South Eastern European Digital Economy (IST-1999-29060)
SEED aims to offer a comprehensive set of services aimed at stimulating the growth of electronic commerce and the digital economy, supporting the S.E. European industry and co-operation among the SMEs of the region. In so doing underpin conditions for improved competitive differentiation of the S.E. European industry in the global market. SEED aims to promote e-commerce in S.E. Europe in a concrete and organised manner. SEED develops technical specifications, capturing the specificities of S.E. Europe, and deliver frameworks on key aspects, necessary for the deployment of the digital economy, including technologies and infrastructures, business applications and services, regulation and policies, socio-economic environments and awareness. It will deliver dissemination and exploitation strategies that will be followed by the non-technical partners in order to involve the widest possible key actors in their countries through its user group.