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RTD Info
RTD InfoEdition number
November 99

Small and medium-sized enterprises
The busy bees
of research


Calls for Proposals, Events
and New Publications
by Commissioner Philippe Busquin
A European Research Area
Technological innovation
Plasma conquering the textile industry
Artificial intelligence
Fuzzy logic on the European test bed
Animal experimentation
- Science without guinea pigs
- In vitro epidermis
The genes of silence
Socio-economic research
Breathing new life into run-down neighbourhoods
Management of natural risks
Defence against the white fury
Cultural heritage
Microsurgery in Assisi

This newsletter contains articles on various aspects of Community research and presents project results. RTD Info is aimed both at current and potential participants in the Community research programmes and at a wider audience of manufacturers, decision-makers, students, etc. interested in the latest developments in European research. Each issue also provides an European RTD Digest with information updates about the Community research programmes: dates of calls for proposals, events, conferences, publications, etc.

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