The Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Open scheme supports the early stages of the science and technology research and innovation around new ideas towards radically new future technologies.
How many participants does a typical FET Open project have? Which disciplines receive funding? What is the SME involvement in FET Open projects? This and other information on the first FET Open call 2014-15 is now available. Read more
On the occasion of President Juncker’s 2016 State of the Union address, the Commission proposed an ambitious overhaul of EU telecoms rules with new initiatives to meet Europeans' growing connectivity needs and boost Europe's competitiveness. These proposals will encourage investment in very high-capacity networks and accelerate public access to Wi-Fi for Europeans. Read more
The combination of various technologies in groups, commonly known as "Key Enabling Technologies (KETs)" is expected to bring unprecedented innovations in health and care. What is being done in Europe today to accelerate the development and the use of these advanced technologies, enabling new solutions for health and care? What role can Horizon 2020 play in supporting innovation hubs for health, in the development of smart connected devices and the digitisation of health and care? What are the opportunities for researchers and other actors in the field? Read more
The European Commission and the Human Brain Project (HBP) have signed the first Specific Grant Agreement (SGA1), releasing EUR 89 million in funding retroactively from 1st April 2016 until the end of March 2018. The signature of SGA1 means that the HBP and the European Commission have agreed on the HBP Work Plan for this two year period. The SGA1 work plan will move the Project closer to achieving its aim of establishing a cutting-edge, ICT-based scientific Research Infrastructure for brain research, cognitive neuroscience and brain-inspired computing. Read more
The two Future and Emerging Technologies Flagships of Horizon 2020, The Human Brain Project and Graphene, have recently received additional funding from the European Commission for the next 2 years of their 10-year journey which started in 2013. Read more
Join CIOs, CISOs and cyber threat intelligence experts from industry, government and CSIRTs worldwide to share experiences, strategies, tactics and practices that will improve your state of preparedness and more effectively protect your business against cyber threats. You will learn how to build communities of practice between C-level professionals and IT security practitioners, access the latest cyber threat information sharing and get actionable experiences from real-world use cases. Read more
The HBP FET Flagship has completed its first phase. For the second time a scientific and technical review was conducted and the reviewers considered that the Consortium has successfully concluded the work of this first phase(ramp-up). Check out some highlights and achievements. Read more