During this event the participants were informed about the 5G research and innovation funding opportunities offered by the ICT calls for proposals of the Horizon 2020 work programme 2016-2017. In particular, the overall framework and the specifics of these upcoming calls were on the agenda.

The two 5G related Horizon 2020 ICT 2016-2017 calls (ICT-07-2017 & ICT-08-2017) are also known as the second phase (phase 2) of project implementation of the 5G Infrastructure Public Private Partnership (5G PPP). The first phase (phase 1) of the 5G PPP was part of the previous Horizon 2020 (H2020) work programme (2014-2015).

ICT-07 and ICT-08 H2020 calls for proposals open on May 10th 2016.

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The event's Agenda

HORIZON 2020 - Work Programme 2016 - 2017 - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies - Introduction

Download below the presentations of the morning session

Opening presentation by Thibaut Kleiner, Head of Unit "Network Technologies", EC-CNECT

'5G PPP Phase 2: specificities and expectations' presentation by Bernard Barani, Deputy Head of Unit "Network Technologies", EC-CNECT

'Introduction on 5G-PPP brokerage platform' presentation by Werner Mohr, Chair of the board of 5G Infrastructure Association

'5G PPP Phase 2 Pre-structuring Model' presentation by Didier Bourse, Chairman 5G PPP Technical board

'5G PPP Phase 1: running work and objectives' presentation by Jean-Sebastien Bedo, 5G PPP Steering board chair

'Contractual Specificities of Complementary Grants' presentation

Download below the stakeholders' presentations of the afternoon session

Digital Catapult


Institute of Communications and Computer Systems




University of Kent

BEIA Consult International


Istanbul Technical University (ITU)


ITU 5G Group