Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of ICT Working Group.

ICT WG Leader

Leader

Emilia Pernaa

West Finland European Office

ICT WG Leader

Leader

Romain Wascat

Hauts de France Innovation Développement

Wim De Kinderen

Leader

Wim De Kinderen

Brainport Eindhoven EU Office Brussels

Annelie Zapfe

Leader

Annelie Zapfe

Thuringia

Edwin Teurlincx

Edwin Teurlincx

City of ’s-Hertogenbosch

Cosmin Cristal

Cosmin Cristal

North-East Regional Development Agency Romania

ICT

The main objective of the ICT Work Group is to provide a platform for members that helps to inform about important European Initiatives, Strategies and funding programs related to ICT topics and their regional dimension. This platform is equally meant to create opportunities for interregional cooperation in the ICT area crosscutting with other areas.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

ICT WG meeting

ICT WG meeting: Implementing the Green ICT on the regional and local level

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Investments in environmentally friendly technologies are one of the main action points within the European Green Deal. Digital solutions can tremendously contribute to making our societies much more

Health WG

Health & ICT: Funding programmes information session

Hilary Webb

The Health Working Group, in collaboration with the ICT Working Group, is preparing an information session on the upcoming funding programmes: Horizon Europe, Digital Europe and EU4Health. The

ICT WG meeting

ICT WG meeting: Common European Data Spaces and AI Testing and Experimentation Facilities

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

We are happy to invite you to the next ICT WG meeting. This meeting will be dedicated to the AI Testing and Experimentation Facilities (TEFs) as well as Common European data spaces for Smart

WG Events

WG Events

EU Open Data Days

he Publications Office of the European Union is organising the first EU Open Data Days on 23-25 November 2021.

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.' Apply to become an event partner by 26 March 2021.

The New European Bauhaus - Creating sustainable living environment on local level

ERRIN has become a Bauhaus partner and set up a cross-sectoral task force to shape the New European Bauhaus initiative. As the first activity of the task force, a conversation will be hosted to discuss the objectives of the New European Bauhaus with the European Commission and provide input towards building a joint and multi-disciplinary initiative with regions and cities as its main drivers.

Horizon Europe info-days

The European Commission has announced the first edition of the Horizon Europe info-days, which will take place over 10 days, divided into nine themes. From 28 June to 9 July 2021, the event will give prospective applicants insight into the novelties, main funding instruments and processes of Horizon Europe.

European Research and Innovation Days 2021

The 2021 edition of the European Research and Innovation Days will take place as an online event this coming June.

ERRIN Spring Annual General Meeting 2021

Welcome to ERRIN Spring Annual General Meeting 2021!  Taking place on 22 June just before the EU R&I Days, it will provide a great opportunity to exchange on the role and contribution of regional and local research and innovation ecosystems in the EU. The Spring AGM will also be a very special occasion as this year marks 20 years of ERRIN.

WG Documents

WG Documents

European Digital Innovation Hubs in Digital Europe Programme

The draft working document for European Digital Hubs in the Digital Europe Programme.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Main Horizon Europe work programme adopted

The European Commission has adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022. The programme outlines the objectives and topic areas that will receive a share of €14.7 billion in funding.

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open!

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open! This initiative aims to break down boundaries between science and technology, art, culture and social inclusion, to find solutions to transform our living places and make them more beautiful, sustainable and inclusive. Vote until 18 June 2021.

Horizon Europe Cluster 3 - human trafficking call

Cardiff Metropolitan University is looking for at least three European partners with expertise in: - Human trafficking (social or political science and/or other) - Dark web (computer science) - Law (with expertise around human trafficking)

Europe's Digital Decade: Commission launches consultation and discussion on EU digital principles

The Commission has launched a public consultation on the formulation of a set of principles to promote and uphold EU values in the digital space.

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars

New European Bauhaus Awards and New European Bauhaus Rising Stars recognise existing achievements and support the younger generation to further develop emerging concepts and ideas. Deadline for applications: 31 May.

Public consultation launched on European health data space

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the European health data space. The consultation follows plans to better facilitate access and exchange of health data within the EU while making use of digital technologies and AI.

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Main Horizon Europe work programme adopted

The European Commission has adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022. The programme outlines the objectives and topic areas that will receive a share of €14.7 billion in funding.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open!

The New European Bauhaus Prizes 2021- voting is open! This initiative aims to break down boundaries between science and technology, art, culture and social inclusion, to find solutions to transform our living places and make them more beautiful, sustainable and inclusive. Vote until 18 June 2021.

  • By Catherine Marston

Horizon Europe Cluster 3 - human trafficking call

Cardiff Metropolitan University is looking for at least three European partners with expertise in: - Human trafficking (social or political science and/or other) - Dark web (computer science) - Law (with expertise around human trafficking)

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN event on the New European Bauhaus: open call for regional examples

ERRIN is organising a meeting on the New European Bauhaus initiative on 29 June. Express your interest if you have a concrete example of what is already happening on the ground related to the NEB and how this work could be further strengthened and accelerated through the Bauhaus initiative. Deadline for expressions of interest: 17th June.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Survey on the state of digital transformation at the regional level and Covid-19 induced changes

The European Committee of the Regions and EUROCHAMBRES invite you to participate in a short survey on the state of digital transformation at the regional level and Covid-19 induced changes to the economy and business models and their consequences for regions.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Europe's Digital Decade: Commission launches consultation and discussion on EU digital principles

The Commission has launched a public consultation on the formulation of a set of principles to promote and uphold EU values in the digital space.