The European Commission’s DG CONNECT (‘Net Futures’ Directorate) is hosting an Info Day about current open 'calls' for research funding grants and calls under "Horizon 2020 ICT Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT)" and also for IoT cross-cutting actions.

Presentations given by European Commission officials


Parallel sessions


List of (public) presentations submitted here 

LIVE Webstreaming at (on 25 Jan, only morning session)

Ask your questions during and before the Info Day here


The Net Futures' Horizon 2020 Workprogramme 2016-2017 calls focus on various areas within ICT Research & Innovation (such as networks, cloud, Net Innovation etc.) and for the 'Internet of Things Focus Area' (cross-cutting actions). The calls can be found in the section Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies and under the cross-cutting activities (Focus Areas) 2016-17 of that workprogramme section . Later in 2016 there will also be opportunities for research funding grants that encourage international cooperation with Brazil and for further Internet of Things Research and Innovation.

You can register here.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

During registration you will have to select one of the following areas:

  • Focus Area Internet of Things (please make an additional selection between the 5 IoT pilots)
  • Cloud Computing, Software Technologies
  • Net Innovation
  • Experimental Platforms

Deadline (registration and upload of slides): 

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 17:00 Brussels time (CET)

The afternoon parallel sessions will be dedicated to networking. The stage will be open to participants to pitch their visions and ideas for new projects and to announce that they are looking for project partners.

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

  • List of participants (only those with public profile) here


Participants will only be able to access the room of the session for which they have registered. The morning session will be webstreamed to each of these rooms.

Participants will be able to submit questions to the introduction panel via an online tool that will be made available on the registration website.

Please regularly check this page for updates.

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