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Our experts have been involved in research and innovation related projects since 1999. In this section we summarize what you need to know on FP7, the rules of applying for a grant and how to manage a running project.
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the system and the
concept behind, look
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Direct grants support the common
EU objectives. These include
European Union programmes
that beneficiaries - normally
in partnership - can directly
apply for to the EC. Typically
you compete on a European
(even world-wide) level and
sign a contract with the
Indirect grants support normally national / regional objectives. You compete on national/regional
level and individually
or in partnership
implement your project.
Your funding authority
will be a ministry or
a regional agency.
Get to know other funds which give grants e.g. EUROSTARS, ERA-NET, EUREKA, Visegrad Fund, or find support outside the EU budget e.g. World Bank, Norwegian Fund, etc. or even find supplementary
sources that are not
necessarily grants e.g.
EBRD, EIF, EIB.
Budget: EUR 358 million
The Grundtvig programme is designed to provide assistance for the stakeholders of adult education such as adult learners, institutions and organisations providing adult education, and teachers and other staff.
- Increasing the number of participants in adult education mobility to 7000 people annually by 2013
- Responding to the challenges of education posed by the aging European population
- Providing adults with path-ways to enhancing their knowledge and skills
- Mobility of individuals (i.e. study trips, visits, assistant teacher scholarships, mutual visits and exchanges in adult education)
- Grundtvig Learning Partnerships focusing on themes of mutual interest to participating organisations
- Multilateral projects for the development of the adult education system through innovation and good practice
- Grundtvig Networks of experts and organisations working on developing adult education, spreading good practices and supporting partnerships
Associations, counselling organisations, information services, policy-making bodies and others involved in lifelong learning and adult education at local, regional and national levels, such as NGOs, enterprises, voluntary groups and research centres are eligible for funding.