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CIP

The Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) was adopted on 24 October 2006 by Decision No. 1639/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

It was an European Union programme running from 2007 to 2013 with an overall budget of € 3621 million.

CIP was targeted to foster the innovative capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), supporting innovation activities, information and communication technologies (ICT) as encouraging renewable energies and energy efficiency.

CIP was structured structuring in three specific operational programmes:

For further information relating to this programme, please refer to the:
CIP web site.