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2.5.8 ICT for Networked Businesses


  • To develop software solutions adaptable to the needs of local/regional SMEs, supporting organisational networking and process integration as well as improving adaptability and responsiveness to rapidly changing market demands and customer requirements.
  • To develop distributed and collaborative ambient intelligence-based network-oriented systems for efficient, effective and secure product and service creation and delivery. The aim is to explore how ambient intelligence technologies and the vision of duality of existence, in the real world and in cyberspace, can result in innovative products, services and business environments.

Call information

The Strategic Objective ' ICT for Networked Businesses' is included within Call 5 of the IST priority.

Publication date Closure date Pre-allocate budget 1 (M€) Instruments Status
18 May 2005 21 September 2005 46 All 2 NYS

Commission's contact persons for the IST calls 2005-2006

1 The amount corresponds to the 90% of the budget which is pre-allocated.
2 'All instruments' correspond to IPs , NoEs , STREPs , CAs , and SSAs .

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