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Report on "Europe and scientific and technological cooperation on water"

In the framework of the Hydrotop '94 Conference in Marseilles on 12-15 April 1994, the European Commission, DG XII, has published a report on "Europe and scientific and technological cooperation on water". The report compiles information on the various European RTD actions in ...
In the framework of the Hydrotop '94 Conference in Marseilles on 12-15 April 1994, the European Commission, DG XII, has published a report on "Europe and scientific and technological cooperation on water". The report compiles information on the various European RTD actions in the area of water. It concentrates on the programmes and activities supported by DG XII and includes information on relevant initiatives managed by other Directorates-General or undertaken within other European collaborative frameworks.

The report addresses the following issues supported by DG XII:

- RTD for the supply and use of freshwater resources;
- R&D Environment programme: An overview of activities in the field of water;
- European research projects on industrial technologies for a better water management and a better water quality;
- Measurements and testing programme: Interlaboratory studies for the quality control of water analysis;
- Human capital and mobility and the WEEL (Water Environment European Laboratories) network;
- Cooperation with third countries and international organizations, with particular reference to the EUREKA, COST, TACIS and PHARE programmes.

In the context of DG XIII's SPRINT programme, the report discusses supporting innovation in the water industry.

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