Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

ICT Call 3 now open

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The Information and Communication Technologies theme of the Cooperation Programme announced its Third call for proposals on 4 December 2007. The ICT theme was launched focusing on seven strategic Challenges for the seven years of this Framework programme.
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This Third call seeks proposals in three areas within two of these Challenges:

  • Challenge 2 : Cognitive systems, interaction, robotics
  • Challenge 4 : Digital libraries and content ; Intelligent content and semantics

The call also promotes research in three new areas of Future and Emerging Technologies :

  • The science of complex systems for socially intelligent ICT
  • Embodied intelligence
  • ICT forever yours

Finally the call also covers Coordination and support actions in the field of international cooperation in ICT with partner countries overseas.

The ICT theme has committed a budget of €265m for this call. The closing date for proposals is 17h00 on 8th April 2008; and it is expected that the first projects funded from this action will be launched in the late autumn of 2008.

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