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homepage graphicThe Grid Outreach Programme

The Grid Outreach Programme, managed by the DTI between 2002 and 2003, targeted leading ICT and technology-led businesses to alert them to the potential that the Grid offers.

Presentations were made by academic researchers, ICT and high-technology companies, developing e-Science solutions for e-Business products, services and processes.

This website has been updated to include the latest developments in the evolution of the Grid:


What is the Grid today?

User Vision of the Grid and its services

Benefits for Industry and Commerce

Current concerns about Grid adoption

Case Studies of early Grid applications

Glossary of Terms


Programme Themes

The programme was structured around four main application themes and six main technology themes. These are illustrated by demonstration and pilot projects, each with a summary description...

overview of themes and descriptions

Seminar Reports

Reports of executive briefings and themed seminars held between October 2002 and February 2003 can be found here...

seminar reports

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