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The European Commission hereby invites interested parties to submit proposals for RTD projects in the specific programme for research and technological development, including demonstration, in the field of biotechnology (BIOTECH 2), 1994-1998. The activities covered by this call for proposals relate to all areas described in the Work Programme.RTD project proposals are invited for submission for in the following areas:

- I. Objectives requiring concentration of means:
. Area 1: Cell factories;
. Area 2: Genome analysis;
. Area 3: Plant and animal biotechnology;
. Area 4: Cell communication in neurosciences;

- II. Objectives covered by concertation:
. Area 5: Immunology and transdisease vaccinology;
. Area 6: Structural biology;
. Area 7: Pre-normative research, biodiversity and social acceptance;
. Area 8: Infrastructures;

- III. Objectives treated by means of horizontal activities:
. Demonstration activities: shared-cost actions (demonstration projects in the 8 areas above);
. Biotechnology and society: ethical, legal and social aspects, by means of concerted actions, RTD projects and scientific studies;
. Biotechnology and society: public perception, by means of preparatory, accompanying and support measures (scientific studies) and concerted actions;
. Socio-economic impact: by means of preparatory, accompanying and support measures (scientific studies).

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