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Towards a new framework programme - the Norwegian point of view

Funded under: FP5

Abstract

The Norwegian government has published a paper outlining its views on the shape of the Fifth RTD Framework Programme. Norway participates in the Fourth Framework Programme through its membership of the European Economic Area, and has been associated with the specific programmes since 1997 Improving the competitiveness of European industry and promoting innovation is seen to be of crucial importance. Some of the major challenges of tomorrow described in this document also seem to be related to environmental issues including the problem of global warming, life quality and social and cultural problems arising from societal changes. Nevertheless the Norwegian government does not enivsage the need to increase the budget of the Fifth Framework programme relative to the Fourth Framework Programme.

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Record Number: 297 / Last updated on: 1997-04-14
Category: POLI