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By Ugur Muldur, Fabienne Corvers, Henri Delanghe, Jim Dratwa, Daniela Heimberger, Brian Sloan, Sandrijn Vanslembrouck, J. Potocnik

More than a century in the past Louis Pasteur saw that “Science is aware no state, simply because wisdom belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world”. His comment has the entire extra resonance at the present time with the expanding globa- sation of technological know-how, expertise, and trade. however it additionally underlines a huge fact: that technological know-how has continuously complicated such a lot swiftly whilst it's a collective endeavour, with a robust flow of data. in terms of forging cooperation in study, Europe has a powerful song checklist. This yr, the ecu Union’s Framework Programme for study and Technological improvement celebrates its twentieth birthday. it's the world’s greatest programme in help of transnational study, selling cooperation, coor- state, and mobility throughout borders. The 12 months 2007 will see the release of the seventh Framework Programme, the most important and such a lot formidable to this point. This booklet will express how the recent Framework Programme was once prepare and clarify why it took the form it did. it's going to additionally set out its strength affects and the stipulations beneficial for it to be successful. within the not easy new worldwide economic system, wisdom is Europe’s most useful source, and i'm confident that, with its exceptional scale and scope, the seventh Framework Programme is the proper method for a Europe that wishes to development in the direction of a knowledge-based financial system. although, the Framework Programme is simply a really modest a part of overall public R&D spending in Europe, the majority of that is conducted by way of nationwide governments.

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The International S&T cooperation with third countries (INCO) is one of those programmes which have been developed around the idea that poverty can be overcome by successfully developing human and institutional resources. 64 European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership. e. ills originating in the very places which are devised to heal). These further illustrate the flipside – or paradoxical unanticipated consequences – of healthcare as interconnected systems. Yet, while avian flu and SARS together with the above examples represent the globalisation of infection transmission, they also point to the globalisation of the means to tackle public health challenges.

Burgelman), eGovernment in the EU in the Next Decade: Vision and Key Challenges, 2004. 76 European Commission, DG INFSO, Impact of ICT on Sustainable Development, 2004. 32 CHAPTER 1 of participation in community activities. S&T can contribute to improvements and bring lasting solutions in each of these areas. For example, investment in research and new technologies to achieve sustainable transport solutions generates desirable impacts on the quality of life worldwide: less energy consumption; fewer air pollution; less respiratory diseases; lower noise levels; increased space and security for pedestrians and cyclists resulting in more friendly cities for children and older people; less congestion; fewer road accidents; and so on.

Ehrlich, Paul and Anne Ehrlich. One With Niveneh: Politics, Consumption, and the Human Future. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2004. Speth, James Gustave, Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2004. 1. What are the main environmental challenges? Food production/soil degradation Over-fishing Deforestation 16 CHAPTER 1 Problem is a serious threat to the global environment and continued economic development. Problem is a threat to the global environment.

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