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ESPRIT invitation to tender

The Commission of the European Communities, in the context of the Third Framework Programme, issues an invitation for proposals for research and technology development projects and accompanying measures for the specific programme of RTD in the field of information technologies (ESPRIT 3).

A work programme has been drawn up setting out the detailed objectives and types of projects to be undertaken and the financial arrangements to be made for them.

Consortia of organizations eligible to participate in the programme are invited to submit proposals in the following seven domains:

- Microelectronics;
- Design and engineering technology for software intensive systems;
- High performance computing and its applications;
- Advanced business and home systems, peripherals;
- Computer integrated manufacturing and engineering
- Basic research;
- Open microprocessor initiative.

In addition there will be supporting initiatives which are to be undertaken as accompanying measures and concerted actions, as described in the work programme.

Submissions for the supporting initiative ESSI are not included in the call.

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