Brussels, 30 November 2005
2694th Council Meeting
Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry and Research)
Brussels, 28-29 November 2005
Main Results of the Council
The Council approved a partial general approach on the 7th Framework Programmes for research and technological development: EC (2007-2013) and Euratom (2007-2011).
The Council adopted conclusions on research and innovation and on "better regulation".
The Council adopted orientations, endorsed at the third Space Council (EU and European Space Agency), on global monitoring for environment and security.
The Council also adopted, without discussion, a regulation setting a new tariff rate for banana imports.