EUROPEAN DIGITAL CONTENT TOWARDS YEAR 2005
Stimulate the use of the Internet
The eContent programme was
adopted by the
on the 22 December 2000.
- for a period covering the years 2001 to 2005,
- with a budget of 100 MEURO.
In particular, the eContent programme, as part of the
, contributes to its third objective:
"stimulate the use of the Internet"
The Commission adopted on the 15 March 2001 the eContent
actions to be undertaken during the period 2001 - 2002.
Commissioner Erkki Liikanen on the eContent programme
CORDIS Euroabstracts spoke to Commissioner Erkki Liikanen on how the eContent
programme aims to stimulate Europe's content industry in the digital age.
Read the article
issued 22 December 2000.
The eContent programme builds on
for a "Multiannual Community programme to stimulate the
development and use of European digital content on the global networks and to
promote the linguistic diversity in the information society", adopted on 24 May
The strategic eContent Preparatory Actions (
Call of 20 April 2000
) that were started for
the year 2000.
The successful INFO 2000 and MLIS programmes that came to an end in 1999 (see
and final evaluations).