Horizon 2020 ICT

Provides 1 - 5M € in subsidies for research, development, and demonstration within:

About Horizon 2020 ICT

Digital technologies underpin innovation and competitiveness across private and public sectors and enable scientific progress in all disciplines. The topics addressed 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.

Through a successful application to the programme, companies can get:

  • €1-5 M for technology and product development
  • IPR – Intellectual Property Rights
  • New partner networks
  • Access to new markets
  • Technology and knowledge transfer

Possibilities with Horizon 2020 ICT

The ICT program offers opportunities for a variety of organisations (SMEs, large companies, public bodies, NGOs) to co-finance development of new technologies or the application of existing technologies in new a context. The applicants must face a technological challenge or address a problem relevant to society. Horizon 2020 ICT co-financing research, development and demonstration activities.

The Horizon 2020 ICT calls will be offered to projects within the following categories (see specific topics below):

  • Technologies for Digitising European Industry
  • European Data Infrastructure: HPC, Big Data and Cloud technologies
  • 5G & Next Generation Internet (NGI)
  • Support to Hubs
  • Cyber Security

​​​​​​ Requirements for Horizon 2020 ICT

There are a number of requirements that need to be met to be considered for Horizon 2020 ICT:

  • Innovation height – the product or technology needs to be novel and solve a European problem
  • Large market potential or great socio-economic impact – minimum € 100 M over 5 years
  • The project requires international cooperation

Upcoming deadlines

Below are the upcoming deadlines for Horizon 2020 ICT. Expect 1-2 months for the proposal writing process.

19
nov
2019

Algorithms, software and hardware systems must be designed having security, privacy, data protection and accountability in mind from their design phase in a measurable manner.

Proposals are invited against at least one of the following three subtopics: Cybersecurity/privacy audit, certification and standardisation; Trusted supply chains of ICT systems; and/or designing and developing privacy-friendly and secure software and hardware.

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