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In January 2002, the Commission adopted a (Strategy for Europe on Life Sciences and Biotechnology), consisting of two parts - policy orientations and a 30-point plan to transform policy into action. The Commission intends to report regularly on the progress made. This report is the first such response. It sets out what has been achieved in policy development and on the ground, and anticipates emerging issues.where further action is needed, this report contains future orientations, makes appropriate recommendations or announces new initiatives. This Communication highlights a number of core issues which are fundamental to the success of the Action Plan. It is supported by a (Commission Staff Working Paper) which sets out both short and medium term actions to bring these about, as well as a more precise timetable for delivery by the Commission.

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Record Number: 4897 / Last updated on: 2003-03-12
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