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1992, as an initiative of H-XD0665 - European Community implemented by E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC) under the third framework programme, following on from the programme U-XK0119 - Special Telecommunications Action for Regional Development (STAR). Also referred to as Telematics Applications Programme (TAP). Subsequently came under the SMEs 1994-1999 initiative, together with U-XK0101 - Science and Technology for Regional Innovation and Development in Europe (STRIDE Programme), U-XK1068 - Preparation of Industries Situated in the Regions for the Single Market (PRISMA) and U-XK1377 - European Loan Insurance Scheme for Employment (ELISE). Ceased to exist under Fifth Framework Programme, when united with U-XK0957 - Advanced Communications Technologies and Services Programme (ACTS) and U-XF1018 - Specific Programme for Research and Technological Development in the Field of Information Technologies (ESPRIT) in U-XE3585 - Information Society Technologies Programme (IST Programme).


Promote advanced services in the telecommunications field particularly for least favoured regions of the European Union; bring together users and providers of information and communications technology products and services, allowing users to become more aware of the potential of the technology and providers more aware of users' needs.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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