Launch of the Steering Platform on Research for the Western Balkan countries

Vienna, 26th June 2006

The launch of the Steering Platform - SP on Research for the Western Balkan countries took place yesterday in Vienna. The SP was initiated by the European Commission and jointly organised with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in the frame of the Austrian EU Presidency. This initiative underlines the importance of the region of the Western Balkan countries for the European Research Area.
Introductionary words were spoken by Federal Minister Gehrer and the European Commissioner for Research and Science, Janez Potocnik.

inserted by Florian GRUBER on 2006-06-27 13:06:02