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The Fourth Framework Programme

With a budget of ECU 13 215 million the 4th Framework Programme (FP4) covered all the research and technological development (RTD) activities which were funded by the European Commission during the period 1994-1998.

The current Fifth Framework Programme was adopted in December 1998.

Activity 1 Research, technological development and demonstration programmes
Information Technologies
2084 Mecu (15.8 %)
Telematics
913 Mecu (6.9 %)
Communication Technologies
671 Mecu (5.1 %)
Industrial and Material Technologies
1833 Mecu (13.9 %)
see Competitive and Sustainable Growth
Standards, Measurements and Testing
307 Mecu (2.3 %)
see Competitive and Sustainable Growth
Environment and climate
914 Mecu (6.9 %)
Marine sciences et technologies
243 Mecu (1.8 %)
Biotechnologies
595,5 Mecu (4.5 %)
Biomedicine and health
374 Mecu (2.8 %)
Agriculture and fisheries
739,5 Mecu (5.6 %)
Non nuclear energy
1076 Mecu (8.1 %)
Nuclear fission safety
441 Mecu (3.3 %)
Controlled thermonuclear Fusion
895 Mecu (6.8 %)
Transport
263 Mecu (2.0 %)
Targeted socio-economic research (TSER)
147 Mecu (1.1 %)
Activity 2
Cooperation with third countries and international organisations
575 Mecu (4.4 %)
Activity 3
Dissemination and optimisation of results
352 Mecu (2.7 %)
Activity 4
Training and mobility of researchers
792 Mecu (6.0 %)
  • The budget comprises the original budget of ECU 12 300 million plus ECU 800 million due to the accession of the new Member States - Austria, Finland and Sweden -, plus ECU 115 million due to the financial complement to the 4th Framework programme
  • (Mecu = Million ECU)
  • These numbers include the budget of the Joint Research Centre

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22.05.2001

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