Venice to host workshop on European regions' involvement in public health and biomedical EU research projects

February 11, 2003

Brussels, 10 Feb 2003

Venice is to host an international workshop on 14 February on the subject 'The European Regions as main actors in EU projects in the field of public health and biomedical research'.

The workshop is aimed at clarifying participation modalities for the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) and in particular, discussing the next calls in the field of public health.

Speakers at the event include national FP6 experts, representatives from the European Commission's DG research and the Veneto Region.

Some of the other topics covered throughout the day will include:

- Presentation of the new public health programme of the European Commission;
- Sixth Framework Programme: The ERA-NET scheme;
- Overview of the Lombardy region's involvement in European research projects;
- Partnerships with candidate country regions;
- Presentation of a regional model adopted by the Veneto region.

For more information, please contact:
Eleonora Martinello
Veneto Region
Rue de l'Industrie, 22
B-1040 Brussels
Tel: +32.2.5510010
Fax: +32.2.5510019

CORDIS RTD-NEWS / © European Communities

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