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.
Collaborative industrial r&d programme dedicated to "software for software-intensive systems" that is being developed by the european information technology producers and users' industry to boost european competitiveness.
The objective of this strategic project is to apply new biotechnological tools and agronomic technologies to improve the european forestry sector.
A new cooperative r & d programme to strengthen micro- electronics in europe as the enabling technology for the whole information society, thereby strongly contributing to the creation of higher added-value and more jobs.
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.
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.
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.
Supporting the development of products and systems exploiting micro- and nano-technologies, including enabling technologies, manufacturing and equipment for all application domains, by capitalizing on the success of eurimus.