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Documents

This section contains a non-exhaustive archive of documents related to 'Life sciences for health' and 'Food quality and safety'.

Documents on life sciences for health issues
Documents on food quality and safety issues

 

Documents on life sciences for health issues


SPEECH/04/73 : Un réseau d'excellence pour la recherche européenne sur les allergies et l'asthme Lancement du GA 2LEN - Global Allergy and Asthma European Network (12.02.2004) – by Philippe Busquin, European Commissioner for Research

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council - provisional minutes (2-3 June 2003) – 2512th Council meeting [PDF document - 272 Kb]

Introduction to Life sciences, genomics and biotechnology for health (FP6 priority area) [ PDF document - 416 Kb]

Human Tissue and cells
Information on safety of human tissues and cells – DG Health and Consumer Protection

Commission staff working paper report on human embryonic stem cell research (3.04.2003) [ PDF document - 1,51 Mb]

Stem cells: Therapies for the future? [ PDF document - 1,17 Mb]

Biotechnology
Life sciences and biotechnology – A Strategy for Europe [PDF document - 176 Kb] (23.01.2002) - Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions

Towards a strategic vision of life sciences and biotechnology: consultation document [ PDF document - 224 Kb] (04.09.2001) - Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions

Report on the Future of the Biotechnology Industry [ PDF document -98 Kb] (28.02.2001) - European Parliament Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy

Life sciences and biotechnology, a strategy for Europe: progress report and future orientations [ PDF document - 112 Kb] (05.03.2003) - Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, to the Council, and to the European Economic and Social Committee

Human genetics
Report on the ethical, legal, economic and social implications of human genetics [PDF document -914 Kb] - European Parliament Temporary Committee on Human Genetics and Other New Technologies in Modern Medicine (November 2001)

Conference on Genetics and the future of Europe [ PDF document - 592 Kb]

FP5 and FP4
Wonders of Life : Stories from Life Sciences Research under the 4th & 5th Framework Programmes [ PDF document - 944 Kb]

Improving the quality of life - An overview of Public Health research projects 1994-2002 [ PDF document -1.58 Mb]

Documents relating to the Life Sciences chapter of the Fourth RTD Framework Programme (1994-98).

See also the European legal texts in the field of biosociety

 

Documents on food quality and safety issues

The fight against obesity: Examples of EU projects in the field of nutrition and obesity [ PDF document – 1.05 Mb]

2025: a vision for plant genomics and biotechnology [PDF document – 704 kb]

SPEECH/04/58: Philippe Busquin European Commissioner in charge of Research A European research area for agriculture and food research European Agro-Food Research conference Wageningen (2.02.2004 )

Summary report of the EURAGRI conference: ‘Science for society-science with society; how can research on food and agriculture in Europe better respond to citizens’ expectations and demands?’

Introduction to Food quality and safety (FP6 priority area) [PDF document – 400 kb]

White paper on Food safety (12.01.2000) [PDF document – 144 kb]

Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources programme implemented under the Fifth Framework Programme (1999-2002)

Key Action 1: Food, Nutrition & Health

Ethical, legal and socio-economic aspects of agriculture, fisheries and food biotechnology - An Overview of Research Activities 1994-2002 [PDF document – 828 kb]

The process of addressing the ethical dimension of animal experimentation and implementing the principle of the Three Rs under the « Quality of life » programme (July 2002) [PDF document – 308 kb]

Report on the Future of the Biotechnology Industry (28.02.2001) - European Parliament Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy [PDF document – 98 kb]

Report on the impact of biotechnology on agriculture (03.02.1998) European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development [PDF document – 43 kb]

See also the European legal texts in the field of biosociety


Last update: 25 December 2008 | Top