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Transnational research projects on systems biology in micro-organisms


  • Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany
  • Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Austria
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
  • Research Council of Norway
  • Ministry of Education and Science, Spain

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Number of projects funded

11 consortia / 91 groups

List of awards


To provide a quantitative understanding of cellular processes within a micro-organism and to develop a mathematical model facilitating computer simulation of biological experiments.

Key aims

  • In addition to the interdisciplinary research approach on the basis of work-sharing, which is an absolute must for systems biology, European integration in systems biology is also to be promoted and enhanced by the collaboration of European working groups
  • To support transfer of research results from science into application and commercial exploitation
  • To strengthen the existing good scientific collaboration between the countries involved


  1. Support research and establish new collaborations between the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Norway and Spain.
  2. Funding posts