The European Commission, DG XIII, has launched an open call for tender for two positions providing technical assistance, within the Commission, in the telematics field. The two positions are for experts to provide technical assistance within DG XIII, Directorate C, which has responsibility for technological developments relating to telematics applications (networks and services). The specific domain in which technical assistance is sought is telematics for the disabled and elderly. The positions are temporary, with contracts being concluded initially for one year. There is, however, the possibility of their being extended twice, up to a maximum of three years. The contracts will be carried out in the Commission's premises in Brussels, Belgium. The call is open to self-employed individuals and legal entities. The tender specifications may be obtained from: European Commission DG XIII - Telecommunications, information market and exploitation of research 200 rue de la Loi (BU-24 4/46) B-1049 Brussels Fax +32-2-2968361 Completed tenders should be sent to the same address.