The objectives of the Security theme are:
Why is it important?
Security related research is an important building block for supporting European freedom, security and justice. It will also contribute to developing technologies and capabilities in support of other European Community policies in areas such as transport, civil protection, energy, environment and health.
What will be funded?
Emphasis will be given to the following activities:
The European Commission will fund Security research by selecting project proposals submitted following the publication of a ‘Call for proposals’. When the first calls of the Security Work Programme are published they will be announced on this page. Read more…
The EU Member States have earmarked a total of € 1.4 billion for funding this theme over the duration of FP7.