A Theme for research and development under the specific programme "Cooperation" implementing the Seventh Framework Programme (2007-2013) of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities.
A great deal of information is available and easily accessible through the Internet - mostly free of charge. This information is published either directly by the Commission services or by associations, universities, and consultants.
The priorities reflect the input received from the Programme Committee, the IST Advisory Group1 (ISTAG), the European Technology Platforms in ICT and other preparatory activities including workshops involving the main stakeholders. The Work Programme is also in line with the main ICT policy priorities as defined in the i2010 initiative, - a European Information Society for Growth and Employment.