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29.03.2005 The fifth issue of the Industrial Research magazine focuses on SMEs and their role in industrial research projects. SMEs are both key partners and key beneficiaries of the NMP programme's efforts to support the shift towards more knowledge-based, high-added-value products and production processes.
22.03.2005 Publication of the NMP advisory group position paper
21.12.2004 Results of the open consultation on the European Strategy for nanotechnology now available
Download here the executive summary and the complete document
17.12.2004 The return of Europides
Europides is a friendly cartoon character, whose job is to help newcomers to European industrial research to understand the various mechanisms for funding research under the Sixth Framework Programme. A leaflet , a series of posters and a slide show are now available
13.12.2004 The 2004 EU Industrial Research Investment Scoreboard
08.12.2004 New NMP calls launched
29.11.2004 Revamped CORDIS service on nanotechnology reflects huge importance of the very small
22.11.2004 New NMP Work Programme
16.09.2004 CORDIS publishes new 'NMP' project profiles
click here to search for NMP project profiles
09.09.2004 Reporting Guidance Notes for project coordinators now available (draft version)
13.08.2004 EU funding instruments - the Europides view
A new eight-page colour leaflet from the European Commission provides a more light-hearted overview of funding instruments offered for industrial research in the EU Sixth Framework Programme (FP6). The objective of research under this Thematic Priority (Nanotechnologies, knowledge-based Materials and new Production - NMP) is to achieve breakthrough through greater integration of partners, sectors and skills.
29.06.2004 Research Commissioner Philippe Busquin, Enterprise and Information Society Commissioner Erkki Liikanen and Pasquale Pistorio, President and CEO of STMicroelectronics, outline a strategic vision for the future of nanoelectronics in Europe in Brussels on 29 June 2004.
28.06.2004 If you are looking for partners to participate in your project proposal under this IST-NMP joint call or if you wish to be included as a partner in a project proposal, please go to the Ideal-ist the route to IST Partners.
10.05.2004 Nanotechnology: Innovation for tomorrow's world
Brochure of the European Commission to illustrate to the public what nanotechnology is, May 2004
12.03.2004 Training week on Advanced applications design of Microsystems , 15-19th March 2004, Cranfield (UK)
23.01.2004 The Work Programme is now available in Danish, Greek, Spanish, Finish, Italian and Dutch
14.01.2004 Commission encourages public consultation on future of manufacturing
05.12.2003 New calls launched
05.12.2003 EuroNanoForum 2003 Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 December 2003, Trieste, Italy - Press material
05.12.2003 European Industrial Research Issue 2 (October 2003) Now available
12.11.2003 Information day at University of Maribor in Maribor, Slomskov trg 15; starting at 10. NanoMatProd (3rd priority) results and chalanges for Slovenian participants, New and emerging science and technoloy, and Opportunities for SMEs will be presented; 24 November 2003 (Information available in Slovenian only)
12.11.2003 Information day on NanoMatProd (3rd priority) at University of Primorska in Koper , Titov trg 4 ( Pretor's Palace), starting at 3 p.m. (after the closing of EuroNanoForum 2003 in Trieste); 12. December 2003 (The event will be in Slovenian and English)
05.11.2003 Journée nationale d'information sur la priorité thématique NMP : Nanotechnologies et nanosciences, Matériaux multifonctionnels Nouveaux procédés de production 19 November 2003
03.10.2003 New version of electronic submission tool for Contract Preparation Forms now available
29.09.2003 "Press conference: Sustainable and flexible manufacturing The Commission is organising a press conference on 'Sustainable and flexible manufacturing' in Milan on 22 October 2003, during the EMO machine tool fair , to show how EU research supports manufacturing industry in Europe."
18.09.2003 New National Programmes published for Belgium, Portugal and Spain
05.06.2003 New service launched for "Nanotechnologies and nano-sciences, knowledge-based multifunctional materials and new production processes and devices" (NMP)
04.06.2003 Launch of new search facility for the Calls Service
02.04.2003 Joint calls for Specific Support Actions for Associated Candidate Countries launched
01.04.2003 Guidelines on Proposal Evaluation and Selection Procedures available in English
31.03.2003 Mini-guide to CORDIS FP6 services now available

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