Information Systems Laboratory

Beyond The Horizon

Category: european

Project Title: Beyond The Horizon

Funding Organization: EU - IST-FET

Coordinator: ERCIM, LE DANTEC, Bruno

Duration: 01/01/2005 - 30/06/2006

Expiration Date: 30/6/2006

Total Budget: 612127

FORTH ICS budget: 70800

Project Objective: "The main aims of B-T-H are the following:

  • identify advanced strategic areas and grand science and technology challenges related to information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • discuss the scientific, commercial and social importance of these challenges
  • draw basic research directions in ICT and related disciplines for addressing the above challenges
  • design roadmaps for making advances in these areas with a timeframe of fifteen years
  • identify new frontiers for ICT basic research, and boundaries between "pure ICT" research and other disciplines identify the potential for cross-fertilization of research in disciplines involved in these areas
  • establish communication and cooperation mechanisms within and beyond Europe in order to facilitate and support the formation and functioning of a related scientific community during the project lifecycle in a field characterised by rapid and continuous evolution.

Contact Person: Dimitris Plexousakis,

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