Work Package - WP

Complex projects are usually devided into Work Packages (and tasks) in order to improve the management and implementation. These Work Packages are usually managed by Work Package Leaders and have verifiable end-points (normally a deliverable or a milestone in the overall project). A work package is a major sub-division of the proposed project with a verifiable end-point – normally a deliverable or a milestone in the overall project."

WBC-INCO.NET, for example, is divided into eight Workpackages:

  • WP1 - European and Regional Dialogue
  • WP2 - Priority Setting
  • WP3 - Monitoring S&T Cooperation
  • WP4 - Building Capacities
  • WP5 - Facilitating Networking and FP7 Participation
  • WP6 - Project Management
  • WP7 - Dissemination
  • WP8 - Innovation Support