The FET open call deals with advanced, ground-breaking research ideas, and has been extended in the new IST 2005-06 Work Programme. This call is open only for STREP (Specific Targeted Research Project), CA (Coordination Action) and SSA (Specific Support Action) proposals. STREP proposals are submitted in a special two-step procedure. Proposals can be submitted at any time up to the closure of the scheme. For CAs, SSAs and the first-step (short) STREPS, this is 20 September 2005.