The strategic aim is to increase european manufacturing competitiveness by providing an application-oriented, bottom-up, collaborative r&d support mechanism primarily focused on 'new added value products and related services'&'innovative production processes and systems'.
Itea 3 is the follow-up of the successful eureka clusters itea and itea 2. Itea 3 is essential to secure and enhance the position of european industry in software-intensive systems and services.
Euripides2 will cover the electronic systems integration value chain, from materials, equipment and technologies, through components, modules, up to embedded, mechatronics, enmeshed and implanted systems.
Penta is a new eureka cluster in micro- and nano-electronics that will support the vision, strategy and planned implementation contained in the european industrial strategic roadmap for micro- and nano-electronic components and systems as prepared by the electronic leaders group.