Project acronym: REASON
Project full title: REsearch And
Training Action for System On
Contract no.: IST - 2000 - 30193
The project came into
force from January 1, 2002. The contract was signed by European Commission
on the one side and by twenty two R&D organisations on the other side.
This R&D organisations are situated at nineteen countries from Central
and Eastern Europe and present Academic and Research Institutions.
The goal of the REASON
project is to facilitate integration of the academic and research institutions
of Central and Eastern Europe working in the field of microelectronics
into the mainstream R&D activities going on in the EU countries. For
development of successful co-operation the following conditions must be
- The level of competencies and skills of researchers from Central/Eastern
Europe must be high enough to allow participation in advanced and challenging
research projects targeted at solving the problems faced by European
- State-of-the-art research infrastructure must be available and maintained
in Central/Eastern Europe.
- The potential research partners from EU countries must be aware of
competencies and achievements of their colleagues from Central/Eastern
- In the case of participation of SMEs, additional condition is their
awareness of the IST programme and ability to absorb new technologies.
The project may also
contribute to the goals of hardware-software integration and design methodologies
for intelligent microsystems and subsystems.