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Germany hosts information day on Life Quality programme

An information day on the European Commission's programme for "Quality of Life, Management of Living Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development" will be held in Fraunhofer IGB, Stuttgart Vaihingen, Germany, on 26 March 1999.

This programme forms part of the Fifth Fram...

26 March 1999 - 26 March 1999
Germany

An information day on the European Commission's programme for "Quality of Life, Management of Living Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development" will be held in Fraunhofer IGB, Stuttgart Vaihingen, Germany, on 26 March 1999.

This programme forms part of the Fifth Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration, and corresponds to the Biotechnology, Biomedicine, FAIR and environment programmes of the Fourth Framework Programme. Within the area "Quality of life and management of living resources", the information day will cover the following key actions:

- Food, nutrition and health;
- Control of infectious diseases;
- The cell factory;
- Environment and health;
- Sustainable agriculture, fisheries and forestry;
- The ageing population and disabilities;

Additionally, within the area "Environment and Sustainable Development", the following key actions will be covered:

- Sustainable management and quality of water;
- Global change, climate and biodiversity;
- Sustainable marine ecosystems;
- The city of tomorrow and cultural heritage.

"RTD activities of a generic nature" and "Support for research infrastructure" will also be covered for these two areas.

Representatives from the European Commission and the National Contact Points will also be available to answer specific questions from participants.

The information day is being organised by Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum, Stuttgart, and Fraunhofer IGB, Stuttgart.
For programme details and registration, please contact:

Fraunhofer IGB
Dr. Gernot Weiß
Nobelstr. 12
D-70569 Stuttgart
Tel. +49-711-9704003; Fax +49-711-9704006
E-mail: gwe@igb.fhg.de