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European Commission - Research - Biosociety

Biosociety and the Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy
Knowledge based bio-economy
EU-funded research
Focus on socio-economics
Focus on bioethics
Science and governance
Success stories
Research projects
Page last update: 25/12/2008

Focus on socio-economics

The development of new technologies and their applications raise a number of important questions regarding their impact on people, society and markets. The European Commission supports activities aimed at studying these ramifications, particularly the socio-economic dimension and public attitudes to new technologies. The Fifth Framework Programme (1998-2002) and the Quality of Life Programme stressed that these activities should be at the centre of all new key actions in order to strike a balance between scientific progress and social expectations.

These web pages contain archives of European Union-backed research projects in the life sciences and biotechnologies sectors, including:









Last update: 25 December 2008 | Top