About this initiative


This initiative aims to strengthen Europe’s scientific and industrial leadership. It will help:

  • develop the technologies and standards for the digital infrastructures of the future (next generation internet, smart connectivity and services)
  • contribute to Europe’s strategic autonomy, growth and jobs and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Digital economy and society
Type of act
Proposal for a regulation
Expert group


Feedback: closed

Inception impact assessment
More about roadmaps.

Feedback period
30 July 2019 - 27 August 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (8)

  • Eurogas (Belgium)
    27 August 2019 Business association
    Eurogas (Belgium)

    Eurogas would like to welcome the roadmap looking at establishing a strategic partnership for smart networks and services in the context of Horizon Europe and the possibility to provide input at this early stage. The document highlights that, the proposal has initially “identified a European Partnership on Smart Networks and Services as a priority. The objective of this partnership is to support the development of European strategic value...

  • Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation AISBL (Belgium)
    27 August 2019 Business association
    Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation AISBL (Belgium)

    AIOTI has reviewed the inception impact assessment of European Partnership for Smart Networks and Services document and has summarized its comments in this document that is submitted as a response to the public consultation. AIOTI has presented its views on the Horizon Europe program already in August 2018, which were shared with the European Commission and national public authorities. Following the co-design process that is preparing the...

  • Eurosmart (Belgium)
    27 August 2019 Business association
    Eurosmart (Belgium)

    A European Partnership for the emergence of European global leaders in innovation Communication systems, secure solutions, and networks shall gather forces to define, implement and deploy smart networks and services. The need in R&I to develop a smart network for the future is more than significant and should contribute to the definition of a comprehensive EU Cybersecurity digital strategy. This could lead to the emergence of European...

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Public consultation

Feedback: open
Feedback period
11 September 2019 - 06 November 2019 (midnight Brussels time)

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Commission adoption

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Proposal for a regulation
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Planned for
First quarter 2020

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