NICONET is a project of the Working Group of Software (WGS), funded by the European Community BRITE-EURAM III Thematic Networks Programme NICONET, under contract number BRRT-CT97-5040, with a budget of about 750 kECU over four and a half years.
NICONET started January 1, 1998.

Main goal:
the development and evaluation of numerically reliable software in control engineering and its implementation in production technologies

Key objectives:
to intensify the research in and collaboration on Numerics in Control in Europe
to implement and validate high quality numerical software for systems and control
to coordinate the development of control related software in Europe
to integrate it in a unique control library (SLICOT)
to facilitate access of industrial partners to high technology software
to serve as an information center in the area of control numerics.