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LinuxElectrons: Mandriva to Participate in Project Social Semantic Desktop

Feb 18, 2006, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Mandriva has said that its EDGE-IT subsidiary has won a seat in the NEPOMUK Social Semantic Desktop project, funded under the European Union's Sixth Framework Programme. The total project budget is €17 million, of which €1.8 million are reserved to EDGE-IT. Funding from the EU represents 50% of the budget. Major partners of the project includes DFKI, SAP, Thales, and IBM.

"NEPOMUK brings together researchers, industrial software developers and representative industrial users to develop a comprehensive solution for extending the personal desktop into a collaboration environment which supports both personal information management and sharing of information via social and organizational channels..."

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