Brussels, 11 Jul 2005
The European Commission has published a call for proposals in the area of 'Food quality and safety' under the Sixth Framework Programme's (FP6) activity of the same name. This is one of the areas covered by the 'Integrating and strengthening the European Research Area' specific programme.
The call focuses on specific support actions (SSAs) in the area of food quality and safety. The objectives of SSAs under this priority are to help implement the European Research Area (ERA), support, stimulate and facilitate the participation and cooperation of SMEs and participants from third and candidate countries, and improve policy support and dissemination/exploitation of results. SSAs under these objectives can include conferences, seminars, studies and analyses, working and expert groups, operational support, and dissemination of information and communication, or combinations thereof.
The total indicative budget for this call is 8 million euro. To see the call text, please visit: http:///fp6.cordis.lu/fp6/ca ll_details.cf m?CALL_ID=217 Remarks: The deadline for submitting proposal documents is 8.02.2006.
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.