Community Research and Development Information Service - CORDIS


This brochure provides an outline of the Information Technologies (IT) Programme (Esprit), which is a Community RTD programme with a budget of ECU 2,035 million covering a five-year period and representing over 15% of the total budget for the Fourth Framework Programme. The focus of the new IT programme is the emerging information infrastructure, with a special emphasis on ease of access to information, services and technologies for companies, national and local government, and individuals. Included in the ESPRIT programme are: Technologies for Business Processes (TBP); Long-term research; Multimedia systems; High Performance Computing and Networking (HPCN); Technologies for Components and Subsystems; Open Microprocessor Systems Initiative (OMI); Integration in Manufacturing; and Software technologies.

Additional information

Authors: CEC, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Information Brochure : EN (1996) 15pp., ECU 7.00
Availability: Available from the (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-827-6789-2
Record Number: 199610800 / Last updated on: 1996-08-16
Original language: en
Available languages: en,fr,es,it,de