Logo of FOCAPO 2003A paper (Y03_FOCAPO _2003abstract) by Jean-Pierre BELAUD, Michel PONS, Peter BANKS, Werner MERK and Kerry IRONS has been accepted at FOCAPO 2003 conference to be held at Coral Springs, Florida on January 12-15, 2003. The FOCAPO 2003 describes “A View to the Future Integration of R&D,Manufacturing and the Global Supply Chain”.