The Research Executive Agency (REA):
The REA manages the following parts of the Horizon 2020 framework programme (grouped by pillar):
The implementation of the above actions will be gradually handed over to the REA in 2014 and 2015, as the Agency builds up the capacity to manage them.
Horizon 2020 support
The REA provides administrative and logistical support services to the whole of Horizon 2020 as well as certain other programmes (for example Erasmus+).
Concretely, the REA runs the support for independent experts evaluating project proposals, including the management of on-site evaluation facilities for most of H2020, and provides services for the legal and financial validation of participants.
The REA also conducts the Research Enquiry Service, which answers questions from applicants, participants and the broader public on EU research and innovation funding.
7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7)
The REA continues to manage ongoing projects under FP7 in the following areas:
Over the lifetime of the FP7, the REA has run research projects for a value of €6.4 billion (approx. 12% of the total FP7 budget).
The REA is managing around 11,000 FP7 research projects, more than 40% of all FP7 projects.
Search all the FP7 projects ran by the REA by theme: