Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft

Call for standardisation projects

CORDIS RTD-NEWS/c European Communities, 1999.

Record Control Number: 13007

Date: 1999-05-26

Category: Tender

General Information:

As part of the implementation of standardisation policy and measures in the field of information and communications technologies, the European Commission, DG III, has published a call for proposals for standardisation projects for the Information Society. This call forms a part of the Information Society Initiative in Standardisation (ISIS).

Eligible organisations are invited to submit proposals for:

- Application, validation and demonstration projects; - Development of guidance material.

Proposals should normally be made by a consortium involving at least two partners from different Member States. Exceptionally, proposals from a single organisation may be considered where European added value can be demonstrated beyond doubt.

Specific objectives of the work to be undertaken, themes to be covered and implementation details are set out in the work programme, which is at the basis of this call for proposals. The themes of work identified in the work programme are the following:

- Validation and demonstration of standards and specifications; - Enhancing market transparency for users and consumers, including SMEs; - Promoting industry and business networks; - Supporting trust and confidence for businesses, users and consumers.


The call is open until 14 January 2000 and allows for continuous submission. The proposals will be evaluated in two lots:

- First lot: proposals received by 9 July 1999; - Second lot: proposals received by 14 January 2000.

Data Source Provider: Official Journal of the European Communities

Document Reference: OJ No C 144 of 22.5.1999, p. 12.

Programme Acronym: ISIS

Subject Index Codes: Telecommunications; Innovation, Technology Transfer; Information, Media

Contact Person:

All correspondence regarding the subject of this call should be sent to the following address:

European Commission
DG III - Industry
Unit B.3 - Industrial aspects of electronic
commerce ISIS Secretariat 200 rue de la Loi (SC-15 1/161) B-1049 Brussels Fax +32-2-2969500 E-mail:

Details regarding this call can be found at the following website: