Information Day Horizon 2020 - Future Internet

Friday, 31 January, 2014
On 31 January 2014, there will be an Information Day presenting the Future Internet topics within Call 1 (opened on 11 December 2013, closing date: 23 April 2014) of the new EU framework programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020.

Date and venue

Friday, 31 January 2014, 9:30 – 16:30

Building Albert Borschette

Rue Froissart 36

1040 Brussels


The participants will benefit from a general presentation in the morning on the programme and its instruments followed by four parallel sessions introducing each Future Internet topic within the LEIT work programme 2014 – 2015. The topics that are open for proposals in 2014 are:

  • ICT 5 – Smart Networks and novel Internet Architectures
  • ICT 6 – Smart optical and wireless network technologies
  • ICT 7 – Advanced Cloud Infrastructures and Services
  • ICT 9 – Tools and Methods for Software Development
  • ICT 11 – FIRE+ (Future Internet Research & Experimentation)
  • ICT 13 – Web Entrepreneurship
  • ICT 14 – Advanced 5G Network Infrastructure for the Future Internet

Under International Cooperation the coordinated call with Japan comprises the following topics:

  • EUJ 1 – Technologies combining big data, internet of things in the cloud
  • EUJ 2 – Optical communications
  • EUJ 3 – Access networks for densely located users
  • EUJ 4 – Experimentation and development on federated Japan – EU testbeds

The parallel sessions in the afternoon will be dedicated to networking and shall open the stage for participants who wish to present their visions and ideas for research and innovation actions.

For this purpose, slides (max. 3 per participant) can be uploaded by registered participants only. No commercial presentations will be accepted. The slides will remain available to the public after the event.

Register here

Upload your slides here

DEADLINE for both:  Wednesday, 22 January 2014 eob

Please select one area. Each area comprises several topics (except Net Innovation: ICT 13 – Web Entrepreneurship) and each offers a morning session followed by two afternoon networking sessions.

Places are limited and are attributed on a first come, first served basis.

Draft agenda (*)

(*) Note: each area corresponds to the unit in our directorate which is dealing with the respective topics