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Fifth Framework Programme

Improving the Quality of Life
Improving the Quality of Life

The explosive growth in our understanding of the structure and working of life has brought about vast new developments in health care, pharmaceuticals, food and agriculture. But the challenges ahead, from the reappearance of once-conquered diseases to the unsustainable use of natural resources, leave no room for complacency.

Key Action 1
      Food, nutrition and health
Key Action 2
    Control of infectious diseases
Key Action 3
  The 'Cell Factory'
Key Action 4
  Environment and health
Key Action 5
  Sustainable agriculture, fisheries and forestry, including integrated development of rural areas
Key Action 6
  The ageing population and disabilities
Generic Research

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