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Abstract

The 1996 Work Programme of the Specific Programme in the field of Information Technologies, includes the following task:

2.25 Provision of academic support and industrially oriented basic services for components and for microsystems. The services will provide design software, organise prototyping, chip and testing activities, and facilitate flexible access to microassembly and micro engineering technologies. The creation of favourable conditions for small volume production will be an objective. Services beyond technical issues, such as commercial viability and marketing analysis, will also be covered. Services addressing microsystems technology support will be implemented gradually and preceded by a feasibility study and/or pilot phase.

This task was called for in an earlier call and consequently the project Europractice was started1 October 1995 with a duration of two years. A number of services, characterized by a broker function, were established under the guidance of a global management. These services investigate the needs of the industry and the range of existing offers. Based on a comparison of the two a strategy plan and a Europractice portfolio was established and continuously updated.

This guide is intended for those wishing to submit proposals for the aforementioned task. It gives descriptions of the task and submission criteria and procedures. The appendices contain administrative forms.

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Record Number: 109 / Last updated on: 1997-04-10
Category: SUPP