The project is developed in 9 phases, summarized in 3 Groups. Group A (Phases 1-4) refers to the background work needed to establish the methodological framework of the project and to analyse the specific conditions in Cyprus by focusing on the prospects and barriers for the large-scale deployment of RES and RUE. Group B (Phases 5-7) aims at establishing alternative scenarios for the combined large-scale penetration of RES and RUE in Cyprus. Group C (Phases 8-9) extends through the whole project and aim at the dissemination of results and the co-ordination of actions in order to successfully accomplish the objectives of this project.
This project is about structural change in European industry resulting from rapid innovation at the interface of knowledge-based services and technology-intensive manufacturing. It focuses on three hybrid sectors in the areas of electronic commerce, business data communication and multimedia in order to appraise the factors underlying their emergence and early evolution.
“The Integration of Macroeconomic and S& T Policies for Growth, Employment and Technology (MACROTEC PROJECT, No: HPSE-CT-1999-00014), με επιστημονικό υπεύθυνο τον καθηγητή G.N. von Tunzelmann (SPRU, University of Sussex), Key Action Improving the Socio-economic Knowledge Base, Commission of the European Union, DG Research, 2000-2002
The project is a research project running from January 1999 to June 2001 and supported by a grant of the 4th Framework Programme of the European Commission (Targeted Socio-Economic Research Programme). It is a multi-partner and multi-disciplinary project.
Since the early 1980s, developed country governments have made a strong effort to promote cooperative industrial research. Europe has been at the forefront. The support of international research consortia has been the major funding mechanism of the Framework Programmes on RTD.