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2.5.5 Software and Services

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To support the competitive position of European software industry (notably SMEs) in more globalised and service-oriented markets. This requires advanced capabilities in the engineering and management of software systems, services and applications and is to be addressed by creating and extending open and interoperable platforms, methodologies, middleware, standards and tools. The results will enable the design and management of complex software systems and, particularly, the simple and low-cost creation of new types of services and applications, including those for the mobile user.

Call information

The Strategic Objective 'Software and Services' is included within Call 5 of the IST priority.

Publication date Closure date Pre-allocate budget 1 (M€) Instruments Status
1 8 May 2005 21 September 2005
at 17h00 (Brussels local time)
67 IPs , STREPs , CAs , SSAs NYS

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

1 The amount corresponds to the 90% of the budget which is pre-allocated.

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