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2.5.4 Advanced Grid Technologies, Systems and Services

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  • To advance the current generation of Grids towards the knowledge Grid and complete virtualisation of Grid resources. To foster uptake and use in business and society.
  • To reduce the complexity of Grid-based systems, empowering individuals and organisations to create, provide access to and use a variety of services, anywhere, anytime, in a transparent and cost-effective way, realising the vision of a knowledge-based and ubiquitous utility.

Call information

The Strategic Objective 'Advanced Grid Technologies, Systems and Services' 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 62 IPs , STREPs , CAs , SSAs 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.

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