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

ICT

The main objective of the ICT Work Group is to create a platform where it is possible to create or discuss ICT projects, topics and opportunities for interregional cooperation in the ICT area.  The aim is to gain an overview and knowledge about the ICT areas and supporting facilities in the EU framework programs - with a focus on Horizon 2020.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

ICT WG

ICT WG meeting: Digital and Gamified Learning

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Digital technologies have already changed the way we learn. How can digitalisation influence education in the future? Will traditional classroom-based learning be disrupted, or will it take on board

ICT WG

Health-ICT WG Meeting on AI

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Welcome to the joint Health-ICT WG Meeting on April 11!  The meeting will be focused on Artificial Intelligence, the latest policy framework, funding and possible applications in the Health sector as

WG Events

WG Events

Public sector workshop: which authoring tool to procure for more accessible digital services?

One of the five future priorities for the EU is “Fair Europe” which centres on social inclusion, health, rule of law and fundamental rights. The promotion of social cohesion and inclusiveness and the health and well-being of its people are central aims of the European Union’s policies and programmes. With the European Pillar of Social Rights, the EU set the direction towards a fairer, inclusive and more social Europe for all European citizens based on a European social model that is fit for the challenges of the 21st century. To continue delivering on this agenda and to safeguard shared…

ICT WG meeting: Digital and Gamified Learning

Digital technologies have already changed the way we learn. How can digitalisation influence education in the future? Will traditional classroom-based learning be disrupted, or will it take on board new developments such as gamification? And how can we ensure that digital education is accessible to everyone? The ERRIN ICT WOrking Group, together with the EU Funded Beaconing project (http://www.beaconing.eu) led by Coventry University’s Disruptive Multimedia Learning Lab, is organising a workshop to explore these questions. BEACONING has produced an authoring tool for game-based learning that…

Health-ICT WG Meeting on AI

Welcome to the joint Health-ICT WG Meeting on April 11!  The meeting will be focused on Artificial Intelligence, the latest policy framework, funding and possible applications in the Health sector as well as a panel dission of regions. AI is a theme that will receive great relevance in the Digital Europe programme. We will also explore potential topics addressed by H2020 calls in 2020. Please find the agenda attached. Thank you for coming to the event, all presentations can be found below.  

ICT Working Group Meeting – in cooperation with I4MS

ERRIN and the I4MS Initiative are jointly organising a workshop to present and discuss methods and ways to help the industry of communication technologies (ICT) in regions benefit from the technological developments resulting from this Initiative. This workshop turns to ERRIN members interested in exploring possibilities to help the industry in their own regions, especially SMEs and Mid-Caps. I4MS is a European initiative to help digitise and transform manufacturing SMEs. It is regarded as a programme supporting the development of promising digital technologies in Robotics, HPC, CPS, Additive…

ClusterNanoRoad Validation Workshop

The  ClusterNanoRoad  project  is  aimed  at  developing  &  implementing   effective  smart  specialization  strategies  in  the  field  of  NMBP  (Nano-­   technologies,  Advanced  Materials,  Biotechnology,  and  Advanced   Manufacturing  and  Processing)  aligned  with  cluster  development.   During  a  2,5  year  timeframe,  ClusterNanoRoad  investigated  existing   development  strategies  of  regions,  establishing  coordination   mechanisms  and  synergies  between  smart  specialisation  and  cluster   strategies  &  policies,  interlinking  the  regional  eco-­systems  into…

Digital Innovation Hubs Annual Event 2018

Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) are at the core of the Digitising European Industry initiative. They are already helping companies -especially SMEs- all across Europe to digitalise their products, processes and services through innovative technologies. The 2018 edition of the Digital Innovation Hubs annual event will take place in Warsaw, co-organised this year by the European Commission, the Department of Innovation at the Polish Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology, and the EU-funded initiative I4MS. The event will bring together the different actors involved in the digital…

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

EU Industry Day 2019 (Deadline to host a session: 30 September)

The 2019 edition of EU Industry Days will take place in Brussels on 5-6 February 2019 and will consist of a mix of events organised by both the European Commission and stakeholders. Stakeholders from any sector of industry or the research and innovation community are invited to submit their proposals to organise a session on either of the 2 days. The thematic areas selected for 2019 industry and sustainability industry and globalisation innovation and digitalisation Applicationa to host a session are open until 30 September 2018: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/StakeholderSession2019     

Applications open for blockchain startups to be part of a big pitch competition (Deadline: 7 September 2018)

Are you working on an exciting blockchain startup? Apply now to be part of a big pitch competition for the first edition of the Blockchain Startups Summit organised by EU-Startups and the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center and which will take place on November 15 in Frankfurt! These are the pre-conditions: You are running a pre-seed or seed stage startup (you raised no VC funding yet, or below €1 million) Your company is based in Europe and not older than 2.5 years  Applications can be submitted until September 7 through the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/0K9lTmG44AyoxNnh2 More…

4th Fed4FIRE+ Open Call for Experiments with a focus on IoT and 5G (Deadline: 18 September 2018)

Fed4FIRE+ has launched a call to make Fed4FIRE+’s federated infrastructure directly available for execution of innovative experiments by experimenters at both industrial (including SMEs) and research organisations. Examples of such experiments may include but are not limited to testing of new protocols or algorithms, performance measurements or scalability testing. This call envisage experiments by which existing products or services are tested, implemented or optimized on the Fed4FIRE+ testbeds rather than proposing or developing new ideas from scratch, and focuses on proposals of…

Extended deadline – Participate in the European Technology Transformation Week

Due to high demand (more than 20 events applied so far!) the deadline to join the European Technology Transformation Week has been extended until February 8. The European Commission is organising the European Industry Day on February 22-23 2018, to ensure that policies at European, national, regional and local levels work together to enable European industry to deliver jobs, growth and innovation in Europe. In line with the European Industry Day, the Commission has launched a call for events under the brand of the European Industry Week.  As a part of the European Industry Week the WATIFY…

Tallinn Ministerial Declaration on eGovernment

European Union and European Free Trade Area (EFTA) member states have signed the Tallinn Declaration on eGovernment, a new European commitment on significant priorities towards ensuring high-quality, user-centric digital public services for citizens and seamless cross-border service provision for businesses. Building on previous initiatives such as the EU eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 and the European Interoperability Framework, the Tallinn Declaration sets out six lines of policy action to move towards the five-year objectives (2018-2022) at both national and EU levels: Digital-by-…

Upcoming Estonian Presidency Conference on Integrating Digital into Societal Challenges

The Estonian Ministry of Education and Research and Estonian Research Council are pleased to invite you to the Estonian Presidency Conference “Embedding Digital into Societal Challenges”. The event with keynote speeches and discussion will take place on 7 December 2017 from 12.30 to 18.00 h in the Residence Palace (Rue de la Loi 155, 1040 Brussels). A networking reception will follow. The conference fuels the debate on integrating digital into societal challenges and aims to give messages to the discussions on European research and innovation policy in the lead-up to the next EU Framework…

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Scoping The Horizon Workshop

This workshop at MetroLab will offer participants an opportunity to share the burden of preparing to respond to various calls.

  • By Elena Nielsen

Facilitating a network between European schools to develop, share, and spread advanced ICT-based teaching practices

This Horizon 2020 project proposal will establish and facilitate a network between European schools to develop, share, and spread advanced ICT-based teaching practices among teachers and educators. This will be accomplished by following a network oriented methodology based on a learning design approach, combined with a sustainable professional competency development model.

  • By Anna Tranberg

Digital Europe and Future Role of DIHs/S3

We are honoured to invite you to the conference Digital Europe and Future Role of DIHs/S3 organized by the Smart-Space project funded through Interreg Alpine Space Programme.

The conference will:

  • By Aija Konisevska Azadi

Digitalising products - unlocking the potential

An emerged technology-push within Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has led to an evolving digital transformation within industry (Lasi et al., 2014). The digital transformation is often described as a revolution due to the expected impact on industry, changing the competition and business.

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Health-ICT WG Meeting on AI

Welcome to the joint Health-ICT WG Meeting on April 11!  The meeting will be focused on Artificial Intelligence, the latest policy framework, funding and possible applications in the Health sector as well as a panel dission of regions. AI is a theme that will receive great relevance in the Digital Europe programme. We will also explore potential topics addressed by H2020 calls in 2020.