The European Commission organized the ICT Proposers’ Day in Bratislava on 26-27 September, 2016. Around 2500 participants from all over Europe came together to develop ICT related projects. Aslihan Kagnici, Projects Consultant, and Erdem Gülgener, Board Member of TAGES, also attended this event.
Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation Programme, 2016-2017 calls are now open. Last month, European Commission announced the ICT related calls in ICT Proposers’ Day on 26-27 September, 2016 in Bratislava which was one of the biggest networking events in ICT area. Around 2500 participants including academics, researchers, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe attended this event and were informed on how to prepare and submit a proposal in H2020 and what the projects should respond according to the specific topics.
The most popular information sessions were about Future Internet, Big Data, IoT (Internet of Things), ICT for Smart Cities, Energy and Transport, ICT for Active and Healthy Ageing and Learning Technologies which are also main focus topics of TAGES. During the networking sessions, the participants had the opportunity to meet the potential project proposers and present their project ideas. On behalf of TAGES, Aslihan Kagnici, Projects Consultant of TAGES and Erdem Gülgener, Board Member of TAGES, also attended the event and started to collaboration with European partners especially in the calls regarding Smart Cities, Co-Creation, Big Data and Learning Technologies. The participants and their project ideas are still accessible through the website of the event.
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The total allocated budget for ICT-related activities in Work Programme 2016-2017 is around 3,5 Billion Euro. The highest budgets belong to FET (Future and Emerging Technologies), 5G, cloud computing and the internet of things which are also the most competitive calls. The deadline of ICT Call 2017 is 25 April 2017 and the details of budgets and deadlines for each topic can be found in this guide.
Recording of all sessions of ICT Proposers’ Day can be found in each individual session page under “Agenda and other links and documents” on the website of the event: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/events/cf/ict-proposers-day-2016/agenda.cfm
You can also visit the following hashtags on Twitter to get more detailed info about the ICT Proposers’ Day 2016: