Design for All for eInclusion

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Design for All for eInclusion

The DfA@eInclusion Coordination Action (CA) aims to contribute towards the advancement of eInclusion in Europe through fostering design for all. Towards this end, DfA@eInclusion will continue, extend and enhance previous efforts targeted to the creation of a sound Design for All (DfA) interdisciplinary theoretical framework of reference and a set of proven engineering practices, by addressing the following strategic objectives:

Formal Project Description
Design for All for eInclusion
Contract Title Design for All for eInclusion
Project Acronym DfA@eInclusion
Donor European Union - FP6
Lead Partner Future Worlds Center (CNTI)
Agreement n° 033838
Partners The Danish Centre (DC), Denmark

Next Generation for All (NG4All), the Netherlands
Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas - Institute of Computer Science (FORTH-ICS), Greece
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft/Fraunhofer-Institut fur Angewandte Informationstechnik (FhG-FIT), Germany
Middlessex University, Design for All Research Group, Middlesex University (MU), UK
Integrated Studies, University of Linz (UoL), Austria
Evangelische Stiftung Volmarstein (FTB), Germany
National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland
The National Centre for Personal Autonomy and Technical Aids (CEAPAT), Spain
Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering (CVUT), The Czech Republic
Universite Paul Sabatier Toulouse 3 (UPS-IRIT), France
Pannon University, Colour and Multimedia Laboratory at the Faculty of Information Technology (PU), Hungary
The Delta Centre (SHDir), Norway
State Institute of Information Technologies (SIIT), Lithuania
VZW Toegankelijkheidsbureau (VZW-T), Belgium
The Portuguese National Institute for the Rehabilitation (INR), Portugal
The Estonian Foundation for the Visually Impaired (ENIF), Estonia
Projects in Motion Ltd (PiM), Malta
The Access Centre - Technical University of Košice (TUKE), Slovakia
University of Ljubljana, Laboratory for Telecommunications (UNI-LJ-SI), Slovenia
Swedish Handicap Institute (SHI), Sweden
Central Remedial Clinic (CRC), Ireland

Cost of Action €1,910,000
Grant €1,650,000
Cost for FWC €25,000
Grant for FWC €25,000
Dates 01/01/2007 - 31/12/2009

Short Description e-Accessibility project
Main Page DfA@eInclusion
Overall objective(s)
To support to existing European initiatives to promote Design for All and in particular the European Design for All eAccessibility Network (EDeAN); Enhancement of existing partnerships between academic, research, user, and industrial communities to promote e-inclusion through adopting and promoting effective DfA practices; Facilitation of DfA knowledge spillovers across industry sectors and communities through appropriate mechanisms for knowledge transfer; Support the mainstreaming of accessibility in IST products and services through a series of dissemination activities.