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CAPS projects

Overview of topics that the CAPS projects address
CAPS topics
From open democracy to collaborative consumption and internet science - this page gives you an overview of the projects currently funded in CAPS and of the various topics they address.
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There have been two CAPS calls so far: one in the FP7 ICT Work Programme 2013 (objectives 5.5 and 1.7b) and one in the H2020 ICT Work Programme 2015 (topic ICT-10). A total of 12 projects from call 1 is running at the moment and will be complemented by 24 more from call 2, starting on 1st January 2016.

Please find below an overview of the ongoing projects as well as of the topics covered in the two calls. Details on the new projects will be added as soon as available (the expected starting date for most of them is January 2016).

The CAPS topics

  1. Open Democracy
  2. Open Policy Making
  3. Collaborative Economy
  4. Collaborative Making
  5. Collaborative Consumption
  6. New Collaborative approaches to  Inclusion, Agriculture, Health, disaster management
  7. Environmental action (citizen science)
  8. Internet Science, Decentralised architectures, Open Data, Privacy, Social Entrepreneurship


FP7 call 2013: Research Projects for Grass Roots Experiments and Pilots

DecarboNet: Raising collective awareness about environmental challenges

CAP4ACCESS: Collectively removing barriers to inclusion

CATALYST: Experimenting new collective forms of creativity and collaboration

Wikirate: Enabling citizens to rate companies on corporate social responsibility

D-CENT: New tools for direct democracy, participation, new economic models



Seed Funding for Social Innovation Activities

CHEST: Seed funding for digital social innovation based on the network effect

Coordination and Support Actions

Web-COSI: Increasing trust in collectively-generated statistics

Ia4Si: Impact assessment of collective awareness platforms

CAP2020: Increasing awareness of the potential of the network effect

SciCafe 2.0: Promoting new collaboration models


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Last updated on 16/10/2015 - 17:30