The Framework Programme is the EU’s main instrument for research funding in Europe. Framework programmes cover a period of five years with the last year of one Framework programme and the first year of the following frwmework programme overlapping. Fremework programmes has been implemented since 1984. The current Frameowrk programme is the 6th one, which began in 2003 and shall last until 2007. It aims to contribute to the creation of a true “European Research Area”.
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CIEEL has participated in the 5th and 6th Framework Programmes through the following projects: