European Union project approved in the framework of the General Invitation to Tender No. DG XXII/14/96 for a study on “Technological, legal, economic and strategic watch on the supply of educational and software”
to collect information on, multimedia/audio-visual technologies and suppliers in order to evaluate the market size of the home, education and training sectors, and estimate about market trends over the next five years;
to identify and to analyse the strategies of the suppliers and distributors and their respective competitive position on the European educational multimedia and audio-visual markets.
to establish an inventory of the best available and most promising multimedia and audio-visual technologies, products and services in the field of educational and training
to review and analyse the past and current policy initiatives for promoting the diffusion of multimedia and audio-visual, and evaluate their impact on the strategies of suppliers, distributors and users.
to review the legal and financial processes concerning universal service provision, copy right and access to the financial market in a future perspective, to foresee about the consequences of the production and the diffusion of multimedia and audio-visual for educational purposes.