This briefing paper deals with the way in which the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the EU has been used to fund the European Security Research Programme (ESRP). The paper deals with who has access to the ESRP and, under the Third Country Agreements and  Associated Countries, how Israel manages to secure funding and include Israeli experts evaluating projects under FP7.

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A second version of this briefing paper have been made necessary because of new information in relation to the security co-operation between the EU and Israel. This versions adds additional material concerning the security research cooperation between the EU and Israel in the context of Israel’s military industry.

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