The ICT part of the work programme provides a balanced response to the main challenges faced by Europe in the field, with a focus on the first 2 years on the following areas:
- A new generation of components and systems
- Advanced Computing
- Future Internet
- Content technologies and information management
- Micro- and nano-electronic technologies, Photonics
In addition, the Work Programme features several cross-cutting topics addressing cyber-security, Internet of Things and research on a Human-centric Digital Age. All activities are complemented with support to innovation and take-up, international cooperation and a dedicated action for SMEs to propose bottom-up innovative ideas, using the SME instrument.