Our vision is that Internet(-related) technology can help industry to increase effectiveness of business processes, to introduce new business models and to become more competitive. Likewise, the public sector can use such technologies to increase its efficiency and effectiveness in offering services to citizens.
Ensure sustainability of the core platform technologies in terms of usage and further evolution beyond the FIPPP lifetime.
To setup and steer the Future Internet Public private Partnership (FI-PPP):
To use the FI-PPP to enable and demonstrate innovative services for businesses and citizens which build upon the most advanced functionalities of the net and engage public and private actors. The public-private partnership is the instrument to fund the build-up of a toolbox of standardised technologies across the value chain of services deliveries and bring-in different industry sectors, notably the non-ICT sectors.
Information resources: Commission Communication entitled 'A public-private partnership on the Future Internet' - COM(2009)479, Report 'Future Internet 2020' doi: 10.2759/4425 (May 2009), A European ICT industry call for action (May 2009), FI-PPP Work Programme 2011-2013, European Commission and other Internet research projects.
Number of projects in phase 1, in phase 2 and in phase 3
SMEs & Web Entrepreneurs to be involved in the FI-PPP
Large scale trials (energy, logistics, content, smart manufacturing and wellbeing)
Open Innovation Lab providing a test-bed for a technological platform reference implementation, FI-LAB, and replication across XIFI testbeds
Develop a model ensuring the sustainability of the FI-PPP outcomes beyond the end of the programme and the open access to advance technologies will increase the usage and economic impact.
Increase of competitiveness of European Internet industry by the availability of new innovative Internet technology components (Generic Enablers) for SMEs and software developers having an impact on the productivity and quality of web services.
Increase of competitiveness of European Internet industry by mainstreaming innovative services based business models and non-traditional business models used by web-entrepreneurs.