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Action by the Community relating to the Environment, for promotion of clean technology and the recycling of waste products. 




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 Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm





	
	
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Advisory Committee for Innovation and Technology Transfer - See Strategic Programme for Innovation and Technology Transfer. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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AGRIS - An international information system for agricultural scienes and technology. Acronym: AGRIS Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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AIM - Advanced Informatics in Medicine, a 1988 research programme on the development and application of information technology and telecommunications to medicine and health care for both medical practitioners and manufacturers of medical products and equipment. Acronym: AIM Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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ALAMOS - Automatic Lider for Air Monitoring Operating Systems, an Albert-Ball Report. Prepared for the European Parliament (EP) in 1983, it criticized the investment and consumption policies of the Member States, identified national obstacles to the development of EC-wide trade, and commented adversely on the fragmentation and duplication of national research and Acronym: ALAMOS Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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ARCADE - Ampere Remote Control Access Data Entry, a BRITE-EURAM on the development of a data communications service in industrial and materials technology. Acronym: ARCADE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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ARCOME - A database of organizations, researchers and publications in communications technology. Acronym: ARCOME Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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ASSET - Automated Support for Software Engineering Technology, an ESPRIT project. Acronym: ASSET Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Audiovisual Eureka - A 1989 project intended to develop European television production and high technology research and development. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Biomolecular Engineering Programme - See Biotechnology Action Programme (BAP). Acronym: BEP Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Biotechnology Action Programme - Established in 1985 as a successor to the 1982 Biomolecular Engineering Programme (BEP) and intended to sponsor developments that could have an economic and industrial application. Concluded in 1989, but its objectives were included in the 1990 BRIDGE programme. Acronym: BAP Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Blue Book - A proposal for a Europe of Education and Culture that would involve the extension of the Community Programme for Education and Training in Technology (COMETT) and the European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students (ERASMUS) to the members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). The extension Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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BRIDGE - Biotechnology Research for Innovation, Development and Growth in Europe, a 1990 programme to carry forward the Biotechnoogy Action Programme (BAP) objectives and to construct an international system of technology transfer for industry and agriculture. Acronym: BRIDGE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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BRITE-EURAM - A 1989 initiative on advanced industrial materials technology, design methodology and quality assurance, combining the earlier Basic Research in Industrial Technologies in Europe (BRITE) and European Research in Advanced Materials (EURAM) programmes. Acronym: BRITE-EURAM Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Business Process Re-engineering - The fundamental analysis and radical redesign of everything: business processes and management systems, job definitions, organizational structures and beliefs and behaviors to achieve dramatic performance improvements to meet contemporary requirements. Information technology (IT) is a key enabler in this process. Acronym: BPR Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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CIM - Computer Integrated Manufacturing, an ESPRIT project on the use of information technology in industrial environments. Acronym: CIM Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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CIRD - Interservice Committee for Research and Development, established in 1975 as a coordinating forum for EC administrators in the field of science and technology research. Acronym: CIRD Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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CODEST - Committee for the European Development of Science and Technology, an advisory body on the funding of collaborative research projects. Acronym: CODEST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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COMETT - See Community Programme for Education and Training in Technology. Acronym: COMETT Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Commercial off the Shelf - Commercial Off The Shelf refers to software and hardware technology which is commercially available and requires minimum changes (design/development), if any, before implementation. S Shared Resource Center, 1994. October 1992. Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994. "CALS Testing Programs, Status and Strategy" October 1992. Acronym: COTS Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Community Programme for Education and Training in Technology - Established in 1986, a programme to promote cross-national cooperation and partnerships between enterprises and universities in the training of students in new technologies, mainly through the provision of work experience in another EC country. Acronym: COMETT Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Computer Disk ROM Drives - A CD (computer disk or compact disk) for a computer is a disk similar in function to a diskette such as a 3 1/4 diskette, but which uses compact disk technology to store large amounts (600 mbs) of read-only data. A CD ROM drive is the computer hardware that allows Acronym: CD  Computer Disk ROM Drives Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Computer-Aided Design (1) - The application of information technology to elements of the design process for manufactured, assembled, and constructed products, covering both drafting applications (in the creation, modification, storage, and production of engineering and other technical drawings) and modeling (the generation and use of full three-dimensional models). Acronym: CAD Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from Joan Smith, "An Introduction to CALS: The Strategy and the Standards", 1990

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Computer-Aided Engineering - The application of information technology to elements of the design and engineering process. It includes all types of performance systems, e.g., heat transfer, structural, electromagnetic, aeronautics, and acoustic analysis. Acronym: CAE Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

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Computer-Aided Manufacturing (1) - The application of information technology to the control and management of manufacturing processes, normally restricted to the control of machine tools such as lathes and mills, where the tool is directly controlled by a computer. Acronym: CAM Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from Joan Smith, "An Introduction to CALS: The Strategy and the Standards", 1990

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Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (1) - The application of information technology to the management of complete systems or subsystems within a manufacturing environment, characterized by the integration of many separate applications such as CAD, CAM, CAE, and robotics together with commercial applications such as stock control, spares ordering, and process planning. Acronym: CIM Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from Joan Smith, "An Introduction to CALS: The Strategy and the Standards", 1990

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Cooperation in Automation of Data and Documentation for Imports/Exports and Agriculture - An electronic information structure for the collection, storage, transmission and exchange of information, using new developments in information technology and telecommunications. Acronym: CADDIA Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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CRAFT (1) - Cooperative Research Action for Technology, a 1989 initiative to encourage smaller enterprises to collaborate with each other in new and environmentally helpful research and technology. Acronym: CRAFT Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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CUBE (1) - See Concertation Unit for Biotechnology in Europe. Acronym: CUBE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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DELTA - Developing European Learning through Technological Advance, a 1988 initiative in research and development policy on the application of information technology to infrastructures for advanced learning. Acronym: DELTA Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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DIME - Development of Integrated Monetary Electronics, an initiative on the application of information technology and telecommunications to monetary electronics for both manufacturers and users. Acronym: DIME Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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DRIVE - Dedicated Road Infrastructure for Vehicle Safety in Europe, a major initiative begun in 1988 to apply information technology to the improvement of road safety and the reduction of environmental pollution by road traffic. Acronym: DRIVE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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EAST - An EAST. European Assistance for Science and Technology, a 1990 programme for assisting the restructuring of the science and technology potential of Eastern European countries. Acronym: EAST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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EIMS - European Innovation Monitoring System, a SPRINT project in innovation and technology transfer. Acronym: EIMS Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Electronic Funds Transfer (2) - EFT is a technology (one of the electronic commerce technologies) that allows the transfer of funds from the bank account of one person or organization to that of another. EFT is also used to refer to the action of using this technology. It is an important addition in the organization Acronym: EFT Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP represents the next generation of manufacturing resource planning (MRP II) software. ERP's usefulness and power lies beyond the present function boundaries of MRP II. Beyond the standard functionality that is offered, other features are included, e.g., quality process operations management, and regulatory reporting. In addition the base technology used Acronym: ERP Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Gartner Group "Information Technology Glossary" Executive Reference, 1993

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ESPRIT - See European Strategic Programme for Research and Development in Information Technology. Acronym: ESPRIT Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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ESSENTIAL - European Systems Strategy for the Evolution of New Technology in Advanced Learning, a ESSI. European Software and Systems Initiative, a 1990 project on quality and productivity in software systems. Acronym: ESSENTIAL Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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European Research Coordination Agency - Responsible for sponsoring projects within a European Programme for High Technology Research and Development, which also incorporates other countries. Acronym: EUREKA Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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European Strategic Programme for Research and Development in Information Technology - A major initiative established in 1984 to foster and increase cross-national cooperation in science and technology through the funding of collaborative projects. Acronym: ESPRIT Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Eurotech Alert - European Information Service for the Results of National Research, collating and analysing publicsector research in industry and technology. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Eurotech Capital - An initiative to stimulate private capital funding for cross-national projects in high technology. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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EUROTECNET - European Technical Network, a series of projects on vocational training and information technology, established in 1985. Acronym: EUROTECNET Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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EURYCLEC - A network of national information centres specializing in information technology. Acronym: EURYCLEC Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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FAST - See Forecasting and Assessment in the Field of Science and Technology. Acronym: FAST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Federal Information Processing Standard - Standards published by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, after approval by the Dept. of Commerce; used as a guideline for federal procurements. Acronym: FIPS Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Gartner Group "Information Technology Glossary" Executive Reference, 1993

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Flexible Computer Integrated Manufacturing - FCIM is the integration of equipment, software, communication, human resources, and business practices within an enterprise to rapidly manufacture, repair, and deliver items on demand with continuous improvements in the processes. The FCIM initiative is a Joint Service and Agency effort to establish and implement the procedures and processes needed Acronym: FCIM Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: National Security Industrial Association "CALS Expo '93, Proceedings and Reference"_

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Forecasting and Assessment in the Field of Science and Technology - First established in 1978 as a programme for exploring and encouraging collaboration in scientific and technological resarch and development. Acronym: FAST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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FOREST - Forestry Sectoral Research and Technology, a 1990 action programme. Acronym: FOREST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile - The U.S. government's OSI protocols that address communication and inter-operation of computer systems across government agencies; they mandate that network procurements comply with the Open System Interconnection model. [ed. The Canadian Government also endorses GOSIP] .e. TBITS.] Technology Glossary" Executive Reference, 1993. Acronym: GOSIP Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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IES-DC - Information Exchange system - Data Collections, a directory and reference service on information technology. Acronym: IES-DC Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Information Superhighway - The Information Superhighway is a network that will potentially connect every government agency, business, and citizen providing a means of rapid access to information (in digital form) and electronic communication to every business and citizen in the country. This vision is an unprecedented nationwide (and ultimately worldwide) electronic communications network Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Intelligent Character Recognition - A technology that employs either software only or software and hardware to automatically recognize and translate raster images into structured data. Acronym: ICR Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Gartner Group "Information Technology Glossary" Executive Reference, 1993

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Intelligent Gateway - Intelligent gateway is a technology which makes the complexities of on-line database connection and authorized interrogation transparent to users. Intelligent gateways provide transparent logos, transfer user prompted queries into that can be read by non-standard database retrieval programs. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

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ITSEC - Information Technical Security Evaluation Criteria, a 1992 initiative to increase consumer awareness of and confidence in information technology and its products. Acronym: ITSEC Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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JUKE-BOX - A 1993 initiative on the application of telematics technology to public access to audio archives. Acronym: JUKE-BOX Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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LEADER - A 1990 initiative on the preservation of rural socioeconomic structures through the use of information technology to stimulate tourism. Acronym: LEADER Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Magnetic Tape - Magnetic tape is the preferred physical medium for delivery of technical data in digital form because it is a mature, stable technology that is able to handle the large volumes of data typically involved in a major weapon system acquisition. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Department of Defense, United States Government "Military Handbook 59-B", 1993

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Manufacturing Technology - This DoD program may provide a source of viable technology transfer for program specific CALS initiatives. The MANTECH program was established to help develop and improve manufacturing processes, techniques and equipment to provide timely reliable and economical production in DoD. Acronym: MANTECH Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: National Security Industrial Association Adapted from: "CALS Expo '93, Proceedings and Reference"

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MAST - Marine Science and Technology, a 1989 initiative to improve knowledge, management and protection of the marine environment, and the development of new techniques for the exploitation of its resources. Acronym: MAST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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MINE - Microbial Information Network Europe, part of the Biotechnology Action Programme (BAP). Acronym: MINE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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MINT - Managing the Integration of New Technology, a SPRINT project. Acronym: MINT Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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MONITOR - Strategic Analysis, Forecasting and Evaluation in Research and Technology, amalgamating in 1988 the earlier Forecasting and Assessment in the Field of Science and Technology (FAST) with Strategic Analysis in the Field of Science and Technology (SAST) and Support Programme for the Evaluation of Activities in the Field of Research (SPEAR), Acronym: MONITOR Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Motif - Graphical user interface specified by the Open Software Foundation and built on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's X Windows. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Gartner Group "Information Technology Glossary" Executive Reference, 1993

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National Institute of Standards and Technology - Created in 1901 as the National Bureau of Standards and renamed in 1988, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) works to strengthen U.S. industry's international competitiveness, advance science, and improve public health, safety and the environment. NIST conducts science and engineering research in commercially important fields such as Acronym: NIST Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Sharon J Kemmerer Department of Commerce, United States Government "CALS Testing Programs, Status and Strategy" October 1992

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NEPTUNE - An initiative on the utilization of technology in education. Acronym: NEPTUNE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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NETT - See Network for Environmental Technology Transfer. Acronym: NETT Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Network for Environmental Technology Transfer - An initiative on developing and applying environmentally friendly technologies through improved collaboration between industries and scientists. Acronym: NETT Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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OPET - See Organizations for the Promotion of Energy Technology. Acronym: OPET Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Optical Disk - An unalterable optical storage medium that allows large amounts of data to be permanently written to it. An optical disk is read using laser and magnetic technology and has a useful life span of 100 plus years. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Organizations for the Promotion of Energy Technology - A network of organizations active in the promotion of technology, established in conjunction with theTHERMIE programme. Acronym: OPET Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Research and Development in Advanced Communications Technologies in Europe - A major programme, begun in 1987, on the development and diversification of the EC's research and technology base in telecommunications. Acronym: RACE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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RETAS - Retail Technology Plans, a 1994 pilot project. Acronym: RETAS Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Science and Technology for Environmental Protection - A 1989 initiative for research in a specified set of environmental areas. Acronym: STEP Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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SPRINT - See Strategic Programme for Innovation and Technology Transfer. Acronym: SPRINT Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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STD - Science and Technology for Development, a 1983 aid programme for developing countries. Acronym: STD Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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STEP - See Science and Technology for Environmental Protection. Acronym: STEP Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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STRIDE - See Science and Technology for Regional Innovation and Development in Europe. Acronym: STRIDE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Structured Query Language - SQL is a relational data language that provides a consistent, English keyword-oriented set of facilities for query, data definition, data manipulation and data control. It is a programming interface to a relational database management system (RDBMS). [ISO 9075, ANSI X3.135-1992, FIPS 127-2, MIL-STD-1388, TBITS 2]Technology Glossary" Executive Reference 1993. Acronym: SQL Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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TECNET - A database of information technology projects relating to vocational training. Acronym: TECNET Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Telecommunications (1) - The subject of several initiatives in both media policy and information technology. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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TERA - An TET. Technology Employment and Labour, a FAST project. Acronym: TERA Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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TIDE - Technology for the Socio-Economic Integration of the Disabled and Elderly People, a 1991 programme on social integration and technology. Acronym: TIDE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Treasury Board Information Technology Standards - Treasury Board Information Technology Standards are the official Government of Canada publications on the standards, guidelines, technical reports and standard operating practices adopted and promulgated under the Treasury Board Information Management policies. Acronym: TBITS Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Treasury Board, Government of Canada "Information Technology Standards", Vol 1

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TWE - Technology, Work and Environment, a FAST project. Acronym: TWE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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UETP - University Enterprise Training Partnerships, a core component of the Community Programme for Education and Training in Technology. Acronym: UETP Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Weight-In-Motion - Technology for determining a vehicle's weight without requiring it to come to a complete stop. Acronym: WIM Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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