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ICT in Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT) Work Programme

(10/12/2013) Key Enabling Technologies (KETs), ICT and Space are areas of key industrial competences determining Europe’s global competitiveness.
The first ICT-Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT) Work Programme under H2020 combines a strong support to industrial roadmaps with new mechanisms to encourage disruptive innovation.

The ICT part of the work programme provides a balanced response to the main challenges faced by Europe in the field, with a focus on the first 2 years on the following areas:

  1. A new generation of components and systems
  2. Advanced Computing
  3. Future Internet
  4. Content technologies and information management
  5. Robotics
  6. Micro- and nano-electronic technologies, Photonics

In addition, the Work Programme features several cross-cutting topics addressing cyber-security, Internet of Things and research on a Human-centric Digital Age. All activities are complemented with support to innovation and take-up, international cooperation and a dedicated action for SMEs to propose bottom-up innovative ideas, using the SME instrument.

ICT-Leadership in Enabling and Indsutrial Technologies (LEIT)