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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: With reference to the Science in Society 2012-1 call - topic “Tools and instruments for a better societal engagement in Horizon 2020”: Could you please explain the meaning of the terms “tools/instruments”, used in the call text and give more information about the focus on the six societal challenges in Horizon 2020?
A: Unfortunately we cannot provide further background material related to the call, which is meant to be a stand-alone text, open to interpretation. This call relates to the investigation/assessment of existing and the exploration/development of new tools/methods/approaches to foster "public engagement" (the widest definition thereof: ie: sustainable multi-actor dialogue fostering co-creation and collective intelligence) in the 6 societal challenges of H2020, which may require different approaches depending on their constituencies, degree of maturity, phase of policy cycle, degree of social acceptability, etc. Some on-going work related to public engagement in research can be found in the series of MML (Mobilisation and Mutual Learning) projects we are supporting.
Category : FP7 (Seventh Framework Programme) ( Science in Society ) , Science in Society


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