European Technology Platform For SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY

CREATING SOLUTIONS TOGETHER

Glossary

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Cefic
The European Chemical Industry Council is the forum and voice of the chemical industry in Europe.

Dechema
The Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie eV is a non-profit scientific and technical society based in Germany.

EIP
European Innovation Partnerships are a key initiative of the European Union’s Europe 2020 strategy and Innovation Union action plan. They are a new way to bring together public and private actors to tackle major challenges to society.

ETP
European Technology Platforms are industry-led stakeholder fora charged with defining research priorities for specific technological areas in Europe.

EuropaBio
The European Association for Bioindustries was created in 1996 to provide a voice for the biotech industry in Europe.

Europe 2020
Europe 2020 is the EU’s growth strategy for the second decade of 21st century. The focus is on achieving a smart, sustainable and inclusive society that can deliver high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion.

FP6
The European Commissions 6th Framework Programme for Research that ran from 2002 until 2006 with a total budget of € 17.883 billion.

FP7
The European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme for Research that runs from 2007 to 2013 with a total budget of € 50.521 billion.

GDCh
The Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker is the German learned society and professional association formed in 1949 to represent the interests of German chemists.

Horizon 2020
The European Commission’s forthcoming Framework Programme for Research and Innovation that will run from 2014 to 2020. Previously known as the Common Strategic Framework (CSF) the current plans for Horizon 2020 indicate it will have a total budget of € 80 billion.


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