The focus will be on both on eco-design and end-of-life management, particularly because of the legislative impact of the european commission's new directive (dg xi), which will probably come into force in 2003.
Building upon the work of the cape.Net, capri and pure networks, develop detailed proposals for a programme of development, demonstration and technology transfer to strengthen competitiveness of the european process industry.
Dna will be a r&d strategic eureka factory cluster on advanced competitive and sustainable processes for relevant european manufacturing sectors. Dna will launch and clusterise several projects with special attention to sme's.
Re-engineering of international transport along main european corridors for sustainable freight mobility. The aim is to stimulate freight chains in europe, improve and develop competitiveness for intermodal transport chains.
Creation of a platform to stimulate r&d/technology transfer dealing with laser/optics technologies/their applications, e.G. In processing industries, in order to initiate projects emphasizing cooperation between industry/r & d instititions.
A european network of national e-learning networks with the objective of establishing viable international e-learning projects with innovative technology and/or methodology.
Study to develop/commercially validate an inter-modal system for trans-european freight transfer between nordic region and s.E. Europe whose central building block will be a "blue shuttle train" connecting two inter-modal centres.
The mission of "euroagri+" is to assist the application of innovation and technologies within the agriculture, food and feed sectors in order to strengthen european competitiveness.
To increase productivity and cost-efficiency with flexible robots that meet industry requirements for shortening set up times in production.
Industrial r & d programme dedicated to communication techniques, systems and services. R & d in telecommunications is the key to help europe keep its leading position in industrial competitiveness and make the digital age accessible to all european citizens.