Cookie policy: This site uses cookies to simplify and improve your usage and experience of this website. Cookies are small text files stored on the device you are using to access this website. For more information on how we use and manage cookies please take a look at our privacy and cookie policies. Your privacy is important to us and our policy is to neither share nor sell your personal information to any external organisation or party; nor to use behavioural analysis for advertising to you.

Agenda of the Research and Joint Research/Atomic Questions Working Party, 13 February 2006

Brussels, 10 Feb 2006

The news:

  • In February, as part of the mid-term review of the Lisbon Strategy, President Barroso proposed the creation of a European Institute of Technology “to act as a pole of attraction for the very best minds, ideas and companies from around the world.”
  • In autumn 2005, DG EAC conducted a wide public consultation on the key issues surrounding the creation of an EIT, including its objectives, added-value and possible structure. More than 700 contributions were sent to the Commission and analysed by its services.
  • In order to generate a more effective relationship between education, research and technology, the Commission will propose the creation of an EIT;the Communication shall set out the mission, the objectives and the proposed structure of the EIT.
  • In the medium term, the EIT could award something post graduate degrees and become a worldwide reference in higher education and research.

The event:
Press Conference at 1130 with Ján Figel, Commissioner for Education & Training, at the Berlaymont’in Brussels.

The sources:
EIT:
http://europa.eu.int/comm/education/eit/index_en.html

The contacts:
Frédéric Vincent +32 2 298 7166; Mona Lund +32 2 299 9020

Item source: AGENDA/05/9 Previous Item Back to Titles Print Item

  • Print
  • Share
  • Save
  • Print
  • Share
  • Save