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Fifth (EC) Framework Programme -
Energy, environment and sustainable development

Programme Fact Sheet
Last updated: 28-12-2001
Title
Energy, environment and sustainable development
Objectives
To contribute to sustainable development by focusing on key activities crucial for social well-being and economic competitiveness in Europe.
Research Areas

A. Environment and sustainable development

Key Actions

Research and Technological Development Activities of a Generic Nature

  • Fight against major natural and technological hazards
  • Development of generic earth observation satellite technologies
  • Study of socio-economic aspects of development of environmental change within the perspective of sustainable development (impact on society, the economy and employment)

Support for Research Infrastructures

  • Facilities supported include:
  • Climate and global change research facilities
  • Marine research facilities
  • Natural hazards research facilities

B. Energy

Key Actions

  • Cleaner energy systems, including renewables
  • Economic and efficient energy for a competitive Europe

Note: See also Key Actions implemented under the specific programme of research and training in the field of nuclear energy.

Research and Technological Development Activities of a Generic Nature

  • Study of socio-economic aspects of energy within the perspective of sustainable development (impact on society, the economy and employment)

Calls for Proposals

All information concerning Calls for Proposals can be found on the Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development Programme calls pages .

Funding

Global budget: 2125 million euro

Breakdown of budget by activity

Note: See also budget for the specific programme of research and training in the field of nuclear energy.

Resources and Services
Documents
Contacts
European Commission
Energy, environment and sustainable development Information Desk
E-mail: (email removed)
National Contact Points
Previous Research Activities

Related research programmes implemented under the Fourth Framework Programme (1994-98) include:

Note: See also previous research activities implemented in the field of nuclear energy .


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