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NEST "Pathfinder" initiatives: outline of Pathfinder topic discussion and selection process

Funded under: FP6-NEST


The NEST (New and Emerging Science and Technology) activity is a new action created on the Sixth Framework Programme to stimulate breakthrough research in new and emerging areas of science and technology. NEST will focus on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research which lies outside the main fields of activity of the Framework Programme�s seven Thematic Priorities.

Pathfinder is one of three action lines carried out simultaneously within NEST. Pathfinder will select important, exciting and promising areas of research for focussed initiatives. This document provides a brief outline of the steps and rationale behind the NEST - Pathfinder topic discussion and selection workshop.

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Record Number: 2044 / Last updated on: 2003-07-07
Category: SUPP