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Case studies from ESPRIT - Information technology for business

In order to disseminate), as widely as possible, the results of projects funded by the specific RTD programme in the field of Information Technologies (ESPRIT), the European Commission has published "Solutions for Business - case studies from ESPRIT".

This book, which follows...
In order to disseminate), as widely as possible, the results of projects funded by the specific RTD programme in the field of Information Technologies (ESPRIT), the European Commission has published "Solutions for Business - case studies from ESPRIT".

This book, which follows "Applying Information Technology - 101 Success Stories from the ESPRIT Programme", published in 1995, contains information on the results of around 200 successful projects funded by the ESPRIT programme in nine application areas:

- Transport;
- Medical and biotechnology;
- Energy and environment;
- Electronics industry;
- Manufacturing and engineering;
- Telecommunications;
- Professional and business;
- Leisure industries;
- Electronic commerce;
- Education;
- Home.

As well as brief details of the projects, the book also contains contact details for the projects coordinators.

The success stories fall into three categories:

- The "Improved Business Performance" stories illustrate how end-users have applied ESPRIT results to achieve significant and direct business benefits;
- The "Companies in ESPRIT" stories show how companies within the information technologies industry have used their participation in ESPRIT to improve their competitiveness in world markets;
- The "ESPRIT Initiative" stories describe special measures and actions being taken by ESPRIT to support particular aspects of information technologies development and take-up.

Source: European Commission, DG III
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