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DESCARTES Prize for High-Level Research Work, Deadline 6 April 2001

DESCARTES Prize for High-Level Research Work, Deadline 6 April 2001
The Descartes Prize is one the activities of the Improving human potential. programme (IHP) which, in turn, is one of the specific programmes of the Fifth Framework programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (1998-2002). The Descartes Prize rewards outstanding scientific and technological achievements resulting from European collaborative research. It is open to all fields of scientific endeavour.

Participants must be teams from, at a minimum, two institutes established in two different Member States (or in a Member State and an Associated State). As an indicative guide the monetary awards should amount to an average of some 50,000 euro per team associated in the Descartes Prize winning work. (Up to a total of 1,000,000 euro in prize money may be awarded in any given year).

More information on proposal submissions and guidelines for the Descartes prize can be obtained from

European Commission
Directorate-General Research
Descartes Prize
rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200
B-1049 Brussels
Fax +32-2-2963270
E-mail: improving@cec.eu.int

or at the following URL: http://www.cordis.lu/improving/calls/descartes_200002.htm. Deadline for submissions is 6 April 2001.

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