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Technology in an Information Society

Funded under: FP5-IST


On December 22 1998 the Council of Research Ministers agreed on the Fifth Framework Programme of the European Union, which deals with the "creation of a user-friendly information society", (IST). Industry, higher education and user organisations will be involved in preparing annual working programmes.

The working programme for 2000 has decided on the main areas for action, for which suggestions may be submitted.

Over 2500 suggestions were submitted for the 1999 programme which represented a budget of 5.3 billion Euros. After due consideration by experts, 550 suggestions were chosen, costing 920 Million Euros. os.

Additional information

Authors: Unknown, European Commission (LU)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: IST-2000 DE (2000) 90 pp.
Availability: Available from the IST Helpdesk, European Commission (LU)
ISBN: ISBN 92-828-8182-2
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