studied jurisprudence in Tübingen and Munich, receiving a Ph.D. for work on a topic in the philosophy of law, before working as a lawyer. In the course of his political career he has been a member of the Bundestag (the German Federal Parliament), Secretary-General of the F.D.P. (Free Democratic Party), Federal Chairman of the F.D.P., the German Secretary of State for the Economy, a member of the European Parliament, and President of the Liberal and Democratic Group of the European Parliament. He is currently Vice President of the Commission of the European Communities.
Advanced materials: An emerging industrial sector
Article first published online: 29 OCT 2004
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Volume 5, Issue 11, pages 793–795, November 1993
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Bangemann, M. (1993), Advanced materials: An emerging industrial sector. Adv. Mater., 5: 793–795. doi: 10.1002/adma.19930051102
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European Community support for research on advanced materials is provided within the four-year Framework programs for research and technological development. In particular, the current program “Industrial and Materials Technologies–BRITE/Euram II” is aimed at establishing the necessary technological base for the development of new products and processes. The Vice President of the Commission of the European Communities describes his view of the present market and future prospects for advanced materials, taking restraints imposed by a need to protect the environment into consideration.