24 January 2005

EU Says Bureaucracy Hurting IT Research Efforts

ComputerWeekly notes EU Says Bureaucracy Hurting IT Research Efforts, Competitiveness

"The panel said the research was vital for competitiveness but that it more investment and less bureaucracy are required for success.

The panel was chaired by former Portuguese science minister Jose Mariano Gago, who was one of the authors of the European Commission's 10-year Lisbon Strategy, which aims to make the EU the "world's most dynamic and competitive economy."

Viviane Reding, European Commission information society and media commissioner, said, "Fast-changing IST research is, and must remain, a key driver for the rapid economy-wide technological innovation on which Europe's skilled jobs ultimately depend."

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