Euratom research and training actions

April 5, 2002

Brussels, 04 April 2002

The European Commission has issued a call for proposals for indirect RT (research and training) actions under the specific programme for research and training (Euratom) in the field of nuclear energy (1998 to 2002).

Those eligible to participate in indirect RT actions under the specific programme are hereby invited to submit proposals that address the following parts of the work programme:

Research and Technological Development of a Generic Nature

Radiation protection and health

Scope will be strictly limited to the following topics:

- Mechanisms for and predisposition to radiation-induced health effects. Identification of genes, in particular those of low penetration, conferring predisposition to radiation-induced health effects; mechanisms and cellular consequences of radiation effects induced in the absence of initial DNA damage; mechanisms of genomic instability and its role in carcinogenesis and other non-cancer pathologies.

- Epidemiological studies. Investigation of the claimed excess of breast cancer in Chernobyl in contaminated areas of the former Soviet Union.

Indicative budget per activity: 2,5 million euro.

Proposals will be evaluated on the following cut-off date: 03-07-2002.

For further information, please contact:

European Commission
Nuclear Energy Information Desk
MO 75 5/59
B-1049 Brussels
Fax: +32-2-2954991
http:///www.cordis.lu/fp5-euratom/calls/ calls.htm

Remarks: The deadline for submitting tender documents is 03-07-2002.

Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Communities at the reference given.

Document Reference: OJ No C 79 of 03-04-2002, p. 18

CORDIS RTD-NEWS/© European Communities, 2001

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