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This paper discusses aspects of energy efficiency in the European process industry. Firstly, a brief historical perspective of European research is given, secondly examples of the JOULE Rational Use of Energy in Industry Programme are discussed and finally information on the forthcoming European Union Fifth Framework Programme is presented. This Framework Programme will cover all research and development activities in the period 1998-2002, priorities being given to life resources and the ecosystem, the information society, sustainable and competitive growth, international cooperation, innovation and participation by small and medium sized enterprises and growth of human potential.

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Authors: PILAVACHI P A, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Proceedings of the First European Congress in Chemical Engineering (1997)
Record Number: 199711257 / Last updated on: 1997-10-10
Original language: en
Available languages: en