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Table 4 Networking through funded projects: a comparison of the European Commission's Framework Programmes (FP)*

From: Collaborative research: Accomplishments & potential

  FP3 FP4 FP5 FP6
Number of organizations in funded projects 6291 5335 8026 3351
Number of funded projects 2131 1743 2786 374
Average number of organizations per project 7.1 7.1 7.2 15.1
Average number of projects per organization 2.4 2.3 2.4 1.7
  1. * from the final report "Evaluation of Networks of collaboration among participants in IST research and their evolution to collaborations in the European Research Area" (ERAnets [8])