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Work Programme

2005-2006 Work Programme

The Information Society Technologies (IST) Work Programme sets out in greater detail the objectives and scientific and technological priorities of the IST priority thematic area of the FP6 Specific Programme for "integrating and strengthening the European Research Area" (SP1). It defines the objectives and technical content of calls for proposals, the implementation plan and the criteria that will be used for evaluating proposals responding to these calls.

It incorporates (in annex) the relevant section of the entire Work Programme of the Specific Programme "Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area" from which it has been extracted.

IST Work Programme - Fourth Update

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IST Work Programme - Third Update

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Work Programme 2005-2006

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Corrigenda to English version : online version of Work Programme corrected mid-November to reflect corrigenda.
If you referred to the Work Programme prior to this date or have received a printed version, please view corrigenda ( PDF , 20KB).

2003-2004 Work Programme

This Work Programme covers the activities of the IST thematic priority in the Specific Programme "Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area" for two years, 2003 and 2004. It defines the priorities for the calls for proposals in these two years, the implementation plan and the criteria that will be used for evaluating proposals responding to these calls.

It incorporates (in annex) the relevant section of the entire Work Programme of the Specific Programme "Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area" from which it has been extracted.

The IST Work Programme First Update incorporates IST Call 3, FET Proactive Initiatives Call and a Joint Call between thematic priorities 2 and 3.

IST Work Programme First Update, June 2004

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Work Programme 2003-2004

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Please note :

  • French version of 2003-2004 Work Programme: Footnote 10 on page 46 has been deleted. Footnote 12 on page 48 has been inserted.
  • German version of 2003-2004 Work Programme: Please note that extensive changes have been made to section 2.4 Umsetzungsplan on pages 39-41.

Corrigendum to paragraph 2.7 (" CALL FICHES "), section B (" Call 2 "), item 10: Areas addressed in the Call

The numbering and order of the third, fourth and fifth row of the table in this item are wrong and should be as follows. This slight editorial error does not alter the budget or the content of the relevant strategic objectives. The published versions of the Work Programme will be amended shortly to reflect this corrigendum.

2.3.2.3 Open development platforms for software and services All 55
2.3.2.4 Cognitive systems All 25
2.3.2.5 Embedded systems All 50

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