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European Commission - Research - Biosociety

Welcome to Biosociety and the Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy The life sciences and biotechnology in Europe aim to serve the interests of European society, to enhance citizens’ quality of life, and to boost the competitiveness of industry through the construction of a dynamic knowledge-based bio-economy (KBBE). This website is your gateway to the Biosociety and Bio-economy.
FP7: Information on the Calls for proposals is available on CORDIS.
Knowledge based bio-economy
EU-funded research

A decade of EU-funded GMO research (2001 - 2010)

This publication summarises the results of 50 selected research projects on genetically modified organisms (GMO), co-funded by the European Commission under the Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation, and conducted in the period 2001 - 2010, including a summary of the latest Eurobarometer survey 2010 on Life Sciences and Biotechnology.

EuropaBio launches as part of EU-FP6 project "White Biotechnology TP" PDF document

The site offers the opportunity to explore the main applications and benefits of industrial biotechnology and biobased products in a user friendly and educational way via videos and graphs.

Innovative Europe-wide Animal Genomics Project Makes Major Livestock Breeding ProgressPDF document

Just half way into its four-year programme the integrated Cutting Edge Genomics for Sustainable Animal Breeding (SABRE) project is the most innovative pan-European animal genomics research project ever undertaken. It is making major strides in developing breeding strategies for more economically and environmentally sustainable livestock production systems
Site last update: 09/12/2010
A decade of EU-funded GMO research (2001 - 2010)

"The ocean of tomorrow 2011" call for proposals

European Technology Platforms [PDF document 20MB]
This publication highlights the activities undertaken by the European Technology Platforms in the area of food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology.
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Last update: 9 December 2010 | Top