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Teleworking as a Tool for Information Society Technologies Programme Promotion to Baltic States

Objective

TELEBALT project will advertise and promote IST Programme to three Baltic countries (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia) by fast and efficient dissemination and awareness actions targeted on Baltic countries as the states newly associated to European Union. This objective will be fulfilled using new methods of teamwork, such as teleworking, virtual laboratories. EU and Baltic states interested parties will be encouraged to work together for benefits of joint Europe.
The project will do technologies studies of the present situation with IST development in three Baltic countries and will formulate appropriate recommendations to EU research and marketing communities as far as prospective of potential Baltic market is concerned.
TELEBALT will deploy a system of Information Demonstration Centres (IDCs) in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Basing on this system the project will organise kick-off planning meeting and workshop in Riga, TELEBALT major conference in Vilnius and outlook workshop in Tallinn devoted to IST Programme objectives and opportunities for EC newly associated states. TELEBALT will introduce new methods of teamwork to develop project focal points in participating countries capable to operate in modern Information Society at high level. The project will provide training measures to promote dissemination of IST Programme and future relevant EC programmes to Baltic States. TELEBALT will encourage submission of new project proposals to EC.
Training courses will describe EC, DGs, Fifth Framework and IST Programmes. CoBrow collaborative browsing virtual presence toolkit and PL@ZA groupware developed by IST will be introduced for EU-Baltic states teamwork. TELEBALT will present IST results to Baltic countries telematic, business, research and unemployment prevailors communities emphasising the major tendencies of the European telematics activities.

Funding Scheme

ACM - Preparatory, accompanying and support measures

Coordinator

EARTH DATA NETWORK FOR EDUCATION AND SCIENTIFIC EXCHANGE
Address
1A Place Des Orphelins
67000 Strasbourg
France

Participants (2)

IMONIU ASOCIACIJA "INFOBALT'
Lithuania
Address
Liepyno
Vilniaus
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION "PUBLIC FOUNDATION" - "OPEN LATVIA"
Latvia
Address
Zakusalas Krastmala 3
1509 Riga