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The main points of the Terms of Reference were:
  • Analyzing the EC-US S&T cooperative activities
  • Identifying success stories and flagship projects
  • Reviewing EU Member States' bilateral cooperative activities with the US
  • Assessing complementarities, synergies, and overlaps between different cooperative activities with the US
  • Analyzing mutual benefits of EC-US cooperation
  • Identifying bottlenecks and administrative, legal, and institutional obstacles to ongoing cooperative activities
  • Identifying areas with clear prospects for further developing EC-US S&T cooperation.

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4. In EU terminology, third countries are countries that are not members of the EU and countries that are not associated to the EU Framework Programme for Research, Technological Cooperation

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