Brussels, 15 Dec 2003
No. Cion prop.: 15385/03 RECH 238
Subject: Amended proposal for a Council Decision amending decision 2002/834/EC on the specific programme for research, technological development and demonstration: "Integrating and strengthening the European research area" (2002-2006)
Delegations will find herewith enclosed the text following the discussions among Ministers at lunch at the Council of 26 November 2003.
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Delegations will find enclosed a revised text which makes clear that research on stem cells and stem cell lines created after [3 December 2003] will not be eligible for Community funding .