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The call for support actions (objective ICT-41-2017) for the Next Generation Internet Initiative has been launched in December 2016. The total budget for this call is 2 Million EUR, submission deadline for proposals is 25 April 2017.
A web-based info session for ICT-41 will take place on 25 January 2017 at 14:30 CET. The session will only be web-streamed, i.e you can follow it from your PC, no need to travel anywhere. If you want to participate, please send us a message.
14:30 Introduction: The NGI initiative, idea behind and long term perspective
Peter Fatelnig, Deputy Head of Unit E3: Next Generation Internet
15:00 ICT-41-2017: Objectives of the call and practicalities + Q&A
Johanna Schepers, Project Officer, Unit E3: Next Generation Internet
15:20 Presentation of the IDEALIST Network of National Contact Points
Kim Davis, IDEALIST Project
15:30 Proposers' time: presenting project ideas and looking for potential consortium members
Please inform us by 18 January 2017 if you would like to present your idea.
16:00 End of the Info Session
To recap, these are the three objectives of the call:
- Identification of research topics: Design, build and apply a methodology to identify continuously those key future technologies that will support an Internet model more open and more inclusive in 10 years from now.
- Dynamic and continuous consultation: Build an open, dynamic and continuous consultation process which engages all relevant stakeholders in a long-term and multi-disciplinary fashion.
- A programme shape for of a Next Generation Internet initiative: This initiative will mobilise the best researchers and focus on a continuous scouting of developments with the potential to change the way the Internet is operated, often by an opportunistic and multidisciplinary combination of advances.