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Vision Paper and Basis for a Strategic Research Agenda for NanoMedicine, European Technology Platform on NanoMedicine, Nanotechnology for Health

Funded under: FP6-NMP

Abstract

The ageing population, the high expectations for better quality of life and the changing lifestyle of European society call for improved, more efficient and affordable health care.
Nanotechnology can offer impressive resolutions, when applied to medical challenges like cancer, diabetes, Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular problems, inflammatory or infectious diseases.
Experts of the highest level from industry, research centres and academia convened to prepare the present vision regarding future research priorities in NanoMedicine. Akey conclusion was the recommendation to set up a European Technology Platform on NanoMedicine designed to strengthen Europe's competitive position and improve the quality of life and health care of its citizens.

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Record Number: 6986 / Last updated on: 2005-09-13
Category: POLI