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03 Apr 2014

Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn stresses importance of JPI "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life"

On 28 March 2014, the 2nd Conference on the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) “A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life” took place in Brussels. In her opening speech, Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn emphasised the importance of the role of JPIs in the context of the European innovation and research system as well as the importance of national commitments and joint calls to implement the JPIs. The JPI "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life" is a key component of Europe’s research and innovation agenda. Therefore Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn urges Member States to combine national funding through Joint Programming and to turn the Strategic Research Agenda into concrete action while benefitting from joint European research infrastructures.

Speech of Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn.

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