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Date Added: Mar 2007
Digital Ecosystems have emerged as a novel paradigm to support the endless evolution of networked organizations. Existing tools and platforms enabling business collaboration and contracting are often developed and owned by large companies and big market bodies and, hence, centrally controlled and not fully trusted by SMEs. Thus, there is a pressing need for a trusted and affordable distributed technological environment supporting the creation of virtual organizations with common business goals and facilitating the creation, stability and improvement of the business ecosystem performance on a more reduced time frame.