October 20, 2014
Luca Giocoli
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FP7 and H2020: what else for Universities?

In this post we will identify some financial tools that the European Union provides to entities and citizens of Member States in order to help to create a Europe based on equity, technological progress and of course sustainability, among other things. In line with our approach, we are going to focus on the reason that can inspire European Universities to join this plan and to use those tools. Cohesion Policy: one more chance to get funding from the EU In terms of its ...
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October 7, 2014
José Luis Mateos
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Regional Development in Europe and ERC Advanced Grants in Social Sciences and Humanities

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, the ERC aims to reinforce excellence, dynamism and creativity in European research by funding investigator-driven projects of the highest quality at the frontiers of knowledge [1]. The “Ideas” specific programme’s budget implemented by the ERC is EUR 7.5 billion over a period of seven years. It represents around 15% ...
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