Working Group Leaders

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

ICT WG Leader

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Markus Hell

Coventry University

ICT WG Leader

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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

Anonymous

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

Anonymous

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

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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…

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Training Workshop for Pilot Lines

The aim of this workshop is to help maximise the exploitation of your Pilot Line and contributing to create a European sustainable pilot ecosystem. Participants will learn how to make the best out of the commercial exploitation of your Pilot Line and have the opportunity to engage in a dynamic session that will promote knowledge sharing with experts from the nanotech arena. Participants will be able to meet potential partners while getting to know more about good practices and exchange experiences. See the invitation attached for full agenda. Please visit the website for registration.

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Digital Transformation in Public Administration in Europe

By bringing together public and private organizations, this seminar aims at discussing current digital challenges of the public administration, with a focus on those areas of interest where to concentrate efforts and resources in order to improve PA capacity building and better address services to citizens.  The seminar will thus offer an informed discussion on how to embrace digital technologies in the public administration and will represent an opportunity to facilitate collaboration by sharing experiences across Europe. 

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Digital Government Beyond 2020 Workshop

The main objective of this workshop is to gather stakeholders' views on the most pressing priorities and issues related to the achievement of digital government across Europe and on the role that the EU could play in assisting the Member States. During the workshop, the preliminary findings of the study assessing the need for and the scope of a new Commission initiative on digital government will be presented. This workshop is part of the final phase of the study on ‘A new Commission initiative on public sector digitisation’, currently being conducted by Wavestone on behalf of the ISA²…

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Copernicus Ecosystem Workshop

Copernicus’ years of successful operations have brought about numerous innovations, an ever-growing network of Copernicus enthusiasts and users as well as stimulated bold ambitions for the programme’s future. In 2016, the Copernicus stakeholders had come together for the "Value Chain Workshop", a first of its kind conference. This year, the broad array of Copernicus actors will assemble for the “Copernicus Ecosystem Workshop”. The event will showcase the diversity and vitality of the Copernicus ecosystem, in the presence of representatives of the IT and Big Data industries and end-users from…

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Empowerment of Women in Science and Business – Good Practice Examples from the Four Motors for Europe

The event will illustrate how the Four Motors’ regions (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes – FR, Catalonia – ES, Lombardy – IT, and Baden-Württemberg – DE) empower women and girls to pursue careers in STEM-professions, in particular in information and communication technologies. Following the good practices session, political representatives from the four regions will discuss the empowerment of women from a European policy making perspective. The session is a side event of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2018, organised by Four Motors’ regions (ERRIN Members Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Catalonia,…

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

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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…

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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-…

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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…

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Innovation Hubs - Industry 4.0

A key role in transforming to Industry 4,0  might be played by Innovation Hubs, de-facto contemporary social infrastructures, dedicated to the promotion of opportunities coming innovation and tech transformation, to the developing and upgrade of skills into 4,0 skills, to the connection between technological solutions, new entrepreneurship and traditional SMEs. Those social infrastructures, with different governance and nature of private-public partnerships, their role will be the cornerstone of the INTERREG proposal. The project will be implemented through actions dedicated to mutual…

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Looking for experience in developing Natural Language Processing (NLP) platforms

TALIA (Territorial Appropriation of Leading-edge Innovation Actions) is an horizontal project under the Interreg MED Programme (2014-2020) that has been approved. The project promotes the implementation and transferability of the modular project results dealing with creativity and social innovation

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Looking for experience in developing Natural Language Processing (NLP) platforms

TALIA (Territorial Appropriation of Leading-edge Innovation Actions) is an horizontal project under the Interreg MED Programme (2014-2020) that has been approved. The project promotes the implementation and transferability of the modular project results dealing with creativity and social innovation

  • By Anonymous
  • ICT

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.

  • By Anonymous
  • ICT

Digital Innovation Hubs Annual Event 2018

Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) are at the core of the Digitising European Industry initiative.

  • By Anonymous
  • ICT

Training Workshop for Pilot Lines

The aim of this workshop is to help maximise the exploitation of your Pilot Line and contributing to create a European sustainable pilot ecosystem.

  • By Anonymous
  • ICT

Digital Transformation in Public Administration in Europe

By bringing together public and private organizations, this seminar aims at discussing current digital challenges of the public administration, with a focus on those areas of interest where to concentrate efforts and resources in order to improve PA capacity building and better address services to citizens.

  • By Anonymous
  • ICT

Digital Government Beyond 2020 Workshop

The main objective of this workshop is to gather stakeholders' views on the most pressing priorities and issues related to the achievement of digital government across Europe and on the role that the EU could play in assisting the Member States.