The European Commission (EC) has funded a project to promote the adoption of Open Source software, including Linux, in embedded systems. The project,
known as Industrial Embedded Systems (INES), was funded by the European Community's Fifth Framework Programme for research, technological development,
and demonstration activities. The initiative is investing in twenty-three "key actions," and the INES project is part of key action 4.2.4, Computing,
Communications and Networks.
July 3, 2003