NGI Open Calls: invitation to participate

The Next Generation Internet’s four Open Calls are still accepting submissions. Two of the NGI open calls – NGI Trust and Ledger – will close at the end of April, while the two NGI Zero calls close on 1 June 2019. Don’t miss your chance to participate and be part of the NGI internet innovator ecosystem!

One of the best ways to find out more about the NGI Open Calls is via our ongoing series of webinars. These live online sessions are free to participate in. The webinars provide instructions on how to apply to the open calls, technical information and a Q&A session. The NGI webinars are all recorded and hosted here on NGI.EU so you can watch or re-watch them at any time.

Recently the NGI hosted three National webinars in Spanish, Italian and English. These sessions covered the ins and outs of the NGI Open Calls. Ledger has so far hosted two webinars specific to its open call, and a third one is scheduled for Tuesday 23 April. And NGI Trust held a webinar about its open call this week.

NGI Open Calls webinars:

The four NGI Open Calls and their closing dates are:

NGI Trust: Privacy & Trust Enhancing Technologies – funding up to €200,000 (under conditions) for technical innovation in privacy enhancing technologies that are bootstrapping trust at the protocol level using technologies such as IoT, AI and cryptography. CLOSING 30 APRIL

LEDGER: Decentralised Technologies – funding up to €200,000 to make of data a common good owned by citizens where the wealth created by data-driven platforms is equally distributed using technologies such as blockchain, distributed ledger and peer-to-peer networks. CLOSING 30 APRIL

NGI Zero Discovery: Next Generation Search & Discovery – funding of €5,000 – €50,0000 for project proposals that will help put powerful new search technology in the hands of future generations, as building blocks for a fair and democratic society and an open economy that benefits all. CLOSING 1 JUNE

NGI Zero PET: Privacy & Trust Enhancing Technologies – funding of €5,000 – €50,000 for technologies aimed at providing people with new instruments that allow them more agency – and assist us with fulfilling the human need of keeping some private and confidential context and information private and confidential. CLOSING 1 JUNE


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