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Operational Programme for Research and Technology (1995 - 2000)

PROGRAMMES
Programme Type
Funding programme
Origin
National (Greece)
Greece
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Duration
-

Overview

Background & Policy context

GSRT successfully implemented the second Operational Programme for Research and Technology (EPET II), thus helping to direct research towards areas of popular concern, including: health, environment, nutrition, education, communications, advanced technologies, transport, informatics and culture. EPET II has been the driving force behind the improvement of the country's research and technological infrastructure and the development of significant research projects.

Strategic Objectives

The programme aimed at focusing research and technological activities on productive areas of high economic interest for the national economy.
The main objectives of the programme were the development of the following activities:
- Co-operation between research centres and industry
- Support actions in the areas of transportation, agriculture, biotechnology and economic development
- Aid economic and social development to regions that lagging behind
- Apply research
- Promote the transfer technology
- Support and restructure research facilities and programmes

Programme organisation

EPET II has been the driving force behind the improvement of the country's research and technological infrastructure and the development of significant research projects. The programme comprised five sub-programmes which are briefly described below:

Sub-programme I - 'Enhancement of R&T activities'
Sub-programme II - 'Industrial research, technology transfer - Innovation'
Sub-programme III - Support and restructuring of research facilities and programmes
Sub-programme IV - 'Human resources'
Sub-programme V - 'Administration EPET II'

The areas of transportation were covered mainly by the first sub-programme.

Funding

Institution Type
Institution Name
Ministry of Development - GSRT: General Secretariat for Research and Development
Type of funding
Public (national/regional/local)
Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions

The public funding spend over five years on the above mentioned projects amounts to approximately EUR 1.6 million

Participating countries
Greece

Contact

Name
Ms Olga Stergiou
Email
oste@gsrt.gr
Organisation
General Secretariat for Research and Development
- Planning Directorate
Zipcode
GR-115 10
City
Athens
Country

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