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Applications and services for the mobile user and worker
  GRID-based systems for solving complex problems
                       eInclusion
             Research networking testbeds

                   Athens, 2 June 2003
              National Documentation Centre


                   Georgios TSELENTIS
          European Commission, IST programme
                New Working Environments
              (georgios.tselentis@cec.eu.int)
European R&D: a fragmented landscape
                                                                          Only 4%
                                                                        of the total
                                                                       civil research
                                            FIN   CERN, EMBL, ESA,
                                    S              ESO and other           budget
      UK           NL                               international        of the EU
IRL                           DK                    organisations

                  B     LUX                 A
                                    D



                Enterprises, universities
                 and research centres                                Framework
                                                                     programme
      F

                                   IT
  P        ES                               EL                     Candidate
                                                                 and associated
                                                                   countries
  ERA-a new context for EU supported RTD

 Moving to a European level Research policy
   – Strengthen co-operation between National and EU Activities
   – Improve links between National and EU policies and schemes
   – Take into account enlargement
   – Development of a “shared vision” on European RTD
   – Potential for co-funding arrangements


 Realising ERA will require
   – New thinking: more strategic and goal oriented
   – New approach: integration, concentration, critical mass and flexibility
   – New scope: taking account of the international dimension of RTD
      – greater awareness of who‟s doing what
   – New instruments: Integrated Projects (IPs) & Networks of Excellence (No
 Defining the SOs: Five main groups (1)

 Reinforce leadership where Europe has demonstrated
 strengths, e.g.
   –   mobile communications and services, broadband communications
   –   micro-opto electronics
   –   networked audiovisual systems...
   –   security and dependability,…

      new opportunities that arise from the „AmI‟ vision and
 Seize
 address weaknesses / threats critical for its realisation, e.g.
   – multimodal interfaces, semantic-based knowledge handling,..
   – embedded systems, integration of sensing & actuating devices, ...
   – Knowledge and computing GRIDs
Defining the SOs: five main groups (2)


 Continued support to leading / challenging applications,
  responding to emerging needs, e.g.
   – eHealth, eInclusion, eLearning and culture,
   – entertainment and leisure content
   – business support tools, networked organisations,eWork...

 Support   to research at the frontier of knowledge
   – FET open
   – FET proactive
   – Cognitive science, KM

 Support   to infrastructure development
   – Research networking test beds
   – Open development platforms
   – IST for safety in transport, risk management,..
Research context in FP6


Ambient Intelligence (AMI): a vision

Ambient Connectivity: a need

eInfrastructure: Towards a New Generation of Networks
From Infrastructure to Applied research
                 Policies : eInclusion, eEconomy


             Applied           •eInclusion
             Research        •New working
                              environment
     Technology
    Development      •Grid-technology/middleware
                      for complex problem solving
Infrastructure          •Grid & IPv6 Testbeds
  & Testbeds            •Research Infrastructure

                    •Future and emerging technologies
Call 2 of the IST Priority


 Publication:   17.06.03
 Closure   date: 15.10.03
 Indicative budget: ~525 Meuro
    – 80% of the budget pre-allocated per area 20% to be defined
    – drawing mainly from 2004 commitment budget

 Distribution per instrument:
   – 2/3 for IPs + NoEs
   – 1/3 for STREPs + CAs + SSAs

 One   stage evaluation procedure; no anonymity
Indicative call sequence & topics

Strategic objectives covered in Call 2
1.   Advanced displays
2.   Optical, opto-electronic, photonic functional components              Technology
                                                                           components
3.   Open development platforms for software and services

4.   Cognitive systems
5.   Embedded systems                                                        Integrated
6.   Applications & services for the mobile user & worker                     systems
7.   Cross-media content for leisure and entertainment
8.   GRID-based Systems & solving complex problems

9.   Improving Risk management
                                                                           Sectorial
10. eInclusion                                                             Applications
+ Research Networking + Accompanying actions
   + Services and Products engineering 2010 : Joint call with priority 3
  Areas in Call 2 and pre-allocated budget
                                                                   Instruments     Indicative
                                                                                  Pre-allocated
                                                                                 Budget (Meuro)
1- Strategic Objectives
2 3.2.1 Advanced displays                                             All             25
2.3.2.2 Optical, opto-electronic, photonic functional components      All             45
2 3.2.3 Embedded systems                                              All             50
2 3.2.4 Open development platforms for software & services            All             55
2 3.2.5 Cognitive systems                                             All             25
2 3.2.6 Applications and Services for the Mobile User & worker        All             60
2 3.2.7 Cross-media content for leisure and entertainment             All             55
2 3.2.8 GRID-based Systems and solving complex problems               All             45
2 3.2.9 Improving Risk management                                     All             30
2 3.2.10 eInclusion                                                   All             30
2- Research Networking
2 3.5 Research Networking test beds                                   All             25
3- General accompanying actions
2 3.6 General Accompanying actions                                 SSAs; CAs           8
Call 2
   Applications and services for the mobile user and worker

     Key Objectives & Breakthroughs
                                                               60 MEuro
       – services being seamlessly accessed
         and provided anywhere, anytime

         – enabling new business models,
           new ways of working,
           improved customer relations
           and government services
     Research Tasks
       – services that deploy wearable interfaces,
         enabling context-sensitivity, user profiling
         and personalisation, multiple modes of interaction
       – collaboration of multi-location and mobile workers
       – major hurdles for deployment of services for the mobile user
   Call 2: Applications and Services for the mobile User and Worker

 Objective:
   – “To foster the emergence of rich landscape of innovative applications
     and services for the mobile user and worker and to support the use
     and development of new work methods and collaborative work
     environments. These should be based on interoperable mobile,
     wireless technologies and the convergence of fixed and mobile
     communication infrastructures. Such applications and services will
     enable new business models, new ways of working, improved
     customer relations and government services in any context.”

   – “The target applications and services will be capable of being
     seamlessly accessed and provided anywhere, anytime and in any
     context.”
 Call 2: Applications and Services for the mobile User and Worker
                        2 Main Focal Points
 Focus  1: The integration of technologies into a wide range of
 innovative mobile and multimodal applications and services
 including workplace designs that enhance creativity and
 productivity:
   – Intelligent, adaptive and self-configuring services that
     deploy wearable interfaces and enable automatic context-
     sensitivity, user profiling and personalisation in a trusted
     and secure environment as well as multi-lingual and multi-
     cultural presentation, and multiple modes of interaction
   – Novel workplace designs and methods of work
     organisation that enable collaboration of multi-location and
     mobile workers and can increase participation in, and
     access to work in remote and rural areas
 Call 2: Applications and Services for the mobile User and Worker
                        2 Main Focal Points
 Focus 2: “Addressing the major hurdles for the deployment of
 applications and services for the mobile user so as to ensure:

  – openness and interoperability of service development and
    provision environments, including location-based services
    compatible with existing and emerging satellite
    infrastructures (e.g. Galileo),
  – interoperability of services and roaming across
    heterogeneous networks and service environments (e.g.
    working, billing, payment, ticketing and accounting
    services)
  – seamless access to corporate and government resources
Call 2: Applications and Services for the mobile User & Worker


                            The vision
 Bring the users, “people”, to the foreground…..
  ….. to the “centre of our attention”
   – building trustful technologies for the background
   – making technology “adapt” to people needs

 Moving   to an era where …..
  “Our surrounding is the interface‟ to IST applications & services”
 Exploring   beyond “the PC, screens & keyboard interfaces”...
 Enabling multi-sensorial dialogues …..
   – supported by computing & networking
   – „everywhere‟, embedded in everyday objects
Call 2: Applications and Services for the mobile User & Worker

Mobile user and worker scenarios
 Increased importance of:
    – mobility and location independence
    – time critical and ad-hoc collaboration (get together to solve a
      problem, a task, a business opportunity)
    – context awareness (geo-social context: language, culture etc.,
      specific setting: time, place)
    – sharing knowledge and resources
    – added value (created in whatever way is appropriate, no longer
      dictated by organisational relations and boundaries)

 Challenges:
   – How to create and manage shared workspaces with the above
     characteristics?
   – How to integrate these characteristics in a seamless way?
   – What about standardisation?
Call 2: Applications and Services for the mobile User & Worker


                                                       Group of competencies needed to
                                M                      perform a task


                        M


                                           M
                                                            Customers

   Competence nodes networking
   M=Management response of a given task in a given time point is given to the competence
   node which understands the customers problem best
Call 2: Applications and Services for the mobile User & Worker


 Network society moves us from the era of
  organisations to the era of organisation
 Single European Electronic Market (SEEM) concept:
  interoperability, commonly agreed processes,
  standardization
 Knowledge     Management and Semantic web
 Grid-type   of information infrastructure (utility)
 p2p

 context-sensitive     technologies (mobility, location, user
  identification etc)
 trust   and security technologies
Technical vision for the SEEM
    Call 2: Applications and Services for the mobile User & Worker
                           Useful information
 Contact   person(s):
  – Michael ZIEGLER (Michael.Ziegler@cec.eu.int)
  – Bror SALMELIN (Bror.Salmelin@cec.eu.int)
  – (INFSO-MOBILE-USER-AND-WORKER@cec.eu.int)

 News   & Events:
  – 26 June 2003, Brussels Information & Networking Day: Applications &
    services for the mobile user and worker
    http://www.cordis.lu/ist/so/mobile-services/events/announcement_agenda.htm
  – 25 June 2003, Brussels: Next-generation Mobile and Location-independent
    Collaborative e-Work Beyond the State-of-the-art
    http://www.cordis.lu/ist/events/workshop_on_collaboration.htm

 Past   events:
  – 29 April 2003, Consultation Workshop,, Brussels: Ambient
    intelligence@Work Next-generation Mobile and Location-independent
    Collaborative Work - Beyond the state-of-the-art
    http://www.cordis.lu/ist/events/consultation-workshop.htm
Call 2
   GRID-based systems for complex problem solving


      Key Objectives & Breakthroughs                          45 MEuro
        – computing and knowledge Grids
          and peer-to-peer approaches
          to solving complex problems
      Research Tasks
        – next generation GRID : security, programming environments,
          resource management; business models for new services,
          customisable middleware, interoperability with existing GRID
          and Webservices
        – enabling application technologies : modelling, simulation,
          datamining, visualisation, process control, remote operation;
          collaborative working in dynamic virtual organisations
Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems


 “Objectives:
   – To expand the potential of the Grid and peer-to-peer approaches
    to solving complex problems which can not be solved with current
    technologies in application fields such as, but not limited to,
    industrial design, engineering and manufacturing, health, genomics
    and drug design, environment, critical infrastructures, energy,
    business and finance, and new media.
   – To overcome present architectural and design limitations
    hampering the use and wider deployment of computing and
    knowledge Grids and to enrich its capabilities by including new
    functionalities required for complex problem solving. This should
    help the larger uptake of Grid type architectures and extend the
    concept from computation Grids to knowledge Grids, eventually
    leading to a “semantic Grid”.”
Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems
2 Main Focal Points


 Focus    1:
    – “Architecture, design and development of the next generation
      Grid beyond extensions of existing technologies, leading to
      open standards, and including security built-in at all levels,
      programming environments, resource management; economic
      and business models for new services, customisable
      middleware, interoperability with existing Grid and
      Webservices. An integrated and comprehensive approach
      including stake holders from all relevant levels is required.”
Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems
2 Main Focal Points


 Focus    2:
    – “Enabling application technologies for the solution of complex
      problems in domains requiring a Grid-based approach,
      including next generation tools and environments for modelling,
      simulation, datamining, visualisation, process control, remote
      operation; and collaborative working in dynamic virtual
      organisations. To exploit synergies and avoid duplication,
      communities in different application domains having similar
      requirements shall join forces and share common layers.”
 Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems
 The Challenge (1)


 Hypermedia
                 Web
   Web          Services
Semantic Web
                                                      Next
                           OGSA   Semantic         Generation
 Information
                                    Grid
  Retrieval     Current                               Grids
                 Grids

  Database
                Authentication
                 Scheduling
Metacomputing
    Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems
    The Challenge (2)

    Moving Grid from e-Science to Industry

Promote Grid research to

   Solve complex problems with high
    economic and societal impact                 Industry &
                                                  Business
   Exploit the potential of Grids beyond
    e-Science
                                                  Grids
   Ease access and use of Grids                 e-Science
Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems
The Challenge (3)
 Grids for Complex Problem Solving
                                                                     Applications




                                      Application
          Application
                                                                      e-business,
          Application




                                                      Application
                        Application
                                                                    e-health, e-gov,




                                       Sector 3
           Sector 1




                                                       Sector n
           Sector 1


                         Sector 2
                                                                      e-learning,
                                                                     environment




                                                                        “Grids for CPS” focus
     Generic enabling application technologies
        Tools and environments for simulation, data mining,
          knowledge discovery, collaborative working, ...

                  Next generation Grid
Architecture, design and development addressing security,
business models, open source/standards,interoperability, …
Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems
The Challenge (3)

 Generic Enabling Application Technologies

                   Sector 1Sector 2                     Sector N
                                                                   complex
                   applic. applic.                      applic.    problem
                   PSE/ PSE/                             PSE/      solving
                   Portal Portal                         Portal
                   Sector- Sector-        ...           Sector-
                   specific specific                    specific
 Scope of future   comps. comps.                        comps.      enabling
 projects                     enabling technologies
                             high level Grid services               technologies
                             - generic components -
                             Low level Grid services
                                                                   Infra-
                             Grid-type environment
                                                                   structure
Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems




                     Grids empowered
Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems

                     Project examples
   GRASP GRID based Application Service Provision:
     – Pilot applications in: biomedicine + finance
     – Shift to industrial/business use of the Grid
     – Industrial strength service provision middleware for Grids
          •   resource management
          •   security
          •   Service Level Agreements (SLA) and Quality of Service (QoS)
          •   business models and pricing


   GRIP GRID Interoperability Project
     – Grid Interoperability: enabling applications and virtual organisations to
       use simultaneously different Grid middleware based on common open
       standards
     – Contribute to standardisation (Global Grid Forum: GGF)
     – Pilot applications in: meteorology + molecular biology
Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems

                               Conclusions

   Grid technologies will revolutionise the Internet of tomorrow as the
    Web did for the Internet of today

   Grid reseach represents a key priority in IST-FP6 and will serve as
    a means for the evolution of ERA

   The shift of Grids from eScience to industry will in future reap the
    benefits for European business, industry and society

   Need for stronger co-ordination of existing Community, Member
    States and international Grid research initiatives, e.g. through a
    “Virtual Grid Middleware Laboratory”
Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems



 Indicative budget
     Call 2: 45 M€ / total FP6: 125 M€
 Budget   vs. Instruments (tentative)
 4-5 (mainly) IPs and NoEs Coverage of each research
  focus by ~2 IPs
 ~5   STREPs ~1-2 CAs SSAs
          Call 2: GRID-based Systems for solving complex problems
                              Useful information
 Contact     person(s):
   Wolfgang Boch, Head of Unit F2 - Grids for Complex Problem solving
    (wolfgang.boch@cec.eu.int)
   For Next generation Grid developments contact Roman Tirler
    (roman.tirler@cec.eu.int)
   For Generic enabling application technologies contact Max Lemke
    (max.lemke @cec.eu.int)


 http://www.cordis.lu/ist/grids/index.htm

 News     & Events:
     – Info day June 20th in Brussels “Centre Borschette”, 36 Rue Froissart
Call 2
   Research Networking test beds


                                                           25 MEuro
     Work complementary to high performance GRIDs
      & GÉANT
     Key Objectives:
         – Validate through test beds future upgrades in
           Europe‟s infrastructure
         – Foster & deploy next generation networks
     Research Tasks
       – Test and validate new networking
         technologies
       – Develop Roadmaps for infrastructure
         development
       – Interoperability
Call 2: Research Networking test beds


 “Objectives:
   – To integrate and validate, in the context of user-driven large scale
     testbeds, the state-of-the-art technology that is essential for preparing
     the future upgrades in the infrastructure deployed across Europe. This
     should help support all research fields and identify the opportunities
     that such technology offers together with its limitations. The work is
     essential for fostering the early deployment in Europe of Next
     Generation Information and Communications Networks based upon
     all-optical technologies and new Internet protocols and for
     incorporating the most up-to-date middleware.”
Call 2: Research Networking test beds


 Focus:
   – “integrating, testing, validating and demonstrating new networking
     technologies and services in real-world settings and production
     environments.
   – developing roadmaps and strategic guidance for infrastructure
     development in Europe, promoting specialised training and education
     on related advanced topics, promoting centres of excellence (e.g.
     GRIDs technology centres) and technology and know-how transfer ...
   – fostering interoperability of solutions across different scientific and
     industrial disciplines in an effort to achieve broader-scale up-take of
     new state-of-the-art infrastructure technology and promoting the
     creation of standards and a continued effort to strengthen
     contributions to open-source objectives.

”
Call 2: Research Networking test beds

'Research Networking' is a key IST area with 2 complementary approaches:
•broadband interconnection of national research and education networks
•establishment of advanced European experimental test-beds
 Call 2: Research Networking test beds
International links of GÉANT within FP5


   GÉANT: a forerunner of ERA and a model for
   international cooperation in global challenges

                                                                      Virtual Silk Highway

                          The IPv6 Experimentation
                                               Russia
                      Platforms are facilitating GEANT
                                     GEANT


                         and National Research and           EUMEDIS
                                                           EUMEDconnect

                                   Networks
                        EducationCentral Africa for their
                                   @LIS
                                move to IPv6
                                   ALICE



                                                       Southern Africa

                        Operational or funding available
                        Request to interconnect received
 Call 2: Research Networking test beds
 GÉANT



 World leading Research Network
 Connecting more than 3100
  Universities and R&D centers
 Over 32 countries across Europe
 Connectivity to NA, Japan, …
 Speeds of up to 10 Gbit/s
 Call 2: Research Networking test beds

                         Transfer volume in the European Backbone Network
                             before and after the introduction of GÉANT
                 1250

                 1000                                        1 Petabyte
Terabyte/month




                  750


                  500


                  250


                   0
                        Dec 2000   June 2001   Dec 2001   June 2002       Dec 2002
                               TEN-155                       GEANT
Call 2: Research Networking test beds

Visible facts from FP5 on support for Research Infrastructures:

 GÉANT / international connectivity - Eumedis, ALIS, TEIN,
  Russia,...
 Large scale experimentation on IPv6
 Optical testbeds
 Grids pilots involving leading Research Centers
                                          Grids
                             IPv6       Testbeds




                                                   R&D
                           Testbeds
                                       Optical
                                      Testbeds

           International
                                GÉANT network
            dimension


  High political visibility - EP, Council, eEurope 2002
  Doubling the budget in FP6
 Call 2: Research Networking test beds
 Research e-Infrastructure
  Two key aspects for the future:

 deployment of the most performant research backbone network in the
  world (GÉANT) – boosting the transfer of information
 piloting of new and particularly powerful forms of distributed
  computing – Grids – boosting the processing of information




      pilots Grids Grids
                   Grids
                                               e-Infrastructure
                  GÉANT

    IPv6
           IPv6
         Call 2: Research Networking test beds
          Moving towards an e-Infrastructure


                                   Grids
                                           Grids

                Grids middleware                   Grids
                     GÉANT




IPv6



  IPv6

         IPv6
         Call 2: Research Networking test beds
          Moving towards an e-Infrastructure
In FP6, deployment of a Grid empowered eInfrastructure



               e-Infrastructure
             Call 2: Research Networking test beds
                         Useful information
 Contact person(s):
     Mr. Mario CAMPOLARGO Head of Unit F3 Research Infrastructure
     (mario.campolargo@cec.eu.int)
     Mr. Pascal DRABIK responsible for the 2nd Call
     (pascal.drabik@cec.eu.int)

     – http://www.cordis.lu/ist/rn/home.html
     – http://www.cordis.lu/ist/rn/rn-fp6.htm


 Next    Events:
   Mid July (exact day not defined yet) Stay tuned at the site!
 Past    Events:
   Meeting with NRENs - 24th March 2003
   Workshop on Interconnection of heterogeneous wireless testbeds - 26th
    March 2003
Call 2: eInclusion


 “Objectives:

–  To promote eInclusion as a core horizontal building
  block in the establishment of the Information Society to
  ensure equal access and participation for all in Europe.
–  To develop intelligent systems that empower persons
  with disabilities and ageing citizens to play a full role in
  society and to increase their autonomy.”
Call 2: eInclusion


 Focus:
   – “Research on advanced interfaces, low cost sensors and
     possibly robotics to be integrated in assistive devices, and
     information modeling and web semantics to improve web
     usability for digitally disadvantaged persons.”
   – “ Development and demonstration of intelligent housing for
     persons with special needs to be addressed in an integrated
     approach. ”
   – “Networking of research teams, in the domain of assistive
     technologies to strengthen the research effort on the quality of
     life of users with physical, sensory or cognitive impairments as
     well as in the domain of design-for-all for mainstream products
     and services exploring, for example, cognitive demands and
     new multimodal platforms. ”
Call 2: eInclusion



 IST should be perceived as tool for social integration of
  elderly and disabled persons
 Amsterdam     Treaty: “all European citizens shall have the
  right to participate fully and without discrimination in
  European society”
 Some figures:
   – By the year 2010, about 25% of the European population will
     be aged over 60, rising to 30% by 2020.
   – The proportion of persons with disabilities will rise from about
     11% today to around 18% by 2020
Call 2: eInclusion



Technology Research Initiative, “eAccessibility for All”:

 Equal   access + participation for all

 Empowerment        + autonomy
Call 2: eInclusion



 Barrier-free technologies:
   – focus on mainstream products and systems, including public
     services, which must be designed in such a way that they can
     meet the requirements of the widest possible range of users
     and use situations

 Empowering technologies
   – focus on a broad range of intelligent assistive devices and
     systems for persons with disabilities, which must be developed
     and improved. Leading-edge technologies must be identified
     and harnessed to the tasks of enabling users to live
     independent lives, to achieve self-fulfilment and to realise their
     full potential.
Call 2: eInclusion



 IST  should be perceived as tool for social integration of
  elderly and disabled persons (Cross Domains – Barrier
  Free and Empowering Technology, including intelligent
  interfaces and cognitive issues)
 Reasonable    cost is an important factor
 Added  value to existing funding (from international,
  national and regional programmes)
                               Call 2: eInclusion
                               Useful information
 Contact person(s):
   Mrs. Inmaculada.PLACENCIA-PORRERO
   (inmaculada.placencia-porrero@cec.eu.int)

   – http://www.cordis.lu/ist/so/einclusion/home.html
   – http://www.cordis.lu/ist/ka1/special_needs/home.html


 Past   Events:
   – 21.05.2003 e-inclusion Infoday, Brussels
   – http://www.cordis.lu/ist/so/einclusion/events.html
Some figures from Call 1
 Example: Networked Business and Goverments
   – Requested:1.6 B€ Indicative budget: of 75M€ (21.5 times
     more)
1200

1000
                                   proposals/instrument

 800
                                   requsted Meuro

 600

 400

 200                                        115
        15       59        16        36
    0
         CA        IP      NOE       SSA     STREP
Instruments for the IST priority

        Integrated Projects
           – Objective driven
        Networks of Excellence            NEW
          – Exploratory research
        +Article   169
        Targeted research projects
          – (address specific issues)
        Co-ordination    actions
        Support    Actions             No longer available …..
                                        - Individual Take-up Actions
                                        - SME Exploratory Awards
  Example of implementation in IST


Current Industrial          Integrated Projects
strength / presence
                                                  « Monolitihic »
                                Incremental



                                                   Integrated Projects

                           Targeted Research Projects

                      Networks of Excellence

           Fundamental             Basic            Industry-driven       Industrial
             research             research             research          exploitation
IPs: addressing all needed elements of the value chain

                                               Ex: Multi-sensorial interfaces
         Integrated project
                                                Current projects
                              Knowledge & Data bases

Intelligent Assistants & Virtual Humans        Virtual & Augmented Realities
       Intelligent Virtual Worlds                  Physical Virtual World


     Gesture & Facial Recognition                     Interface Layer

            Body Sensors      Haptic Devices   Displays          Actuators




Taste Speech                                                      Smell
Integrated Projects - possible implementations




      “Monolithic”           “Incremental” participation         “Incremental” funding
                                                             • objectives known
• partners known at outset   • tasks identified              • technology roadmap known
• tasks identified           • budget known                  • tasks to be completed
• budget known               • not all participants are in   • budget to be changed
                                                             • participants as well
Some practical aspects


 Not   that many IPs can be launched by strategic priority
 The   IP must meet the Call text clearly
 Impact   analysis
 Covering   the innovation process; interactions
 Technology,   verification and dissemination
 Do   not bet only on IP (check STREPs)
 Size?
Some practical aspects


 Management more important than before, crisis
  management to be described!
 IPs something entirely new, high competition, “good”
  not enough, very good the minimal
 Use  the Expressions of Interests for checking related
  activities
 Contactthe relevant Commission people before
  spending too much effort
 Expert   database on Cordis www.cordis.lu
   Thanks for your attention!




         Georgios TSELENTIS
European Commission, IST programme
      New Working Environments
    (georgios.tselentis@cec.eu.int)