Specific International Cooperation Actions - SICA
In some calls of the EU's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development - FP7 on topics of mutual interest with regions or countries outside the European Union (i.e. not EU Member States nor Associated Countries), special conditions apply to projects promoting research cooperation with these regions.
Participants from the Western Balkan countries participate with the same rights and obligations as EU Member States. There are no specific SICAs for the Western Balkans as they are associated countries.