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Marieke ZWARTJES
E-mail: Marieke.Zwartjes@belspo.be
Tel.: +32 2 238 37 42

Work programme

The official work programme 2018-2020 is available. A short summary can be found below. Detailed information can be found on the EC Participant Portal.

Digital technologies underpin innovation and competitiveness across private and public sectors and enable scientific progress in all disciplines. The topics addressed in this Work Programme part cover the ICT technology in a comprehensive way, from technologies for Digitising European Industry, HPC, Big Data and Cloud, 5G and Next Generation Internet. Pursuing the change initiated under Work Programme 2016-2017, activities will continue to promote more innovation-orientation to ensure that the EU industry remains strong in the core technologies that are at the roots of future value chains.

Themes of the programme

The following activity lines have been identified for 2018-2020:

  • Technologies for Digitising European Industry:
ICT-01-2019: Computing technologies and engineering methods for cyber-physical systems of systems
ICT-02-2018: Flexible and Wearable Electronics
ICT-03-2018-2019: Photonics Manufacturing Pilot Lines for Photonic Components and Devices
ICT-04-2018: Photonics based manufacturing, access to photonics, datacom photonics and connected lighting
ICT-05-2019: Application driven Photonics components
ICT-06-2019: Unconventional Nanoelectronics
ICT-07-2018: Electronic Smart Systems (ESS)
ICT-08-2019: Security and resilience for collaborative manufacturing environments
ICT-09-2019-2020: Robotics in Application Areas
ICT-10-2019-2020: Robotics Core Technology
  • European Data Infrastructure: HPC, Big Data and Cloud technologies

ICT-11-2018-2019: HPC and Big Data enabled Large-scale Test-beds and Applications
ICT-12-2018-2020: Big Data technologies and extreme-scale analytics
ICT-13-2018-2019: Supporting the emergence of data markets and the data economy
ICT-14-2019: Co-designing Extreme Scale Demonstrators (EsD)
ICT-15-2019-2020: Cloud Computing
ICT-16-2018: Software Technologies

  • 5G

ICT-17-2018: 5G End to End Facility
ICT-18-2018: 5G for cooperative, connected and automated mobility (CCAM)
ICT-19-2019: Advanced 5G validation trials across multiple vertical industries
ICT-20-2019-2020: 5G Long Term Evolution
ICT-21-2018: EU-US Collaboration for advanced wireless platforms
ICT-22-2018: EU-China 5G Collaboration
ICT-23-2019: EU-Taiwan 5G collaboration

  • Next Generation Internet (NGI)

ICT-24-2018-2019: Next Generation Internet - An Open Internet Initiative
ICT-25-2018-2020: Interactive Technologies
ICT-26-2018-2020: Artificial Intelligence
ICT-27-2018-2020: Internet of Things
ICT-28-2018: Future Hyper-connected Sociality
ICT-29-2018: A multilingual Next Generation Internet
ICT-30-2019-2020: An empowering, inclusive Next Generation Internet
ICT-31-2018-2019: EU-US collaboration on NGI

  • Cross-cutting activities

ICT-32-2018: STARTS: The Arts stimulating innovation
ICT-33-2019: Startup Europe for Growth and Innovation Radar
ICT-34-2018-2019: Pre-Commercial Procurement open
ICT-35-2018: Fintech: Support to experimentation frameworks and regulatory compliance

Other useful links

ICT support network to find partners: Ideal-ist

Closed Calls for proposals

CALL Id
PUBLICATION
DEADLINE
BUDGET
ICT-02-2018: Flexible and Wearable Electronics 31 October 2017 17 April 2018

€ 30 million

ICT-03-2018: Photonics Manufacturing Pilot Lines for Photonic Components and Devices 31 October 2017 17 April 2018

€ 30 million

ICT-04-2018: Photonics based manufacturing, access to photonics, datacom photonics and connected lighting 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 RIA € 25 million, and IA € 30 million
ICT-07-2018: Electronic Smart Systems (ESS) 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 IA € 8 million, RIA € 39 million, and CSA € 1 million
ICT-11-2018: HPC and Big Data enabled Large-scale Test-beds and Applications 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 € 50 million
ICT-12-2018: Big Data technologies and extreme-scale analytics 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 RIA € 30 million, and CSA € 1 million
ICT-13-2018: Supporting the emergence of data markets and the data economy 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 RIA € 10 million, and CSA € 3 million
ICT-16-2018: Software Technologies 31 October 2017 17 April 2018

CSA € 1 million, IA € 9 million, and RIA € 10 million

ICT-17-2018: 5G End to End Facility 31 October 2017 31 January 2018

€ 60 million

ICT-18-2018: 5G for cooperative, connected and automated mobility (CCAM) 31 October 2017 17 April 2018

€ 50 million

ICT-21-2018: EU-US Collaboration for advanced wireless platforms 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 € 2 million
ICT-22-2018: EU-China 5G Collaboration 31 October 2017 31 January 2018

€ 6 million

ICT-24-2018: Next Generation Internet - An Open Internet Initiative 31 October 2017 17 April 2018

RIA € 21.50 million, and CSA € 7 million

ICT-25-2018: Interactive Technologies 31 October 2017 17 April 2018

€ 3 million

ICT-26-2018: Artificial Intelligence 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 € 20 million
ICT-27-2018: Internet of Things 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 € 1.50 million
ICT-28-2018: Future Hyper-connected Sociality 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 IA € 10 million, RIA € 10 million, and CSA € 1 million
ICT-29-2018: A multilingual Next Generation Internet 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 RIA € 18 million, and IA € 7 million
ICT-31-2018: EU-US collaboration on NGI 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 € 2.50 million
ICT-32-2018: STARTS: The Arts stimulating innovation 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 CSA € 1 million, and RIA € 8 million
ICT-34-2018: Pre-Commercial Procurement open 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 € 6 million
ICT-35-2018: Fintech: Support to experimentation frameworks and regulatory compliance 31 October 2017 17 April 2018 € 2.50 million
ICT-05-2017: Customised and low energy computing (including Low power processor technologies) 8 December 2016 25 April 2017

CSA € 2 million, and RIA € 30 million

ICT-11-2017: Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation 8 December 2016 25 April 2017

CSA € 1 million, and IA € 9 million

ICT-14-2016-2017: Big Data PPP: cross-sectorial and cross-lingual data integration and experimentation 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 27 million
ICT-15-2016-2017: Big Data PPP: Large Scale Pilot actions in sectors best benefitting from data-driven innovation 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 25 million
ICT-16-2017: Big data PPP: research addressing main technology challenges of the data economy 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 33 million
ICT-17-2016-2017: Big data PPP: Support, industrial skills, benchmarking and evaluation 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 5 million
ICT-20-2017: Tools for smart digital content in the creative industries 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 17 million
ICT-23-2017: Interfaces for accessibility 8 December 2016 25 April 2017

IA € 4 million, and RIA € 10 million

ICT-25-2016-2017: Advanced robot capabilities research and take-up 8 December 2016 25 April 2017

IA € 19 million, and RIA € 15 million

ICT-27-2017: System abilities, SME & benchmarking actions, safety certification 8 December 2016 25 April 2017

IA € 11 million, PCP € 7 million, and RIA € 30 million

ICT-28-2017: Robotics Competition, coordination and support 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 5 million
ICT-30-2017: Photonics KET 2017 8 December 2016 25 April 2017

CSA € 3 million, IA € 43 million, and RIA € 43 million

ICT-31-2017: Micro- and nanoelectronics technologies 8 December 2016 25 April 2017

CSA € 1 million, IA € 3 million, and RIA € 19 million

ICT-32-2017: Startup Europe for Growth and Innovation Radar 8 December 2016 25 April 2017

CSA € 2 million, and IA € 10 million

ICT-33-2017: Innovation procurement networks 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 4 million
ICT-39-2016-2017: International partnership building in low and middle income countries 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 13 million
ICT-40-2017: Reinforcing European presence in international ICT standardisation 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 2 million
ICT-41-2017: Next Generation Internet 8 December 2016 25 April 2017 € 2 million
ICT-04-2017: Smart Anything Everywhere Initiative 10 May 2016 08 November 2016 € 24,5 million
ICT-07-2017: 5G PPP Research and Validation of critical technologies and systems 10 May 2016 08 November 2016 € 3 million
ICT-08-2017: 5G PPP Convergent Technologies 10 May 2016 08 November 2016 € 5 million
ICT-09-2017: Networking research beyond 5G 10 May 2016 08 November 2016 € 18 million
ICT-19-2017: Media and content convergence 10 May 2016 08 November 2016 € 38 million
ICT-17-2016-2017:Big data PPP: Support, industrial skills, benchmarking and evaluation Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 5 million
ICT-36-2016:Boost synergies between artists, creative people and technologists Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 8 million
ICT-35-2016:Enabling responsible ICT-related research and innovation Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 7 million
ICT-34-2016:Pre-Commercial Procurement open Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 4 million
ICT-29-2016:Photonics KET 2016 Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 66 million
ICT-26-2016:System abilities, development and pilot installations Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 42 million
ICT-25-2016-2017:Advanced robot capabilities research and take-up Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 30 million
ICT-24-2016:Gaming and gamification Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 12 million
ICT-22-2016:Technologies for Learning and Skills Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 32 million
ICT-21-2016:Support technology transfer to the creative industries Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 14 million
ICT-18-2016:Big data PPP: privacy-preserving big data technologies Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 9 million
ICT-15-2016-2017:Big Data PPP: Large Scale Pilot actions in sectors best benefitting from data-driven innovation Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 25 million
ICT-14-2016-2017:Big Data PPP: cross-sectorial and cross-lingual data integration and experimentation Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 27 million
ICT-13-2016:Future Internet Experimentation - Building a European experimental Infrastructure Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 26 million
ICT-12-2016:Net Innovation Initiative Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 17,2 million
ICT-10-2016:Software Technologies Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 31 million
ICT-06-2016:Cloud Computing Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 45 million
ICT-03-2016:SSI - Smart System Integration Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 18,5 million
ICT-02-2016:Thin, Organic and Large Area Electronics Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 20 million
ICT-01-2016:Smart Cyber-Physical Systems Forthcoming 20 October 2015 12 April 2016 € 20 million
ICT-39-2016-2017:International partnership building in low and middle income countries Forthcoming 20 October 2015 19 January 2016 € 0,8 million
ICT-38-2016:MEXICO: Collaboration on ICT Forthcoming 20 October 2015 19 January 2016 € 1 million
ICT-37-2016:CHINA: Collaboration on Future Internet Forthcoming 20 October 2015 19 January 2016 € 1 million
H2020-ICT-2015 15 October 2014 14 April 2015 € 561 million
H2020-ICT-2014- 2 11 December 2013 23 November 2014 € 125 million
H2020-ICT-2014- 1 11 December 2013 23 April 2014 € 658,5 million