Last October the Commission submitted concrete proposals
on the objectives and actions of this strategic renewal
that will determine the nature of the new framework programme
European tools for science
Eric Banda, General Secretary of the European Science Foundation,
on developing a new European policy for research infrastructures
Science and society The demands of democracy
Relations between science and governance are at the heart
of a major debate, initiated by the Conference that was
organised last October by the Joint Research Center.
Aeronautics research: Hamburg, January 2001: a turning point for European aviation.
Preparing for the Global Challenges
Aviation and the environment
Europe under a single sky
Iron and steel
Artificial intelligence with the strength of steel
Iron and steel jobs piloted by super power
The educational value of "Twin Objects"
Virtual techniques used in vocational training.
Researchers suggest new avenues to be explored in channelling
the impact of flexible work practices.
from mountain to sea
The message from the mountain lakes
These ultra-sensitive ecosystems are being probed and tested
by multidisciplinary teams of researchers.
Prolific - and deadly - algae
What physico-chemical and biological mechanisms are causing
the worrying spread of toxic micro algae?
Spotlight on the Sun
The improved performances of photovoltaic sensors
New growth opportunities for lucerne
Rubisco - a protein found in lucerne - is attracting the
interest of experts on the human diet.
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,