DEMO-Net - Network of Excellence on eParticipation

01/01/2006 - 31/12/2009

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DEMO_net began to bring eParticipation experts together to try to establish some research norms. However, the project did not turn out to be the most effective way to do this. The project officer was not keen to re-work the project and eventually it was terminated. The Pep-net project successfully established a similar network, before demo-net was closed, but has not managed to establish a body of eParticipation theory.
DEMO-Net - Network of Excellence on eParticipation is a EU Framework Programmes project funded by European Commission. Carried out in collaboration with Digital North Denmark, EPMA/Vysocina Region (Czech Republic), Yorkshire and Humber Assembly, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy), Copenhagen Business School, Fraunhofer AIS (Germany), IFIB/University of Bremen (Germany), National Technical University of Athens, Örebro University (Sweden), Technical University of Kosice (Slovakia), University of Bergamo (Italy), University of Helsinki, University of Iceland, University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany), University of Leeds, University of Macedonia Research Institute (Greece), University of Southern California and others. For further information please refer to
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Project Team

Kathy Buckner
(not currently an institute member)
Elisabeth Davenport
Emeritus Professor
+44 131 455 2723
Professor Ann Macintosh
(not currently an institute member)
Peter Cruickshank
+44 131 455 2309
Keith Horton
+44 131 455
Colin F Smith
Senior Lecturer
+44 131 455 2774

Associated Publications

Buckner, K., Cruickshank, P. (2008). Social network analysis as a tool to evaluate the effectiveness of EC funded networks of excellence: the case of DEMO-net. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the 41st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS-41, () ( ed.). (pp. 10 pages). : . IEEE Computer Society Press.

Macintosh, A. (2006). eParticipation in Policy-making: the research and the challenges. In: Cunningham, P. Cunningham & M. (Ed.) Exploiting the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications and Case Studies, , () ( ed.). (pp. 364-369). : . IOS press.

Keywords: edemocracy