Within the specific programme "Cooperation" of FP7, you find ten thematic programmes (plus nuclear research as part of EURATOM). These cover a large spectrum of research and development. In all programmes the topics are predefined (top-down approach).
Depending on your interest and competences, you might find fields of interest in several thematic programmes. For example, you may find molecular biology themes in FAB, Biotechnology for non-food applications, as well as in the thematic programme Health.
Budget FP7 (M Euro)