Life Sciences, Genomics and Biotechnology for Health, Community Research and Development Services (CORDIS), European Union (EU). CORDIS Help Desk, B.P. 2373, L-1023 Luxembourg. Phone: +352-48-52-22-99, Fax: +352-49-18-48. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http://www.cordis.lu/lifescihealth/ home.html. One of seven major thematic priorities of the European Union's Sixth FrameWork Programme (FP6). The objective is to help Europe exploit, in this postgenomic era, the unprecedented opportunities for generating new knowledge and translating it into applications that enhance human health.
Both fundamental and applied research will be supported, with an emphasis on integrated, multidisciplinary, and co-ordinated efforts that address the present fragmentation of European research and increase the competitiveness of the European biotechnology industry.
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