The programme is now coming to its end. Overall,
we can speak of a success.
During the period 1999-2002, a total of 9 867 proposals
were submitted to the QoL programme. 1841 projects
have been selected, giving a success rate of 18.7%,
with participation by 13 959 laboratories.
The EU co-financed part (50%) is almost e 2.2 billion.
In addition, some 700 postdoctoral and several hundred
graduate student fellowships have been awarded.