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Research Behemoth Slated for Overhaul

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Science  22 Sep 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5487, pp. 2019
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5487.2019b

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BRUSSELS-- Disaffection with the European Union's (E.U.'s) flagship research effort has found a sympathetic ear in the program's upper echelons. Last week, the E.U.'s top two research officials said they are pushing for big changes in the successor to Europe's 5-year, $17 billion Framework 5, including stronger efforts to coordinate research across the continent and to support innovative projects.

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