The aim of the event was to inform and guide potential proposers preparing project proposals, to facilitate sharing of ideas and experiences. It gave participants the chance to network and to find partners for their projects.

A special Information and Networking Day dedicated to H2020's ICT-15 'Big Data PPP: Large Scale Pilot actions in sectors best benefitting from data-driven innovation' (also known as Lighthouse Projects) organised by DG Connect - Data Value Chain Unit, took place on 1st December 2015 in Albert Borschette Congress Center in Brussels.


Lighthouse projects are large scale Innovation Actions aiming to practically demonstrate how big data technologies can be transformative for data intensive industrial domains. Lighthouse projects are expected to deliver commercial and technological impact. Possible industrial domains of applications include (but are not limited to) health, energy, environment, earth observation, geospatial, transport, manufacturing, finance, media.

The agenda can be found HERE.

Participants and presentations

List of participants (with public profile) HERE

Additional information

• Background Notes H2020-ICT-15-2016
• Horizon 2020 - The work Programme 2016-2017 Information and Communication Technologies
• ICT Research & Innovation under Horizon 2020
• Another Info Day on ICT 14, ICT 15, ICT 16 and ICT 17 will be organised in January 2016, more information on the dedicated event website
• H2020 Reference documents
• Questions and Answers

European Commission, Data Value Chain Unit
European Commission, Data Value Chain Unit
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