The Future Internet Public Private Partnership (FI-PPP) will make infrastructures and business processes smarter (i.e. more intelligent, more efficient, more sustainable) through tighter integration with Internet networking and computing capabilities.
The FI-PPP looks at different sectors such as transport, health, and energy. It defines possible innovative business models for these sectors.
The FI-PPP follows an industry-driven, user-oriented approach that combines R&D on network and communication technologies, devices, software, service and media technologies; and their experimentation and validation in real application contexts. It brings together the demand and supply sides, and it involves users early into the research lifecycle. The platform technologies will be used and validated by many actors, in particular by small- and medium-sized companies and public administrations.
The FI-PPP is based on a three-phased approach with a number of tightly related Objectives.
The FI-PPP Programme is implemented via three phases: