of Life and Management
of Living Resources Programme
implemented under the Fifth Framework Programme (1999-2002)
Publications of the Quality of
- Japan - EU / Workshop on Bioventures / Report
The European Commission Research Directorate-General and MITI - Ministry of International Trade in Industry - in Japan organised a joint EU-Japan workshop on bioventures - biotechnology start-ups and bio-entrepreneurship - on 25th September 2000 in Tokyo. This EU-Japan workshop was intended to be an opportunity to exchange information on the European and Japanese approaches to encourage biotech spin-offs - from universities but also from big firms -, entrepreneurial initiatives and new bioventures, as this is an objective of major importance both in Japan and Europe.
European research on transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
This publication describes the 54 research projects on transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (including BSE, Creutzfeldt-Jakob etc) which are now being supported by the European Union. The document presents results achieved so far on subjects such as: characterisation and diagnosis of prions; clinical, epidemiological and social research; risk assessment; treatment and prevention; co-ordination of activities between Member States.
To order the document:
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies: the European initiative.
ISBN 92-828-9581-5, 129 pages (EUR 22,00).
- Improving the Quality of Life brochure
This 16-page brochure presents the programme in layman's terms, with examples of earlier projects. It is available in 3 languages.
- English version
ISBN catalogue number: 92-828-5549-X EUR
catalogue number: CG-19-98-641-EN-C
- French version
ISBN catalogue number: 92-828-5570-8
catalogue number: CG-19-98-641-FR-C
- German version
ISBN catalogue number: 92-828-5548-1
EUR catalogue number: CG-19-98-641-DE-C
- EC-US Task Force on Biotechnology Research
This booklet entitled “Mutual understanding” reviews a decade of collaboration (34 pages).
Catalogue number: EUR 19407
- CORDIS RTD-results
Supplement Compilation of science and technology results from FP-4 life science programmes (Biomed, Biotech and FAIR),
available in print and in PDF: cordis.europa.eu/focus/en/src/res-22.htm
EUR catalogue number: CD-AF-98-043-EN-C