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FP7 vs. Horizon 2020

FP7 vs. Horizon 2020

Subject FP7 Horizon2020

Budget

€ +/- 51 billion

€ +/- 79 billion

Continuation of

FP6

  • FP7
  • Competiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP)
  • European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

Structure

4 specific programmes:

  • Cooperation
  • People
  • Ideas
  • Capacities

3 pillars:

  • Excellent Science
  • Industrial Leadership
  • Societal Challenges

+ Horizontal challenges

Time-to-contract

Average of 12 months

Average of 8 months

Challenges*

Health

Societal Challenges:
Health, demographic change and welbeing challenge

Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology

Societal Challenges:
Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy

Industrial Leadership:
Biotechnology

Information and Communication Technologies

Industrial Leadership:
ICT

Societal Challenges:
Secure Societies - protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens

Environment (including Climate Change)

Societal Challenges:
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities

Societal Challenges:
Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies

Space

Industrial Leadership:
Space

Security

Societal Challenges:
Secure Societies - protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens

Ideas

Excellent Science:
ERC

People

Excellent Science:
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions

Research infrastructures

Excellent Science:
European Research Infrastructures (including e-infrastructures)

Science in society

Horizontal theme:
Science with and for Society

International Cooperation

Horizontal in all thematic areas

Entry point for electronic administration

Part of Cordis website

1 single user-friendly IT platform via Participant Portal

* This table displays only the challenges followed by the federal NCPs