51
4,79 %
EE - Estonia - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
969
203,43
173
17,85%
33,45
16,44%
175
39,38
41,77%
PRC
721
146,35
128
17,75%
22,47
15,35%
193
33,80
35,85%
OTH
296
46,70
82
27,70%
8,17
17,50%
90
8,11
8,60%
REC
223
40,14
56
25,11%
9,21
22,94%
57
9,35
9,92%
PUB
149
28,40
52
34,90%
12,34
43,46%
28
3,64
3,86%
Total
2.358
465,01
491
N/A
85,64
N/A
543
94,26
100,00%
SME
969
198,51
168
17,34%
28,49
14,35%
179
33,04
35,05%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), OTH - Others, REC - Research organisations, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
EE - Estonia - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all EE - Estonia
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to EE
Põhja-Eesti (EE001)
288
53,04%
41,00
43,49%
Lõuna-Eesti (EE008)
234
43,09%
49,84
52,87%
Kesk-Eesti (EE006)
4
0,74%
0,52
0,55%
Kirde-Eesti (EE007)
3
0,55%
0,52
0,55%
Lääne-Eesti (EE004)
2
0,37%
0,21
0,22%
EE - Estonia region
EE - Estonia - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all EE
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to EE Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
TARTU ULIKOOL (UT)
HES
101
18,60%
22,09
23,43%
TALLINNA TEHNIKAULIKOOL
HES
44
8,10%
11,07
11,74%
CIVITTA EESTI AS (CIVITTA ESTONIA LTD)
PRC
3
0,55%
5,31
5,63%
EESTI MAAULIKOOL (ESTONIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES
EMU)
HES
12
2,21%
3,49
3,70%
SIHTASUTUS EESTI TEADUSAGENTUUR (ETAg)
OTH
33
6,08%
3,22
3,41%
TALLINN UNIVERSITY
HES
14
2,58%
2,27
2,41%
SIHTASUTUS ARCHIMEDES (ARCHIMEDES)
OTH
27
4,97%
2,14
2,27%
ARDORAN OU (ARDORAN)
PRC
6
1,10%
2,00
2,12%
CYBERNETICA AS (CYBER)
PRC
6
1,10%
1,98
2,10%
TARTU OBSERVATORY - ESTONIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND
RESEARCH (TARTU OBSERVATORY)
REC
6
1,10%
1,89
2,01%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
EL - Greece
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
EL - Greece at Glance
Country Profile
EL - Greece
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
N/A
2.02%
14.521 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 21.507 applicants from Greece (4,14% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 6.982,88m of EC contribution (3,59% of EU-28*)
as % of population
N/A
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Greece (EL) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 20th
- 8th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 9th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
21.507
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The EL applicant success rate of 16,5% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(4,14%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The EL EC financial contribution success rate of 13,2% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
6.982,88
194.371
in EUR million
(3,59%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
2.458 proposals were retained for funding (16,9%)
Nr. of successful FP7
3.539
involving 3.539 (16,5%) successful applicants from Greece and
applicants
112.593
(3,14%)
requesting EUR 925,09m (13,2%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Greece (EL) ranks:
by successful FP7
925,09
- 24th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(2,48%)
- 19th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Greece (EL) participates in
16,5%
20,5%
applicants
2.470 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 30.719 participants of which 3.706 (12,06%) are from Greece
13,2%
19,2%
benefiting from a total of EUR 8.477,21m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 1.000,47 FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
m ( 11,80 %) is dedicated to participants from Greece.
3.706 (3,15%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Greece (EL) ranks:
1.000,47
to FP7 grant holders
- 9th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(2,48%)
- 11th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
662
22.473
The EL SME applicant success rate of 14,32% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(17,86%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
758
22.803
The EL SME EC financial contribution success rate of 12,50% is lower than the corresponding holders
(20,45%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
158,08
5.968,93
5.677 EL SME applicants requesting EUR 1.387,59m
grant holders in EUR
(15,80%)
(14,83%)
813 (14,32%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 173,39m (12,50%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
EL - Greece - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
758 EL SME grant holders, i.e., 20,45% of total EL participation
EUR 158,08m, i.e., 15,80% of total EL budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
75 EL Principal Investigator(s) (2,08% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 115,89m (1,91% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
1081 EL Marie Curie Fellow(s) (5,69% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 721,76m (4,09% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (5.491)
2. IT - Italy (4.731)
3. UK - United Kingdom (4.718)
4. ES - Spain (4.123)
5. FR - France (3.949)
FP7 Number of participants
1,095 and more
250 - 1,095
84 - 250
1 - 84
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
EL - Greece - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
13,66 %
Information and Communication Technologies
6.956
2.441,74
906
13,02 %
333,57
Marie-Curie Actions
2.249
n/a
470
20,90 %
n/a
n/a
Research for the benefit of SMEs
2.081
248,00
301
14,46 %
32,84
13,24 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
1.314
309,88
269
20,47 %
56,57
18,26 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
1.207
310,05
175
14,50 %
41,57
13,41 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
1.100
285,30
170
15,45 %
32,87
11,52 %
EL - Greece - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all EL
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to EL
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
960
25,90%
332,13
33,20 %
Marie-Curie Actions
445
12,01%
87,80
8,78 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
236
6,37%
71,28
7,12 %
Research Potential
42
1,13%
63,82
6,38 %
ERC
40
1,08%
53,86
5,38 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
257
6,93%
52,80
5,28 %
EL - Greece - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
6.559
1.833,55
1.056
16,10%
265,88
14,50%
1.146
326,28
32,61%
PRC
5.813
1.452,64
926
15,93%
208,25
14,34%
1.087
236,64
23,65%
REC
5.794
1.929,37
1.175
20,28%
338,65
17,55%
1.331
423,84
42,36%
OTH
1.727
344,07
236
13,67%
37,27
10,83%
60
6,63
0,66%
PUB
643
101,90
114
17,73%
21,32
20,92%
82
7,08
0,71%
Total
20.536
5.661,53
3.507
N/A
871,37
N/A
3.706
1.000,47
100,00%
SME
5.677
1.387,59
813
14,32%
173,39
12,50%
758
158,08
15,80%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
EL - Greece - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EL - Greece region
Number of
Participations
% of all EL - Greece
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to EL
Attiki (EL300)
2.191
59,12%
589,74
58,95%
Thessaloniki (EL122)
553
14,92%
144,30
14,42%
Irakleio (EL431)
315
8,50%
102,21
10,22%
Achaia (EL232)
223
6,02%
64,16
6,41%
Chania (EL434)
66
1,78%
17,00
1,70%
EL - Greece - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all EL
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to EL Participations
Legal Name
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS
(FORTH)
REC
268
7,23%
93,82
9,38%
ETHNIKO KENTRO EREVNAS KAI TECHNOLOGIKIS
ANAPTYXIS (CERTH)
REC
257
6,93%
74,71
7,47%
NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS - NTUA
(NTUA)
HES
205
5,53%
68,48
6,84%
INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER
SYSTEMS (ICCS)
REC
135
3,64%
52,09
5,21%
NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
"DEMOKRITOS"
REC
132
3,56%
50,49
5,05%
UNIVERSITY OF PATRAS (PANEPISTIMIO PATRON UPAT)
HES
153
4,13%
48,42
4,84%
ETHNIKO KAI KAPODISTRIAKO PANEPISTIMIO ATHINON
(UOA)
HES
155
4,18%
47,50
4,75%
ARISTOTELIO PANEPISTIMIO THESSALONIKIS (AUTH)
HES
146
3,94%
39,14
3,91%
PANEPISTIMIO KRITIS (UNIVERSITY OF CRETE) (UOC)
HES
51
1,38%
23,17
2,32%
HELLENIC CENTRE FOR MARINE RESEARCH
REC
79
2,13%
19,70
1,97%
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
ES - Spain
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
ES - Spain at Glance
Country Profile
ES - Spain
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
1.39%
2.02%
33.622 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 55.669 applicants from Spain (10,71% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 19.243,88m of EC contribution (9,90% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,48%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Spain (ES) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 18th
- 4th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 4th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
55.669
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The ES applicant success rate of 19,1% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(10,71%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The ES EC financial contribution success rate of 15,3% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
19.243,88
194.371
in EUR million
(9,90%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
6.225 proposals were retained for funding (18,5%)
Nr. of successful FP7
10.611
involving 10.611 (19,1%) successful applicants from Spain and
applicants
112.593
(9,42%)
requesting EUR 2.951,32m (15,3%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Spain (ES) ranks:
by successful FP7
2.951,32
- 16th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(7,90%)
- 12th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Spain (ES) participates in
19,1%
20,5%
applicants
6.312 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 67.164 participants of which 11.164 (16,62%) are from Spain
15,3%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 19.343,93m of EC financial contribution of which EUR
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
3.256,33 m ( 16,83 %) is dedicated to participants from Spain.
11.164 (9,49%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Spain (ES) ranks:
3.256,33
to FP7 grant holders
- 5th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(8,09%)
- 6th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
2.362
22.473
The ES SME applicant success rate of 18,25% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(21,16%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
2.574
22.803
The ES SME EC financial contribution success rate of 17,66% is lower than the corresponding holders
(23,06%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
584,83
5.968,93
15.752 ES SME applicants requesting EUR 3.878,51m
grant holders in EUR
(17,96%)
(14,83%)
2.874 (18,25%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 684,79m (17,66%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
ES - Spain - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
2.574 ES SME grant holders, i.e., 23,06% of total ES participation
EUR 584,83m, i.e., 17,96% of total ES budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
222 ES Principal Investigator(s) (6,15% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 362,12m (5,97% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
2607 ES Marie Curie Fellow(s) (13,72% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 2.507,31m (14,20% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (17.506)
2. UK - United Kingdom (14.486)
3. IT - Italy (13.805)
4. FR - France (12.741)
5. NL - Netherlands (7.311)
FP7 Number of participants
1,741 and more
250 - 1,741
215 - 250
1 - 215
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
ES - Spain - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Requested
EC
Nr.
of
EC
Success
Nr. of
contribution
contribution mainlisted
Rate
applicants
by mainlisted
by applicants applicants (applicants)
applicants
(M euro)
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Success Rate
(requested
EC
contribution)
Information and Communication Technologies
12.743
4.641,30
1.811
14,21 %
651,16
Marie-Curie Actions
8.707
n/a
1.631
18,73 %
n/a
14,03 %
n/a
Research for the benefit of SMEs
6.904
938,06
1.213
17,57 %
157,65
16,81 %
European Research Council
3.771
5.888,64
264
7,00 %
404,61
6,87 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
3.453
1.059,50
590
17,09 %
146,54
13,83 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production
Technologies - NMP
3.094
1.150,24
950
30,70 %
334,39
29,07 %
ES - Spain - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all ES
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to ES
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
1.989
17,82%
641,51
19,70 %
299
2,68%
409,57
12,58 %
Marie-Curie Actions
1.644
14,73%
392,90
12,07 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
1.013
9,07%
324,94
9,98 %
Health
645
5,78%
241,52
7,42 %
Energy
399
3,57%
196,17
6,02 %
ERC
ES - Spain - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
PRC
16.059
4.490,63
3.277
20,41%
938,84
20,91%
3.810
979,00
30,06%
HES
14.587
3.491,90
2.412
16,54%
496,71
14,22%
2.590
779,10
23,93%
REC
14.107
3.794,30
3.234
22,92%
835,06
22,01%
3.844
1.313,26
40,33%
OTH
4.783
981,30
805
16,83%
138,20
14,08%
329
55,04
1,69%
PUB
2.377
598,48
621
26,13%
138,03
23,06%
591
129,92
3,99%
Total
51.913
13.356,61
10.349
N/A
2.546,85
N/A
11.164
3.256,33
100,00%
SME
15.752
3.878,51
2.874
18,25%
684,79
17,66%
2.574
584,83
17,96%
PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), HES - Higher or secondary education, REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
ES - Spain - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all ES - Spain
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to ES
Madrid (ES300)
3.483
31,20%
1.089,21
33,45%
Barcelona (ES511)
2.622
23,49%
852,21
26,17%
Guipúzcoa (ES212)
848
7,60%
246,85
7,58%
Valencia / València (ES523)
637
5,71%
150,62
4,63%
Vizcaya (ES213)
437
3,91%
146,48
4,50%
ES - Spain region
ES - Spain - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all ES
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to ES Participations
Legal Name
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES
CIENTIFICAS (CSIC)
REC
701
6,28%
259,53
7,97%
FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION (TECNALIA)
REC
374
3,35%
113,29
3,48%
UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID (UPM)
HES
264
2,36%
81,48
2,50%
UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA (UPF)
HES
140
1,25%
70,22
2,16%
UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA (UB)
HES
155
1,39%
55,21
1,70%
TELEFONICA INVESTIGACION Y DESARROLLO SA (TID)
PRC
109
0,98%
52,62
1,62%
UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE CATALUNYA (UPC)
HES
172
1,54%
52,61
1,62%
ATOS SPAIN SA
PRC
141
1,26%
51,95
1,60%
FUNDACIO CENTRE DE REGULACIO GENOMICA
REC
66
0,59%
51,13
1,57%
UNIVERSITAT AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA (UAB)
HES
154
1,38%
42,12
1,29%
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
FI - Finland
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
FI - Finland at Glance
Country Profile
FI - Finland
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
3.94%
2.02%
8.818 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 12.281 applicants from Finland (2,36% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 5.641,24m of EC contribution (2,90% of EU-28*)
as % of population
1,05%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Finland (FI) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 4th
- 11th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
- 10th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Innovation leader
Nr. of FP7 applicants
12.281
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The FI applicant success rate of 21,4% is similar to the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(2,36%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The FI EC financial contribution success rate of 16,0% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
5.641,24
194.371
in EUR million
(2,90%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
1.780 proposals were retained for funding (20,2%)
Nr. of successful FP7
2.622
involving 2.622 (21,4%) successful applicants from Finland and
applicants
112.593
(2,33%)
requesting EUR 900,35m (16,0%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Finland (FI) ranks:
by successful FP7
900,35
- 11th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(2,41%)
- 11th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Finland (FI) participates in
21,4%
20,5%
applicants
1.779 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 24.848 participants of which 2.650 (10,66%) are from Finland
16,0%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 7.164,74m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 876,14
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
m ( 12,23 %) is dedicated to participants from Finland.
2.650 (2,25%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Finland (FI) ranks:
876,14
to FP7 grant holders
- 12th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(2,18%)
- 12th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
355
22.473
The FI SME applicant success rate of 21,65% is higher than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(13,40%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
395
22.803
The FI SME EC financial contribution success rate of 21,32% is higher than the corresponding holders
(14,91%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
96,54
5.968,93
2.305 FI SME applicants requesting EUR 574,69m
grant holders in EUR
(11,02%)
(14,83%)
499 (21,65%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 122,54m (21,32%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
FI - Finland - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
395 FI SME grant holders, i.e., 14,91% of total FI participation
EUR 96,54m, i.e., 11,02% of total FI budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
66 FI Principal Investigator(s) (1,83% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 109,99m (1,81% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
203 FI Marie Curie Fellow(s) (1,07% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 223,28m (1,26% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (5.313)
2. UK - United Kingdom (3.742)
3. FR - France (3.319)
4. ES - Spain (3.276)
5. IT - Italy (3.034)
FP7 Number of participants
854 and more
175 - 854
133 - 175
1 - 133
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
FI - Finland - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Requested
EC
Nr.
of
EC
Success
Nr. of
contribution
contribution mainlisted
Rate
applicants
by mainlisted
by applicants applicants (applicants)
applicants
(M euro)
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Success Rate
(requested
EC
contribution)
Information and Communication Technologies
2.821
1.200,49
449
15,92 %
175,27
Marie-Curie Actions
1.441
n/a
236
16,38 %
n/a
14,60 %
n/a
European Research Council
1.166
2.152,32
72
6,17 %
121,64
5,65 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production
Technologies - NMP
793
341,92
255
32,16 %
103,60
30,30 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
758
266,82
160
21,11 %
45,34
16,99 %
Health
715
357,04
202
28,25 %
92,38
25,87 %
FI - Finland - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all FI
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to FI
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
496
18,72%
171,52
19,58 %
ERC
77
2,91%
113,19
12,92 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
277
10,45%
98,18
11,21 %
Health
211
7,96%
93,70
10,69 %
Marie-Curie Actions
236
8,91%
50,77
5,80 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
163
6,15%
46,09
5,26 %
FI - Finland - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
4.605
1.342,11
804
17,46%
217,28
16,19%
925
371,03
42,35%
REC
2.768
1.253,75
764
27,60%
302,32
24,11%
817
294,96
33,67%
PRC
2.662
668,01
670
25,17%
181,48
27,17%
683
163,32
18,64%
OTH
646
149,68
144
22,29%
46,63
31,15%
69
17,68
2,02%
PUB
435
75,44
169
38,85%
31,08
41,20%
156
29,14
3,33%
Total
11.116
3.489,00
2.551
N/A
778,80
N/A
2.650
876,14
100,00%
SME
2.305
574,69
499
21,65%
122,54
21,32%
395
96,54
11,02%
HES - Higher or secondary education, REC - Research organisations, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
FI - Finland - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
FI - Finland region
Uusimaa (FI181)
Number of
Participations
% of all FI - Finland
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to FI
1.708
64,45%
608,67
69,47%
Pirkanmaa (FI197)
198
7,47%
57,90
6,61%
Varsinais-Suomi (FI183)
183
6,91%
56,93
6,50%
Pohjois-Pohjanmaa (FI1A2)
152
5,74%
48,77
5,57%
Pohjois-Savo (FI132)
111
4,19%
35,39
4,04%
FI - Finland - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT (VTT)
REC
471
17,77%
194,83
22,24%
HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
HES
236
8,91%
125,77
14,35%
AALTO-KORKEAKOULUSAATIO (AALTO UNIVERSITY)
HES
183
6,91%
75,76
8,65%
OULUN YLIOPISTO (UNIVERSITY OF OULU)
HES
77
2,91%
34,08
3,89%
TURUN YLIOPISTO (UNIVERSITY OF TURKU)
HES
84
3,17%
31,12
3,55%
ITA-SUOMEN YLIOPISTO (UEF)
HES
77
2,91%
29,89
3,41%
TTY-SAATIO (TAMPERE UNIVERSITY OF
TECHNOLOGY)
HES
84
3,17%
24,29
2,77%
ILMATIETEEN LAITOS
REC
59
2,23%
16,88
1,93%
JYVASKYLAN YLIOPISTO (JYU)
HES
55
2,08%
16,34
1,87%
TERVEYDEN JA HYVINVOINNIN LAITOS (THL)
REC
48
1,81%
16,28
1,86%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
% of all FI
EC contribution % of total EC contribution
Participations
(M euro)
to FI Participations
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
FR - France
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
FR - France at Glance
Country Profile
FR - France
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
2.27%
2.02%
31.093 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 47.694 applicants from France (9,17% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 18.830,35m of EC contribution (9,69% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,46%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* France (FR) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 11st
- 5th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
- 5th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
47.694
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The FR applicant success rate of 25,2% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(9,17%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The FR EC financial contribution success rate of 24,7% is higher than the EU-28* rate of
18.830,35
by FP7 applicants
194.371
19,2%.
in EUR million
(9,69%)
(% EU-28*)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
Nr. of successful FP7
11.996
7.095 proposals were retained for funding (22,8%)
applicants
112.593
(10,65%)
involving 11.996 (25,2%) successful applicants from France and
(% EU-28*)
requesting EUR 4.659,47m (24,7%) of EC financial contribution
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
4.659,47
Among the EU-28*, France (FR) ranks:
applicants
37.348,46
(12,48%)
- 3rd in terms of applicants success rate and
in EUR million
- 1st in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
Signed grant agreements
25,2%
20,5%
applicants
As of 2014/10/06, France (FR) participates in
Success
rate
7.180 signed grant agreements
24,7%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
involving 73.543 participants of which 12.590 (17,12%) are from France
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
benefiting from a total of EUR 22.840,98m of EC financial contribution of which EUR
12.590 (10,70%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
5.142,71 m ( 22,52 %) is dedicated to participants from France.
EC contribution
5.142,71
to FP7 grant holders
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, France (FR) ranks:
40.261,60
in EUR million
(12,77%)
- 3rd in number of participations and
(% EU-28*)
- 3rd in budget share
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
2.657
22.473
SME performance and participation
(% of grant holders)
(21,10%)
(19,10%)
The FR SME applicant success rate of 23,64% is higher than the EU-28* SME applicant success Nr. of FP7 SME grant
2.210
22.803
rate of 20,19%.
holders
(17,55%)
(19,39%)
The FR SME EC financial contribution success rate of 23,30% is higher than the corresponding (% grant holders)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
EC contribution to FP7
SME
614,25
5.968,93
Specifically,
grant holders in EUR
(11,94%)
(14,83%)
10.401 FR SME applicants requesting EUR 2.903,17m
million
2.459 (23,64%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 676,44m (23,30%)
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
2.210 FR SME grant holders, i.e., 17,55% of total FR participation
EUR 614,25m, i.e., 11,94% of total FR budget share
FR - France - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
496 FR Principal Investigator(s) (13,73% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 809,10m (13,34% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
1948 FR Marie Curie Fellow(s) (10,25% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 1.959,41m (11,10% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (24.411)
2. UK - United Kingdom (17.805)
3. IT - Italy (15.625)
4. ES - Spain (12.741)
5. NL - Netherlands (9.685)
FP7 Number of participants
2,786 and more
500 - 2,786
132 - 500
1 - 132
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
FR - France - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
19,38 %
Information and Communication Technologies
10.478
4.128,70
2.021
19,29 %
800,23
Marie-Curie Actions
9.536
n/a
1.888
19,80 %
n/a
n/a
European Research Council
3.769
6.346,91
583
15,47 %
968,03
15,25 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
3.318
1.015,53
1.157
34,87 %
379,92
37,41 %
Health
3.221
1.631,57
951
29,52 %
479,38
29,38 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
2.453
769,95
594
24,22 %
156,24
20,29 %
FR - France - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
Participations
FP7 Priority Area
ERC
% of all FR
Participations
EC contribution
(EUR million)
% of total EC
contribution to FR
654
5,19%
964,64
18,76 %
Information and Communication Technologies
2.161
17,16%
752,44
14,63 %
Health
1.056
8,39%
491,87
9,56 %
Marie-Curie Actions
1.910
15,17%
457,30
8,89 %
757
6,01%
376,52
7,32 %
1.211
9,62%
359,87
7,00 %
Joint Technology Initiatives (Annex IV-SP1)
Transport (including Aeronautics)
FR - France - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
PRC
14.916
4.746,08
4.197
28,14%
1.451,56
30,58%
4.547
1.416,42
27,54%
REC
14.053
4.444,21
3.897
27,73%
1.480,31
33,31%
4.979
2.558,27
49,75%
HES
10.313
2.111,68
1.989
19,29%
395,84
18,75%
2.127
721,61
14,03%
OTH
3.218
753,77
839
26,07%
201,53
26,74%
502
358,86
6,98%
PUB
1.434
428,80
493
34,38%
162,38
37,87%
435
87,56
1,70%
Total
43.934
12.484,54
11.415
N/A
3.691,62
N/A
12.590
5.142,71
100,00%
SME
10.401
2.903,17
2.459
23,64%
676,44
23,30%
2.210
614,25
11,94%
PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, HES - Higher or secondary education, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
FR - France - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all FR - France
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to FR
Paris (FR101)
5.572
44,26%
2.637,07
51,28%
Hauts-de-Seine (FR105)
1.220
9,69%
448,71
8,73%
Yvelines (FR103)
528
4,19%
216,21
4,20%
Haute-Garonne (FR623)
523
4,15%
162,22
3,15%
Rhône (FR716)
454
3,61%
145,34
2,83%
FR - France region
FR - France - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all FR
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to FR Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE (CNRS)
REC
1524
12,10%
793,23
15,42%
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES
ALTERNATIVES (CEA)
REC
745
5,92%
422,92
8,22%
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA SANTE ET DE LA RECHERCHE
MEDICALE (INSERM)
REC
423
3,36%
299,03
5,81%
FONDATION EUROPEENNE DE LA SCIENCE
OTH
22
0,17%
256,87
4,99%
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE (INRA)
REC
278
2,21%
127,76
2,48%
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE EN INFORMATIQUE ET EN
AUTOMATIQUE (INRIA)
REC
229
1,82%
117,38
2,28%
INSTITUT PASTEUR (IP)
REC
130
1,03%
93,49
1,82%
UNIVERSITE PIERRE ET MARIE CURIE - PARIS 6 (UPMC)
HES
156
1,24%
73,01
1,42%
EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY
REC
32
0,25%
62,97
1,22%
THALES COMMUNICATIONS & SECURITY SAS
PRC
117
0,93%
60,35
1,17%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
HR - Croatia
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
HR - Croatia at Glance
Country Profile
HR - Croatia
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
0.85%
2.02%
1.856 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 2.297 applicants from Croatia (0,44% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 665,85m of EC contribution (0,34% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,27%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Croatia (HR) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 22nd
- 24th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 22nd in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
2.297
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The HR applicant success rate of 17,0% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(0,44%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The HR EC financial contribution success rate of 11,2% is lower than the EU-28* rate of
665,85
by FP7 applicants
194.371
19,2%.
in EUR million
(0,34%)
(% EU-28*)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
Nr. of successful FP7
390
306 proposals were retained for funding (16,5%)
applicants
112.593
(0,35%)
involving 390 (17,0%) successful applicants from Croatia and
(% EU-28*)
requesting EUR 74,26m (11,2%) of EC financial contribution
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
74,26
Among the EU-28*, Croatia (HR) ranks:
applicants
37.348,46
(0,20%)
- 23rd in terms of applicants success rate and
in EUR million
- 24th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
Signed grant agreements
17,0%
20,5%
applicants
As of 2014/10/06, Croatia (HR) participates in
Success
rate
313 signed grant agreements
11,2%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
involving 4.726 participants of which 397 (8,40%) are from Croatia
Nr.
of
FP7
grant
holders
benefiting from a total of EUR 1.153,98m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 89,51 m (
397 (0,34%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
7,76 %) is dedicated to participants from Croatia.
EC contribution
89,51
to FP7 grant holders
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Croatia (HR) ranks:
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,22%)
- 25th in number of participations and
(%
EU-28*)
- 23rd in budget share
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
39
22.473
SME performance and participation
(% of grant holders)
(9,82%)
(19,10%)
The HR SME applicant success rate of 17,10% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success Nr. of FP7 SME grant
80
22.803
rate of 20,19%.
holders
(20,15%)
(19,39%)
The HR SME EC financial contribution success rate of 16,78% is lower than the corresponding (% grant holders)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
EC contribution to FP7
SME
16,50
5.968,93
Specifically,
grant holders in EUR
(18,43%)
(14,83%)
731 HR SME applicants requesting EUR 152,08m
million
125 (17,10%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 25,52m (16,78%)
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
80 HR SME grant holders, i.e., 20,15% of total HR participation
EUR 16,50m, i.e., 18,43% of total HR budget share
HR - Croatia - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
13 HR Principal Investigator(s) (0,36% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 20,09m (0,33% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
141 HR Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,74% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 137,24m (0,78% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (579)
2. UK - United Kingdom (477)
3. ES - Spain (412)
4. IT - Italy (377)
5. FR - France (319)
FP7 Number of participants
144 and more
27 - 144
1 - 27
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
HR - Croatia - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
Information and Communication Technologies
335
75,11
44
13,13 %
8,89
11,84 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
309
36,87
66
21,36 %
6,17
16,74 %
Marie-Curie Actions
271
n/a
52
19,19 %
n/a
n/a
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
177
27,51
13
7,34 %
1,51
5,48 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
170
34,47
25
14,71 %
2,72
7,88 %
Research Potential
156
248,69
15
9,62 %
18,72
7,53 %
HR - Croatia - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all HR
Participations
EC contribution
(EUR million)
% of total EC
contribution to HR
Research Potential
16
4,03%
24,91
27,83 %
Health
25
6,30%
10,50
11,73 %
Information and Communication Technologies
46
11,59%
8,94
9,99 %
Marie-Curie Actions
43
10,83%
8,46
9,45 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
67
16,88%
7,05
7,87 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
40
10,08%
6,47
7,23 %
FP7 Priority Area
HR - Croatia - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
924
298,77
125
13,53%
32,68
10,94%
126
40,09
44,79%
PRC
520
102,83
113
21,73%
20,71
20,14%
127
22,76
25,43%
REC
343
121,97
69
20,12%
8,15
6,68%
89
19,17
21,42%
OTH
257
37,67
31
12,06%
3,18
8,45%
9
0,62
0,69%
PUB
177
21,91
50
28,25%
6,28
28,65%
46
6,86
7,67%
Total
2.221
583,16
388
N/A
71,01
N/A
397
89,51
100,00%
SME
731
152,08
125
17,10%
25,52
16,78%
80
16,50
18,43%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
HR - Croatia - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all HR - Croatia
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to HR
Grad Zagreb (HR011)
289
72,80%
66,69
74,51%
Primorsko-goranska zupanija (HR031)
30
7,56%
7,98
8,92%
Splitsko-dalmatinska zupanija (HR035)
27
6,80%
3,69
4,13%
Osjecko-baranjska zupanija (HR025)
11
2,77%
4,66
5,21%
Istarska zupanija (HR036)
11
2,77%
1,16
1,30%
HR - Croatia region
HR - Croatia - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all HR
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to HR Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
RUDER BOSKOVIC INSTITUTE (RBI)
REC
31
7,81%
11,30
12,63%
SVEUCILISTE U ZAGREBU FAKULTET ELEKTROTEHNIKE I
RACUNARSTVA (UNIZG-FER)
HES
21
5,29%
8,35
9,33%
SVEUCILISTE U ZAGREBU (UNIZG)
HES
11
2,77%
5,34
5,97%
SVEUCILISTE U RIJECI, MEDICINSKI FAKULTET (MEDRI)
HES
8
2,02%
5,23
5,84%
SVEUCILISTE U ZAGREBU MEDICINSKI FAKULTET (UNIVERSITY OF
ZAGREB MEDICALSCHOOL)
HES
6
1,51%
4,83
5,39%
GENOS DOO ZA VJESTACENJE I ANALIZU (GENOS DOO)
PRC
6
1,51%
4,44
4,97%
FACULTY OF SCIENCE UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB (FACULTY
OFSCIENCE UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB)
HES
7
1,76%
3,36
3,75%
MINISTARSTVO ZNANOSTI, OBRAZOVANJA I SPORTA (MZOS)
PUB
12
3,02%
3,04
3,39%
UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB-Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FVM)
HES
7
1,76%
2,93
3,27%
CROATIAN CHAMBER OF ECONOMY CCE (CCE)
REC
7
1,76%
1,94
2,17%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
HU - Hungary
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
HU - Hungary at Glance
Country Profile
HU - Hungary
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
1.17%
2.02%
5.822 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 7.391 applicants from Hungary (1,42% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 1.858,47m of EC contribution (0,96% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,35%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Hungary (HU) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 19th
- 16th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 16th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
7.391
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The HU applicant success rate of 20,3% is similar to the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(1,42%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The HU EC financial contribution success rate of 15,0% is lower than the EU-28* rate of
1.858,47
by FP7 applicants
194.371
19,2%.
in EUR million
(0,96%)
(% EU-28*)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
Nr. of successful FP7
1.500
1.174 proposals were retained for funding (20,2%)
applicants
112.593
(1,33%)
involving 1.500 (20,3%) successful applicants from Hungary and
(% EU-28*)
requesting EUR 278,95m (15,0%) of EC financial contribution
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
278,95
Among the EU-28*, Hungary (HU) ranks:
applicants
37.348,46
(0,75%)
- 14th in terms of applicants success rate and
in EUR million
- 14th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
Signed grant agreements
20,3%
20,5%
applicants
As of 2014/10/06, Hungary (HU) participates in
Success
rate
1.187 signed grant agreements
15,0%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
involving 16.336 participants of which 1.602 (9,81%) are from Hungary
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
benefiting from a total of EUR 4.176,15m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 290,52
1.602 (1,36%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
m ( 6,96 %) is dedicated to participants from Hungary.
EC contribution
290,52
to FP7 grant holders
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Hungary (HU) ranks:
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,72%)
- 16th in number of participations and
(% EU-28*)
- 16th in budget share
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
207
22.473
SME performance and participation
(% of grant holders)
(12,92%)
(19,10%)
The HU SME applicant success rate of 17,64% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success Nr. of FP7 SME grant
408
22.803
rate of 20,19%.
holders
(25,47%)
(19,39%)
The HU SME EC financial contribution success rate of 14,55% is lower than the corresponding (% grant holders)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
EC contribution to FP7
SME
80,84
5.968,93
Specifically,
grant holders in EUR
(27,83%)
(14,83%)
2.563 HU SME applicants requesting EUR 532,94m
million
452 (17,64%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 77,52m (14,55%)
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
408 HU SME grant holders, i.e., 25,47% of total HU participation
EUR 80,84m, i.e., 27,83% of total HU budget share
HU - Hungary - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
50 HU Principal Investigator(s) (1,38% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 68,60m (1,13% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
406 HU Marie Curie Fellow(s) (2,14% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 424,28m (2,40% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (2.464)
2. UK - United Kingdom (1.858)
3. IT - Italy (1.621)
4. FR - France (1.606)
5. ES - Spain (1.532)
FP7 Number of participants
549 and more
125 - 549
81 - 125
1 - 81
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
HU - Hungary - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Information and Communication Technologies
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
10,89 %
1.404
394,91
175
12,46 %
42,99
Marie-Curie Actions
901
n/a
293
32,52 %
n/a
n/a
Research for the benefit of SMEs
770
89,91
143
18,57 %
15,82
17,59 %
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
686
112,77
76
11,08 %
11,33
10,05 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
544
112,74
96
17,65 %
13,76
12,20 %
Health
520
198,02
96
18,46 %
29,15
14,72 %
HU - Hungary - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all HU EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to HU
FP7 Priority Area
ERC
45
2,81%
59,68
20,54 %
Information and Communication Technologies
193
12,05%
39,46
13,58 %
Marie-Curie Actions
280
17,48%
32,31
11,12 %
Health
111
6,93%
29,20
10,05 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
155
9,68%
17,54
6,04 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
78
4,87%
15,29
5,26 %
HU - Hungary - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
2.493
463,02
495
19,86%
58,27
12,59%
571
111,92
38,53%
PRC
1.935
431,41
370
19,12%
74,26
17,21%
448
84,29
29,01%
REC
1.362
255,99
313
22,98%
46,56
18,19%
418
72,19
24,85%
OTH
764
126,01
136
17,80%
19,20
15,24%
44
5,36
1,84%
PUB
445
65,59
148
33,26%
19,84
30,24%
121
16,77
5,77%
Total
6.999
1.342,01
1.462
N/A
218,14
N/A
1.602
290,52
100,00%
SME
2.563
532,94
452
17,64%
77,52
14,55%
408
80,84
27,83%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
HU - Hungary - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
HU - Hungary region
Number of
Participations
% of all HU - Hungary
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to HU
Budapest (HU101)
1.098
68,54%
204,09
70,25%
Pest (HU102)
124
7,74%
25,29
8,71%
Hajdu-Bihar (HU321)
82
5,12%
12,98
4,47%
Csongrad (HU333)
68
4,24%
21,29
7,33%
Baranya (HU231)
50
3,12%
8,62
2,97%
HU - Hungary - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Legal Name
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
EC
% of all HU
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to HU Participations
KOZEP-EUROPAI EGYETEM (CEU)
HES
62
3,87%
25,93
8,93%
BUDAPESTI MUSZAKI ES GAZDASAGTUDOMANYI EGYETEM (BME)
HES
113
7,05%
22,54
7,76%
MAGYAR TUDOMANYOS AKADEMIA SZAMITASTECHNIKAI ES
AUTOMATIZALASI KUTATOINTEZET (MTA SZTAKI)
REC
39
2,43%
12,15
4,18%
SZEGEDI TUDOMANYEGYETEM (USZ)
HES
41
2,56%
10,73
3,69%
EOTVOS LORAND TUDOMANYEGYETEM (EOTVOS LORAND
UNIVERSITY)
HES
44
2,75%
8,86
3,05%
INSTITUTE OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE - HUNGARIAN ACADEMY OF
SCIENCES (IEM HAS)
REC
8
0,50%
8,23
2,83%
DEBRECENI EGYETEM (UNIVERSITY OF DEBRECEN DE)
HES
50
3,12%
8,11
2,79%
RESEARCH CENTRE FOR NATURAL SCIENCES, HUNGARIAN ACADEMY
OF SCIENCES (MTA TTK)
HES
45
2,81%
8,11
2,79%
MAGYAR TUDOMANYOS AKADEMIA RENYI ALFRED MATEMATIKAI
KUTATOINTEZET (RENYI)
REC
13
0,81%
7,78
2,68%
SEMMELWEIS EGYETEM
HES
37
2,31%
7,31
2,51%
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
IE - Ireland
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
IE - Ireland at Glance
Country Profile
IE - Ireland
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
1.76%
2.02%
6.736 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 8.756 applicants from Ireland (1,68% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 3.108,36m of EC contribution (1,60% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,48%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Ireland (IE) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 10th
- 15th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
- 15th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
8.756
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The IE applicant success rate of 22,0% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(1,68%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The IE EC financial contribution success rate of 17,2% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
3.108,36
194.371
in EUR million
(1,60%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
1.457 proposals were retained for funding (21,6%)
Nr. of successful FP7
1.923
involving 1.923 (22,0%) successful applicants from Ireland and
applicants
112.593
(1,71%)
requesting EUR 533,71m (17,2%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Ireland (IE) ranks:
by successful FP7
533,71
- 9th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(1,43%)
- 9th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Ireland (IE) participates in
22,0%
20,5%
applicants
1.467 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 17.561 participants of which 1.957 (11,14%) are from Ireland
17,2%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 5.129,60m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 625,95
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
m ( 12,20 %) is dedicated to participants from Ireland.
1.957 (1,66%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Ireland (IE) ranks:
625,95
to FP7 grant holders
- 15th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(1,55%)
- 13th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
448
22.473
The IE SME applicant success rate of 22,72% is higher than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(22,89%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
494
22.803
The IE SME EC financial contribution success rate of 23,12% is higher than the corresponding holders
(25,24%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
137,97
5.968,93
2.236 IE SME applicants requesting EUR 602,56m
grant holders in EUR
(22,04%)
(14,83%)
508 (22,72%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 139,33m (23,12%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
IE - Ireland - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
494 IE SME grant holders, i.e., 25,24% of total IE participation
EUR 137,97m, i.e., 22,04% of total IE budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
45 IE Principal Investigator(s) (1,25% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 72,41m (1,19% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
427 IE Marie Curie Fellow(s) (2,25% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 478,59m (2,71% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. UK - United Kingdom (2.805)
2. DE - Germany (2.714)
3. ES - Spain (1.971)
4. FR - France (1.856)
5. IT - Italy (1.778)
FP7 Number of participants
492 and more
196 - 492
11 - 196
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
IE - Ireland - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
15,40 %
Information and Communication Technologies
2.133
866,50
364
17,07 %
133,44
Marie-Curie Actions
1.748
n/a
368
21,05 %
n/a
n/a
Research for the benefit of SMEs
861
143,50
206
23,93 %
33,84
23,58 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
627
207,11
153
24,40 %
40,61
19,61 %
European Research Council
540
887,55
38
7,04 %
51,05
5,75 %
Health
497
237,80
149
29,98 %
77,52
32,60 %
IE - Ireland - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all IE
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to IE
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
371
18,96%
126,29
20,18 %
Marie-Curie Actions
355
18,14%
111,38
17,79 %
Health
161
8,23%
77,88
12,44 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
142
7,26%
54,87
8,77 %
ERC
45
2,30%
52,24
8,35 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
157
8,02%
40,82
6,52 %
IE - Ireland - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
4.512
1.288,02
957
21,21%
255,59
19,84%
1.082
408,90
65,33%
PRC
2.302
639,59
543
23,59%
149,90
23,44%
617
164,91
26,35%
OTH
693
162,53
153
22,08%
35,94
22,11%
47
9,29
1,48%
REC
414
89,23
139
33,57%
27,50
30,81%
130
30,46
4,87%
PUB
295
41,45
93
31,53%
13,73
33,11%
81
12,39
1,98%
Total
8.216
2.220,81
1.885
N/A
482,65
N/A
1.957
625,95
100,00%
SME
2.236
602,56
508
22,72%
139,33
23,12%
494
137,97
22,04%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), OTH - Others, REC - Research organisations, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
IE - Ireland - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all IE - Ireland
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to IE
Dublin (IE021)
985
50,33%
333,27
53,24%
West (IE013)
220
11,24%
67,89
10,85%
South-East (IRL) (IE024)
130
6,64%
34,29
5,48%
Mid-West (IE023)
97
4,96%
27,76
4,43%
Mid-East (IE022)
63
3,22%
21,95
3,51%
IE - Ireland region
IE - Ireland - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all IE
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to IE
Participations
Legal Name
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
THE PROVOST, FELLOWS, FOUNDATION SCHOLARS & THE OTHER
MEMBERS OF BOARD OF THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY & UNDIVIDED TRINITY
OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NEAR DUBLIN (TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN)
HES
209
10,68%
84,25
13,46%
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND,
DUBLIN (NUID UCD)
HES
210
10,73%
82,88
13,24%
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK
(UCC)
HES
205
10,48%
74,01
11,82%
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, GALWAY (NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF
IRELAND GALWAY)
HES
129
6,59%
46,35
7,40%
DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY (DCU)
HES
82
4,19%
31,44
5,02%
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK (UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK)
HES
59
3,01%
20,84
3,33%
WATERFORD INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (WIT)
HES
44
2,25%
16,47
2,63%
ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND
HES
24
1,23%
14,77
2,36%
AN TUDARAS UM ARD OIDEACHAS (HIGHER EDUCATION AUTHORITY)
HES
27
1,38%
14,36
2,29%
INTEL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IRELAND LIMITED (INTEL IRELAND)
PRC
38
1,94%
12,76
2,04%
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
IT - Italy
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
IT - Italy at Glance
Country Profile
IT - Italy
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
1.26%
2.02%
34.535 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 61.504 applicants from Italy (11,83% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 22.947,26m of EC contribution (11,81% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,25%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Italy (IT) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 15th
- 3rd in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 3rd in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
61.504
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The IT applicant success rate of 18,3% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(11,83%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The IT EC financial contribution success rate of 15,1% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
22.947,26
194.371
in EUR million
(11,81%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
6.172 proposals were retained for funding (17,9%)
Nr. of successful FP7
11.271
involving 11.271 (18,3%) successful applicants from Italy and
applicants
112.593
(10,01%)
requesting EUR 3.465,73m (15,1%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Italy (IT) ranks:
by successful FP7
3.465,73
- 20th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(9,28%)
- 13th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Italy (IT) participates in
18,3%
20,5%
applicants
6.224 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 70.912 participants of which 11.845 (16,70%) are from Italy
15,1%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 20.493,61m of EC financial contribution of which EUR
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
3.589,82 m ( 17,52 %) is dedicated to participants from Italy.
11.845 (10,07%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Italy (IT) ranks:
3.589,82
to FP7 grant holders
- 4th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(8,92%)
- 4th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
1.940
22.473
The IT SME applicant success rate of 16,63% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(16,38%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
2.351
22.803
The IT SME EC financial contribution success rate of 15,76% is lower than the corresponding holders
(19,85%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
558,06
5.968,93
14.916 IT SME applicants requesting EUR 3.857,23m
grant holders in EUR
(15,55%)
(14,83%)
2.481 (16,63%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 607,75m (15,76%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
IT - Italy - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
2.351 IT SME grant holders, i.e., 19,85% of total IT participation
EUR 558,06m, i.e., 15,55% of total IT budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
405 IT Principal Investigator(s) (11,21% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 590,44m (9,73% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
3226 IT Marie Curie Fellow(s) (16,97% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 2.718,94m (15,40% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (20.876)
2. UK - United Kingdom (16.160)
3. FR - France (15.625)
4. ES - Spain (13.805)
5. NL - Netherlands (8.454)
FP7 Number of participants
1,525 and more
250 - 1,525
120 - 250
1 - 120
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
IT - Italy - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
2.214
14,39 %
818,82
14,51 %
1.355
18,19 %
n/a
n/a
6.901,38
282
5,29 %
410,39
5,95 %
4.892
722,09
760
15,54 %
112,12
15,53 %
3.971
1.825,41
834
21,00 %
350,15
19,18 %
3.548
988,35
916
25,82 %
265,80
26,89 %
Nr. of
applicants
Requested
EC contribution
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Information and Communication Technologies
15.381
5.641,95
Marie-Curie Actions
7.448
n/a
European Research Council
5.335
Research for the benefit of SMEs
Health
Transport (including Aeronautics)
FP7 priority area
IT - Italy - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all IT
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to IT
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
2.388
20,16%
805,64
22,44 %
ERC
347
2,93%
402,00
11,20 %
Health
927
7,83%
349,77
9,74 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
1.064
8,98%
322,71
8,99 %
Marie-Curie Actions
1.369
11,56%
287,08
8,00 %
941
7,94%
238,23
6,64 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
IT - Italy - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
19.356
5.441,28
3.436
17,75%
849,86
15,62%
3.770
1.226,83
34,18%
PRC
18.611
5.434,23
3.711
19,94%
1.139,05
20,96%
4.249
1.183,98
32,98%
REC
11.607
3.707,47
2.620
22,57%
793,54
21,40%
3.152
1.046,99
29,17%
OTH
4.308
981,08
731
16,97%
175,18
17,86%
229
39,22
1,09%
PUB
2.303
483,48
491
21,32%
97,70
20,21%
445
92,79
2,58%
Total
56.185
16.047,53
10.989
N/A
3.055,34
N/A
11.845
3.589,82
100,00%
SME
14.916
3.857,23
2.481
16,63%
607,75
15,76%
2.351
558,06
15,55%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
IT - Italy - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all IT - Italy
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to IT
Roma (ITE43)
3.050
25,75%
925,78
25,79%
Milano (ITC45)
1.838
15,52%
621,75
17,32%
Torino (ITC11)
1.037
8,75%
278,71
7,76%
Genova (ITC33)
530
4,47%
159,93
4,46%
Bologna (ITD55)
496
4,19%
156,83
4,37%
IT - Italy region
IT - Italy - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all IT
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to IT Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE (CNR)
REC
696
5,88%
231,03
6,44%
POLITECNICO DI MILANO (POLITECNICO DI MILANO)
HES
248
2,09%
85,97
2,39%
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM-UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
(UNIBO)
HES
244
2,06%
80,97
2,26%
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA LA SAPIENZA
HES
203
1,71%
77,85
2,17%
CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT SCPA (CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT)
REC
196
1,65%
72,72
2,03%
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PADOVA (UNIPD)
HES
187
1,58%
61,15
1,70%
POLITECNICO DI TORINO (POLITO)
HES
210
1,77%
52,77
1,47%
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI TRENTO (UNITN)
HES
115
0,97%
50,67
1,41%
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO (UMIL)
HES
142
1,20%
50,06
1,39%
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI FISICA NUCLEARE (INFN)
REC
86
0,73%
49,25
1,37%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
LT - Lithuania
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
LT - Lithuania at Glance
Country Profile
LT - Lithuania
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
0.84%
2.02%
1.671 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 2.058 applicants from Lithuania (0,40% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 389,12m of EC contribution (0,20% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,41%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Lithuania (LT) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 26th
- 25th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 25th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Modest innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
2.058
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The LT applicant success rate of 20,0% is similar to the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(0,40%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The LT EC financial contribution success rate of 14,2% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
389,12
194.371
in EUR million
(0,20%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
320 proposals were retained for funding (19,2%)
Nr. of successful FP7
411
involving 411 (20,0%) successful applicants from Lithuania and
applicants
112.593
(0,37%)
requesting EUR 55,13m (14,2%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Lithuania (LT) ranks:
by successful FP7
55,13
- 15th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(0,15%)
- 16th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Lithuania (LT) participates in
20,0%
20,5%
applicants
320 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 5.112 participants of which 419 (8,20%) are from Lithuania
14,2%
19,2%
benefiting from a total of EUR 1.105,34m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 55,11 m ( FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
4,99 %) is dedicated to participants from Lithuania.
419 (0,36%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Lithuania (LT) ranks:
55,11
to FP7 grant holders
- 24th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,14%)
- 26th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
28
22.473
The LT SME applicant success rate of 19,74% is similar to the EU-28* SME applicant success
(% of grant holders)
(6,68%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
88
22.803
The LT SME EC financial contribution success rate of 15,32% is lower than the corresponding holders
(21,00%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
17,60
5.968,93
623 LT SME applicants requesting EUR 118,09m
grant holders in EUR
(31,94%)
(14,83%)
123 (19,74%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 18,09m (15,32%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
LT - Lithuania - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
88 LT SME grant holders, i.e., 21,00% of total LT participation
EUR 17,60m, i.e., 31,94% of total LT budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
3 LT Principal Investigator(s) (0,08% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 3,41m (0,06% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
68 LT Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,36% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 45,83m (0,26% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. UK - United Kingdom (541)
2. DE - Germany (516)
3. IT - Italy (424)
4. FR - France (387)
5. ES - Spain (365)
FP7 Number of participants
122 and more
69 - 122
1 - 69
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
LT - Lithuania - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
Research for the benefit of SMEs
320
37,82
63
19,69 %
7,70
20,36 %
Information and Communication Technologies
299
73,10
29
9,70 %
7,66
10,48 %
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
244
43,23
11
4,51 %
1,07
2,47 %
Marie-Curie Actions
209
n/a
73
34,93 %
n/a
n/a
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
119
18,97
24
20,17 %
1,27
6,68 %
Health
116
27,58
26
22,41 %
6,45
23,38 %
LT - Lithuania - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all LT
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to LT
FP7 Priority Area
Research for the benefit of SMEs
69
16,47%
9,83
17,83 %
Information and Communication Technologies
33
7,88%
8,15
14,79 %
Research Potential
5
1,19%
5,25
9,53 %
Health
27
6,44%
4,88
8,85 %
Marie-Curie Actions
67
15,99%
4,81
8,73 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
32
7,64%
4,37
7,93 %
LT - Lithuania - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
944
158,53
173
18,33%
20,88
13,17%
179
22,63
41,06%
PRC
375
81,53
69
18,40%
13,32
16,34%
96
17,72
32,16%
REC
308
50,81
76
24,68%
9,71
19,10%
70
8,36
15,18%
OTH
206
29,05
33
16,02%
4,55
15,65%
12
2,33
4,22%
PUB
164
23,60
60
36,59%
6,68
28,31%
62
4,07
7,38%
Total
1.997
343,53
411
N/A
55,13
N/A
419
55,11
100,00%
SME
623
118,09
123
19,74%
18,09
15,32%
88
17,60
31,94%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
LT - Lithuania - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all LT - Lithuania
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to LT
Vilniaus apskritis (LT00A)
244
58,23%
31,59
57,33%
Kauno apskritis (LT002)
139
33,17%
18,36
33,32%
Klaipedos apskritis (LT003)
19
4,53%
1,38
2,51%
Utenos apskritis (LT009)
7
1,67%
2,50
4,53%
Alytaus apskritis (LT001)
1
0,24%
0,59
1,06%
LT - Lithuania region
LT - Lithuania - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all LT
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to LT Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
KAUNO TECHNOLOGIJOS UNIVERSITETAS (KTU)
HES
52
12,41%
8,32
15,10%
VILNIAUS UNIVERSITETAS (VU)
HES
46
10,98%
7,63
13,84%
VALSTYBINIS MOKSLINIU TYRIMU INSTITUTAS FIZINIU IR
TECHNOLOGIJOS MOKSLU CENTRAS (FTMC)
REC
13
3,10%
4,61
8,37%
UAB MODERNIOS E-TECHNOLOGIJOS (MET)
PRC
7
1,67%
2,50
4,53%
VYTAUTO DIDZIOJO UNIVERSITETAS (VYAUTAS MAGNUS
UNIVERSITY)
HES
11
2,63%
1,59
2,88%
VIESOJI ISTAIGA VILNIAUS UNIVERSITETO LIGONINES SANTARISKIU
KLINIKOS (VULSK)
PUB
7
1,67%
1,52
2,75%
LIETUVOS ENERGETIKOS INSTITUTAS (LEI)
REC
21
5,01%
1,24
2,26%
UAB Vittamed (VITT)
PRC
2
0,48%
1,18
2,13%
VILNIAUS GEDIMINO TECHNIKOS UNIVERSITETAS (VGTU)
HES
18
4,30%
1,18
2,13%
LIETUVOS SVEIKATOS MOKSLU UNIVERSITETAS (LSMU)
HES
16
3,82%
1,10
1,99%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
LU - Luxembourg
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
Applications:
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
923 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
involving 1.040 applicants from Luxembourg (0,20% of EU-28*) and
requesting EUR 291,11m of EC contribution (0,15% of EU-28*)
Among the EU-28* Luxembourg (LU) ranks:
- 27th in terms of number of applicants and
- 27th in terms of requested EC contribution
Success rates:
The LU applicant success rate of 18,5% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
20,5%.
The LU EC financial contribution success rate of 13,7% is lower than the EU-28* rate of
19,2%.
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
176 proposals were retained for funding (19,1%)
involving 192 (18,5%) successful applicants from Luxembourg and
requesting EUR 39,85m (13,7%) of EC financial contribution
Among the EU-28*, Luxembourg (LU) ranks:
- 19th in terms of applicants success rate and
- 17th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
Signed grant agreements
As of 2014/10/06, Luxembourg (LU) participates in
222 signed grant agreements
involving 3.254 participants of which 246 (7,56%) are from Luxembourg
benefiting from a total of EUR 901,58m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 60,39 m (
6,70 %) is dedicated to participants from Luxembourg.
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Luxembourg (LU) ranks:
- 27th in number of participations and
- 25th in budget share
SME performance and participation
The LU SME applicant success rate of 17,33% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success
rate of 20,19%.
The LU SME EC financial contribution success rate of 13,72% is lower than the corresponding
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
Specifically,
329 LU SME applicants requesting EUR 79,50m
57 (17,33%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 10,91m (13,72%)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
60 LU SME grant holders, i.e., 24,39% of total LU participation
EUR 11,27m, i.e., 18,66% of total LU budget share
LU - Luxembourg at Glance
Country Profile
LU - Luxembourg
EU-28*
Indicators
**GERD as % of GDP
1.72%
2.02%
(2009)
**Nr. of Researchers
as % of population
0,60%
0,46%
(2009)
Rank in EU-28*
- 8th
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
1.040
519.997
(% EU-28*)
(0,20%)
Req. EC contribution
291,11
by FP7 applicants
194.371
in EUR million
(0,15%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of successful FP7
192
applicants
112.593
(0,17%)
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
39,85
applicants
37.348,46
(0,11%)
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
18,5%
20,5%
applicants
Success rate
13,7%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
246 (0,21%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
60,39
to FP7 grant holders
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,15%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
34
22.473
(% of grant holders)
(13,82%)
(19,10%)
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
60
22.803
holders
(24,39%)
(19,39%)
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
SME
11,27
5.968,93
grant holders in EUR
(18,66%)
(14,83%)
million
(% of grant holders)
LU - Luxembourg - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
4 LU Principal Investigator(s) (0,11% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 7,16m (0,12% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
38 LU Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,20% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 95,20m (0,54% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (399)
2. FR - France (288)
3. UK - United Kingdom (279)
4. IT - Italy (261)
5. ES - Spain (246)
FP7 Number of participants
245
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
LU - Luxembourg - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
45
13,35 %
11,96
10,81 %
18
16,36 %
n/a
n/a
23,38
15
18,29 %
4,60
19,69 %
73
16,81
19
26,03 %
3,08
18,33 %
68
22,29
17
25,00 %
3,58
16,08 %
65
15,48
6
9,23 %
1,07
6,91 %
Nr. of
applicants
Requested
EC contribution
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Information and Communication Technologies
337
110,69
Marie-Curie Actions
110
n/a
Security
82
Transport (including Aeronautics)
Health
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
FP7 priority area
LU - Luxembourg - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all LU EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to LU
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
61
24,80%
16,31
27,00 %
Marie-Curie Actions
24
9,76%
11,35
18,79 %
Security
19
7,72%
5,03
8,34 %
Health
20
8,13%
4,55
7,54 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
19
7,72%
4,05
6,70 %
Joint Technology Initiatives (Annex IV-SP1)
6
2,44%
3,77
6,24 %
LU - Luxembourg - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
PRC
434
121,27
76
17,51%
18,13
14,95%
122
26,40
43,72%
HES
223
56,61
29
13,00%
8,82
15,57%
38
12,78
21,16%
REC
182
54,47
20
10,99%
2,87
5,28%
34
7,38
12,22%
OTH
115
20,16
38
33,04%
7,31
36,24%
32
5,19
8,59%
PUB
65
8,10
29
44,62%
2,72
33,57%
20
8,63
14,30%
Total
1.019
260,60
192
N/A
39,85
N/A
246
60,39
100,00%
SME
329
79,50
57
17,33%
10,91
13,72%
60
11,27
18,66%
PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), HES - Higher or secondary education, REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
LU - Luxembourg - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
LU - Luxembourg region
Number of
Participations
% of all LU - Luxembourg
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to LU
245
99,59%
60,29
99,84%
Luxembourg (Grand-Duché) (LU000)
LU - Luxembourg - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all LU
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to LU Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
UNIVERSITE DU LUXEMBOURG (UL)
HES
38
15,45%
12,78
21,16%
INTRASOFT INTERNATIONAL SA
PRC
28
11,38%
10,77
17,84%
FONDS NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE
PUB
16
6,50%
8,12
13,45%
CENTRE DE RECHERCHE PUBLIC HENRI TUDOR (TUDOR)
REC
13
5,28%
2,65
4,39%
CENTRE DE RECHERCHE PUBLIC DE LA SANTE (CRP-Santé)
REC
7
2,85%
1,85
3,07%
FORUM DES PATIENTS EUROPEENS ASBL EUROPEAN PATIENTS
FORUM FPE EPF (FPE EPF)
OTH
4
1,63%
1,57
2,60%
SES ASTRA TECHCOM SA (SES)
PRC
5
2,03%
1,57
2,60%
Soil-Concept SA (Soil-Concept)
PRC
2
0,81%
1,52
2,51%
GOODYEAR SA
PRC
5
2,03%
1,40
2,31%
CLEANCARB SARL (CLEANCARB)
PRC
5
2,03%
1,19
1,97%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/11
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
LV - Latvia
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
LV - Latvia at Glance
Country Profile
LV - Latvia
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
0.46%
2.02%
1.127 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 1.424 applicants from Latvia (0,27% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 305,18m of EC contribution (0,16% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,28%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Latvia (LV) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 28th
- 26th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 26th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Modest innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
1.424
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The LV applicant success rate of 21,6% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(0,27%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The LV EC financial contribution success rate of 13,3% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
305,18
194.371
in EUR million
(0,16%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
226 proposals were retained for funding (20,1%)
Nr. of successful FP7
308
involving 308 (21,6%) successful applicants from Latvia and
applicants
112.593
(0,27%)
requesting EUR 40,67m (13,3%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Latvia (LV) ranks:
by successful FP7
40,67
- 10th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(0,11%)
- 18th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Latvia (LV) participates in
21,6%
20,5%
applicants
234 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 4.212 participants of which 329 (7,81%) are from Latvia
13,3%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 955,66m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 48,50 m (
Nr.
of
FP7
grant
holders
5,08 %) is dedicated to participants from Latvia.
329 (0,28%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC
contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Latvia (LV) ranks:
48,50
to FP7 grant holders
- 26th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,12%)
- 27th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
29
22.473
The LV SME applicant success rate of 16,33% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(8,81%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
46
22.803
The LV SME EC financial contribution success rate of 11,55% is lower than the corresponding holders
(13,98%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
5,85
5.968,93
502 LV SME applicants requesting EUR 95,75m
grant holders in EUR
(12,07%)
(14,83%)
82 (16,33%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 11,06m (11,55%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
LV - Latvia - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
46 LV SME grant holders, i.e., 13,98% of total LV participation
EUR 5,85m, i.e., 12,07% of total LV budget share
FP7 Number of participants
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
1 LV Principal Investigator(s) (0,03% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 1,36m (0,02% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
45 LV Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,24% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 27,91m (0,16% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. UK - United Kingdom (362)
2. DE - Germany (354)
3. ES - Spain (347)
4. IT - Italy (342)
5. FR - France (326)
85 and more
55 - 85
6 - 55
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
LV - Latvia - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
Research for the benefit of SMEs
210
28,87
20
9,52 %
2,58
8,92 %
Information and Communication Technologies
204
43,06
22
10,78 %
4,97
11,53 %
Marie-Curie Actions
192
n/a
79
41,15 %
n/a
n/a
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
125
24,16
30
24,00 %
3,45
14,28 %
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
111
17,14
11
9,91 %
0,81
4,73 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
72
12,67
10
13,89 %
0,76
5,97 %
LV - Latvia - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all LV
Participations
EC contribution
(EUR million)
% of total EC
contribution to LV
Research Potential
6
1,82%
12,68
26,15 %
Joint Technology Initiatives (Annex IV-SP1)
10
3,04%
6,24
12,86 %
Information and Communication Technologies
20
6,08%
4,15
8,55 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
31
9,42%
3,42
7,06 %
Marie-Curie Actions
88
26,75%
2,87
5,91 %
Health
18
5,47%
2,80
5,78 %
FP7 Priority Area
LV - Latvia - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
524
102,01
127
24,24%
15,01
14,72%
134
19,59
40,39%
PRC
310
52,35
46
14,84%
5,51
10,52%
41
5,81
11,97%
REC
265
70,55
80
30,19%
13,51
19,15%
109
20,39
42,05%
OTH
163
24,93
21
12,88%
2,03
8,15%
11
0,87
1,80%
PUB
123
21,05
32
26,02%
3,12
14,81%
34
1,84
3,80%
Total
1.385
270,90
306
N/A
39,18
N/A
329
48,50
100,00%
SME
502
95,75
82
16,33%
11,06
11,55%
46
5,85
12,07%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
LV - Latvia - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all LV - Latvia
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to LV
Riga (LV006)
170
51,67%
28,01
57,75%
Pieriga (LV007)
116
35,26%
17,07
35,19%
Latgale (LV005)
18
5,47%
0,71
1,46%
Kurzeme (LV003)
10
3,04%
0,29
0,60%
Zemgale (LV009)
9
2,74%
1,66
3,42%
LV - Latvia region
LV - Latvia - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all LV
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to LV Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
LATVIJAS ORGANISKAS SINTEZES INSTITUTS (OSI)
REC
10
3,04%
11,86
24,45%
LATVIJAS UNIVERSITATE (LU)
HES
39
11,85%
8,71
17,95%
RIGAS TEHNISKA UNIVERSITATE (RTU)
HES
37
11,25%
4,30
8,87%
LATVIJAS VALSTS KOKSNES KIMIJAS INSTITUTS (LSIWC)
REC
12
3,65%
2,10
4,33%
RIGAS STRADINA UNIVERSITATE (RSU)
HES
7
2,13%
2,08
4,29%
LATVIJAS LAUKSAIMNIECIBAS UNIVERSITATE (LLU)
HES
9
2,74%
1,66
3,42%
TILDE SIA (TILDE)
PRC
5
1,52%
1,66
3,42%
LATVIJAS UNIVERSITATES MATEMATIKAS UN INFORMATIKAS
INSTITUTS (IMCS)
REC
10
3,04%
1,35
2,78%
LATVIJAS UNIVERSITATES CIETVIELU FIZIKAS INSTITUTS (LU
CFI)
HES
7
2,13%
0,90
1,86%
LATVIJAS ZINATNU AKADEMIJA
REC
25
7,60%
0,87
1,79%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
MT - Malta
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
MT - Malta at Glance
Country Profile
MT - Malta
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
0.54%
2.02%
833 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 968 applicants from Malta (0,19% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 168,80m of EC contribution (0,09% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,23%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Malta (MT) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 21st
- 28th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 28th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
968
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The MT applicant success rate of 19,0% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(0,19%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The MT EC financial contribution success rate of 11,1% is lower than the EU-28* rate of
168,80
by FP7 applicants
194.371
19,2%.
in EUR million
(0,09%)
(% EU-28*)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
Nr. of successful FP7
184
150 proposals were retained for funding (18,0%)
applicants
112.593
(0,16%)
involving 184 (19,0%) successful applicants from Malta and
(% EU-28*)
requesting EUR 18,68m (11,1%) of EC financial contribution
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
18,68
Among the EU-28*, Malta (MT) ranks:
applicants
37.348,46
(0,05%)
- 17th in terms of applicants success rate and
in EUR million
- 25th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
Signed grant agreements
19,0%
20,5%
applicants
As of 2014/10/06, Malta (MT) participates in
Success
rate
159 signed grant agreements
11,1%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
involving 2.942 participants of which 191 (6,49%) are from Malta
Nr.
of
FP7
grant
holders
benefiting from a total of EUR 638,13m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 20,93 m (
191 (0,16%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
3,28 %) is dedicated to participants from Malta.
EC contribution
20,93
to FP7 grant holders
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Malta (MT) ranks:
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,05%)
- 28th in number of participations and
(%
EU-28*)
- 28th in budget share
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
23
22.473
SME performance and participation
(% of grant holders)
(12,04%)
(19,10%)
The MT SME applicant success rate of 13,79% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success Nr. of FP7 SME grant
48
22.803
rate of 20,19%.
holders
(25,13%)
(19,39%)
The MT SME EC financial contribution success rate of 11,85% is lower than the corresponding (% grant holders)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
EC contribution to FP7
SME
7,73
5.968,93
Specifically,
grant holders in EUR
(36,96%)
(14,83%)
464 MT SME applicants requesting EUR 82,60m
million
64 (13,79%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 9,79m (11,85%)
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
48 MT SME grant holders, i.e., 25,13% of total MT participation
EUR 7,73m, i.e., 36,96% of total MT budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
1 MT Principal Investigator(s) (0,03% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 2,44m (0,04% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
13 MT Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,07% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 14,22m (0,08% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. IT - Italy (286)
2. ES - Spain (283)
3. UK - United Kingdom (242)
4. DE - Germany (236)
5. FR - France (207)
MT - Malta - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
FP7 Number of participants
162
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
MT - Malta - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
34
17,17 %
4,38
16,33 %
11
7,75 %
2,00
6,16 %
16,15
10
11,76 %
0,69
4,28 %
78
n/a
28
35,90 %
n/a
n/a
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
72
10,10
10
13,89 %
0,62
6,15 %
Science in Society
66
9,90
13
19,70 %
1,26
12,75 %
Nr. of
applicants
Requested
EC contribution
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Research for the benefit of SMEs
198
26,81
Information and Communication Technologies
142
32,50
Environment (including Climate Change)
85
Marie-Curie Actions
FP7 priority area
MT - Malta - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all MT
Participations
EC contribution
(EUR million)
% of total EC
contribution to MT
Research for the benefit of SMEs
33
17,28%
3,90
18,66 %
Information and Communication Technologies
16
8,38%
2,37
11,34 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
11
5,76%
1,88
9,00 %
Science in Society
15
7,85%
1,82
8,71 %
Joint Technology Initiatives (Annex IV-SP1)
4
2,09%
1,46
6,99 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
7
3,66%
1,31
6,26 %
FP7 Priority Area
MT - Malta - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
PRC
346
58,47
46
13,29%
7,65
13,09%
61
9,28
44,35%
HES
244
50,09
39
15,98%
3,71
7,41%
49
5,97
28,52%
OTH
177
30,37
22
12,43%
2,70
8,89%
7
0,47
2,23%
PUB
133
15,01
49
36,84%
2,45
16,32%
65
3,80
18,16%
REC
54
6,39
20
37,04%
1,54
24,07%
9
1,41
6,74%
Total
954
160,33
176
N/A
18,05
N/A
191
20,93
100,00%
SME
464
82,60
64
13,79%
9,79
11,85%
48
7,73
36,96%
PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), HES - Higher or secondary education, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and education), REC - Research
organisations,
MT - Malta - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
MT - Malta region
Malta (MT001)
Number of
Participations
% of all MT - Malta
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to MT
162
84,82%
18,24
87,17%
MT - Malta - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all MT
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to MT Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
UNIVERSITA TA MALTA (UOM)
HES
49
25,65%
5,97
28,52%
OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER
PUB
43
22,51%
2,28
10,92%
AQUABIOTECH LIMITED (ABT)
PRC
6
3,14%
1,61
7,68%
STMicroelectronics (Malta) Ltd.
PRC
2
1,05%
1,36
6,51%
INTEGRATED RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (IRM) COMPANY
LIMITED (IRMCo)
PRC
4
2,09%
0,77
3,70%
Divers Alert Network Europe Foundation (DAN Europe)
REC
2
1,05%
0,67
3,20%
Acrosslimits Limited (ACROSS)
PRC
4
2,09%
0,63
3,02%
Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and
Climate Change (MSDEC)
PUB
7
3,66%
0,53
2,55%
MFF LTD (MFF)
PRC
2
1,05%
0,51
2,42%
PROJECTS IN MOTION LIMITED
PRC
2
1,05%
0,49
2,32%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
NL - Netherlands
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
Applications:
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
21.086 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
involving 30.725 applicants from Netherlands (5,91% of EU-28*) and
requesting EUR 13.392,20m of EC contribution (6,89% of EU-28*)
Among the EU-28* Netherlands (NL) ranks:
- 6th in terms of number of applicants and
- 6th in terms of requested EC contribution
Success rates:
The NL applicant success rate of 25,5% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
20,5%.
The NL EC financial contribution success rate of 23,7% is higher than the EU-28* rate of
19,2%.
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
5.025 proposals were retained for funding (23,8%)
involving 7.840 (25,5%) successful applicants from Netherlands and
requesting EUR 3.175,41m (23,7%) of EC financial contribution
Among the EU-28*, Netherlands (NL) ranks:
- 2nd in terms of applicants success rate and
- 3rd in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
Signed grant agreements
As of 2014/10/06, Netherlands (NL) participates in
5.024 signed grant agreements
involving 57.222 participants of which 8.151 (14,24%) are from Netherlands
benefiting from a total of EUR 17.949,64m of EC financial contribution of which EUR
3.329,97 m ( 18,55 %) is dedicated to participants from Netherlands.
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Netherlands (NL) ranks:
- 6th in number of participations and
- 5th in budget share
SME performance and participation
The NL SME applicant success rate of 24,48% is higher than the EU-28* SME applicant
success rate of 20,19%.
The NL SME EC financial contribution success rate of 24,00% is higher than the
corresponding EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
Specifically,
7.048 NL SME applicants requesting EUR 2.051,24m
1.725 (24,48%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 492,34m (24,00%)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
1.436 NL SME grant holders, i.e., 17,62% of total NL participation
EUR 420,83m, i.e., 12,64% of total NL budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
336 NL Principal Investigator(s) (9,30% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 614,22m (10,13% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
736 NL Marie Curie Fellow(s) (3,87% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 768,77m (4,35% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (15.499)
2. UK - United Kingdom (12.629)
3. FR - France (9.685)
4. IT - Italy (8.454)
5. ES - Spain (7.311)
NL - Netherlands at Glance
Country Profile
NL - Netherlands
EU-28*
Indicators
**GERD as % of GDP
1.82%
2.02%
(2009)
**Nr. of Researchers
as % of population
0,33%
0,46%
(2009)
Rank in EU-28*
- 7th
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
30.725
519.997
(% EU-28*)
(5,91%)
Req. EC contribution
13.392,20
by FP7 applicants
194.371
in EUR million
(6,89%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of successful FP7
7.840
applicants
112.593
(6,96%)
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
3.175,41
applicants
37.348,46
(8,50%)
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
25,5%
20,5%
applicants
Success rate
23,7%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
8.151 (6,93%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
3.329,97
to FP7 grant holders
40.261,60
in EUR million
(8,27%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
1.634
22.473
(% of grant holders)
(20,05%)
(19,10%)
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
1.436
22.803
holders
(17,62%)
(19,39%)
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
SME
420,83
5.968,93
grant holders in EUR
(12,64%)
(14,83%)
million
(% of grant holders)
NL - Netherlands - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
FP7 Number of participants
681 and more
204 - 681
2 - 204
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
NL - Netherlands - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
18,38 %
Information and Communication Technologies
5.651
2.384,47
1.089
19,27 %
438,31
Marie-Curie Actions
5.624
n/a
1.110
19,74 %
n/a
n/a
Health
2.602
1.523,51
802
30,82 %
451,32
29,62 %
European Research Council
2.525
4.536,98
386
15,29 %
690,64
15,22 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
2.154
767,25
606
28,13 %
192,50
25,09 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
1.806
605,80
523
28,96 %
181,10
29,89 %
NL - Netherlands - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
Participations
FP7 Priority Area
% of all NL
Participations
EC contribution
(EUR million)
% of total EC
contribution to NL
ERC
470
5,77%
690,76
20,74 %
Health
877
10,76%
478,04
14,36 %
Information and Communication Technologies
1.164
14,28%
418,86
12,58 %
Marie-Curie Actions
1.131
13,88%
319,60
9,60 %
Joint Technology Initiatives (Annex IV-SP1)
448
5,50%
226,88
6,81 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
652
8,00%
197,70
5,94 %
NL - Netherlands - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
12.168
3.756,56
2.888
23,73%
967,39
25,75%
3.514
1.777,22
53,37%
PRC
8.461
2.543,48
2.240
26,47%
707,21
27,80%
2.373
690,34
20,73%
REC
4.949
1.931,59
1.588
32,09%
643,83
33,33%
1.787
761,44
22,87%
OTH
1.747
415,83
439
25,13%
99,45
23,92%
201
47,16
1,42%
PUB
886
208,63
306
34,54%
67,40
32,30%
276
53,81
1,62%
Total
28.211
8.856,10
7.461
N/A
2.485,28
N/A
8.151
3.329,97
100,00%
SME
7.048
2.051,24
1.725
24,48%
492,34
24,00%
1.436
420,83
12,64%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
NL - Netherlands - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all NL - Netherlands
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to NL
Groot-Amsterdam (NL326)
1.363
16,72%
582,52
17,49%
Delft en Westland (NL333)
1.068
13,10%
443,14
13,31%
Utrecht (NL310)
809
9,93%
352,06
10,57%
Veluwe (NL221)
727
8,92%
247,37
7,43%
Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant (NL414)
697
8,55%
323,58
9,72%
NL - Netherlands region
NL - Netherlands - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all NL
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to NL Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT (TU Delft)
HES
406
4,98%
195,16
5,86%
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST
NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK - TNO (TNO)
REC
429
5,26%
187,83
5,64%
STICHTING KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT (Radboud University &
Radboudumc)
HES
264
3,24%
176,49
5,30%
STICHTING VU-VUMC (VU/VUmc)
HES
245
3,01%
142,33
4,27%
UNIVERSITEIT UTRECHT
HES
260
3,19%
139,40
4,19%
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN (TU/e)
HES
255
3,13%
124,77
3,75%
STICHTING DIENST LANDBOUWKUNDIG ONDERZOEK (DLO)
REC
310
3,80%
112,32
3,37%
UNIVERSITEIT VAN AMSTERDAM
HES
192
2,36%
110,45
3,32%
UNIVERSITEIT LEIDEN
HES
163
2,00%
106,46
3,20%
UNIVERSITEIT TWENTE (UNIVERSITEIT TWENTE)
HES
217
2,66%
102,55
3,08%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
PL - Poland
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
PL - Poland at Glance
Country Profile
PL - Poland
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
0.67%
2.02%
9.167 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 11.676 applicants from Poland (2,25% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 3.367,51m of EC contribution (1,73% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,26%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Poland (PL) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 24th
- 13th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 14th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
11.676
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The PL applicant success rate of 18,6% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(2,25%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The PL EC financial contribution success rate of 11,9% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
3.367,51
194.371
in EUR million
(1,73%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
1.681 proposals were retained for funding (18,3%)
Nr. of successful FP7
2.167
involving 2.167 (18,6%) successful applicants from Poland and
applicants
112.593
(1,92%)
requesting EUR 400,32m (11,9%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Poland (PL) ranks:
by successful FP7
400,32
- 18th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(1,07%)
- 21st in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Poland (PL) participates in
18,6%
20,5%
applicants
1.720 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 23.527 participants of which 2.210 (9,39%) are from Poland
11,9%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 6.274,07m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 439,28
Nr.
of
FP7
grant
holders
m ( 7,00 %) is dedicated to participants from Poland.
2.210 (1,88%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC
contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Poland (PL) ranks:
439,28
to FP7 grant holders
- 14th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(1,09%)
- 15th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
239
22.473
The PL SME applicant success rate of 17,70% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(10,81%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
353
22.803
The PL SME EC financial contribution success rate of 15,60% is lower than the corresponding holders
(15,97%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
67,43
5.968,93
2.853 PL SME applicants requesting EUR 581,90m
grant holders in EUR
(15,35%)
(14,83%)
505 (17,70%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 90,75m (15,60%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
PL - Poland - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
353 PL SME grant holders, i.e., 15,97% of total PL participation
EUR 67,43m, i.e., 15,35% of total PL budget share
FP7 Number of participants
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
28 PL Principal Investigator(s) (0,78% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 36,70m (0,61% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
958 PL Marie Curie Fellow(s) (5,04% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 673,27m (3,81% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (3.677)
2. UK - United Kingdom (3.075)
3. IT - Italy (2.641)
4. FR - France (2.455)
5. ES - Spain (2.254)
454 and more
100 - 454
43 - 100
1 - 43
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
PL - Poland - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
267
13,19 %
63,86
11,61 %
357
21,04 %
n/a
n/a
180
16,42 %
21,87
16,11 %
Nr. of
applicants
Requested
EC contribution
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Information and Communication Technologies
2.025
549,96
Marie-Curie Actions
1.697
n/a
Research for the benefit of SMEs
1.096
135,75
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
829
155,16
68
8,20 %
9,40
6,06 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
817
167,13
200
24,48 %
28,32
16,95 %
European Research Council
652
831,48
18
2,76 %
18,49
2,22 %
FP7 priority area
PL - Poland - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all PL
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to PL
FP7 Priority Area
Research Potential
25
1,13%
67,37
15,34 %
Information and Communication Technologies
282
12,76%
61,18
13,93 %
Marie-Curie Actions
365
16,52%
44,62
10,16 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
186
8,42%
38,80
8,83 %
Security
104
4,71%
33,34
7,59 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
178
8,05%
25,60
5,83 %
PL - Poland - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
4.571
1.084,61
774
16,93%
131,14
12,09%
869
185,55
42,24%
PRC
2.681
527,23
498
18,58%
93,45
17,73%
531
93,47
21,28%
REC
2.296
636,78
557
24,26%
107,66
16,91%
668
144,50
32,89%
OTH
929
186,78
179
19,27%
26,68
14,28%
30
3,79
0,86%
PUB
548
101,13
141
25,73%
22,91
22,65%
112
11,98
2,73%
Total
11.025
2.536,52
2.149
N/A
381,83
N/A
2.210
439,28
100,00%
SME
2.853
581,90
505
17,70%
90,75
15,60%
353
67,43
15,35%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
PL - Poland - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all PL - Poland
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to PL
Miasto Warszawa (PL127)
908
41,09%
189,20
43,07%
Miasto Krakow (PL213)
245
11,09%
49,52
11,27%
Miasto Poznan (PL415)
236
10,68%
49,69
11,31%
Trojmiejski (PL633)
140
6,33%
28,62
6,52%
Miasto Wroclaw (PL514)
133
6,02%
26,67
6,07%
PL - Poland region
PL - Poland - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all PL
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to PL Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
UNIWERSYTET WARSZAWSKI (UNIWARSAW)
HES
93
4,21%
26,93
6,13%
INSTYTUT CHEMII BIOORGANICZNEJ POLSKIEJ AKADEMII NAUK
REC
54
2,44%
18,31
4,17%
UNIWERSYTET JAGIELLONSKI
HES
67
3,03%
17,08
3,89%
POLITECHNIKA WARSZAWSKA (WUT)
HES
81
3,67%
15,50
3,53%
AKADEMIA GORNICZO-HUTNICZA IM. STANISLAWA STASZICA W
KRAKOWIE (AGH / AGH-UST)
HES
50
2,26%
14,69
3,34%
POLITECHNIKA WROCLAWSKA (PWR)
HES
48
2,17%
11,98
2,73%
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY
REC
12
0,54%
9,54
2,17%
UNIWERSYTET GDANSKI
HES
22
1,00%
9,21
2,10%
ITTI SP ZOO (ITTI)
PRC
28
1,27%
7,83
1,78%
INSTYTUT FIZYKI POLSKIEJ AKADEMII NAUK
REC
9
0,41%
7,56
1,72%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
PT - Portugal
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
PT - Portugal at Glance
Country Profile
PT - Portugal
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
1.64%
2.02%
8.884 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 12.066 applicants from Portugal (2,32% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 3.592,91m of EC contribution (1,85% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,81%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Portugal (PT) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 16th
- 12th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 13th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
12.066
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The PT applicant success rate of 18,2% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(2,32%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The PT EC financial contribution success rate of 13,1% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
3.592,91
194.371
in EUR million
(1,85%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
1.644 proposals were retained for funding (18,5%)
Nr. of successful FP7
2.193
involving 2.193 (18,2%) successful applicants from Portugal and
applicants
112.593
(1,95%)
requesting EUR 470,92m (13,1%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Portugal (PT) ranks:
by successful FP7
470,92
- 21st in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(1,26%)
- 20th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Portugal (PT) participates in
18,2%
20,5%
applicants
1.663 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 21.847 participants of which 2.348 (10,75%) are from Portugal
13,1%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 5.954,01m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 520,70
Nr.
of
FP7
grant
holders
m ( 8,75 %) is dedicated to participants from Portugal.
2.348 (2,00%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC
contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Portugal (PT) ranks:
520,70
to FP7 grant holders
- 13th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(1,29%)
- 14th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
331
22.473
The PT SME applicant success rate of 16,94% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(14,10%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
558
22.803
The PT SME EC financial contribution success rate of 15,77% is lower than the corresponding holders
(23,76%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
134,36
5.968,93
3.535 PT SME applicants requesting EUR 809,84m
grant holders in EUR
(25,80%)
(14,83%)
599 (16,94%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 127,68m (15,77%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
PT - Portugal - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
558 PT SME grant holders, i.e., 23,76% of total PT participation
EUR 134,36m, i.e., 25,80% of total PT budget share
FP7 Number of participants
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
51 PT Principal Investigator(s) (1,41% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 76,81m (1,27% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
655 PT Marie Curie Fellow(s) (3,45% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 545,69m (3,09% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (3.400)
2. ES - Spain (3.339)
3. UK - United Kingdom (2.947)
4. IT - Italy (2.886)
5. FR - France (2.670)
562 and more
125 - 562
81 - 125
1 - 81
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
PT - Portugal - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
12,70 %
Information and Communication Technologies
2.706
884,90
345
12,75 %
112,38
Marie-Curie Actions
1.895
n/a
366
19,31 %
n/a
n/a
Research for the benefit of SMEs
1.169
153,74
203
17,37 %
27,30
17,76 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
824
226,17
145
17,60 %
29,88
13,21 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
721
164,71
124
17,20 %
26,04
15,81 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
663
145,07
185
27,90 %
36,41
25,10 %
PT - Portugal - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all PT EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to PT
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
389
16,57%
109,10
20,95 %
Marie-Curie Actions
376
16,01%
58,80
11,29 %
ERC
44
1,87%
54,67
10,50 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
170
7,24%
41,54
7,98 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
170
7,24%
31,10
5,97 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
156
6,64%
30,55
5,87 %
PT - Portugal - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
3.580
805,23
598
16,70%
115,85
14,39%
654
143,64
27,58%
PRC
3.486
837,67
630
18,07%
133,32
15,92%
721
149,41
28,69%
REC
2.898
718,83
593
20,46%
126,07
17,54%
731
196,49
37,74%
OTH
957
177,51
167
17,45%
26,78
15,08%
94
11,93
2,29%
PUB
507
72,70
169
33,33%
18,51
25,46%
148
19,24
3,69%
Total
11.428
2.611,94
2.157
N/A
420,54
N/A
2.348
520,70
100,00%
SME
3.535
809,84
599
16,94%
127,68
15,77%
558
134,36
25,80%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
PT - Portugal - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all PT - Portugal
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to PT
Grande Lisboa (PT171)
1.125
47,91%
239,85
46,06%
Grande Porto (PT114)
385
16,40%
82,71
15,88%
Baixo Mondego (PT162)
215
9,16%
50,48
9,69%
Baixo Vouga (PT161)
104
4,43%
27,23
5,23%
Cávado (PT112)
100
4,26%
26,49
5,09%
PT - Portugal region
PT - Portugal - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all PT
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to PT Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TECNICO (IST)
HES
124
5,28%
27,35
5,25%
UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO (UPORTO)
HES
81
3,45%
20,54
3,94%
UNIVERSIDADE DO MINHO (UMINHO)
HES
68
2,90%
19,45
3,74%
FUNDACAO CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN
REC
41
1,75%
14,90
2,86%
INSTITUTO DE TELECOMUNICACOES (IT)
REC
49
2,09%
13,77
2,64%
UNIVERSIDADE DE AVEIRO (UAVR)
HES
52
2,21%
13,20
2,54%
INESC PORTO - INSTITUTO DE ENGENHARIA DE SISTEMAS E
COMPUTADORES DO PORTO (INESC PORTO)
REC
43
1,83%
12,92
2,48%
UNINOVA - INSTITUTO DE DESENVOLVIMENTO DE NOVAS
TECNOLOGIAS (UNINOVA)
REC
35
1,49%
12,64
2,43%
INSTITUTO DE MEDICINA MOLECULAR (INSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR
MEDICINE)
REC
31
1,32%
12,45
2,39%
UNIVERSIDADE DE COIMBRA (UNIVERSIDADE DE COIMBRA)
HES
66
2,81%
12,12
2,33%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
RO - Romania
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
RO - Romania at Glance
Country Profile
RO - Romania
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
0.47%
2.02%
5.291 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 6.878 applicants from Romania (1,32% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 1.654,99m of EC contribution (0,85% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,14%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Romania (RO) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 25th
- 17th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 18th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Modest innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
6.878
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The RO applicant success rate of 14,6% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(1,32%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The RO EC financial contribution success rate of 9,0% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
1.654,99
194.371
in EUR million
(0,85%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
837 proposals were retained for funding (15,8%)
Nr. of successful FP7
1.005
involving 1.005 (14,6%) successful applicants from Romania and
applicants
112.593
(0,89%)
requesting EUR 148,72m (9,0%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Romania (RO) ranks:
by successful FP7
148,72
- 28th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(0,40%)
- 28th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Romania (RO) participates in
14,6%
20,5%
applicants
845 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 13.221 participants of which 1.057 (7,99%) are from Romania
9,0%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 3.186,99m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 143,44
Nr.
of
FP7
grant
holders
m ( 4,50 %) is dedicated to participants from Romania.
1.057 (0,90%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC
contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Romania (RO) ranks:
143,44
to FP7 grant holders
- 18th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,36%)
- 19th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
61
22.473
The RO SME applicant success rate of 13,89% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(5,77%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
239
22.803
The RO SME EC financial contribution success rate of 9,27% is lower than the corresponding
holders
(22,61%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
35,11
5.968,93
2.355 RO SME applicants requesting EUR 475,80m
grant holders in EUR
(24,48%)
(14,83%)
327 (13,89%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 44,09m (9,27%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
RO - Romania - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
239 RO SME grant holders, i.e., 22,61% of total RO participation
EUR 35,11m, i.e., 24,48% of total RO budget share
FP7 Number of participants
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
12 RO Principal Investigator(s) (0,33% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 16,52m (0,27% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
343 RO Marie Curie Fellow(s) (1,80% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 285,95m (1,62% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (1.731)
2. IT - Italy (1.450)
3. FR - France (1.312)
4. UK - United Kingdom (1.291)
5. ES - Spain (1.266)
263 and more
50 - 263
28 - 50
1 - 28
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
RO - Romania - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Information and Communication Technologies
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
1.432
328,81
113
7,89 %
24,16
7,35 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
690
86,58
102
14,78 %
14,62
16,88 %
Marie-Curie Actions
552
n/a
93
16,85 %
n/a
n/a
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
463
65,30
29
6,26 %
2,44
3,73 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
462
82,64
81
17,53 %
10,13
12,26 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
458
87,34
55
12,01 %
5,04
5,77 %
RO - Romania - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all RO EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to RO
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
121
11,45%
22,73
15,85 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
95
8,99%
14,64
10,20 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
110
10,41%
13,45
9,37 %
Research Potential
11
1,04%
13,33
9,30 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
88
8,33%
13,24
9,23 %
Security
39
3,69%
11,80
8,23 %
RO - Romania - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
2.237
446,25
280
12,52%
42,71
9,57%
279
40,68
28,36%
PRC
1.735
318,62
257
14,81%
36,18
11,36%
333
42,39
29,55%
REC
1.143
248,63
222
19,42%
31,29
12,59%
289
41,13
28,67%
OTH
928
176,90
132
14,22%
17,60
9,95%
36
2,26
1,58%
PUB
465
75,45
112
24,09%
20,01
26,52%
120
16,98
11,84%
Total
6.508
1.265,85
1.003
N/A
147,79
N/A
1.057
143,44
100,00%
SME
2.355
475,80
327
13,89%
44,09
9,27%
239
35,11
24,48%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
RO - Romania - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all RO - Romania
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to RO
Bucuresti (RO321)
527
49,86%
70,20
48,94%
Cluj (RO113)
90
8,51%
13,10
9,13%
Ilfov (RO322)
83
7,85%
10,96
7,64%
Iasi (RO213)
53
5,01%
13,08
9,12%
Timis (RO424)
52
4,92%
8,55
5,96%
RO - Romania region
RO - Romania - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all RO
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to RO Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
UNIVERSITATEA POLITEHNICA DIN BUCURESTI (UPB)
HES
45
4,26%
9,38
6,54%
INSPECTORATUL GENERAL AL POLITIEI DE FRONTIERA
PUB
3
0,28%
7,56
5,27%
UNIVERSITATEA TEHNICA CLUJ-NAPOCA (UTC)
HES
32
3,03%
5,59
3,90%
INSTITUTUL DE CHIMIE MACROMOLECULARA PETRU PONI (ICMPP)
REC
9
0,85%
3,85
2,69%
UNIVERSITATEA BABES BOLYAI (UNIVERSITATEA BABES-BOLYAI)
HES
24
2,27%
3,51
2,45%
UNIVERSITATEA DE VEST DIN TIMISOARA (WEST UNIVERSITY OF
TIMISOARA)
HES
10
0,95%
3,48
2,43%
Unitatea Executiva pentru Finantarea Invatamantului Superior, a
Cercetarii, Dezvoltarii si Inovarii (UEFISCDI)
REC
36
3,41%
3,41
2,38%
INSTITUTUL NATIONAL DE CERCETARE-DEZVOLTARE
TURBOMOTOARE - COMOTI (INCDT COMOTI)
REC
13
1,23%
3,23
2,25%
INSTITUTUL NATIONAL DE CERCETAREDEZVOLTARE PENTRU
MICROTEHNOLOGIE (IMT)
REC
16
1,51%
3,23
2,25%
UNIVERSITATEA DIN BUCURESTI (UB)
HES
32
3,03%
2,93
2,05%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
SE - Sweden
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
SE - Sweden at Glance
Country Profile
SE - Sweden
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
3.6%
2.02%
13.662 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 18.555 applicants from Sweden (3,57% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 8.108,92m of EC contribution (4,17% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,79%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Sweden (SE) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 1st
- 9th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
- 7th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Innovation leader
Nr. of FP7 applicants
18.555
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The SE applicant success rate of 23,6% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(3,57%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The SE EC financial contribution success rate of 19,7% is similar to the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
8.108,92
194.371
in EUR million
(4,17%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
3.029 proposals were retained for funding (22,2%)
Nr. of successful FP7
4.376
involving 4.376 (23,6%) successful applicants from Sweden and
applicants
112.593
(3,89%)
requesting EUR 1.596,28m (19,7%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Sweden (SE) ranks:
by successful FP7
1.596,28
- 6th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(4,27%)
- 7th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Sweden (SE) participates in
23,6%
20,5%
applicants
3.080 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 39.363 participants of which 4.506 (11,45%) are from Sweden
19,7%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 12.348,89m of EC financial contribution of which EUR
Nr.
of
FP7
grant
holders
1.707,86 m ( 13,83 %) is dedicated to participants from Sweden.
4.506 (3,83%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC
contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Sweden (SE) ranks:
1.707,86
to FP7 grant holders
- 8th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(4,24%)
- 8th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
722
22.473
The SE SME applicant success rate of 22,67% is higher than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(16,02%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
665
22.803
The SE SME EC financial contribution success rate of 24,45% is higher than the corresponding holders
(14,76%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
199,23
5.968,93
3.441 SE SME applicants requesting EUR 998,00m
grant holders in EUR
(11,67%)
(14,83%)
780 (22,67%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 243,99m (24,45%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
SE - Sweden - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
665 SE SME grant holders, i.e., 14,76% of total SE participation
EUR 199,23m, i.e., 11,67% of total SE budget share
FP7 Number of participants
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
124 SE Principal Investigator(s) (3,43% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 216,54m (3,57% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
343 SE Marie Curie Fellow(s) (1,80% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 501,88m (2,84% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (9.141)
2. UK - United Kingdom (7.246)
3. FR - France (5.985)
4. IT - Italy (5.078)
5. ES - Spain (4.544)
858 and more
215 - 858
1 - 215
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
SE - Sweden - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Requested
EC
Nr.
of
EC
Success
Nr. of
contribution
contribution mainlisted
Rate
applicants
by mainlisted
by applicants applicants (applicants)
applicants
(M euro)
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Success Rate
(requested
EC
contribution)
Information and Communication Technologies
3.707
1.670,20
653
17,62 %
281,17
Marie-Curie Actions
3.286
n/a
580
17,65 %
n/a
16,83 %
n/a
European Research Council
1.548
2.851,54
161
10,40 %
273,16
9,58 %
Health
1.473
828,19
466
31,64 %
243,85
29,44 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
1.162
361,85
438
37,69 %
127,79
35,32 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production
Technologies - NMP
1.116
447,68
355
31,81 %
142,53
31,84 %
SE - Sweden - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all SE
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to SE
FP7 Priority Area
ERC
184
4,08%
279,75
16,38 %
Information and Communication Technologies
685
15,20%
275,10
16,11 %
Health
494
10,96%
247,76
14,51 %
Marie-Curie Actions
595
13,20%
182,50
10,69 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
375
8,32%
132,60
7,76 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
407
9,03%
113,95
6,67 %
SE - Sweden - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
9.062
2.806,08
2.009
22,17%
663,65
23,65%
2.326
1.072,14
62,78%
PRC
4.279
1.285,97
1.155
26,99%
342,13
26,61%
1.255
346,72
20,30%
REC
1.988
723,68
546
27,46%
187,62
25,93%
559
190,82
11,17%
OTH
922
250,27
202
21,91%
71,89
28,72%
57
7,85
0,46%
PUB
759
191,51
305
40,18%
57,90
30,23%
309
90,32
5,29%
Total
17.010
5.257,51
4.217
N/A
1.323,19
N/A
4.506
1.707,86
100,00%
SME
3.441
998,00
780
22,67%
243,99
24,45%
665
199,23
11,67%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
SE - Sweden - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
SE - Sweden region
Stockholms län (SE110)
Number of
Participations
% of all SE - Sweden
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to SE
1.716
38,08%
678,00
39,70%
Västra Götalands län (SE232)
986
21,88%
369,41
21,63%
Skåne län (SE224)
516
11,45%
203,40
11,91%
Uppsala län (SE121)
468
10,39%
212,92
12,47%
Östergötlands län (SE123)
228
5,06%
92,34
5,41%
SE - Sweden - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all SE
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to SE Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET (KI)
HES
329
7,30%
197,86
11,59%
LUNDS UNIVERSITET
HES
317
7,04%
152,52
8,93%
UPPSALA UNIVERSITET (UU)
HES
255
5,66%
148,93
8,72%
KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN (THE ROYAL INSTITUTE
OF TECHNOLOGY)
HES
315
6,99%
142,81
8,36%
CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLA AB
HES
274
6,08%
126,24
7,39%
GOETEBORGS UNIVERSITET (UGOT)
HES
179
3,97%
80,21
4,70%
LINKOPINGS UNIVERSITET (LIU)
HES
118
2,62%
52,58
3,08%
STOCKHOLMS UNIVERSITET
HES
138
3,06%
50,86
2,98%
TOTALFORSVARETS FORSKNINGSINSTITUT (FOI)
REC
94
2,09%
44,97
2,63%
VOLVO TECHNOLOGY AB
PRC
85
1,89%
34,13
2,00%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
SI - Slovenia
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
SI - Slovenia at Glance
Country Profile
SI - Slovenia
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
1.85%
2.02%
4.193 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 5.519 applicants from Slovenia (1,06% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 1.461,24m of EC contribution (0,75% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,51%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Slovenia (SI) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 12nd
- 19th in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 19th in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
5.519
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The SI applicant success rate of 15,6% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(1,06%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The SI EC financial contribution success rate of 11,2% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
1.461,24
194.371
in EUR million
(0,75%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
693 proposals were retained for funding (16,5%)
Nr. of successful FP7
859
involving 859 (15,6%) successful applicants from Slovenia and
applicants
112.593
(0,76%)
requesting EUR 164,32m (11,2%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Slovenia (SI) ranks:
by successful FP7
164,32
- 26th in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(0,44%)
- 23rd in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Slovenia (SI) participates in
15,6%
20,5%
applicants
715 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 10.511 participants of which 918 (8,73%) are from Slovenia
11,2%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
benefiting from a total of EUR 2.633,13m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 170,87
Nr.
of
FP7
grant
holders
m ( 6,49 %) is dedicated to participants from Slovenia.
918 (0,78%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC
contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Slovenia (SI) ranks:
170,87
to FP7 grant holders
- 19th in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,42%)
- 18th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
55
22.473
The SI SME applicant success rate of 13,54% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(5,99%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
215
22.803
The SI SME EC financial contribution success rate of 11,62% is lower than the corresponding
holders
(23,42%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
43,16
5.968,93
1.891 SI SME applicants requesting EUR 393,23m
grant holders in EUR
(25,26%)
(14,83%)
256 (13,54%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 45,68m (11,62%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
SI - Slovenia - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
215 SI SME grant holders, i.e., 23,42% of total SI participation
EUR 43,16m, i.e., 25,26% of total SI budget share
FP7 Number of participants
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
4 SI Principal Investigator(s) (0,11% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 4,89m (0,08% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
88 SI Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,46% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 66,95m (0,38% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (1.506)
2. IT - Italy (1.104)
3. UK - United Kingdom (1.090)
4. ES - Spain (1.059)
5. FR - France (859)
359 and more
77 - 359
1 - 77
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
SI - Slovenia - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Information and Communication Technologies
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
11,90 %
1.196
341,59
148
12,37 %
40,66
Marie-Curie Actions
593
n/a
84
14,17 %
n/a
n/a
Research for the benefit of SMEs
575
86,62
75
13,04 %
10,79
12,46 %
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
441
88,22
27
6,12 %
2,93
3,32 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
357
70,06
71
19,89 %
13,03
18,59 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
345
79,78
63
18,26 %
6,78
8,49 %
SI - Slovenia - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all SI
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to SI
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
154
16,78%
40,77
23,86 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
97
10,57%
20,95
12,26 %
Marie-Curie Actions
90
9,80%
14,49
8,48 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
87
9,48%
13,93
8,15 %
Research Potential
9
0,98%
11,70
6,85 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
50
5,45%
11,00
6,44 %
SI - Slovenia - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
1.630
354,83
232
14,23%
44,91
12,66%
232
41,89
24,51%
PRC
1.507
323,15
208
13,80%
39,50
12,22%
268
52,12
30,50%
REC
1.313
322,91
255
19,42%
56,64
17,54%
292
66,23
38,76%
OTH
486
87,13
66
13,58%
10,87
12,48%
11
0,81
0,48%
PUB
324
47,36
96
29,63%
9,61
20,28%
115
9,83
5,75%
Total
5.260
1.135,38
857
N/A
161,54
N/A
918
170,87
100,00%
SME
1.891
393,23
256
13,54%
45,68
11,62%
215
43,16
25,26%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
SI - Slovenia - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all SI - Slovenia
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to SI
Osrednjeslovenska (SI021)
718
78,21%
135,36
79,22%
Podravska (SI012)
62
6,75%
9,15
5,35%
Savinjska (SI014)
45
4,90%
7,25
4,24%
Goriska (SI023)
30
3,27%
10,67
6,24%
Gorenjska (SI022)
22
2,40%
3,52
2,06%
SI - Slovenia region
SI - Slovenia - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all SI
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to SI Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN (JSI)
REC
155
16,88%
42,26
24,74%
UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI (UL)
HES
159
17,32%
27,26
15,96%
UNIVERZA V NOVI GORICI (UNIVERSITY OF NOVA GORICA)
HES
6
0,65%
5,12
3,00%
UNIVERZA V MARIBORU (UM)
HES
32
3,49%
4,93
2,88%
XLAB RAZVOJ PROGRAMSKE OPREME IN SVETOVANJE DOO
(XLAB)
PRC
13
1,42%
4,34
2,54%
GOZDARSKI INSTITUT SLOVENIJE (GIS)
REC
4
0,44%
3,08
1,80%
KMETIJSKI INSTITUT SLOVENIJE - AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE
OF SLOVENIA
REC
5
0,54%
2,97
1,74%
KEMIJSKI INSTITUT (KI)
REC
11
1,20%
2,79
1,63%
Ministrstvo za izobrazevanje, znanost in sport (MIZS)
PUB
49
5,34%
2,73
1,60%
ZAVOD ZA GRADBENISTVO SLOVENIJE (ZAG Ljubljana)
REC
17
1,85%
2,32
1,36%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
SK - Slovakia
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
SK - Slovakia at Glance
Country Profile
SK - Slovakia
EU-28*
Applications:
Indicators
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
**GERD as % of GDP
0.48%
2.02%
2.076 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
(2009)
involving 2.607 applicants from Slovakia (0,50% of EU-28*) and
**Nr. of Researchers
requesting EUR 622,77m of EC contribution (0,32% of EU-28*)
as % of population
0,40%
0,46%
(2009)
Among the EU-28* Slovakia (SK) ranks:
Rank in EU-28*
- 23rd
- 22nd in terms of number of applicants and
Innovation scoreboard
- Below EU-28* average
- 23rd in terms of requested EC contribution
(2011)
- Moderate innovator
Nr. of FP7 applicants
2.607
Success rates:
519.997
(% EU-28*)
The SK applicant success rate of 18,0% is lower than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
(0,50%)
20,5%.
Req. EC contribution
The SK EC financial contribution success rate of 11,6% is lower than the EU-28* rate of 19,2%. by FP7 applicants
622,77
194.371
in EUR million
(0,32%)
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
(% EU-28*)
371 proposals were retained for funding (17,9%)
Nr. of successful FP7
468
involving 468 (18,0%) successful applicants from Slovakia and
applicants
112.593
(0,42%)
requesting EUR 72,26m (11,6%) of EC financial contribution
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
Among the EU-28*, Slovakia (SK) ranks:
by successful FP7
72,26
- 22nd in terms of applicants success rate and
applicants
37.348,46
(0,19%)
- 22nd in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Signed grant agreements
Success rate FP7
As of 2014/10/06, Slovakia (SK) participates in
18,0%
20,5%
applicants
387 signed grant agreements
Success
rate
involving 6.143 participants of which 484 (7,88%) are from Slovakia
11,6%
19,2%
benefiting from a total of EUR 1.543,66m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 78,42 m ( FP7 EC contribution
Nr.
of
FP7
grant
holders
5,08 %) is dedicated to participants from Slovakia.
484 (0,41%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC
contribution
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, Slovakia (SK) ranks:
78,42
to FP7 grant holders
- 22nd in number of participations and
40.261,60
in EUR million
(0,19%)
- 24th in budget share
(% EU-28*)
SME performance and participation
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
39
22.473
The SK SME applicant success rate of 16,25% is lower than the EU-28* SME applicant success (% of grant holders)
(8,06%)
(19,10%)
rate of 20,19%.
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
98
22.803
The SK SME EC financial contribution success rate of 12,88% is lower than the corresponding holders
(20,25%)
(19,39%)
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
Specifically,
SME
22,20
5.968,93
806 SK SME applicants requesting EUR 196,40m
grant holders in EUR
(28,31%)
(14,83%)
131 (16,25%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 25,30m (12,88%)
million
(% of grant holders)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
SK - Slovakia - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
98 SK SME grant holders, i.e., 20,25% of total SK participation
EUR 22,20m, i.e., 28,31% of total SK budget share
FP7 Number of participants
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
2 SK Principal Investigator(s) (0,06% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 1,24m (0,02% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
138 SK Marie Curie Fellow(s) (0,73% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 100,03m (0,57% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (828)
2. UK - United Kingdom (613)
3. IT - Italy (574)
4. ES - Spain (465)
5. FR - France (459)
139 and more
61 - 139
8 - 61
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
SK - Slovakia - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Requested
Nr. of
EC contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
FP7 priority area
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
10,25 %
Information and Communication Technologies
431
125,00
61
14,15 %
12,81
Marie-Curie Actions
322
n/a
62
19,25 %
n/a
n/a
Socio-economic sciences and Humanities
218
35,01
20
9,17 %
2,44
6,97 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
215
28,51
32
14,88 %
4,57
16,04 %
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology
170
33,30
23
13,53 %
3,70
11,12 %
Environment (including Climate Change)
160
33,31
21
13,13 %
3,44
10,32 %
SK - Slovakia - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all SK
EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to SK
FP7 Priority Area
Information and Communication Technologies
63
13,02%
11,24
14,33 %
Marie-Curie Actions
68
14,05%
11,21
14,29 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
43
8,88%
8,59
10,95 %
Security
26
5,37%
7,21
9,19 %
Energy
21
4,34%
5,40
6,89 %
Research Potential
4
0,83%
4,88
6,22 %
SK - Slovakia - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
978
181,70
163
16,67%
22,45
12,36%
169
29,16
37,19%
PRC
661
169,65
121
18,31%
26,10
15,39%
150
25,98
33,13%
REC
469
86,13
85
18,12%
11,87
13,78%
104
18,06
23,03%
OTH
261
55,86
53
20,31%
6,97
12,48%
21
1,49
1,90%
PUB
149
22,05
44
29,53%
3,61
16,37%
40
3,72
4,75%
Total
2.518
515,39
466
N/A
71,01
N/A
484
78,42
100,00%
SME
806
196,40
131
16,25%
25,30
12,88%
98
22,20
28,31%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
SK - Slovakia - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all SK - Slovakia
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to SK
Bratislavsky kraj (SK010)
279
57,64%
45,27
57,74%
Kosicky kraj (SK042)
60
12,40%
12,70
16,20%
Trnavsky kraj (SK021)
40
8,26%
6,20
7,90%
Zilinsky kraj (SK031)
35
7,23%
4,84
6,18%
Nitriansky kraj (SK023)
29
5,99%
3,26
4,15%
SK - Slovakia region
SK - Slovakia - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all SK
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to SK Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
UNIVERZITA KOMENSKEHO V BRATISLAVE (UNIVERZITA
KOMENSKEHO V BRATISLAVE)
HES
26
5,37%
4,27
5,44%
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY KOSICE (TUK)
HES
18
3,72%
4,23
5,40%
Ardaco, a.s. (ADO)
PRC
7
1,45%
3,94
5,02%
ZILINSKA UNIVERZITA V ZILINE (UNIZA)
HES
23
4,75%
3,79
4,83%
UNIVERZITA PAVLA JOZEFA SAFARIKA V KOSICIACH (UPJS)
HES
8
1,65%
3,51
4,48%
SLOVENSKA AKADEMIA VIED
REC
14
2,89%
3,37
4,30%
SLOVENSKA TECHNICKA UNIVERZITA V BRATISLAVE (STUBA)
HES
30
6,20%
3,32
4,23%
SLOVENSKA ZDRAVOTNICKA UNIVERZITA V BRATISLAVE
HES
12
2,48%
2,82
3,60%
USTAV INFORMATIKY, SLOVENSKA AKADEMIA VIED (INSTITUTE
OF INFORMATICS SAS)
HES
8
1,65%
2,34
2,98%
CHEMICKY USTAV SLOVENSKEJ AKADEMIEVIED
REC
4
0,83%
1,85
2,36%
Legal Name
NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
COUNTRY PROFILE
UK - United Kingdom
(Member States group)
FP7 Key facts and figures
Applications:
As of 2014/10/06, a total of
48.258 eligible proposals were submitted in response to 487 FP7 calls for proposals
involving 73.877 applicants from United Kingdom (14,21% of EU-28*) and
requesting EUR 30.552,89m of EC contribution (15,72% of EU-28*)
Among the EU-28* United Kingdom (UK) ranks:
- 1st in terms of number of applicants and
- 1st in terms of requested EC contribution
Success rates:
The UK applicant success rate of 22,7% is higher than the EU-28* applicant success rate of
20,5%.
The UK EC financial contribution success rate of 19,6% is similar to the EU-28* rate of 19,2%.
Specifically, following evaluation and selection, a total of
10.281 proposals were retained for funding (21,3%)
involving 16.768 (22,7%) successful applicants from United Kingdom and
requesting EUR 5.988,72m (19,6%) of EC financial contribution
Among the EU-28*, United Kingdom (UK) ranks:
- 7th in terms of applicants success rate and
- 8th in terms of EC financial contribution success rate
Signed grant agreements
As of 2014/10/06, United Kingdom (UK) participates in
10.344 signed grant agreements
involving 85.834 participants of which 17.561 (20,46%) are from United Kingdom
benefiting from a total of EUR 27.092,00m of EC financial contribution of which EUR 6.940,06
m ( 25,62 %) is dedicated to participants from United Kingdom.
Among the EU-28* in all FP7 signed grant agreements, United Kingdom (UK) ranks:
- 2nd in number of participations and
- 2nd in budget share
SME performance and participation
The UK SME applicant success rate of 22,20% is higher than the EU-28* SME applicant success
rate of 20,19%.
The UK SME EC financial contribution success rate of 23,05% is higher than the corresponding
EU-28* rate of 20,12%.
Specifically,
14.438 UK SME applicants requesting EUR 4.137,89m
3.205 (22,20%) successful SMEs requesting EUR 953,75m (23,05%)
In signed grant agreements, as of 2014/10/06,
3.100 UK SME grant holders, i.e., 17,65% of total UK participation
EUR 914,23m, i.e., 13,17% of total UK budget share
ERC Principal Investigators and Marie Curie Fellows
606 UK Principal Investigator(s) (16,78% of the total 3612 Principal Investigators for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 1.112,24m (18,34% of the total EUR 6.065,09m for EU-28*).
1265 UK Marie Curie Fellow(s) (6,66% of the total 19005 Marie Curie Fellows for EU-28*)
benefit from EUR 908,06m (5,14% of the total EUR 17.655,82m for EU-28*).
Top 5 collaborative links with:
1. DE - Germany (26.300)
2. FR - France (17.805)
3. IT - Italy (16.160)
4. ES - Spain (14.486)
5. NL - Netherlands (12.629)
UK - United Kingdom at Glance
Country Profile
UK - United
EU-28*
Indicators
Kingdom
**GERD as % of GDP
1.85%
2.02%
(2009)
**Nr. of Researchers
as % of population
N/A
0,46%
(2009)
Rank in EU-28*
- 6th
Innovation scoreboard
- Above EU-28* average
(2011)
- Innovation follower
Nr. of FP7 applicants
73.877
519.997
(% EU-28*)
(14,21%)
Req. EC contribution
30.552,89
by FP7 applicants
194.371
in EUR million
(15,72%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of successful FP7
16.768
applicants
112.593
(14,89%)
(% EU-28*)
Req. EC contribution
by successful FP7
5.988,72
applicants
37.348,46
(16,03%)
in EUR million
(% EU-28*)
Success rate FP7
22,7%
20,5%
applicants
Success rate
19,6%
19,2%
FP7 EC contribution
Nr. of FP7 grant holders
17.561 (14,93%)
117.630
(% EU-28*)
EC contribution
6.940,06
to FP7 grant holders
40.261,60
in EUR million
(17,24%)
(% EU-28*)
Nr. of FP7 coordinators
5.080
22.473
(% of grant holders)
(28,93%)
(19,10%)
Nr. of FP7 SME grant
3.100
22.803
holders
(17,65%)
(19,39%)
(% grant holders)
EC contribution to FP7
SME
914,23
5.968,93
grant holders in EUR
(13,17%)
(14,83%)
million
(% of grant holders)
UK - United Kingdom - FP7 participation (NUTS3)
FP7 Number of participants
1,444 and more
250 - 1,444
132 - 250
1 - 132
CORDA Country/Region Profiles
UK - United Kingdom - most active FP7 research priority areas by number of applications for the research projects
Nr. of
applicants
FP7 priority area
Requested
EC contribution
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Success Rate
(applicants)
Requested
EC contribution
by mainlisted
applicants
(M euro)
Success Rate
(requested
EC contribution)
Marie-Curie Actions
17.423
n/a
3.964
22,75 %
n/a
n/a
Information and Communication Technologies
14.548
6.125,19
2.313
15,90 %
942,01
15,38 %
European Research Council
7.369
12.361,71
1.050
14,25 %
1.715,54
13,88 %
Research for the benefit of SMEs
5.952
906,34
1.280
21,51 %
189,21
20,88 %
Health
4.976
2.706,86
1.504
30,23 %
780,31
28,83 %
Transport (including Aeronautics)
3.393
1.088,27
974
28,71 %
302,04
27,75 %
UK - United Kingdom - most active FP7 research priority areas by EC contribution granted to the research projects
Number of
% of all UK EC contribution
% of total EC
Participations Participations (EUR million) contribution to UK
FP7 Priority Area
ERC
1.224
6,97%
1.709,22
24,63 %
Marie-Curie Actions
3.978
22,65%
1.086,01
15,65 %
Information and Communication Technologies
2.405
13,70%
915,83
13,20 %
Health
1.685
9,60%
807,47
11,63 %
Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies - NMP
1.058
6,02%
352,39
5,08 %
639
3,64%
289,01
4,16 %
Joint Technology Initiatives (Annex IV-SP1)
UK - United Kingdom - participation in the FP7 research projects by organisation activity type
Activity
Type
Requested
EC
Nr. of
contribution
applicants
by applicants
(M euro)
Nr. of
mainlisted
applicants
Requested
EC
Success rate
Success
EC contribution
contribution
Nr. of
(requested
rate
to
by mainlisted
Participations
(applicants)
contribution)
grant holders
applicants
(M euro)
% ot total
EC contribution
to
grant holders
HES
38.990
10.679,57
8.709
22,34%
2.278,32
21,33%
10.585
4.902,89
70,65%
PRC
16.089
4.502,69
3.992
24,81%
1.172,62
26,04%
4.544
1.257,81
18,12%
REC
5.089
1.411,56
1.528
30,03%
444,60
31,50%
1.588
573,98
8,27%
OTH
4.506
1.158,98
958
21,26%
247,38
21,34%
317
57,64
0,83%
PUB
1.843
439,76
536
29,08%
130,64
29,71%
527
147,73
2,13%
Total
66.517
18.192,57
15.723
N/A
4.273,56
N/A
17.561
6.940,06
100,00%
SME
14.438
4.137,89
3.205
22,20%
953,75
23,05%
3.100
914,23
13,17%
HES - Higher or secondary education, PRC - Private for profit (excl. education), REC - Research organisations, OTH - Others, PUB - Public body (excl. research and
education),
UK - United Kingdom - the most active NUTS3 regions, by EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
Number of
Participations
% of all UK - United Kingdom
Participations
EC contribution
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution to UK
Inner London - West (UKI11)
2.888
16,45%
1.302,73
18,77%
Oxfordshire (UKJ14)
1.038
5,91%
586,50
8,45%
Cambridgeshire CC (UKH12)
957
5,45%
490,04
7,06%
Inner London - East (UKI12)
630
3,59%
228,95
3,30%
Edinburgh, City of (UKM25)
616
3,51%
286,05
4,12%
UK - United Kingdom region
UK - United Kingdom - most active organisations in terms of EC contribution granted to the FP7 research projects
EC
% of all UK
contribution
Participations
(M euro)
% of total EC
contribution
to UK Participations
Activity
Type
Number of
Participations
THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD (University of Oxford)
HES
719
4,09%
437,21
6,30%
THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
HES
737
4,20%
424,03
6,11%
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
HES
610
3,47%
352,75
5,08%
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
(Imperial)
HES
657
3,74%
325,25
4,69%
THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH (UEDIN)
HES
405
2,31%
225,97
3,26%
THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER)
HES
385
2,19%
176,68
2,55%
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
HES
291
1,66%
175,64
2,53%
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD (USFD)
HES
303
1,73%
142,13
2,05%
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL
HES
306
1,74%
132,90
1,91%
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS (UNIVLEEDS)
HES
283
1,61%
129,72
1,87%
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NOTES:
Report generated on: 2014/12/12
FP7 proposal and application figures are as of 2014/10/06 for the 487 FP7 concluded calls
FP7 grant agreements and participation figures as of 2014/10/06
*EU-28 includes the 28 country-members and JRC as a separate entity
**E-STAT Indicators reference year: 2009
**European Innovation Scoreboard 2011 is available at the website of DG Enterprise and Industry
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The Seventh FP7 Monitoring Report focuses on the Framework Programme
implementation in 2013, provides an integrated view on the different strands of
FP7 activities and also presents a comparative analysis of FP7 implementation
during 2007-2013.
In section 2 this document provides a detailed analysis of FP7 participation
patterns in 2013, and for the overall period from 2007 to 2013. FP7
implementation management and quality issues are the focus of section 3 and
include the current situation with regard to the simplification process and also
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