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October 31, 2017 - April 17, 2018

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ICT-24-2018 – Next Generation Internet-An Open Internet Initiative

The scope of the NGI Open Internet Initiative objective ICT-24-2018 is:

  • 3 Research & Innovation (R&I) Actions; EUR 21 Million; 2-3 years
    • 1 R&I project per topic:
      • Privacy and trust enhancing technologies
      • Decentralized data governance
      • Discovery and identification technologies
  • 3 Coordination and support actions (CSAs); EUR 7 Million
    • 1 CSA project per topic:
      • Technology Strategy&Policy
      • Technology Harvest&Transfer
      • Outreach Office

The call opens on 31 October 2017.
Submission deadline for proposals is 17 April 2018.

This initiative aims at:

  • developing a more human-centric Internet
  • supporting values of openness, cooperation across borders, decentralisation, inclusiveness and protection of privacy;
  • giving the control back to the users in order to increase trust in the Internet
  • should provide more transparent services, more intelligence, greater involvement and participation
  • leading towards an Internet that is more open, robust and dependable, more interoperable and more supportive of social innovation
  • involving today’s best Internet innovators
  • to address technological opportunities arising from cross-links and advances in various research fields
  • to include validation and testing of market traction with minimum viable products & services, of new economic, mobility and social models
  • to involves users and market actors at an early stage

The 3 specific ‘R&I Actions’ are targeted on beneficiaries who should make explicit the intervention logic for their specific research domain, their capacity to attract top Internet talents, to deliver a solid value-adding services package to the third party projects as well as their expertise and capacity in managing the full life-cycle of the open calls transparently. This process will be supported by 3 CSAs. Multi-disciplinary approaches are encouraged.

More information: ICT 24 Next Generation Internet – An Open Internet Initiative

Get more detailed information about the ongoing NGI calls in the current ICT Work-Programme 2018-2020.

The Participants’ Portal is the place to get more information about how to participate.

Please submit your proposal by 17 April 2018.


October 31, 2017
April 17, 2018
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