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Information Society Technologies Promotion in Baltic States

Objective

IST4Balt is a multi-partner action that intends to promote and coordinate IST innovation activities in EU entering Baltic States. This coordination action (2.3.6), focused at Strategic Objective 2.3.2.6 Applications and services for the mobile user and worker, at the same time, targets other IST activity areas: 2.3.2.3, 2.3.2.7, 2.3.2.9, 2.3.2.10. It promotes IST Priority in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia by fast dissemination-awareness actions, including IST strategic priorities focused conferences and workshops, technology studies, virtual and face-to-face demonstrations, training, market recommendations to relevant EU communities. IST4Balt will develop two IST Information Dissemination Centres in each Baltic country. The project will organize six all-Baltic major conferences and nine technical/training workshops on FP6 opportunities for EU accessing countries. Via its IDCs (Information and Dissemination Centers), IST4Balt will disseminate in Baltic States comprehensive information on IST outcome pursuing the different Strategic Objectives. The project will provide distant and face-to-face training to promote FP6 and other EU programs in Baltic States. IST4Balt will encourage submission of new proposals to EC with Baltic States participation. Training courses will promote IST, FP6, other EU and UNIDO programs relevant for EU-Baltic States teleworking following the Strategic Objectives: 2.3.2.6, 2.3.2.3, 2.3.2.7, 2.3.2.9, 2.3.2.10. The courses will be available in interactive form at IST4Balt Web-system. Non-commercial IST tools for practical teamwork between EU members and Baltic States will be carefully selected and proposed for implementation. The project will result in creation of Trans-Baltic IST Association. It will unite IST4Balt participants and other leading Baltic telematic organizations. The association will lead and coordinate efforts of Baltic States in European Information Society development during and after the end of IST4Balt.

Funding Scheme

CA - Coordination action

Coordinator

RÉSEAU POUR LES ÉCHANGES EN MATIÈRE D'ÉDUCATION ET DE RECHERCHE
Address
Maison Des Associations, Place Des Orphelins 1A
67000 Strasbourg
France

Participants (7)

AKTSIASELTS INFORING
Estonia
Address

41533 Johvi
AS BI-INFO
Estonia
IMONIU ASOCIACIJA "INFOBALT"
Lithuania
Address
Vokieciu 28/17-16
01130 Vilnius
LATVIJAS INFORMACIJAS TECHNOLOGIJU UN TELEKOMUNIKACIJU ASOCIACIJA
Latvia
Address
Stabu 47
LV-1011 Riga
RIGAS TEHNISKA UNIVERSITATE
Latvia
UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION
Austria
Address
Vienna International Center, Wagramerstrasse 5
A-1400 Vienna
VIESOJI ISTAIGA VISORIU INFORMACINIU TECHNOLOGIJU PARKAS
Lithuania
Address
Akademijos 2
Vilnius