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

Previous Related ERRIN Working Group Meetings

Kicking off the European Year of Skills in the ERRIN Network: State of play of the Pact for Skills and its regional dimension

SEFS WG Meeting: Kicking off the European Year of Skills in the ERRIN Network: State of play of the Pact for Skills and its regional dimension

Astrid Hannes

This first SEFS WG meeting will kick off the European Year of Skills in the ERRIN network and is open to members of all Working Groups on 23 February between 09:30 and 12:00. In this in-person

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Bioeconomy and ICT WG meeting: Bioeconomy meets data

Heidi Johansson

Data and digital tools are widely used within different sectors of the bioeconomy – from the agri-food and forestry sectors to waste management, to increase the efficiency and profitability of these

ICT WG: Towards digital transformation of public services – networking session

ICT WG: Towards digital transformation of public services – networking session

Ewa Chomicz

Digital transformation of the public sector is increasingly a priority at a regional and local level to streamline both the internal operations and the delivery of external services to stakeholders,

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

AI and the role of the Public Sector - examples of AI in practice from West Sweden

Region Västra Götaland, in collaboration with RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, and Business Region Göteborg, is organising a workshop on AI and the role of the Public Sector, taking place on 24 April between 14:00 and 16:00.

Symposium on transdisciplinary research for a healthy planet

The University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne is organising the first edition of the Symposium on transdisciplinary research for a healthy planet on 30-31 March 2023. The conference will aim to show how research can respond to the challenges of ecological transition and the preservation of our planet with a European dimension.

ECCCH- European Collaborative Cloud for Cultural Heritage Information & Matchmaking Day

The European Collaborative Cloud for Cultural Heritage (ECCCH) is hosting an online information and matchmaking event on 28 March 2023 from 10:00-16:00. This event is a chance to learn about the ECCCH and the funding opportunities it offers.

Future Skills and Innovation Ecosystems Through Robotics Education

Häme EU Office and ERRIN invite you to participate in the event 'Future Skills Through Innovation Ecosystems and Robotics Education Forerunner from Finland', a very topical seminar of the European Year of Skills 2023, to learn and discuss more about the EU’s skills agenda, innovation ecosystems, businesses, a new generation of robotics and digitalisation. The event will take place on 23 March from 09:00-13:30.

DT4REGIONS Blockchain Hackathon – Let’s Build the Future of Web 3.0!

DT4REGIONS, and their project partner bwcon, are holding a hybrid 'Challenges for the Blockchain Hackathon' as part of the web3week in Stuttgart and online on 22-23 March 2023. The Challenge for the Hackathon is: Renewable Energy Distribution and Management for Sustainable Municipalities. 

Local DT4REGIONS event: Flanders

On Monday 20 March from 13:30-16:00, partners of the DT4regions project, Flanders Digital Agency, are organising a local DT4Regions event to highlight the results of their AI Program and the DT4Regions project.

WG Documents

WG Documents

ERRIN Year in review 2022

The ERRIN Year in review 2022 is out! Read the report to see the numerous activities ERRIN and its members have been involved in throughout the year.

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

ERRIN input to Horizon 2014-2027 consultation

ERRIN is pleased to share its input to the largest public consultation on the past, present and future of the Horizon programmes 2014-2027. The document is structured around four main areas based on the network’s priorities: EU Missions, European Partnerships, widening, and ecosystem approach.

ERRIN's EU Missions project mapping: express your interest

ERRIN aims to provide support to its members in developing successful proposals under the EU Missions of the Horizon Europe 2023-2024 work programme. ERRIN designed a brief survey with the upcoming EU Missions calls that may be of interest to regional and local stakeholders. Express your interest by 22 March.

Danish intelligent platform for student experience and prevention of drop-outs looking for vocational education institutions for Erasmus+ project cooperation

A Danish start-up that has developed an innovative online platform assisting educational institutions to address, measure, and evaluate the satisfaction of students, thereby preventing early drop-outs, is looking for partners for an Erasmus+ call.

Open Call: New European Bauhaus Booster 2.0 – deadline 13 March

On 16 January, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) published a call to support and help to foster the New European Bauhaus transformations. It targets European startups or scale-ups developing innovative solutions with deliberate consideration given to the NEB values. Successful applicants will be welcomed in the EIT Community NEB acceleration program that will be tailored to each company. The deadline for application is 13 March.

Partner Search for Horizon Proposal HORIZON-MISS-2023-CLIMA-CITIES-01

Institute of Advance Architecture of Catalonia and Linköpings universitet have a consortium partially set up for horizon call HORIZON-MISS-2023-CLIMA-CITIES-01 'Demonstration of climate mitigation and resilience solutions in support of the implementation of the Adaptation to Climate Change and Cities Missions'  and are looking for further cities to be involved.

European Cancer Imaging Initiative launched

Earlier this week, the European Commission launched the European Cancer Imaging Initiative, part of Europe's Beating Cancer Plan. The initiative will support healthcare providers, research institutes and innovators in making the best use of innovative data-driven solutions for cancer treatment and care. The first version of the platform is expected to be released by the end of 2024, with the final release expected by the end of 2025

Latest Updates

  • By Francesca Pozzebon

SEFS WG call for regional examples in evidence-based policy making

The SEFS Working Group is looking for regional best practices in the field of Evidence based and evidence informed policy making. The meeting will take place on 20 April (10:00-12.00 CEST) and will be organised as an online event.

  • By Alis Socea

North East RDA Romania is looking for partners for the European Week of Regions and Cities

The Regional Development Agency, North-East Romania is looking for partners for the European Week of Regions and Cities. We propose three topics for the workshop/political lab. Please express interest before 17 March 2023.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

New European Bauhaus (NEB) Task Force – mapping

To reinforce the group and to strengthen the policy dialogue with the EU institutions, we are opening a call for members interested in joining the Task Force.

  • By Chiara Rossetto

Veneto Stars

The 'Veneto stars' challenge is looking for teams of passionate, talented European innovators aged 18 - 25 who have an idea to solve challenges in the agri-food sector by using space data. From 1 February to 15 March teams can submit their ideas and get their chance to move into the next phase.

  • By Francesca Pozzebon

Applications open for Intelligent Cities Challenge

The Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC) is a European Commission initiative supporting European cities towards the green and digital transition of their local economies, through Local Green Deals. ICC helps cities harness the power of cutting-edge technologies while improving their economic competitiveness, social resilience and the European citizens’ quality of life. Info sessions are planned for 15 and 28 March.

  • By Rodolphe Doité

ICT Working Group: Call for a new leader

Due to recent changes in leadership, the ICT Working Group leaders are looking for a new co-leader to join them.