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24/02/2005
Zagreb, Croatia
Please visit us any time between 09:30 and 17:00 to get information on how you can participate in 6th EU Framework Programme; get expert advice and assistance with your project idea and/or preparation of your project proposal; get the interactive CD containing all relevant information for your participation in FP6 activities. Read more
31/01/2005
Danuta Hübner, the European Commissioner responsible for Regional Policy, noted on 31 January 2005 that the Commission's proposal for the next generation of cohesion policy programmes is supported by a majority of Member States. This is a significant step towards an agreement by June 2005. In its proposals, the Commission calls for a reformed cohesion policy based around three objectives: convergence, regional competitiveness and territorial cooperation. Read more
From 13/06/2005 to 14/06/2005
Porto, Portugal
Over the last years most business processes changed on various dimensions (e.g. flexibility, interconnectivity, coordination style, autonomy) due to market conditions, organisational models, and usage scenarios of information systems. Frequently, information is relocated within this geographically distributed system according to rules that are only seldom defined as a well-codified business process. This creates a need for a software infrastructure that enables ubiquitous mobile information and collaboration systems (UMICS). Read more
From 13/06/2005 to 15/06/2005
Linkoping University, Sweden
Some questions raised in the workshop will include: How to enable users to retain their ability to cooperate while displaced in a different point of the enterprise? What is the role of context and location in determining how cooperation can be carried out? How to provide support for ad-hoc cooperation in situations where the fixed network infrastructure is absent or cannot be used? How will Service-oriented computing change collaborative software? Topics that will be discussed, include, but not are limited to: Collaborative Services; Business process collaboration; Mobile collaboration; and Middleware and platforms for distributed and mobile collaboration. Read more
27/01/2005
On 27 January 2005, the European Parliament voted with only one amendment in favour of the eContentplus programme, which will support the development of multi-lingual content for innovative, on-line services across the EU. The amendment, which is the result of a compromise with the Council, sets the budget of the programme at 149 MEUR for the period 2005-2008, and paves the way for a rapid adoption of the programme. eContentplus will tackle the fragmentation of the European digital content market and will improve the accessibility and usability of geographical information, cultural content and educational material. Read more
27/01/2005
This publication provides information on the number of mobile phones, fixed lines, Internet access of households, the broadband penetration rate and some other features of the telecommunications sector. Read more
From 13/04/2005 to 14/04/2005
Barcelona, Spain
This conference will cover topics within the fields of both radio and non-radio electronic communications. The first day is dedicated to broad policy issues. Top level speakers from Europe, USA, Mexico and Australia will examine the challenges with which regulators are faced in a converging telecom world. The second day will tackle more specific topics in two parallel tracks: one dealing with wireless issues (UWB, broadcasting, spectrum reform), the other focusing on VoIP, next generation networks and competition-based regulatory approaches. Read more
26/01/2005
In his speech at the Sandoz- SME Union Symposium (European Parliament) on transnational co-operation Janez POTOČNIK, European Commissioner for Science and Research focuses on what needs to be done in the domain of science and research to boost knowledge –based competitiveness in the EU, in the context of the mid-term review of the Lisbon Strategy. Read more
25/01/2005
This edition of Statistics in Focus highlights the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for interacting with government bodies (e-Government). Increasingly, public bodies are creating websites for enterprises and citizens that enable easier, cheaper and more efficient handling of procedures and supply of services. Read more
25/01/2005
The EIF is the reference document on interoperability for the IDABC programme. It is the result of an extensive consultation process with the Member States and thus represents the highest ranking module for the implementation of European e-government services. Read more

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