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For an easy-to-read introduction to FP7 in 21 languages, see the brochure, "FP7 - tomorrow's answers
start today", on Understanding the Seventh Framework Programme


FP7 was the European Union's Research and Innovation
funding programme for 2007-2013.
The current programme is Horizon 2020
but there are many projects funded under FP7 which are still running.

Frequently Asked Questions about FP7

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Q: How are the first four years of career of an ESR calculated? Does only the date count when they obtained the degree which entitled them to embark on a doctorate, or are the activities they realise in the meantime assessed as well? (All Calls)
A: The four years are considered as full time equivalent research experience. As an example, a candidate who obtained his/her degree entitling him/her to embark on a doctorate 5 years ago and spent the equivalent of two years attending taught classes and three years gaining research experience is still eligible as ESR. They are considered to have three years experience, the time in formal teaching is not counted. Similarly compulsory military experience is not counted.
Category : Marie Curie Actions (FP7) ( ITN (Initial Training Networks) ) , ITN (Initial Training Networks) ( Eligible researchers ) , FP7 (Seventh Framework Programme) ( ITN (Initial Training Networks) )


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