Brussels, 10 Oct 2003
The European Commission has published a call for proposals in the area of 'sustainable energy systems: research activities having an impact in the medium and longer term' under the Sixth Framework Programme's 'sustainable development, global change and ecosystems' activity. This is one of the areas covered by the 'integrating and strengthening the European Research Area' specific programme.
The area covered by this call is:
- Sustainable energy systems: research activities having an impact in the medium and longer term (area 18.104.22.168 of the work programme).
Under this call, proposals are invited which support the strategic objectives of this section of the work programme, and primarily major policy initiatives such as: the establishment of European technology platforms; and support to international cooperation initiatives aimed at securing a leading role for Europe on global sustainable energy issues of strategic importance to the objective of the programme.
In specifying the instruments to be used in these areas, the call requests the use of coordination actions and specific support actions. Proposers are advised to consult the full call text at the address below in order to find out the particular instruments requested for each area.
The total indicative budget for this call is up to 3 million euro. To see the call text, please visit: http:///fp6.cordis.lu/fp6/call_details.cf m?CALL_ID=94 Remarks: The deadline for submitting proposal documents is 17 December 2003.
Before contacting the Commission, proposers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Union at the reference below.