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The Competitive and Sustainable Growth (GROWTH) Programme ran from 1998 to 2002 in the Fifth Framework Programme (FP5). It promoted sustainable industrial growth by stimulating EU innovation and co-operation in RTD. This website provided news and information for researchers and the general public related to areas covered by GROWTH. Last updated in November 2003, it remains an important source of information. To find easily a project on this website, use the search facility.

Funding for industrial research is now covered by the thematic priorities of the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) from 2002 to 2006, designed to support the creation of a European Research Area:

FP5 generic activity 3 Measurements and testing has been distributed through all the thematic priorities of FP6.