Be part of the next steps of the NGI community working to build the next generation Internet, through participation in our upcoming workshop and by adding your voice to our survey.

The Next Generation Internet initiative is deeply engaged in delivering the technologies implementing the vision of an Internet of Humans, providing a trustworthy digital experience to internet end-users with more user choice, control and participation.

NGI is holding an open workshop on 18 November from 9am to 1pm. More info on the workshop here.

NGI: Next Steps workshop


The objectives of this workshop are to discuss the direction the NGI initiative should take based on the experience until now and the current and emerging Internet hot topics. What’s good and what works well? What’s missing and where could NGI do better? Where to invest next to build a more human-centric Internet?

Over the last three years, NGI has directly funded more than 500 individual projects in areas as diverse as security and privacy-enhancing technologies, digital identity, decentralised data governance, new methods of search or core internet technologies.

Even more important, it has mobilised more than a thousand of the best European Internet innovators from academia, the open source community, SMEs and start-ups eco-systems who share the vision of building an Internet of Humans.

With Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme, now fully in place and the window of investment open until 2030, it is time to think about the NGI initiative’s next priorities and how we get organised to reach our ambitious objectives.


A survey on the themes discussed in the open workshop is now open at the following link: The survey will be open until 30 November 2021, so you may submit your ideas before or after the Open workshop.

NGI: Next Steps survey

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