Brussels, 29 July 2002
The European Commission's Information Society DG has issued an open call for tenders for a study on the impact of the IST programme, and of its predecessor programmes, ESPRIT IV, ACTS and TAP.
The purpose of this study is to analyse in detail the available information on the impact of the results of the programme for research and technological development (RTD), 'Creating a user friendly information society' and its three predecessors, the Esprit IV, the ACTS and the Telematics application programme (TAP).
The contractor will also prepare an inventory of effects, including micro-, meso-, and macroeconomic level impacts that have been or may be associated with the RTD interventions of the IST programme. These may include results at the level of individuals, companies, larger industrial groupings, and economic sectors or the economy at large.
For further information, please contact:
Directorate-General Information Society
Office BU33 02/13
Tel: +32 2 296 8130
Fax +32 2 296 9131
To see the call text, please consult: http://ted.eur-op.eu.int/udl?REQUEST=Se ek-Deliver&LANGUAGE=en&DOCID=114398-2002
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 16.08.2002. The deadline for submitting tender documents is 06.09.2002.
Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Communities at the reference below.
Document Reference: OJ No S 145-114398 of .07.2002