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    Information and Communication Technology in LEIT

    In Horizon 2020, ICT has been integrated into the three different pillars covering the full innovation chain, from basic research to market uptake. 

    - Excellent Science/FET and eInfrastructures: Advanced research to uncover radically new technological possibilities and ICT driven research and innovation (R&I).

    - Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT): R&I on generic ICT technologies either driven by industrial roadmaps or through a bottom-up approach.

    - Societal challenges: Multi-disciplinary application-driven R&I leveraging ICT to tackle societal challenges.

    The ICT Work Programme 2018-2020 will focus on:

    (Lead NCP: Francesco Kienzle)

    • Digitasation of European industry and services incl. cyber-physical systems
    • Micro- and nano-electronic technologies, Photonics
    • 5G
    • Next Generation Internet: Interactive technologies, internet of things
    • STARTS programme (Science, Technology and Arts) 
    • Platforms and pilots

    (Lead NCP: Agnes Szeberenyi)

    • European Data Infrastructure: HPC, Big Data, Cloud
    • Robotics incl. Hubs and Pilots
    • Next Generation Internet: Artificial Intelligence
    • Digital transformation in Health and Care (Health Work Programme)
    • Trusted digital solutions and cybersecurity in health

    Key Information

    Swiss eligibility:                       Switzerland is fully associated to Horizon 2020 
    Horizon 2020 Funding:           Participant Portal
    Topic search:                           Find your topic
    List of topics for 2018-2020:  Topic preview Topic preview Robotics Topic preview Big Data
    Types of projects, eligibility:   Factsheet

    Your Contact

    Photo of Francesco  Kienzle

    Francesco Kienzle

    Network Office

    National Contact Point (NCP):
    • Future & Emerging Technologies
    • Information & Communication Technologies
    Effingerstrasse 19
    3008 Bern
    Tel.:+41 31 380 60 07

    Open Calls

    Open Calls

    Upcoming Events

    Date City Vacancies Registration
    12 JUN
    Organiser: Euresearch St. Gallen
    14 JUN
    Organiser: Euresearch Lugano
    29 AUG
    Organiser: Euresearch Fribourg / Euresearch Network Office / K. Wirth