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The study started in July 2015 and is expected to finish in 2017. The table below gives an indicative timeline for the coming tasks. The timeline is subject to change and may be updated during the course of the study.




July 2015

Launch of study

August 2015

Launch of website

21 October 2015

Stakeholder meeting

Early 2016

Interim report


Consultation Forum meeting


Final report


Those who have registered through this website will be informed of website updates, meetings and availability of documents.

Any stakeholder meeting is subject to confirmation of room availability at the European Commission. Please do not make your travel arrangement before receiving the final agenda about 4 weeks prior to the meeting.


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