60 страниц. 2010 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Both France and Texas want to be at the center of the emerging Knowledge Economy. Building infrastructure for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is usually isolated in specific regions of global settings. This scenario applies in two case studies, The French Grand Plan for Digital Education and the Texas Long Range Technology Plan. The educational technology plans for the US are contrasted with those of the EU. Both plans aim at advancing the Knowledge Triangle through investment in education, research and innovation.