The Sixth Framework Programme (2002-2006), was conceived at the Lisbon Summit of March 2000, when European heads of state and governments set the ambitious objective of Europe becoming the most competitive knowledge-based economy in the world with creating a European Research Area with a coordinated research policy and better integration of research capabilities.

Budget :17.5 billion euro (2002-2006)

Integrating the European Research Area (ERA)

Thematic areas

Cross-cutting activities

 Strengthening the European Research Area (ERA)

Structuring the European Research Area (ERA)

EURATOM (Nuclear energy)



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