In the period 2017-2018 the European Commission commissioned a study to NLnet foundation and Gartner. The task of the project was to write a vision for the Next Generation Internet, prioritize research topics and advise on how do architect the initiative.

The final report presents the:

  • Technological analysis on Next Generation Internet future key technologies and research topics explaining the technical issues involved, based on the current gaps today
  • Key research communities and actors
  • Impact of the research topics on the drivers for change which construct the Vision for an NGI
  • Benefts linked to the research topics and the potential risks of not addressing them
  • Recommendations to shape the programme for a Next Generation Internet Initiative based on specifc selection criteria
  • The proposed NGI research topics for the H2020 programme
  • The proposed NGI research topics for the Horizon Europe programme

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