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ICT Work Programme Part 2016-2017 – An Overview

Publication date: 
26 October 2015 (UK time)

The bulk of funding in this work programme is allocated to four calls:

  • Information and Communication Technologies: a broad call covering similar areas to those in 2014-2015:
    • A new generation of components and systems
    • Advanced computing and cloud computing
    • Future internet
    • Content
    • Robotics and autonomous systems
    • ICT key enabling technologies
    • Innovation and entrepreneurship support
    • Responsibility, creativity and international cooperation activities
  • A joint call with Japan
  • A joint call with Brazil
  • A joint call with South Korea (new for 2016-17)

There are also topics relating to Big Data, including one on large scale pilot actions.

There will be an increased use of inducement prizes: the Work Programme includes a prize on Big Data technologies and a contribution to a cryptography prize in the Secure Societies Work Programme. A number of other ICT-related prizes are due to be announced by the end of 2016 and in 2017.

ICT will feature across Horizon 2020 - Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, Societal Challenge 2 (Sustainable Food Security), Societal Challenge 7 (Digital Security), and the cross-cutting activities work programme (Internet of Things, Industry 2020 in the Circular Economy – Factories of the Future).

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