On European research policy:

  • Commissioner for Research and Innovation
    Website of the Commissioner Carlos Moedas
  • Innovation Union
    Innovation component of the Europe 2020 Strategy for a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy
  • European Research Area
    Activities, programmes and policies intended to enable researchers, research institutions and businesses to increasingly circulate, compete and co-operate across borders
  • ERAWatch
    Information provider on European, national and regional research policies, actors, and programmes in the EU and beyond.

Available funding and tools for researchers:

  • Research portal of the European Commission
    User-oriented website regrouping the different tools by which the European Commission develops its research policy (funding programmes, news, statistics, etc)
  • Horizon 2020 – The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation
    The main financial instrument supporting European research and development, running from 2014 to 2020
  • 7th Framework Programme for research
    The EU's main instrument for funding research in Europe until 2013
  • Participant portal
    The Participant Portal is the entry point for electronic administration of EU-funded research and innovation projects, and hosts the services for managing proposals and projects throughout their lifecycle
  • CORDIS - Community Research and Development Information Service
    Information space aimed at facilitating participation in Community research and development activities, improving the exploitation of research results and promoting the diffusion of knowledge
  • FP7 applications
    Central access-point for information on the 6th and 7th Framework Programme software systems
  • Marie Curie actions
    Training, mobility and career development opportunities open to researchers of all ages and levels of experience covered under the People programme of FP7
    Information and advice point on issues regarding the mobility of researchers in the European Research Area

Institutions, bodies and networks involved in research: