The interactive software industry, which includes PC and video games, reference and educational works on CD-ROM, is the European content industry's fastest growing sector with a turnover of Euro 6.1 billion in 2005, to be compared to a Euro 22.5 billion world market. It is estimated that, in 2006, the European market will reach Euro 7.25 billion. As a matter of comparison, Interactive Software weighs already as much as the EU's film video market, and significantly more than its box office market.
European Schoolnet (EUN) is a unique not-for-profit consortium of 31 ministries of education in Europe created in 1997. EUN provides major European education portals for teaching, learning and collaboration and leads the way in bringing about change in schooling through the use of new technology.