Community Research and Development Information Service - CORDIS

Abstract

This 1994 Work Programme establishes the work schedule of the specific programme for research and technological development activities, including demonstration, in the field of standards, measurements and testing (1994-1998) and sets out in detail the various activities to be pursued during its lifetime. On the basis of this Work Programme periodic calls for proposals are launched inviting interested organizations to present project proposals.

The overall objective of the programme is to promote the development of the harmonized system of accurate, reproducible and repeatable measurements, analyses and tests necessary for European industry to be competitive and for the development and implementation of Community policies. The scientific and technical content of the programme is divided into the following themes:

- Theme I: Measurements for quality european products including written standards for industry:
. Measurements in support of the research phase;
. Measurement and testing in the industrial development phase;
. Measurement and testing for the control of production;
. Technical support to the achievement of total quality in measurement;

- Theme II: Research related to written standards and technical support to trade:
. Research in support of European trade;
. European measurement and testing infrastructure;
. Support to the needs of customs laboratories;

- Theme III: Measurement related to the needs of society:
. Health and safety;
. Methods and reference materials for environmental monitoring;
. Protection of the cultural heritage;
. Justice system. L. Justice system.
Record Number: 199730017 / Last updated on: 1997-04-08
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