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New emerging/converging clusters of science and technology, 2005/S 48-045721, Contract notice, Services

Funded under: FP6, OTH-ERA


Research Directorate-General of the European Commission is responsible for implementing the Sixth Framework Programme for RTD. In the context of the specific programme Integrating and Strengthening the Foundations of the European Research Area, in part 2.2. Support for the coherent development of research and innovation policies, one component is Analyses and Studies, work relating to foresight, statistics and science and technology indicators. The study that is the object of this call for tenders, 'New emerging/converging clusters of science and technology', forms part of the work to be performed and contributes to implementing the European Science and Technology Foresight and Knowledge Sharing Platform. The main objective of the study is to map and analyse the emergence of new scientific and technological clusters at the boundaries of the established fields, or where a convergence can be seen of existing previously separated fields (e.g. nanobio, nanoinfo, infocogno, etc) and to analyse the processes and dynamics behind the emergence of these new clusters

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Record Number: 6770 / Last updated on: 2005-03-16
Category: CALL