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

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: Highlight some relevant topics of the future and challenges of the digital transformation in Europe; Present the state of the art and stakeholders of the Alpine Space DIHs; Introduce the best practice of DIHs and their future role in the digital transformation of entrepreneurship and industry; Display opportunities for interaction between SME and policy instruments; Strengthen the exchange of…

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…

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

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. As one of Denmark's largest university of applied sciences, VIA University College (www.via.dk) develops and offers a variety of accredited programmes within education and social studies programmes. VIAs strength is…

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. Especially the digitalisation of products, is predicted to hold a huge potential of innovation, offering new opportunities and possibilities, to both users and companies (Porter and Heppelmann, 2014). As a result of the digitalising, products are transformed into complex systems, where…

Digital & Cybersecurity H2020 Event in Laval, France

Crowdhelix and Laval Mayenne Technopole are delighted to invite you to their Digital & Cybersecurity Event. It will be held on 6 and 7 February in Laval (1h30 from Paris).  This two-day meeting is a great opportunity to gather academia and businesses around common areas of interest. It is addressed at organisations specialised in Cybersecurity, Virtual & Augmented reality, Data protection, and/or Artificial Intelligence that are willing to collaborate and form consortia for Horizon 2020 calls. Breakout sessions will cover the following calls: SU-INFRA02-2019: Security for smart and…

Digital Innovation Hub Enhanced- Learning Programme (DIHELP)

The European Commission has launched the Digital Innovation Hub Enhanced Learning Programme (DIHELP). DIHELP will support 30 Digital Innovation Hubs to develop and/or scale-up their activities for 9 months through a coaching and mentoring programme. This call for Expression of Interest has been launched on the 28 November 2018 and will be open until 16 January 2019 (17:00 CET). New DIHs as well as established DIHs can apply to be a part of the programme. To apply: https://dihelp.eu/open-call/ Further information: http://dihelp.eu/ For questions, please contact Alain Gutierrez from Eurada.

The European Commission launches the European Digital Skills Awards 2018

The European Commission wants to put the spotlight on projects which contribute to the development of digital skills in Europe. The Awards will be presented by Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society on 6 December 2018. The Awards are a great opportunity for nominees to showcase their projects, as the winners and four runners up in each category will be invited to exhibit their project at the ICT 2018 conference in Vienna as a reward. The European Digital Skills Awards 2018 which are organised with the support of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, will…

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     

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

European Digital Innovation Hubs in Digital Europe Programme

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

  • 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 Hilary Webb

I2M seek IT companies targeting the AHA market

I2M is looking for organisations working in specific areas of elderly care for a matchmaking event in February.

  • By Pieter Faber

Northern Netherlands in Transition Working Conference

The decision by the Dutch government to stop extracting natural gas from the Groningen gas
field
will have major economic implications for the Northern Netherlands. To tackle these
challenges, the four largest Northern cities have started a trajectory with the

  • By Benjamín Martínez Sanchis

Partner search: -ITN- VIsual directional SUpport in massive opticAL Wireless communications for Internet-of-Things

We find nowadays a strenuous effort to exploit the higher frequency spectrum, specially in the context of mmWave communications, with the aim to overcome the problems of spectrum scarcity.

  • By Hilary Webb

EU Digital Policy Discussion: Digital Europe for All

CoR invites you to attend this discussion that will consider how to strengthen local and regional dimensions in an inclusive digital single market.