About: 6thFP

Agrifood 26-05-2005

6th Research Framework Programme (FP6)

The 6th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (6th FP) is the EU's main instrument for funding research in Europe. Adopted on 3 June 2002 and implemented on 1 January 2003, the programme covers the period 2002-2006 with a total budget of 17.5 billion euro.
Agrifood 23-09-2003

Debate on EU funding of stem cell research goes into final round

The Commission presented its ethical guidelines for EU funding of stem cell research to the Competitiveness Council on 22 September. They should enter into force before the end of 2003.

Commission sets up online discussion forum on 6th Research Programme

The Commission has launched a new online discussion forum which it hopes will boost networking between research centres, scientific organisations and SMEs in preparation for the 6th Research Framework Programme.

Council needs more details before adopting specific research programmes

The Research Council concluded during its meeting on 11 March it needs more details before it can adopt the rules of participation and the specific programmes of the 6th Research Framework Programme.
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