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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.

How to avoid financial errors in FP7

What: "How to avoid financial errors in FP7"
When: Brussels, 19 March 2012 from 10:00 to 12:20
Where: European Commission: Madou Plaza Tower - Auditorium, 1 Place Madou, 1210 Brussels

This is an event launching a communication campaign which aims to reduce financial errors in research expenditure.

The communication campaign reflects the Commission's efforts to share with stakeholders information and knowledge about the most common financial errors in FP7, and how to avoid making them.

The purpose of this event is to raise awareness within the research community of the importance of submitting error free cost claims as a way to speed up payments, avoid the reimbursement of ineligible amounts and liquidated damages and ultimately to achieve more reliable and error free financial reporting.
The Commission will present the ten most common financial errors in cost claims for research grants and it will outline its plans to reach out to stakeholders and assist them in their efforts to provide error free cost claims.


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