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The European Commission is funding Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) research projects on cloud computing and related software and services.

The total funding in the field cloud computing, software and services reached an amount of 356 million euros (including international cooperation, pre-commercial procurement, running projects budget increases).  341.5 million euros of that amount fell into Objective 1.2 of Framework Programme 7 (ICT).

Information related to our Framework Programme 7 (FP7) calls.

Within the new Framework Programme Horizon 2020 (H2020) the first call related to ICT opened on 11 December 2013, closing date 23 April 2014.

For information related to H2020 calls, please see Horizon 2020 website at http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en , browse through How to get funding and in the Participant Portal under Funding opportunities, the left box : "Calls".

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Actions for Investment Readiness for eContent Enterprises. By addressing the perceived barriers to « Investment Readiness », AIRE gives the possibility to improve the potential of SMEs in the digital Content industries to achieve successful access
Check-your-Chances : the IPO Adviser for Internet Entrepreneurs and Dotcom Businesses. CHECK YOUR CHANCES addresses small e-content businesses (up to 50 employees) who consider an IPO as an option to raise venture capital. The project provides
Digital Content Competition. This project is aimed at reducing the gap existing between entrepreneurs and investors by promoting the convergence and involvement of Venture Capitalists, Business Angels, Private Investors and Internet related-business
An electronic forum for digital Content companies. E-FORUM intends to design an on-line provision that will promote networking of digital content companies and Venture Capital finance providers, both formal and informal ones. This will be a virtual
Development of an investment information and matching service for the European Content industry. Euro4you aims to provide added value to investors and entrepreneurs in the Digital Content Industry by reducing the "time to investment" and lowering