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1. m-Business & Commerce
Supporting m-Business processes and commercial transactions, including real-time travel bookings; creating new business in m-Commerce; offering customers convenient services and supporting SMBs in the marketplace; using mobile phones for buying, selling and banking, as well as for servicing customers and for collaborating with business partners.
2. m-Government & Participation
Delivering mobile services in public administrations to individuals, businesses and organisations, in order to improve access to services; fostering quality and efficiency of information exchange and citizen centric transactions; strengthening the participation of individuals and groups.
3. m-Learning & Education
Serving the needs of learners to acquire knowledge and skills via mobile phone in a quickly changing world; transforming educational institutions through mobile learning resources; creating active m-Learning communities and solutions for corporate training, as well as life-long learning.
4. m-Entertainment & Lifestyle
Sports, games, music, fashion and fun: supplying mobile entertainment products and services; entertaining the user with a range of innovative games by taking advantage of the properties of small, wearable devices; supporting interactive entertainment and fun; mobile content, services and accessories to enhance and excite the quality of life.
5. m-Tourism & Culture
Bringing cultural heritage to mobile platforms; demonstrating valuable cultural assets clearly and informatively, using state-of-the-art mobile technology; providing guides to the diversity of cultures, sites and objects, and all in a multilingual package. Enabling travellers to find attractions, to be informed and enlightened, to enjoy safe travel and have access to up2date travel information; enhancing intermodal use of public transport, supporting orientation in cities and countryside, allowing the hotel industry to address customers, providing new perspectives on the space around us; using maps and navigation-based contents.
6. m-Media & News
Reporting the news using the mobile phone, crowd sourcing, citizen journalism, covering natural disasters, public campaigning, multimedia news, mobile media aggregation and search services; new forms of mobile video and m-TV, movies and current affairs.
7. m-Environment & Health
Content and services to encourage sustainable models of living; smart use of mobile media to promote green energy; new mobile approaches to monitoring and reducing pollution; mobile portals and social media applications to encourage climate controls and holistic environment-friendly habits; client-centred models of health care, where stakeholders collaborate; mobile technologies to deliver health care and to meet the needs of citizens, patients, healthcare professionals and providers; epidemic and pandemic alert services; wellness and behavioural education.
8. m-Inclusion & Empowerment
Measures to support integration within the global information society; bringing least developed regions and groups of society into the mobile information society; reducing the “digital divide” between technology-empowered and technology-excluded communities, such as groups in rural areas, women, senior citizens, disabled citizens and children; bridging society through mobile contents and applications; empowering citizens and stakeholders in public services.