The last phase of Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation programme, has been launched. Roughly EUR 6 billion out of the overall budget of EUR 30 billion will be spent on research and innovations in the ICT sector. This page provides an overview of the topics and calls in the area of "Future Networks".

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European HPC & data infrastructures

  • Software technologies
    ICT-16-2018
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 17 April 2018

NGI & 5G

  • 5G End to End Facility
    ICT-17-2018
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 31 January 2018
  • 5G for cooperative, connected and automated mobility
    ICT-18-2018
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 17 April 2018
  • EU-US Collaboration for advanced wireless platforms
    ICT-21-2018
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 17 April 2018
  • EU-China 5G Collaboration
    ICT-22-2018
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 31 January 2018
  • Next Generation Internet – an Open Internet Initiative
    ICT-24-2018-2019
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 17 April 2018
  • EU-US collaboration on NGI
    ICT-31-2018-2019
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 17 April 2018

Digitising European Industry

  • Digital Manufacturing Platforms for Connected Smart Factories
    DT-ICT-07-2018-19
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 17 April 2018
  • Internet of Things
    ICT-27-2018-2019
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 17 April 2018
  • Agricultural digital integration platforms
    DT-ICT-08-2019
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Planned opening date: 26 July 2018
    Deadline for submission: 14 November 2018
  • Digital Platforms/Pilots Horizontal Activitiets
    DT-ICT-13-2019
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Planned opening date: 26 July 2018
    Deadline for submission: 14 November 2018
  • Interoperable and smart homes and grids
    DT-ICT-10-2018-19
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Planned opening date: 26 July 2018
    Deadline for submission: 14 November 2018
  • Smart and healthy living at home
    DT-TDS-01-2019
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Planned opening date: 26 July 2018
    Deadline for submission: 14 November 2018

Joint calls with Japan and Korea

  • Advanced technologies (security/cloud/IoT/bigdata) for a hyper-connected society in the context of Smart City (cooperation with Japan)
    EUJ-01-2018
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 31 January 2018
  • 5G and beyond (cooperation with Japan)
    EUJ-02-2018
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 31 January 2018
  • 5G (cooperation with Korea)
    EUK-02-2018
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 31 January 2018
  • Cloud, IoT and AI technologies (cooperation with Korea)
    EUK-01-2018
    Publication date: 27 October 2017
    Opening date: 31 October 2017
    Deadline for submission: 31 January 2018

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