IST (Information Society Technologies) reside among the European Commisions priorities within the Framework Programme structuring European research activities. The project is aimed at an assessment of existing evaluation approaches applied to the IST programme to date. In addition, the plans of the Commission regarding the programmes further development will be closely reviewed and possible modifications proposed. The assessment of the evaluation approaches involves the complete programme cycle starting with the definition of its objectives and the ex ante evaluation of project proposals up to the ex post evaluation of a projects results.

Selected Publications


Polt, Wolfgang, Nicolas Vontoras, Luke Georghiou, Georg Licht and andere (2007), IST Evaluation and Monitoring, European Commission, Directorate-General Information Society and Media, Brussels. Download


Europäische Kommission, DG Information Society and Media , Brüssel , BE

Project duration

01.01.2006 - 30.04.2007

Project members

Dr. Georg Licht (Coordinator)
Dr. Christian Rammer

Cooperation partner

Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH - Institut für Technologie- und Regionalpolitik, Wien, AT
Management Science Laboratory (MSL), Athens University of Economics and Business, Athen, GR
Policy Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (PREST), Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Institut de l'Audiovisuel et des Telecommunications en Europe, Clapiers, FR
Advansis Oy, Helsinki, FI
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, US