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Sixth Framework Programme 
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European Research 2002
Brussels, 11-12-13 November, 2002

Salle des Expositions, Heysel


Media programme: Monday

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MONDAY 11 NOVEMBER

Time

Event

Contents

Location

09:30

Opening session (Plenary)

Philippe Busquin, EU Commissioner for Research
Speech (PDF 17kB)
Photographs of Commissioner Busquin

Guy Verhofstadt, Prime Minister of Belgium

Panel Discussion

Galileo

Auditorium

12:30-13:00

Press conference

Philippe Busquin

Meitner

Press room

14:30

PRESS POINT

Highlights of the day

Meitner

Press room

14.45

 

Nano: the next dimension

Film script

Press Premiere Screening of TV documentary on nanotechnologies

(Produced by Pierre-Oscar Levy, 
Ex-Nihilo, France)

Meitner

Press room

15:30

1.1

Fast track to the future: solutions for safer, cleaner cars

Programme (164 kB)

Speaker biographies (163 kB)

Moderator: Christos Tokamanis, Research DG, European Commission

  • Safer, smarter cars: car environment detection at low speed
    Ulrich Lages, IBEO Automobile Sensors GmbH, Germany
    Press pack: 1 (322 kB)
    Press pack: 2 (320 kB)
    Presentation (372 kB)

  • Cleaner cars: innovative solutions to reduce CO2
    Gerhard Lepperhoff FEV Motorentechnik GmbH, Germany
    Press pack (162 kB) Image (jpg: 77 kB)
    Presentation (631 kB)

  • Breathing free: fighting transport pollution in urban areas
    Giovanni De Santi, Joint Research Centre, Ispra
    Press pack (334 kB)
    Presentation (315 kB)

Meitner

Press room

16:15

1.2

Clearly competitive: cleaner processes, smarter products for sustainable business

Programme (164 kB)

Introduction (165 kB)

Goals (326 kB)

Opportunities for nanotechnology (800 kB)

Speaker biographies (164 kB)

Contacts (159 kB)

Moderator: Hervé Pero, Research DG, European Commission

  • New frontiers for customisation: innovative product and production design in the footwear industry
    C.Boer, ITA-CNR Italy
    Press pack (643 kB)
    Presentation (1316 kB)
    Annotated images (2746 kB)
    Images (jpg): mirror (39 kB ) optiscan (74 kB  )

  • Clean technologies and recycling: the role of virtual institutes
    Edorta Larraurri, GAIKER, Spain
    Press pack (641 kB)
    Presentation (333 kB)

  • From vision to business success: the role of networks
    Del Stark, Institute of Nanotechnology, UK & NANOFORUM
    Press pack (482 kB)
    Presentation (90 kB)

Meitner

Press room

17:00

1.3

Smaller, smarter and more flexible: nanotechnology and multifunctional materials

Programme (164 kB)

Introduction (481 kB)

Speaker biographies (164 kB)

Moderator: Luisa Prista, Research DG, European Commission

  • Megacollaboration in the nanoworld: nanostructured materials
    Karen Vercamme, VITO Materials technology, Belgium
    Press pack (324 kB)
    Presentation (155 kB)

  • Multifunctional materials: longer lasting orthopaedic implants
    Ramon Torrecillas, CSIC, Spain
    Contacts (148 kB)
    Presentation (575 kB)

  • Innovative DNA chips applications for food safety, civil security
    Ian Bruce, University of Greenwich, UK
    Press pack (326 kB)
    Presentation (930 kB)

Meitner

Press room

17:45

1.4

How genomics will change your life

Press pack (29kB)

Speaker biographies (20kB)

Moderator: Manuel Hallen, Research DG, European Commission

  • Getting to diseases through genetics of volunteer twins
    Lena Peltonen, National Public Health Institute, Finland
    Press pack (27kB)

  • Understanding human diseases though mousegenetics
    Johan Auwerx, IGMCB, Strasbourg, France
    Press pack (29kB)
    Presentation (123 kB)

  • Structural proteomics for drug design
    Dino Moras, CNRS, IGMCB, Strasbourg, France
    Press pack (30kB)

Meitner

Press room

18:30

Networking cocktail

Exhibition area,
Hall 11

20:00-23:00

Reception

Hosted by the Belgian Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs

Museum
of Musical Instruments

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