Brussels, 09 Apr 2003
The European Commission has published a prior information notice on studies related to policy-making, scientific publications and careers in Europe under the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6).
The information notice refers to four study areas:
- (a) study on comparative assessments of different approaches in Europe and major industrialised countries on the understanding and use of the precautionary principle in policy making (estimated budget - 200,000 euro);
- (b) study on the economic and technical evolution of the scientific publication market in Europe, including analysis on the viability and use of alternative publication channels such as open access e-systems to complement existing scientific journals and the steps to be put in place for launching and operating such systems (estimated budget - 250,000 euro);
- (c) study: 'impact assessment for PUST initiatives' (estimated budget - 300,000 euro);
- (d) 'the dynamics of scientific careers in Europe' (estimated budget - 300,000 euro).
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Remarks: The scheduled call date for studies (a) (c) and (d) is September 2003
The scheduled call date for study (b) is October 2003
Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original text in the Official Journal of the European Communities at the reference below.
Document Reference: OJ No S 70-060823 of 09.04.2003