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The Networked Future: Living in a world of converging information and communication technologies

Funded under: FP6-IST


This publication describes European funded research for Network and Communication Technologies. These activities are part of the IST programme, a key priority of the broader sixth framework programme for research and technological development (FP6), which aims toward the creation of the European Research Area as a "common market" for research and innovation.
Activities cover research, development and demonstration of integrated and interoperable networks and services, allowing secure and broadband access to all, anywhere ¿ anytime.
They promote open communication, software-based services technologies, ensuring security and trust in networks and applications and encouraging future organisations built on innovative network and enterprise solutions.
The brochure covers six Strategic Objectives defined in the IST Work Programme under FP6:
- Broadband for All
- Mobile and Wireless Systems and Platforms beyond 3G
- Networked Audio Visual Systems and Home Platforms
- Towards a Global Dependability and Security Framework
- Software Technologies and Services
- ICT for Networked Businesses

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