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Participation of Western Balkan Countries in EU RTD-Framework Programmes

The European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), together with the Permanent Representations of Slovenia, Greece and Austria and the European Commission, is organising a workshop on 'The Participation of Western Balkan Countries in EU RTD-Framework Programmes'.

3 February 2005 - 3 February 2005

The workshop will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 3 February 2005, and its main goal is to review the performance of Western Balkan countries in the Fifth and Sixth Framework programmes (FP5 and FP6).
Further topics will be discussed:
-Evaluation of existing forms of integration of researchers from Western Balkan countries into EU-RTD FrameworkProgrammes.
- Development of proposals for improved instruments for integration of Western Balkan countries into Framework Programme 7.
- Presentation of a small number of in-depth elaborated proposals regarding instruments for efficient integration of Western Balkan countries into FP7 and discussion with representatives of European Commission and some key S&T policy makers from Western Balkan countries and EU Member States
The workshop is aimed at:
- Members of the European Parliament,- Permanent Representations, Council Research Working group & experts from Member States ,- European Commission,- Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe ,- NGOs,- Media,- Other stakeholders
For further information please contact:, ,Ms Gurprit Kaur Mahal at the Permanent Representation of Austria: ,Tel: +32 2 234 52 08 ,E-mail: