ITEA 2 is a strategic pan-European programme. It stimulates and supports innovative and pre-competitive R & D projects that contribute research excellence to European industry in Software-intensive Systems and Services (SiSS).
- Industry driven;
- Bottom-up to favour innovation;
- Flexible to favour business impact;
- Market oriented;
- Based on a multi-dimensional concept of excellence for project selection
- Community oriented, easily accessible by industry and SMEs
Projects involve between 40 and 300 person-years and typically last up to three years.