This Work Programme for the ICT theme of the FP7 Specific Programme "Cooperation defines the priorities for the calls for proposals to be launched in 2007 and the criteria that will be used for evaluating the proposals responding to these calls.
The priorities reflect the input received from the Programme Committee, the IST Advisory Group1 (ISTAG), the European Technology Platforms2 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 initiative3, - a European Information Society for Growth and Employment.
The Work Programme will be updated on a regular basis.
Throughout this text, budget allocations as given are indicative. Implementation issues including budgetary aspects are currently under discussion between the Commission and Member States representatives.