The European Information Society Technologies Prize is the most distinguished European Prize for innovative products and services in the Information Society Technologies field. Organised by Euro-CASE with the support of the IST Programme, it is open to companies or organisations from 33 countries with an innovative IST product with promising market potential. Applications close on May 15. The 20 Winners, each receiving € 5,000, will be announced in June and will exhibit at the IST 2003 event (Milan, October 2-4). Three of them will be awarded the Grand Prize, worth € 200,000 each, at the EISTP Award Ceremony, held on the event's first day in presence of Commissioner E. Liikanen, responsible for Information Society and Enterprise, and of Lucio Stanca, Italian Minister for Innovation and Technology.