The last work programme of Horizon 2020 (H2020) is prioritising the development of key technologies for digital transformation. Future networks that can be created and deployed using powerful 5G technologies, software, cloud computing, Internet of Things and Next Generation internet (using blockchain) will contribute to a successful digital transformation. At the Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers’ Day 2019, visitors will get precise information about the actions that can be funded in this context. The event is also a great place to find potential project partners.

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Regarding future networks, Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers’ Day 2019, 19-20 September 2019, Helsinki, will offer the networking sessions listed below. For particular information, for example with view to a planned proposal, visitors can seek advice in the respective information stand.

Apart from the sessions and stands listed below, participants can meet potential partners in pre-arranged bilateral meetings by registering in advance to the Face2Face brokerage event

Thursday, 19 September 2019

11:30     “Next Generation Media, Social Media & Blockchain”

About calls for proposals

  • ICT-54-2020 “Blockchain for the Next Generation Internet” (related to future networks)
  • ICT-44-2020 “Next Generation Media”
    Stand: “Blockchain/Social Media”

14:15     “Next Generation Internet of Things

About call for proposals ICT-56-2020 “Next Generation Internet of Things”
Stand: “IoT and rural economies”

Friday, 20 September 2019

10:45     “From 5G Innovation to Beyond 5G” (Part I)

About calls for proposals

  • ICT-41-2020 “5G PPP – 5G innovations for verticals with third party services”
  • ICT-42-2020 “5G PPP – 5G core technologies innovation"
  • ICT-52-2020 "5G PPP – Smart Connectivity beyond 5G”
  • ICT-53-2020 "5G PPP – 5G for Connected and Automated Mobility (CAM)”
    Stand: “5G and beyond”

10:45     “Platforms for Digitising European Industry (DEI)”

About calls for proposals

  • DT-ICT-09-2020 “Boost rural economies through cross-sector digital service platforms” (related to future networks)
  • DT-ICT-12-2020 “AI for the smart hospital of the future” (platforms)
    Stand: “IoT and rural economies”

13:15     “From 5G Innovation to Beyond 5G” (Part II)

About calls for proposals and stand: see 5G session above, Part I

15:00     “Cloud and Software challenges beyond 2020”

About calls for proposals

  • ICT-40-2020 “Cloud Computing: towards a smart cloud computing continuum”
  • ICT-50-2020 “Software Technologies"
    Stand: “Cloud & Software challenges”

Also on 20 September 2019

Cloud computing in the future Digital Europe Programme:

10:45   Under the headline “Dialogues on the Digital Europe Programme” the event programme includes a session about “Deployment, Best Use of Digital Capacity and Interoperability: Language Technologies, Cloud Federation, Blockchain”.

More information on the programme of the Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers' Day 2019 and how to register for the event can be found on the ICT Proposers' Day 2019 website