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Forum fuels knowledge in EU

Forum fuels knowledge in EU

An EU funded project is building the critical mass of knowledge
required to ensure that Europe meets the Lisbon objective of
becoming the world's most competitive knowledge-based economy by
2010, reports Cordis.

Hope for FP6

Hope for FP6

Architects of the new instruments for the Sixth Framework Programme
will be heartened by news that a German report on the country's
networks of competence has concluded that such arrangements
stimulate innovation and, in turn,...

Progress in bionics

Progress in bionics

Bionics - the technical application of design, processing and
development principles of biological systems - will be the focus of
an upcoming event in Brussels on 6 May.

Towards 3 per cent GDP

Towards 3 per cent GDP

In a bid to increase European competitity in the global research
arena the European Commission announced new measures destined to
encourage public and private players across Europe to upgrade their
research effort.

The new face of genomics

The new face of genomics

Prominent US genomics Robert L. Strausberg, who directs the
National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Cancer Genomics office, has been
named as vice president for research at The Institute for Genomic
Research (TIGR).

Strategies for biotech growth

Strategies for biotech growth

The biotechnology industry in the state of British Columbia in
Canada could double the number of companies, attract large
revenue-generating biotechnology firms and create more than 5,000
new jobs within five years, says a strategic...