Agenda of the 304th Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Research Committee (CREST), 19 October 2005

October 14, 2005

Brussels, 13 Oct 2005

Full text of Document 3575/05

1. Adoption of the Draft Agenda 2. Approval of the Draft Summary Conclusions of the 303rd meeting of 29 September 2005
- Doc. 1206/05 CREST 3. Information from the Presidency and the Commission
* Presidency
* Commission

4. 3% and Open Method of Co-ordination

  • Presentation by the lead countries of the Expert Groups on the progress made so far;

  • Presentation by the Commission on the progress made in the area of human resources and mobility
5. Basic Research

  • Presentation of the first draft of the summary on national basic research systems
Thursday, 20th October 2005:
Chairman: Zoran Stan i ; European Commission, Deputy Director General 6. Meeting of the Directors General on 3% OMC
  • Presentation of the UK research and innovation policies;
  • Presentation of the Commission Communication "More research and innovation: investing for growth and employment. A common approach";
  • The National Reform Programmes:
    • Presentation by Commission services: the assessment procedure and time scale;
    • Presentation by the Spanish and Czech delegations: lessons drawn from the preparation of the National Reform Programmes
  • OMC 3% Expert Groups:
    • Presentation by the UK Presidency on progress made so far and expected deliverables;
    • Presentation by the Norwegian delegation: implementation of the outcomes of the OMC 3% in the area of fiscal measures;
    • Presentation by the Swedish delegation: implementation of the outcomes of the OMC 3% in the area of the reform of public research organisations
  • 7. Agenda for Next meeting (5 December 2005; Brussels) 8. Any Other Business NB: To reduce costs, only documents produced in the week preceding the meeting will be available in the meeting room.

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