Horizon 2020 is the European Union framework programme funding research and innovation. Within its 2018-2020 work programme, the part addressing ICT foresees funding to support the European research and industries in the fast moving domain of interactive technologies.

Interactive Technologies, such as Augmented and Virtual Reality.

The  European Commission (DG CONNECT) organised a web-based Networking Session and Brokerage Event, on  the 1st of December 2017 in order for potential future stakeholders to present their ideas on two actions:

  1. The Coordination and Support Action named  "Interactive Community Building", where 3 Mio € is budgeted to better coordinate stakeholders - Deadline for application: 17 April 2018;
  2. The Research and Innovation Action named "Future interaction", where 20 Mio € is budgeted to strengthen European research and industrial capacities specifically in two domains: Multi-user interactions & Higher quality experiences - Deadline for application: 14 November 2018.

The call text and additional information can be found here. Presentations made by participants are available below.

Past events:

On 27 October 2017, The European Commission services organised a webinar presenting the logic behind the call and the details of the planned actions as well on the concrete steps to build a proposal for granting. European Commission presentation

On 9-10 November 2017: The European Commission organised the ICT Proposers Day 2017 in Budapest Information & Networking session

Next Events:

Early 2018 - separate session on the CSA and on the RIA part of the topic ICT-25.