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Abstract

This working paper of the Commission services complements and supports the Communication http://icadc.cordis.lu/fep-cgi/srchidadb?ACTION=D&SESSION=&RCN=1999&CALLER=DOCS_LIB (Investing in Research: an action plan for Europe) - COM(2003) 226 final. It comprises 7 sections addressing the following topics:
- The importance of R&D1 investment for growth
- Developments in national policies towards the Barcelona objective (Member States, Acceding and Candidate Countries)
- The positive response of the business sector to the first Commission Communication on the Barcelona objective
- The contributions of the 6th Framework Programme to the Barcelona objective
- The approach proposed for the application of the open method of co-ordination to the Barcelona objective
- European technology platforms
- Supply chain of human resources for R&D

The Communication and working paper are accompanied by a set of reports from five independent expert groups set up by the Commission services to examine how to improve the effectiveness of public support mechanisms for private sector R&D. The reports cover the following topics:

http://icadc.cordis.lu/fep-cgi/srchidadb?ACTION=D&SESSION=&RCN=2002&CALLER=DOCS_LIB (Mix of public support mechanisms)
http://icadc.cordis.lu/fep-cgi/srchidadb?ACTION=D&SESSION=&RCN=2003&CALLER=DOCS_LIBL (Guarantee mechanisms)
http://icadc.cordis.lu/fep-cgi/srchidadb?ACTION=D&SESSION=&RCN=2004&CALLER=DOCS_LIB (Risk capital measures)
http://icadc.cordis.lu/fep-cgi/srchidadb?ACTION=D&SESSION=&RCN=2005&CALLER=DOCS_LIB (Direct measures)
http://icadc.cordis.lu/fep-cgi/srchidadb?ACTION=D&SESSION=&RCN=2006&CALLER=DOCS_LIB (Fiscal measures)

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Record Number: 4945 / Last updated on: 2003-04-30
Category: SEC DOCUMENT
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