The European Commission has recently published a directory of projects financed under the Science and Technology for Regional Innovation and Development in Europe (STRIDE) programme. The projects included in this directory were all carried out, between 1990 and 1994, in less-favoured regions of the European Union. Information is given on each project including: title; field of activity; a brief description of the project; main objectives, the person responsible and the contact address. The projects are presented by RTD field (ie. environment, marine science and technology, innovation, etc.). The directory should be of interest to organizations looking for potential partners, within less-favoured regions, for projects undertaken under the Fourth Framework programme. It should also serve as a valuable source of information for the establishment of new networks, or the enlargement of existing ones, between developed and less-developed regions. The directory is available in both print and CD-ROM form and was prepared by DGs XII (Science, Research and Development) and XVI (Regional development) of the European Commission.