Brussels, 14 Apr 2005
Subject: DRAFT SUMMARY CONCLUSIONS OF THE 300th MEETING OF THE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH COMMITTEE (CREST) HELD IN BRUSSELS ON 18 MARCH 2005
The meeting was chaired by Mr ESCRITT and by Ms de la TORRE (European Commission).
1. ADOPTION OF THE DRAFT AGENDA
The Committee adopted the agenda as set out in communication CM 503/05 of 16 February 2005.
2. APPROVAL OF THE DRAFT SUMMARY CONCLUSIONS OF THE 299th MEETING
The Committee approved the summary conclusions from the last meeting as set out in doc. 1202/05 CREST.
3. INFORMATION FROM THE PRESIDENCY AND THE COMMISSION
a) Mr DIEDERICH (Luxembourg Presidency) informed the Committee on:
those agenda points scheduled for the Competitiveness Council meetings on 18 April 2005 and 6/7 June 2005 concerning research topics, in particular the expected presentation of the Commission's proposal on the seventh Framework Programme (FP 7); the forthcoming Spring European Council on 22/23 March 2005 in Brussels,
dealing in particular with the Mid-term review of the Lisbon strategy;
the preparatory work for the second European Space Council due to take place