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Potocnik talks to CORDIS

'I like people with a free mind, it's true,' said European Commissioner for Science and Research Janez Potocnik in an interview with CORDIS News. He was referring to Bob Marley - he is often believed to be a fan because of the beautifully painted portrait of the late Jamaican singer on his wall. In fact, the picture was a gift from his son - the artist, and a true Marley fan.

But Commissioner Potocnik's admiration for free and uncluttered thinking runs through his approach to the Framework Programme, which it is his job to administer. The upcoming Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) will last longer and have substantially more budget than ever before. FP7 will also have an important role in setting the European research and innovation agenda. But he is realistic about the challenges ahead. If I look now, maybe the major reality check is that everything is interconnected and complex, and there are no quick fixes,...

The article continues on CORDISnews

The Towards FP7 service is the starting point when looking for FP7 information on CORDIS. See cordis.europa.eu/fp7

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