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| FP6 Environmental Technologies Info DaysCommission Info-days in July focus on water quality, chemical-testing.
On 19 July the European Commission will formally launch its call for proposals for eco-system and climate change technology projects as part of the EU’s Sixth Framework Research Programme.
A pair of these topics will soon be the focus of information exchanges for industry: water technologies and intelligent testing strategies for chemicals. Intelligent testing aims to integrate computer modelling and bio-informatics with pharmacology, toxicology and other fields of research to produce new analytical tools as alternatives to animal testing, among other things.
To prepare the call and to bring industry and research groups together with stakeholders, the Commission is organising two Information Days in early July, both at the Centre Borschette in Brussels. The first – on intelligent testing strategies – will be held on 8 July, followed by the second on water technologies on 11 July. The latter will focus on the specific topics of:
As the events will be restricted to 180 participants, reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis by no later than 1 July 2005. Interested parties should first consult the following website for information about the event and how to register: