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Welcome to the section of the IST Web site dedicated to EU-funded R&D activities in the area of "New Working Environments". The Web pages - which are maintained by Unit F4 of DG Information Society and Media, the European Commission team responsible for overseeing these EU-funded R&D activities - provide a gateway to extensive and up to date information on EU research in New Working Environments.
The unit New Working Environments manages research projects in information technology and contributes to policy developments in new working environments designs and organisation of work in the networked knowledge-based economy.
It incorporates innovation to facilitate creativity and collaboration, to resource-use efficiency, value-creation and extended work opportunities for all.
The unit focuses on the areas:
- eProfessions and individually driven working;
- new workplace designs;
- knowledge management in media-rich working environments, including mobility and multimodality;
- collaborative work and organizations;
- ambient organizations and new organizations of work;
Scope of information presented on these Web pages
The information presented in this section of the IST Web site relates activities related to research in New Working Environments in both the 5th and 6th EU Framework Programmes for R&D, commonly abbreviated to 'FP5' and 'FP6' respectively.
You can find more information about our activities, interesting for the research community, but also for a wider public, on our Web site AmI@Work.