The role of the private sector in the decision making processes of public research

August 4, 2004

Brussels, 03 Aug 2004

The European Commission's Research DG has published a call for tenders for a study on private sector interaction in the decision making processes of public research.

The study comes in the context of the Lisbon Strategy, which aims at making the European Union the most competitive and dynamic knowledge based society in the world by 2010, and the Barcelona European Council objective of increasing research spending to three per cent of GDP in the ERA. It will provide a better understanding of how to improve private sector involvement in the decision making processes of research policies, so as to achieve better use of investments in public research to stimulate increases in privately funded research (better leveraging of public funded research).

For further information, please contact:

European Commission
Directorate-General Research
Attn: Manuel Godinho de Matos
SDME 9/83
B-1049 Brussels
Tel +32-2 295 3764
Fax +32-2 296 7026

To see the full details of the call, please ST=Seek-Deliver&LANGUAGE=en&DOCI D=128492-2004 click here
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 3.9.2004.
The deadline for submitting tender documents is 15.9.2004.

Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Union at the reference below.

CORDIS RTD-NEWS / © European Communities

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