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.  

We will invest in links and synergies with other topics and ERRIN WGs. In preparation of the new funding period from 2021 on we will continue dialogue with different DGs to talk about the proposed funding programs Horizon Europe and Digital Europe as well as European initiatives to facilitate the participation of our regional stakeholders.

Next Working Group Meetings

Next Working Group Meetings

Digitising Cultural Heritage

Digitising Cultural Heritage

Agnieszka Wieczorek

We are happy to invite you to a joint meeting organised by ICT and Tourism & Cultural Heritage Working Groups. This meeting will focus on digitising European cultural heritage and will include a

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

Transforming education for a technology driven world: Project Development Workshop 2019

Do you have a great idea for an innovative European Project on transforming education, fit for a technology-driven world? Whether it is in higher education, school or vocational education and training, adult education, youth or sport: get ready to set up your European project proposal and benefit from EU funding from the Erasmus+ programme. Mark Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 November 2019 in your agenda. The ReSET Task Force is delighted to invite you to the fifth edition of the Project Development Workshop (PDW), to take place in Brussels. The PDW is a unique occasion to convene with…

Harnessing Digital Innovation Solutions - Rising to Public Sector Challenges

CivTech® is the Scottish Government’s flagship innovation programme to harness digital innovation in public services. It brings together private sector innovation, public sector organisations and citizens to develop more efficient and effective products and services, which translate to new, better, faster and easier experiences for everyone.  CivTech® has a proven track record in creating jobs, providing economic development opportunities, delivering better public services, and fostering a transformational mind-set whilst saving millions of pounds. It provides a way of making it attractive…

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.  

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

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…

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…

Latest Updates

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

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.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Digital Innovation Hub Enhanced- Learning Programme (DIHELP)

The European Commission has launched the Digital Innovation Hub Enhanced Learning Programme (DIHELP).

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

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.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

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.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

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?

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

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.