Conference "Perspectives for FOOD 2030"
Useful links - Food 2030
In March 2000, EU leaders agreed to make the Union "the most competitive
and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world, capable of sustainable
economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion".
This is detailed in the Lisbon Strategy.
together for growth and jobs. A new start for the Lisbon Strategy
On 22-23 March 2005, the Spring Council discussed the Commission's mid-term review of the Lisbon strategy for economic,
social and environmental renewal. The key elements of the Lisbon reforms are more focus on growth and employment,
simplification and national ownership via national action plans.
This Commission website seeks to stimulate
interactions between biotech researchers, social scientists, economists
and ethical experts active in the field of life sciences. It also
informs and opens a dialogue with interested citizens on relevant
European policies and research activities.
This Commission website provides information on EU-backed research and development.
It includes a news service, a database of Union-funded projects and guidance on how to apply for European research funding.
- Seventh Framework Programme for research and technological development
The Seventh Framework Programme for research and technological development (FP7) is the European Unionīs
chief instrument for funding research over the period 2007 to 2013.
RTD info is a quarterly magazine published by the European Commission presenting a mix of research
results and debate on scientific subjects of interest to a wide, non-specialised readership.