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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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A

AAL Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme
AC Associated Countries
ACR Austrian Cooperative Research
AdG ERC Advanced Grants
AEA Austrian Energy Agency (Österreichische Energieagentur)
AENEAS Association for European Nanoelectronis Activities
AER Annual Evaluation Review
AIP Annual Implementation Plan
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
ARTEMIS Embedded Computing Systems Joint Technology Initiative
ARTEMIS-ETP ARTEMIS European Technology Platform
ARTEMIS-ITEA ARTEMIS Information Technology for European Advancement
AWS Austrian Wirtschaftsservice GmbH
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B

BERD Business Expenditure in Research and Development
BES Business Enterprise Sector
BEV Battery Electric Vehicle
BILATs Projects supporting the coordination for the enhancement and development of S&T Partnerships
BM Bundesministerium
BMBF Bundesministerium für Bildung und Frauen
BMF Bundesministerium für Finanzen
BMLFUW Bundesministerium für Land‐ und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft
BMVIT Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie
BMWFW Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft
BONUS Joint Baltic Sea Research and Development Programme
BSG Research for the Benefit of Specific Groups
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C

CATRENE Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe on NanoElectronics
C&C The European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers
CDT Central Design Team
CEAIE China Education Association for International Exchange
CIP Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme
CIP The Competitiveness and Innovation Programme
CIPE Inter-ministerial Committee for Economic Planning
Clean Sky Aeronautics and Air Transport Joint Technology Initiative
CNPq National Council for Scientific and Technological development (Brazil)
CNR Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche d'Italia
COFUND Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes
CORDA Common Research Data Warehouse
CORDIS Community Research and Development Information Service for Science
COST European Cooperation in Science and Technology
CP Collaborative Project
CP/CP-CSA Combination of Collaborative Project & Coordination and Support Action
CPM Contract and Project Management
CROR Counter Rotating Open Rotor
CS Clean Sky (Joint Undertaking)
CSA Coordination and Support Action
CSC China Scholarship Council (CSC)
CSCSE Chinese Service Centre for Scholarly Exchange
CSIC Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain)
CS-JU Clean Sky (Joint Undertaking)
CTI Swiss Innovation Promotion Agency
CUSPEA the China-U.S. Physics Examination and Application
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D

DAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
DG COMM Directorate-General for Communication
DG CONNECT Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology
DG EAC Directorate-General for Education and Culture
DG ENTR Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry
DG INFSO Directorate-General for Information Society and Media
DG RTD Directorate-General for Research & Innovation
DIGIT Directorate-General for Informatics
DIS Dedicated Implementation Structure
DOE Department of Energy (USA)
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E

EC European Commission
E-CORDA External Common Research Data Warehouse
ECSEL Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership
EDCTP Article 185 Initiative for European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership
EEA European Economic Area
EFDA European Fusion Development Agreement
EFPIA European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
EIB European Investment Bank
EID European Industrial Doctorates
EIF European Investment Fund
EIP‐FFG Bereich europäische und internationale Programme der FFG
e-IRG e-Infrastructure Reflection Group
EIT European Institute of Technology
EIT‐KIC Knowledge and Innovation Communities des European Institute of Technology
EMRP European Metrology Joint Research Programme
ENIAC Nanoeletronics Technologies 2020 Joint Technology Initiative
ENV Environment (including Climate Change)
EP European Parliament
EPO European Patent Office
EPSS Electronic Proposal Submission System
ERA European Research Area
ERAB European Research Area Board
ERAC European Research Area Committee
ERA-NET European Research Area Network
ERC European Research Council
ERCEA European Research Council Executive Agency
ESA European Space Agency
ESC European Economic and Social Committee
ESF European Science Foundation
ESF European Social Fund
ESFRI European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructure
ESR Evaluation Summary Report
ET Engineering and Technology
ETP European Technology Platform
EU European Union
EURAB European Advisory Board
Euratom European Atomic Energy Community
EURAXESS European initiative providing access to researchers to pursue their research careers in Europe
EUREKA Initiative für anwendungsnahe Forschung und Entwicklung in Europa
Eurostars Joint European Programm zur Förderung von forschungsorientierten KMUs, kofinanziert von den Eureka‐Mitgliedsstaaten und der EU
EUROSTAT Statistical Office of the European Union
EU SDS EU renewed Sustainable Development Strategy
EU-SILC European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions
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F

F4E Fusion for Energy European Joint Undertaking
FAIR Facility for-Antiproton-and-Ion-Research
FCH Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Technology Initiative
FET Future and Emerging Technologies
FFG Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft
FP Framework Programme
FP6 The Sixth European Community Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development
FP7 The Seventh European Community Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development
FPP Full Project Proposals
FTB Flying Test Bed
FTI Forschung, Technologie, Innovation
FWF Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
FYROM Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
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G

GCI Glass Ceiling Index
GERD Gross Expenditure in Research and Development
GISCO Geographic Information System of European Commission
GPC Groupe de haut niveau pour la Programmation Conjointe - High Level Group for Joint Programming
GSRT General Secretariat of Research and Technology
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H2020 Horizon 2020
HEI Higher Education Institutions
HERD Higher Education Research & Development
HES Higher Education System
HG Helsinki Group
HLG High Level Group
HRST Human Resources in Science and Technology
HRSTC Human Resources in Science and Technology - Core
HRSTE Human Resources in Science and Technology - Education
HRSTO Human Resources in Science and Technology - Occupation
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IAPP Marie Curie Industry-Academia Pathways and Partnerships
ICPC International Co-operation Partner Country
ICT Information and Communication Technologies
IDEAS Programme that is designed to support "frontier research" projects carried out by researchers on subjects of their choice
IGD-TP Implementing Geological Disposal Technology Platform
IIF International Incoming Fellowships
IISER The Integrated Information System on European Researchers
IMI Joint Technology Initiative "Innovative Medicine"
INCO Activities of International Cooperation
INCO-NETS Activities of International Cooperation - Networks
INFRA Research Infrastructures
IPR Intellectual Property Rights
ISCED International Standard Classification of Education
ISCO International Standard Classification of Occupations
ITD Integrated Technology Demonstrator
ITER The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
ITN Marie Curie Initial Training Networks
ITRE European Parliament Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
IV Industriellenvereinigung
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J

JET Joint European Torus
JP Joint Programming
JPI Joint Programming Initiative
JRC Joint Research Centre
JTI Joint Technology Initiative
JU Joint Undertaking
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K

KBBE knowledge-based bio-economy
KET Key Enabling Technologies
KIRAS Österreichisches Förderungsprogramm für Sicherheitsforschung
KPI Key Performance Indicator
KT Knowledge Transfer
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LS Life Sciences
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M

MASP Multi-Annual Strategic Plan
MCA Marie Curie Action
MP Management Plan
MSCA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action
MYRRHA A fast spectrum irradiation facility within ESFRI
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N

NCP National Contact Point
NEF Negotiation Form Facility
NERIS-TP Nuclear and Radiological Emergy Response and Recovery
NMP Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies
NoE Network of Excellence
NUSHARE Project for Sharing & Growing Nuclear Safety
NUTS Nomenclature of Units for Territorial Statistics
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O

OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OIF Outgoing International Fellowships
OST Office of Science and Technology
OTH Other
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P

PIC Participant Identification Code
PNP Private Non-Profit Sector
PoC Proof of Concept
PPP Public Private Partnership
PPS Purchasing Power Standard
PRC Private for Profit Organisation
PRO Public research Organisation
PUB Public Body
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R

R&D Research and Development
RDI Research, Development and Innovation
REA Research Executive Agency
REC Research Organisation
RESPIR SESAM Research Performance and Impact Reporting tool
RFFI Russian Foundation for Basic Research
RFTE Rat für Forschung und Technologieentwicklung
RI Research Infrastructure
RKS Regionale Kontaktstellen
RSFF Risk Sharing Finance Facility
RSI Risk Sharing instrument
RTD Research and Technological Development
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S

SCK-CEN Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
SESAR-JU Single European Sky ATM Research programme
SET‐Plan The European Strategic Energy Technology Plan
SFIC Strategic Forum for International S&T Cooperation
SGHRM Steering Group on Human Resources and Mobility
SICA Specific International Co-operation Action
SiS Science in Society
SJR Journal Rank Indicator
SLA Service Level Agreement
SME Small and medium sized enterprise
SNETP Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform
SNF Swiss National Science Foundation
SOWI Sozial‐ und Wirtschaftswissenschaften
SRA Strategic Research Agenda
SRIA Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda
SSH Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities
SSTC The Swiss Science and Technology Council
S&T Science & Technology
StG ERC Starting Grants
SWG Simplification Working Group
SWOT Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (usually referred to as
SWOT Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (usually referred to as
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T

Tekes the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation
TFEU Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union
TTG Time-to-Grant
TTP Time-to-Pay
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U

UNESCO-UIS United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation Institute for Statistics
UNIKO Universitätskonferenz
UOE UNESCO-UIS/OECD/EUROSTAT joint data collection (UOE)
URF Unique Registration Facility
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W

WIRE Jährliche Konferenz "Week of Innovative Regions in Europe"
WiS Women in Science
WKO Wirtschaftskammer Österreich