ICT

The ICT-Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT) Work Programme under H2020 provides a balanced response to the main challenges faced by Europe in the field: firstly, the need to maintain a strong expertise in key technology value chains; secondly, the necessity to move quicker from research excellence to the market.

It combines a strong support to industrial roadmaps with new mechanisms to encourage disruptive innovation. The former will reinforce medium to long term commitment to industrial strategies and provide continuity and stability. The latter will offer flexibility and openness and will help develop dynamic eco-systems in which innovators can operate. Both strands will require the involvement of new actors, on one hand to exploit and leverage new technologies and on the other to initiate and drive change.

Activities

Six main activity lines have been identified in the ICT-LEIT part of the Work Programme:

  1. A new generation of components and systems
  2. Advanced Computing
  3. Future Internet
  4. Content technologies and information management
  5. Robotics
  6. Micro- and nano-electronic technologies, Photonics

In addition, the Work Programme features several cross-cutting topics addressing cyber-security, Internet of Things and research on a Human-centric Digital Age. All activities are complemented with support to innovation and take-up, international cooperation and a dedicated action for SMEs to propose bottom-up innovative ideas, using the SME instrument.

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Successful participation of stakeholders in Flanders in Horizon 2020

This overview is a first in a series of periodic overviews of successful Flemish participants in Horizon 2020 projects. A summary can be found on page one. A more detailed overview of these projects and participants can be found from page 2 onwards.

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EIT Governing Board seeks for new members

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is selecting up to four new members for its Governing Board. The Call for Expression of Interest is now open until 30 September 2020.

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ICT2020 is cancelled

The 2020 edition of the ICT Conference, that was scheduled for 1-3 December in Cologne, has been cancelled. At this yearly event typically the call topics for the coming year are presented, results of ongoing and recently finished projects are showcased and you can get in contact with other players in this digital innovation ecosystem.

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Graphene Flagship

Graphene for … research, innovation, collaboration

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Quantum Flagship

2nd European Quantum Technologies Conference

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