CIP - COMPETITIVENESS AND INNOVATION FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
The first ??Competitiveness and Innovation framework Programme (CIP)? is a coherent and integrated response to the objectives of the renewed Lisbon strategy. Running from 2007 to 2013, it has a budget of approximately EUR 3.6 billion. It represents a 60 % increase in annual spending on actions related to competitiveness and innovation by 2013 compared to 2006.