In the context of the Lisbon growth and jobs strategy, the Commission drew up a strategic vision for life sciences and biotechnology up to 2010.
In preparing the document, the Commission launched a broad public consultation based on a[252 KB] entitled "Life Sciences and Biotechnology - Towards a Strategic Vision".
A conference was organised in September 2001 to consult stakeholders ([77 KB] )
The strategy consists of two parts:
and an action plan, with concrete measures to encourage ongoing dialogue, including setting up a stakeholders' forum.
Contributions from contributors who agreed to their publication, and the results of the public consultation,