Agenda of the 291st Meeting of the Scientific & Technical Research Committee (Crest), 5 December 2003

December 1, 2003

Brussels, 28 Nov 2003

Full text of Document X05456/03

Adoption of the draft agenda

Approval of the draft summary conclusions of the 290th meeting
Doc. CREST 1205/03 .

Information from the Presidency, the incoming Presidency and the Commission.

Implementation of the open method of coordination in relation to the 3% objective:
Presentation and discussion of roadmaps and working methods of the five expert groups;
Requests for information from delegations on: Industrial research monitoring activity (cf. Section 6.6 of the 3% Action Plan);
Update of current achievements and targets in Member States and Associated Countries (cf. Section 2 of the 3% Action Plan).

European space policy:
Presentation of Commission's White Paper "Space: a new European Frontier for an Expanding Union";
Framework agreement with the European Space Agency.

The role of universities in the Europe of Knowledge:
April 2004 conference.

Opening of national programmes:
Progress report.

Any other business:
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