EC ICT Calls

CALLS RELATED TO NGI:

Next Generation Media ICT-44-2020

Types of action: Innovation action, Coordination and support action
Status: Open
Deadline date: 16 January 2020

This is a call for innovative solutions 1) to facilitate the integration of emerging technologies such as 5G, Cloud, the Internet of Things, Virtual/Augmented Reality, smart objects, wearables, data analytics, artificial intelligence, etc. in next generation media that overcome traditional boundaries and sectors; 2) to help the new media ecosystem become more adaptive and inclusive, and better promote content, e.g. with new online strategies and business models or new forms of content creation/distribution/presentation; 3) to support synergies across media, operators, technologists and cultural/artistic actors, in order to develop a network of stakeholders which, building on the existing STARTS (Science+ Technology+ ARTS) network, will explore innovative paths for the next generation of media.

Proposals are invited against at least one of the following three subtopics:

  • Innovation Action (IA):
    – Business Innovation Ecosystems
    – New User Driven and Enriched Experiences in Future Media
  • Coordination and Support Action (CSA)

Starts – Technology and Arts Alliance as Driver for Next Generation Media

This call is one of the last in the H2020-ICT-2018-2020 Programme.
Find out more at the ICT Proposers Day, 19 and 20 September, 2019 in Helsinki, Finland at the following sessions:

Blockchain for the Next Generation Internet ICT-54-2020

Types of action: Research and Innovation action
Status: Open
Deadline date: 16 January 2020 17:00:00 CET

Research and Innovation Actions (RIA) will be called for in the following three sub-topics. Proposals should address only one of these sub-topics.

  1. Advancing research on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies
  2. Fostering trust in internet information exchange and content with blockchain
  3. Bringing forward the emergence of collective intelligence on the internet

This call is one of the last in the H2020-ICT-2018-2020 Programme.

Attend the webinars on:
23 October 2019 11:30-12:30
19 November 2019 11:30-12:30

Both webinars will cover the three sub-topics of the call and will give participants the possibility of presenting their project ideas and pose their questions.


ICT-54-2020 – 1st info webinar

Tuesday, October 23, 2019
11:30 am  |  (UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris  |  1 hr
Meeting number (access code): 166 905 917
Meeting password: ICT54-webinar1 (42854093 from phones)

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Each RIA in the three sub-topics above, through an agile and flexible process, will support third party projects from outstanding academic research groups, hi-tech startups, SMEs and other multidisciplinary actors, so that multiple third parties will be funded in parallel contributing to the research and innovation area. As the primary purpose of the action is to support and mobilise internet innovators, a minimum of 70% of the total requested EU contribution should be allocated to financial support to the third parties

For more details  https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-details/ict-54-2020


ICT-54-2020 – 2nd info webinar

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
11:30 am  |  (UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris  |  1 hr
Meeting number (access code): 162 043 644
Meeting password: ICT54-webinar2 (42854093 from phones)

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Dial
You can also dial 62.109.219.4 and enter your meeting number.

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022008147 Belgium Toll
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Each RIA in the three sub-topics above, through an agile and flexible process, will support third party projects from outstanding academic research groups, hi-tech startups, SMEs and other multidisciplinary actors, so that multiple third parties will be funded in parallel contributing to the research and innovation area. As the primary purpose of the action is to support and mobilise internet innovators, a minimum of 70% of the total requested EU contribution should be allocated to financial support to the third parties

For more details  https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-details/ict-54-2020

Interactive Technologies ICT-55-2020

Types of action: Innovation action
Status: Open
Deadline date: 13 November 2019

The full scope of the EU intervention in this areas includes: 1/ support a pan-European coordination effort to strengthen the collaboration among the constituency (ICT-25-2018); 2/ improve competition through research into future high-quality multi-sensorial interactive hardware and multi-user interaction systems (ICT-25-2018) and 3/ increase the European innovation capacity through the development of new authoring tools and the access to a broader community which will be the objective of this specific call through Innovation Actions to address:

The uptake of Interactive Technologies in various industrial and societal domains

This call is one of the last in the H2020-ICT-2018-2020 Programme.
Find out more at the ICT Proposers Day, 19 and 20 September, 2019 in Helsinki, Finland at the following sessions:

Next Generation Internet of Things ICT-56-2020

Types of action: Research and Innovation action, Coordination and support action
Status: Open
Deadline date: 16 January 2020

Scope:

The scope is to develop and demonstrate novel IoT concepts and solutions to underpin the NGI vision and make provision for predicting future events, trigger actions and moving decisions to the point of interest in order to better serve the end-user

  • Research and Innovation Actions (RIA)

Proposals must address all the following challenges (sub-topics):

  • Next generation IoT architectures with a focus on user-aware, self-aware and semi-autonomous IoT systems.
  • Interoperability and contractual arrangements
  • Intelligent IoT devices supporting the proposed use cases
  • Tactile/contextual Internet of Things b) Coordination and Support Action (CSA)

This call is one of the last in the H2020-ICT-2018-2020 Programme.
Find out more at the ICT Proposers Day, 19 and 20 September, 2019 in Helsinki, Finland at the following sessions:

An empowering, inclusive Next Generation Internet ICT-57-2020

Types of action: Research and Innovation action
Status: Open
Deadline date: 22 April 2020 17:00:00 CET

Scope:

Develop novel mobile applications translating between speech and sign languages to assist people with hearing impairments. The projects should leverage on current state-of-the-art in translation between all official spoken and sign languages of the EU Member States and associated countries for efficient and effective use on mobile devices. Projects should explore how end-users can best interact and cooperate with the application and how the system adapts to users in real-life conditions and prevents unintended gender bias in translation. The resulting applications should be open source, robust, cost-effective and validated across a wide spectrum of users. Priority will be given to projects addressing a wide range of languages, in particular under-resourced languages.

This call is one of the last in the H2020-ICT-2018-2020 Programme.
Find out more at the ICT Proposers Day, 19 and 20 September, 2019 in Helsinki, Finland at the following sessions:

The ICT-24-2019 call closed on the 28 March 2019 and covered

  • Strengthening internet trustworthiness with internet identities
  • Service and Data Portability
  • Open internet architecture renovation

The ICT 31-2019 closed on 28 March 2019 and covered

  • EU-US Collaboration
  • An empowering, inclusive Next Generation Internet
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