Horizon Europe Calls

Horizon Europe Open Calls Relevant to NGI

Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation with a budget of €95.5 billion. It will provide support for the next seven years and is organised around three pillars:

  • Excellence in science (ERC, mobility programmes, research infrastructures)
  • Global Challenges and industrial competitiveness
  • Innovative EU (start-ups, SMEs, developers, helping to bring to the market), a new pillar.

Calls relating to the next generation Internet, of relevance to the NGI community are listed under Pillar II, Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness, Cluster 4, Digital, Industry and Space.

Objective: to deliver architecture, protocols and services to ensure that end-users can exert their rights and benefit from decentralised technological solutions that ensure that they are fully in control of their personal data on the Internet.

Deadline: 21 October 2021

For more info, check the EC portal.

Objective: to develop technology and solutions enabling new and trustworthy ways of searching and discovering information across a variety of resources such as connected devices/smart objects, services, multimedia content etc.

Deadline: 21 October 2021

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Objective: the proposal will support the European Commission in engaging a diverse community of stakeholders, including internet innovators, researchers, start-ups and SMEs, but also policy makers, internet end-users, social partners, local communities and citizens at large, in order to develop and implement the NGI vision of a human-centric internet.

Deadline: 21 October 2021

For more info, check the EC portal.

Objective: enhanced EU-US and EU-Canada cooperation in the development of Next Generation Internet technologies, services and standards. Supporting the EU internet policy objectives by sharing the EU vision and values with US and Canadian counterparts and forging bonds through concrete collaborations. A transatlantic ecosystem of top researchers, high-tech startups / SMEs and Internet-related communities collaborating on the evolution of the Internet according to a human-centric approach.

Deadline: 21 October 2021

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Objective: increased value and maturity of internet technologies tackling key societal challenges such as response to pandemics, climate change, disinformation, or the protection of privacy. Improved collaboration of internet innovators to develop, test and improve solutions based on open source technologies.

Deadline: 21 October 2021

For more info, check the EC portal.