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dc.contributor.authorGrimpe, Christophen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-06-04en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T13:29:28Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T13:29:28Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/36384-
dc.description.abstractSeveral reviews and impact assessment studies have concluded that the Sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP6) succeeded in fostering scientific excellence and attracting the 'A Team' in public science. However, these studies typically fail to contrast their findings with the variety of funding opportunities available to public science. Based on a sample of more than 1,000 scientists at universities and public research institutes in Germany, this paper finds that highly credentialed faculty typically chose other funding opportunities than FP6, for example grants from science foundations or industry. In fact, FP6 only seems to be attractive for the scientific 'B Team' that works rather application oriented. The findings further indicate that an FP6 participation substitutes for other grant programmes while the latter are complementary to each other. If this is intended to be changed other funding priorities will be required, for example smaller team sizes, less predefined research topics, a reduced administrative burden, and a higher quality of the peer review system.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheimen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x10-031en_US
dc.subject.jelL13en_US
dc.subject.jelO31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordResearch fundingen_US
dc.subject.keywordscientist productivityen_US
dc.subject.keywordSixth Framework Programmeen_US
dc.subject.stwEuropäische Forschungs- und Technologiepolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwWissenschaftleren_US
dc.subject.stwEntscheidungen_US
dc.subject.stwForschungen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleScientific excellence and extramural research grants: Beggars can't be choosers?en_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn627401198en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:10031-

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