SEtTReND is funded by the European Comission Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)

The Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission is designed to support a wide range of participants: from universities, through public authorities to small enterprises and researchers in developing countries.

•  Private companies – such as small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), private research institutes or other industrial participants.
•  Public organisations – for example, public universities, regional authorities, public research organisations (PROs).
•  Individual researchers – from both the public and private sectors.
•  Researchers and organisations outside the European Union – whether from Candidate Countries, Associated States, developing countries, emerging economies or industrial nations

Themes funded include

Agriculture and food supply
Biology and medicine (Health)
Environment and climate
Industry and industrial technology
Information and Communication Technology
Research in practice
Research outputs
Social and Economic Concerns
Transport and Construction