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INCO-COPERNICUS - Final results of call for proposals

A total of 261 proposals have been selected for funding following the call for proposals launched under the Community's specific RTD programme in the field of cooperation with third countries and international organizations (INCO-COPERNICUS) in October 1995 (OJ No C 271 of 17....

A total of 261 proposals have been selected for funding following the call for proposals launched under the Community's specific RTD programme in the field of cooperation with third countries and international organizations (INCO-COPERNICUS) in October 1995 (OJ No C 271 of 17.10.1995 p. 25). This call related particularly to projects involving scientific and technological cooperation with the Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) and the New Independent States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union. A total of 1,929 project proposals were received, involving some 10,230 participants, of which 36.7% were from CEECs, and 18.7% from the NIS. The number of proposals selected by sector, and the financial contribution awarded by the EU for each sector, is as follows: - Endangered ecosystems: 15 proposals (ECU 4.2 million); - Threats to the environment: 16 proposals (ECU 4.2 million); - Health: 19 proposals (ECU 5.2 million); - Non-nuclear energy: 20 proposals (ECU 4,191,500); - Advanced communications, telematics and language engineering: 18 proposals (ECU 5,074,000); - Information technology: 36 proposals (ECU 9,138,000); - Industrial and materials technology: 59 proposals (ECU 16,290,000); - Measurement and testing: 27 proposals (ECU6 million); - Biotechnology: 22 proposals (ECU 6,327,248); - Agro-food: 15 proposals (ECU 3.7 million); - Economic and social science: 4 proposals (ECU 560,000); - INNOVATION Relay Centres: 10 proposals (ECU 2,791,050).

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