As part of its strategy on fostering data-driven innovation, the EC is supporting research & innovation activities. Learn more about our planned funding and join the online information session "Funding for big data companies" on September 20th, 2016. In the form of a webinar, we will present our Horizon 2020 funding opportunities for big data companies.

20 September 2016 from 14:00 - 15:00 CEST (12:00 - 13:00 UTC)

How to register

Please register by clicking on this link.


  1. Short introduction - Giorgio Micheletti (Senior Consulting Manager, IDC)
  2. Introduction to Horizon 2020 LEIT-ICT 2016-17 Programme (European Commission)
  3. Big Data PPP funding objectives:
    Presentation by Francesco Barbato (Programme Officer - EU policies, European Commission)
  • Big Data PPP: Cross-sectorial and cross-lingual data integration and experimentation - Topic: ICT14
  • Big Data PPP: Large scale pilot projects in sectors best benefitting from data-driven innovation - Topic: ICT15
  • Big data PPP: Research addressing main technology challenges of the data economy - Topic: ICT16
  • Big data PPP: Support, industrial skills, benchmarking and evaluation - Topic: ICT18
  • Q&A

For more on Horizon 2020 opportunities: join the ICT proposers' day. The ICT Proposers' Day 2016 is organized on 26-27 September 2016, as part of Digital Week in Bratislava.

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